Howard Hindin, DDS

Howard Hindin, DDS

Dr. Hindin is co-founder and president of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry as well as founder of the Foundation for Airway Health.

Dr. Hindin practices dentistry at The Hindin Center in Suffern, NY. Since the 1990s, his practice has also focused on cosmetic dentistry, airway issues, temporomandibular joint disorders, and craniofacial pain.

Dr. Hindin is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, trained in all aspects of general dentistry, with an early emphasis on surgery and endodontia.

An acknowledged pioneer in the relationship between dental issues and whole body health, Dr. Hindin, is President (2000-present) of the Foundation for the Advancement of Innovative Medicine (FAIM). The foundation offers educational services to professionals and the public on complementary medicine as well as advocacy for patient and doctor rights. Also, Dr. Hindin advanced the use of acupuncture in dentistry and general medicine as the Director of the Acupuncture Program for Substance Abuse in Rockland County. There he developed, supervised and trained personnel to provide acupuncture for the Rockland County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Outpatient Services.

He is also an active member of the American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Cranio Facial Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, and the NY State Society of Acupuncture for Physician and Dentists.

Dr. Hindin has presented important position papers to dental and medical groups throughout the country. His research into the dental-medical connection and systemic balance has shaped the medical community’s understanding of this growing and important field.