Dr. Howard J Hoffman was born and grew up in New York. After attending the Ohio State University -B.S. 1970, he attended The University of Maryland School of Dentistry, earning his DDS degree in 1974. Dr. Hoffman served 2 years in the U.S. Public Health Service in Guam from 1974-1976. Upon returning to the continental U.S., he opened a private dental practice and began his studies in Implant Dentistry in the mid-90s, including two 18-month programs, first with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, followed by a second at Harvard University. Dr. Hoffman studied Sedation Dentistry at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, N.Y. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Craniomandibular Dysfunction, and the American Academy of Physiologic Medicine and dentistry. Dr. Hoffman has developed the Sleep is Life (™) multidisciplinary Collaborative Program for treating Sleep Apnea and TMD, incorporating the Elite Sleep Quality of Life Sleep Triangle(™) philosophy.