Dr. Christopher Howard, DDS

Dr. Christopher Howard, DDS

Oral Surgery  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christopher Howard, DDS is an oral surgery practitioner in Indianapolis, IN. He practices oral surgery and dentistry.Read his story

Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center of Indiana

6443 W 10th St Ste 101

Indianapolis, IN 46214
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Howard's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Howard "Hello! I am Dr. Christopher Howard, oral surgeon at Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center of Indiana. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, my undergraduate and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees were conferred by the University of Illinois. I obtained my specialty training at Howard University in Washington D.C. After residency, I practiced oral surgery for over ten years in Chicago. Fate would have it that I met and married a Hoosier. My wife Norrisa is a physician, and she practices internal medicine on the north side of Indianapolis. After our marriage, I relocated to Indianapolis, and assumed the practice previously held by Dr. Robert Edesess. We have a beautiful little girl named Catherine. I enjoy practicing all phases of oral and maxillofacial surgery including: anesthesia/sedation; treatment of infection; surgical extractions; and diagnosis and treatment of oral pathology. I especially enjoy working with dental implants. I am an advocate of utilizing the most accurate diagnostic methods for treatment planning implants with the restorative dentist and lab in a team setting. No matter what the need, my goal is to provide excellent care for my patients. When not working, I enjoy many hobbies and interests including scuba diving, movies, computers, and photography. I have made use of the photography by displaying some of my favorites in the office. Stop in and take a look!"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howard "We offer exceptional care in a range of oral & maxillofacial surgery, with expertise in: dental implants, bone augmentation (grafting), wisdom teeth extraction, oral pathology, treatment of facial trauma, and sedation. Our team is dedicated to serving the Greater Indianapolis Area in a modern, comfortable environment."

2  Practice Areas

  • Oral Surgery
  • Dentistry

33  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


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13  Procedures

Background Check

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  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
44 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

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  • 3
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  • 1

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

    10 to 15 minutes
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