Dr. Hinson holds a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry after several years of required advanced training and continuing education. He is currently one of only eleven dentists in the history of the state of Arkansas with this distinction. In his 35th year of practice, he has completed the core curriculum with the Pete Dawson Center for Dentistry and Occlusion, and is a member of the Academy of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Dentistry, the International College of Dentists, the American Dental Assocation and the Arkansas State Dental Association. He has recently served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the AR State Dental Association and is very active in organized dentistry.
He believes strongly in continuing education and has completed over 300 hours of advanced dental education in the past 36 months. He serves as a guest lecturer and adjunct faculity at the University of Arkansas Medical Center and serves as the treasurer of the Arkansas Dental Political Action Committee. Dr. Hinson received the honor of being named the most outstanding graduate at the University of Tennessee in Children's Dentistry and in Crown and Bridge Dentistry in June of 1983.
Married to Marsha Kilburn Hinson, he has two children: Alex, 26 and Katherine Grace, 21. Alex currently is the deputy press secretary for the United States Department the Interior in Washington, D.C. Katherine is studying toward an education degree with a 4.0 GPA at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.