Chief Dental Officer, Hawaii Island Community Health Center
Dr. Steven Pine is the Chief Dental Officer at Hawai’i Island Community Health Center, Hawaii’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center. Dr. Pine earned his bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Delaware and his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, where he also completed an oral surgery clerkship program. Dr. Pine completed his general practice residency at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, where he participated in the Craniofacial Cleft Clinic and the Head and Neck Tumor Board. After working in private practice Dr. Pine transitioned to community care where he has overseen the design and opening of multiple dental locations and serves as the advocacy co-chair for the State Oral Health Coalition. He lectured on strategies for employee retention at the 2021 National Network for Oral Health Access’s annual meeting and pioneered the development of a new workflow that integrates lab-based CAD CAM technology into a clinical atmosphere.