Meet our team

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Dr Joshua Howard Read Bio

Dr. Joshua Howard was born in Dover and grew up in Rochester. He earned a degree in microbiology from UNH in Durham and a dental degree from the University of Connecticut. After completing a residency in advanced general dentistry from Temple University in Philadelphia, Dr. Howard moved back to New Hampshire in 2003 so he could work with his father Dr. Dale Howard. Dr. Howard purchased his father’s practice in 2004 and moved it to Central Commons. He purchased all of the newest high-tech dental ...Read More

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Nicole – Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Nicole is a 2005 graduate of NHTI and a 2001 graduate of Spaulding High School in Rochester. She has been involved in dentistry since 2002 starting as a hygiene assistant. She lives in Rochester with her husband Dan and their four daughters: Ahlyvia, Savannah, Jillian and Allyson. She enjoys camping and boating.

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Jennifer – Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Jennifer started working with Dr Dale Howard in 1994. She is a 1991 graduate of Westbrook College and is certified to administer nitrous oxide and local anesthesia. Jennifer's goal is to provide gentle comprehensive care in a judgment- free setting. She enjoys traveling with her husband Rich and daughter Samantha. Her hobbies are spending time at the beach , reading and exercising. She resides in Rochester with her family and their small zoo of animals (one dog and 3 cats).

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Lisa – Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Lisa is a native of NH and graduate of NHTI. She began her dental career as a certified dental assistant and continued her education to become a registered dental hygienist. She is certified to deliver nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and administer local anesthesia. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities and strives to make every visit stress-free and comfortable. Lisa resides in Barrington with her husband, Guy, and three children.

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Christie – Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Christie is a graduate of NHTI and is certified to administer nitrous oxide and local anesthesia. It is her goal to provide an educating, relaxing, and positive experience. In addition to serving patients, Christie enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her two sons.

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Kayla V. – Dental Assistant Read Bio

Kayla attended NHTI from 2006 to 2009 and earned a degree in Health & Sciences in the spring of 2010. She has her Dental Radiology license and has great interest in the dental field. She enjoys kayaking, camping, and spending time with family and friends. She currently resides in Rochester, NH.

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Tracy – Certified Dental Assistant Read Bio

Tracy joined JD Howard dental near the end of 2012. She attended NHTI in 2007 where she received her certificate in dental assisting. She enjoys the beach, spending time with her husband Brandon, their two dogs, and family/friends.

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Megan – Office Manager Read Bio

Megan has been with JD Howard Dental since 2003. She likes to spend time with her husband Jon, son Mason and family/friends. She enjoys cooking and loves outdoor activities.

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Rebecca – Insurance Coordinator Read Bio

Rebecca has been with this practice since 2007. As the insurance coordinator she looks into patient's insurance. As a courtesy she will find out benefits and frequencies so that we can give our patients our best estimate for their dental work. Rebecca and her husband reside in Dover with their 2 boys, Zachary and Alex.

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Jill- Front Office Read Bio

Jill joined our team in April 2012 coming from the hospitality industry. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, Emma. Together they enjoy going to concerts and outdoor activities.

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Jessica – Treatment Coordinator Read Bio

Jessica joined JD Howard Dental at the beginning of 2013. After graduating UNH with a degree in Political Science, she moved to Korea where she lived and worked for four years. Jessica now resides in Dover with her husband, Rob. She loves travel, adventure, and photography.

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At JD Howard Dental we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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