After completing his undergraduate studies at Villanova University, Dr. Alan Hinkle received his dental degree in 1979 from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He then began his successful career in dentistry in McLean, Virginia. Dr. Hinkle is a graduate of the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, a leading post-graduate educational program for advanced aesthetic dentistry and full-mouth reconstruction in the country. His main focus, and that of his practice, is esthetic and neuromuscular dentistry, which complements the practice’s primary goal of providing patients with excellence in oral health care.
Dr. Hinkle leads a wonderful team whose intent is to maintain their standing as a premier practice for esthetic and restorative dentistry in the metropolitan area. Dr. Hinkle is dedicated to offering his patients the very best in dentistry, cosmetic excellence, and optimal dental care. He is committed to being on the leading edge of technology. To achieve these ends, Dr. Hinkle annually continues his education. Dr. Hinkle has taken many courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, a premier institute in the field of esthetics and the only premier institute in the field of neuromuscular dentistry, as well as the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, also renowned in the esthetic field. Dr. Hinkle is very enthusiastic about his work and greatly enjoys doing smile enhancement and full-mouth reconstruction cases. His patients’ radiant smiles give them a newfound sense of confidence that permeates every aspect of their lives. Dr. Hinkle finds the incredible impact esthetic and reconstructive treatment has on his patients to be tremendously rewarding.
Dr. Hinkle is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society, and has served them in many different capacities through the years. He is also a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Pierre Fouchard Academy. Dr. Hinkle serves on the Advisory Board of the Seattle Study Club as a Restorative Advisor and has been a dental consultant with Fortune Practice Management, mentoring other dentists and practices, since 1991.
Together with his associate, his son Dr. Andrew Hinkle, and their very dedicated, highly skilled, and personable team, Dr. Hinkle provides outstanding health care in an environment that is friendly, caring, and professional. Dr. Hinkle has received many awards through the years including recognition for excellence in dentistry, (frequently recognized as a Top General Practitioner and Top Vote Getter in Cosmetic Dentistry in both Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazines) as well as recognition for volunteer contributions to his hometown community of McLean. Dr. Hinkle resides in McLean, Virginia and St. Inigoes, Maryland with his wife, Rosemary. His oldest son, Greg, is an officer in the US Navy and lives in Florida with his wife Ali and Dr. Hinkle’s adorable grandchildren! His daughter Kate and her husband Chris, an attorney for the US Army, live in Germany where Chris is stationed. Dr. Hinkle enjoys family gatherings, sailing, hunting, and traveling.
Dr. Hinkle is accomplished in neuromuscular dentistry and full-mouth rehabilitation.
Dr. Hinkle is certified in Invisalign.
Dr. Hinkle is also certified to practice dentistry in Maryland and the USVI.
Dr. Andrew Hinkle is a native of the Washington DC area, growing up in the McLean community where he now practices dentistry. After attending Gonzaga High School in Washington DC, Dr. Hinkle completed his undergraduate degree in Biology with a concentration in health care ethics at Villanova University. In 2011, he received his dental degree from the University of Maryland Dental School where he completed an oral surgery clerkship focusing on oral maxillofacial surgery and implant dentistry. Upon graduation he joined his father, Dr. Alan Hinkle, in his established dental practice, which is renowned for its integrity, comprehensive care, and devotion to the patients.
Dr. Hinkle has continued his postgraduate education at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. This institute is world renowned for its focus on cosmetic dentistry and the treatment of TMJ and myofacial pain, i.e. neuromuscular dentistry and TMJ. Dr. Hinkle is a participant in the Seattle Study Club as well as an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Society, and the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce.
Service to the less fortunate is an integral part of Dr. Hinkle’s life, and providing compassionate care to all is a driving force behind his passion for dentistry. Dr. Hinkle has worked with Habitat for Humanity and has made numerous international service trips to Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and the Philippines. Locally, he volunteers at the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, a clinic dedicated to helping the less fortunate. Optimal oral health plays a vital role in each individual’s well-being, and Dr. Hinkle considers himself privileged to be able to provide dentistry to those in his community and beyond.
Dr. Hinkle is committed to educating his patients, listening to their concerns, and encouraging questions. He excels in esthetic and restorative dentistry, and is dedicated to creating individualized, gorgeous smiles. Whether it is general care, a smile makeover, or a full-mouth rehabilitation, Dr. Hinkle thrives on making people feel confident and empowered by their smiles. Through his use of state-of–the-art dentistry and a gentle touch, Dr. Hinkle’s patients enjoy beautiful, healthy smiles for a lifetime.
Residing in Arlington, Dr. Hinkle enjoys the many bike trails of northern Virginia and biking long distances in other areas of the country. Sailing, traveling, and spending time with family are some of his other favorite interests.
Dr. Hinkle is accomplished in implant dentistry.
Dr. Hinkle is certified in Invisalign.
“Outstanding treatment and service once again! Been a patient for over 20 years!”- Thomas
“Warm, friendly, gentle touch, and top-notch professionalism!”- Anonymous
“The entire staff was kind, attentive, smiling, and thoughtful. Truly impressive! “- Linda
“Friendly & professional doctors & staff. Very pleasant office.”- Michael
“Both Drs. Hinkle are outstanding. There is no better group around.”- Kathleen