About Dr. Robbins

Hila Robbins, DMD, FAAPD

Dr. Hila Robbins is a highly experienced, board-certified specialist in pediatric dentistry. She received her DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, in Philadelphia, PA, conducted research at the NIDCR, in Bethesda, MD, and completed a two-year fellowship in pediatric dentistry at the world-renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed her specialty residency at the UCLA School of Dentistry and the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Robbins is an internationally recognized and award winning thought leader in multidisciplinary pediatric dental and oral health care, integrating peer-reviewed scientific and evidence-based clinical knowledge and best practices from the broad community of clinical and academic specialists in pediatric healthcare, physical and occupational health, functional movement, and speech, throughout the U.S., and around the world. Dr. Robbins is on the forefront of integrating cranioosteopathy, breathing re-education, oral myofunctional therapy, lip & tongue tie assessment and treatment (frenectomy), infant breastfeeding support and cranial nerve sequencing, as well as functional movement and posture (using GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®), into the practice of pediatric dentistry. Dr. Robbins is certified in the use laser dentistry in her practice.


Dr. Robbins is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the Southern California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences and the American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry. She is an Advisory Board Member of the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, a Section Leader of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry, a Fellow of the Buteyko Professionals International and is a past president of the Southern California Society of Dentistry for Children.


Dr. Robbins has co-authored or served as contributing editor on numerous research publications, clinical case reports and textbooks in the fields of pediatric dentistry and childhood development.   Dr. Robbins is Senior Clinical Instructor in the TMJ/Craniofacial Pain Clinic of the Audiology Foundation at White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, and is a former Adjunct Assistant Professor at UCLA School of Dentistry Center for Health Sciences.