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, temporo mandibular joint disorders and cranio facial pain. 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. In addition, 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 a Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the American Association of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry. He is 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.
After graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 1993, Dr. Jeffrey Hindin completed a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Buffalo. Dr. Jeffrey Hindin completed The Brookdale Hospital/NYU Maxi Course in Oral Implantology. He is one of the founders of the Hindin Center for Whole Health Dentistry, where he practices all phases of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Hindin has a special interest in the treatment of craniofacial pain, TMD and sleep disorders. He has also created a system of monitoring physiologic functions and incorporates biofeedback modalities into patient care. Dr. Hindin is currently conducting important clinical research into the relationship between orofacial pain, splint therapy, physiologic function and heart rate variability. He has lectured internationally on this subject and is also an instructor and expert in software development for the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe. Additionally, he has a patent pending on a system and method for facilitating adjustment of an oral appliance.
Dr. Hindin is active in many professional societies including Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology and memberships in the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, International Association of Orthodontics, Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, and Academy of Laser Dentistry.
After receiving a DDS degree from the University Of Buffalo School Of Dental Medicine, Dr. Jill Meyer completed a General Practice Residency program at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital where she trained in all aspects of dentistry. She worked as an associate clinical instructor at NYU School of Dental Medicine for a few years after completing her residency. She has a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies and Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University. Dr. Meyer has completed the International Association of Orthodontics two-year mini-residency program, the Biobloc Orthotropic® mini-residency, and over 800 credit hours in continuing education in orthodontics. At the Hindin Center, Dr. Meyer practices family dentistry with a focus on pediatric care and orthodontics/Orthotropics®. She is one of only a few dentists locally working in the emerging field of pediatric dentistry called Orthotropics®, (or Facial Growth Guidance). This is a treatment that redirects growth of the mid and lower face to a more ideal direction, converting “unfavorable” vertical growth to “favorable” horizontal growth, This is healthier for the child.
Dr. Meyer is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, International Association of Orthodontics, North American Association of Facial Orthotropics, and American Academy of Gnathalogical Orthopedics. She sits on the Board of the International Association of Orthodontics, New England chapter, and the North American Association of Facial Orthotropics. She often lectures on pediatric dental health, facial growth, and orthodontics at dental conferences and parent groups. Dr. Meyer has been involved in numerous community organizations including the Health and Wellness Committee for the Nyack School District, PTA, Inspire Nyack Foundation, pro bono dental screenings in Nyack schools, and treating the elderly at the Rudolph Steiner Fellowship Community in Chestnut Ridge, NY.