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

I love getting people excited about their oral hygiene. When someone understands the connection between great oral health and a healthy body, and they start making real changes in their home care, habits, and food and drink decisions, I know I’ve done well. They’re not only going to have less oral problems in the future, but they’re going to have healthier lives. I offer preventive care, am certified to deliver nitrous oxide and local anesthesia, provide periodontal treatment and maintenance, an...Read More

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Christie – Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I love interacting with my patients, becoming a part of their lives, and making them feel comfortable during their visit. Because I work so closely with our patients, I get to know them and I really enjoy the friendships that develop. My job duties include providing preventive dental care, administering local anesthetics and nitrous oxide, performing periodontal treatments, and treatment planning. I also help my patients’ understand how best to keep their teeth and gums clean and healthy between...Read More

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Kayla V. – Dental Assistant Read Bio

The best part of my job is when a patient comes in very nervous or anxious, and they leave completely relaxed and at ease due to the quality of care we have provided. Seeing their smiles, and hearing their thanks, is a great feeling. I assist our doctors, chairside, while they care for patients. I also take impressions, design CEREC restorations, and make Essix retainers and mouthguards, as well. My husband Seth and I live in Wakefield, with our son, Hank and two dogs, Darby and Frankie. I enjoy...Read More

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Tracy – Certified Dental Assistant Read Bio

Working closely with our patients to give them a great experience, and getting to know them in the process, are the best parts of my job. I feel particularly fulfilled when a nervous or fearful patient comes to us and we’re able to help them learn that they needn’t worry about a visit here, because we’re so gentle. I provide assistance to our doctors as they perform dental procedures, and I’m there for the patient, keeping them comfortable, updating them on what the doctor is doing, and providin...Read More

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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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