Treating Airway at Your Dental Practice (Part I)
Dr. Howard G. Hindin
Interviewed by Clifford Yurman
Publisher, Dental Marketing Journal
Dr. Hindin, known to just about everyone as “Howie”, offers his views on his life and career, the future of dentistry and why treating airway issues at your dental practice can be a life-saver to patients and a win-win for your business.
About Dr. Hindin
An acknowledged pioneer in the relationship between dental issues and whole body health, Dr. Hindin is Founder and President of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry, a professional group dedicated to collaborative treatment of airway issues and to the promotion of airway health. He is also Founder and President of the Foundation for Airway Health a mission to educating the public to recognize and receive treatment for airway issues.
Dr. Hindin is partner in a successful dental and sleep practice in Suffern, NY, along with his son, Dr. Jeffrey Hindin and his daugher-in-law, Dr. Jill Meyer.
Dr. Hindin is also 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.
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.
A graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. Howard Hindin is trained in all aspects of general dentistry, with an early emphasis on surgery and endodontia. Since the 1990s, his practice has also focused on cosmetic dentistry, temporomandibular joint disorders, and craniofacial pain.