Samuel G. Hinz, DDS
Dr. Hinz graduated Cum Laude from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN with a degree in Biology. Outside of his academic accomplishments at St. Olaf College, Dr. Hinz also earned varsity letters in both baseball and golf. Dr. Hinz earned his dental degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. While there he earned multiple awards and scholarships for his academic achievements, most notably the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Outstanding Dental Student in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Award. Dr. Hinz completed his advanced training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Dr. Hinz is trained in full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery with emphasis on maxillofacial reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, dentoalveolar surgery, advanced preprosthetic surgery and dental implant rehabilitation. While at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Hinz participated in multiple multidisciplinary teams including the Henry Ford Hospital Sleep Rehabilitation Center, the Henry Ford Hospital Cleft Lip and Palate Team as well as the Henry Ford Hospital Multidisciplinary Pathology Review committee. Dr. Hinz values the professional relationships with other dentists, dental specialists and physicians in the management of simple to complex dental/facial conditions.Dr. Hinz currently holds hospital privileges at St. Joseph and St. .Anthony Hospitals in Tacoma and Gig Harbor, respectively.
Outside of the profession, Dr. Hinz stays active in his community via youth mentorship, coaching and enjoying the great Pacific Northwest with his wife and three children.
Dr. Hinz is a member of the following Societies and Associations:
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Society of Dental Anesthesiology
- Academy of Osseointegration
- International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Washington State Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Society
- Pierce County Dental Society