Dr. Edward Howard, DMD

Dr. Edward Howard, DMD

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Edward Howard, DMD is a dentist who practices in Cary, NC. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Read his story

2613 Green Level West Rd

Cary, NC 27519

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • 11 More

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Dr. Howard's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Howard "Dr. Howard grew up on Long Island, New York where he attended Hofstra University on a football scholarship. After receiving a Bachelor's degree in Biology at Hofstra, Dr. Howard attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. A residency at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine in Public Health followed graduation from Tufts. As an educator, Dr. Howard was a faculty member of Harvard University School of Dental Medicine in Boston for twelve years, earning appointments in the Dept. of Restorative Dentistry and the Dept. of Oral Diagnosis. Dr. Howard serves as the team dentist for the Durham Bulls Baseball team, the USA World Cup Soccer Team, and Panther Creek High School. Dr. Howard has been married to his wife Katherine for 28 years, and they have been blessed with six children: David, Rachel, Michelle, Stephen, Elizabeth, and Grace. The Howard's have made North Carolina their home since 2005."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howard "To offer high-quality, ethical, state-of-the-art dental care in a pleasant, comfortable office with courteous, friendly staff."

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Physical Disability
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


  • Bone Grafting
  • CAD-CAM Dentistry
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Cerec® Tooth Restoration Procedure
  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Lower Dentures
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • i-CAT® 3D Dental Imaging

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Hofstra University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Harvard School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Tufts School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Harvard School Of Dental Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Icoi Fellow (International Congress Of Implantologists)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Scottsdale Center For Dentistry Cad/Cam Dental Program
    Other Education | Completed 2015
  • Triangle Implant Surgery Residency
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Howard has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
based on 55 total reviews (29 with comments)
Dr. Howard's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (29)
in Apex, NC |
Dr. Howard and his awesome team at Dr. Lane & Assoc. are the best of the best! I had a cracked tooth that evolved into my first root canal/crown, and I felt NO PAIN throughout the entire procedures. Phenomenally satisfied with my dental treatment and service by Dr. Howard and his team.
in Cary, NC |
Fun office, great vibe, doctors and staff seem to enjoy their jobs and taking care of their patients.
in Cary, NC |
Courtney is the best hygienist I ever had, and if Dr. Howard ever retires, I may never go back to the dentist again. He's the best of the best!!
in Cary, NC |
Utmost professional, kind and caring doctor. Need more doctors around like Dr. Howard.
in Apex, Nc |
High-quality office all around. Everybody here seems to love their job and have fun doing it. Dr. Howard is a great guy and does superb work.
in Apex,NC |
If your looking for the best dentist, look no further than Dr. Howard. I can't say enough things about how well I was treated by Dr. Howard and his staff. Office is very clean, administration efficient, and Dr. Howard and staff make dental visits fun and comfortable.
in Angier, NC |
Kind, gentle and patient. Very professional and his dental work is painless and excellent.
in Cary, NC |
Dr. Howard is very courteous and professional. He treats his patients and all the staff there with the upmost respect. this office has the most updated equipment and I love the decor of this office.
in Cary, NC |
All my treatment has gone well. Dr. Howard is gentle and kind and makes all his patients feel comfortable and well cared for.
Garner, NC |
Painless and comfortable dental treatment.
in Willow Spring, NC |
Super office. Dr. Howard offers unparalleled care and accommodations. Thanks Doc!
in Lillington, NC |
Dr. Howard called me on the night of my surgery. How often does a doctor do that? That shows me how much Dr. Howard cares about his patients and their well being.
in Raleigh |
Appreciate Dr. Howard's knowledge, integrity, and professionalism. His dental treatment is excellent, and staff is wonderful.
in Apex, NC |
Beautiful, clean office. Dr. Howard actually listens to his patients concerns and explains treatment options very well. Staff very helpful and friendly.
in Fuquay-Varina, Nc |
Very favorable experience, handsome office, very helpful staff, Dr. Howard's personality and work is excellent.
in Raleigh, NC |
Well run office, efficient staff. Dr. Howard works hard and goes the extra mile always to make sure treatment and service is the best.
in Holly Springs, NC |
Excellent dental care, Dr. Howard works to give his patients the best.
in Apex NC |
Impressive office and staff, Dr. Lane and Associates run a great dental office.
in Raleigh, NC |
Dr. Lane and Associates is a high quality dental office, all of my appointments have gone great. Front desk and staff very friendly. Dr. Howard's work is excellent and painless.
in Cary, NC |
Was a seen as an emergency patient, Dr. Howard fit me in his schedule and took care of my painful tooth. Well-run office, Dr Howard is very professional.
in Cary,, NC |
This office is incredible, staff very friendly and efficient front desk. Dr. Howard has a calm disposition and puts me at ease. His work is outstanding
in Cary, NC |
High caliber professional office, very efficient staff. Hygienists are thorough and personable. Dr. Howard's dental work is amazing and he has a great personality and chairside manner.
in Cary, NC |
Very professional office and staff, Dr. Howard always takes time to explain diagnosis and treatment. I always am made to feel comfortable and well cared for in his office. He is highly recommended.
in Apex, NC |
Highly recommend Dr. Howard. Very thorough and conscientious doctor. His dental work is second to none. Highly recommend Dr. Howard.
in Raleigh, NC |
Dr. Howard is an incredible doc and person. Always makes me feel comfortable in offering superb care.
in Cary, NC |
Dr. Howard is an excellent, caring, compassionate dentist. Great sense of humor and chair side manner. His office is the nicest dental office I've ever seen, all the latest technology. He is the best!
in Cary, NC |
Dr. Howard goes beyond the required care for his patients in ensuring not only are their dental needs met, but that they also feel comfortable and have all of their questions answered. Dr. Howard is the best there is!!
in Cary, NC |
Dr. Howard is an excellent dentist, with a caring, kind demeanor and great sense of humor. His office in Cary is state-of-the-art and gorgeous. I used to dread dental visits, but I actually look forward to them now, friendly staff, convenient location and Saturday hours.
in Cary, NC |
My experience could not have been better. Painless procedures and beautiful outcome.
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Dr. Howard accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
    20/20 Plus Plan
  • Assurant Health
    DHA Premier
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
    Blue Options PPO
  • Cigna
    Dental PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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