Howard W. Schneider, D.D.S.
Pediatric Dental Specialist
Dr. Howard Schneider earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) from NYU Dental School in 1987 and completed his pediatric dentistry specialty training from Eastman Dental Center in 1989. His specialty training included treating children with special needs, dental phobias, and medically compromising conditions. Dr. Schneider established his practice in Huntington Village in 1990 and has served the Huntington community for over 27 years. He is on staff at Huntington Hospital, since 1997, and is one of the most experienced pediatric dentists on Long Island.
Dr. Schneider and his family live in the Town of Huntington and he is an active member of the Huntington area community. Dr. Schneider regularly presents his dental health puppet show “Take A Brush Break” to local preschoolers and primary school children at nursery schools, public schools, and libraries. He is Vice President of Operations & Programing at Temple Beth El of Huntington; President of Dentists for a Better Huntington, a group which raises funds for Huntington area community charities; and he participates in the Family Service League’s Save-A-Smile Dental Program that provides charitable dental services to children in need.
Dr. Schneider is active in his professional community as well. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, and the Suffolk County Dental Society. In addition to presenting programs to other dentists on Pediatric Dentistry and fluoride, he actively serves the Suffolk County Dental Society, where he has been on the Board of Delegates/Directors since 1993 and is the Society’s Children’s Dental Health Month Chairperson and Co-Chair of their Give Kids a Smile Event. He and his staff are continually honing their skills in pediatric dentistry by attending professional continuing education classes.