Dr. David Howerton, DMD

Dr. David Howerton, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. David Howerton, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Salem, OR. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and oral surgery.Read his story

2266 Mission St SE

Salem, OR 97302

Contact Information

(503) 375-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Delta Dental
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MetLife
  • Moda Health
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Oregon Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Providence Health Plans
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Howerton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Howerton "Dr. David Howerton was raised in Portland, Oregon and attended Portland State University for his undergraduate studies. He graduated from Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Dentistry. He then completed a one year general practice residency at Loma Linda Medical Center. After this he returned to Oregon and completed his Oral & Maxillofacial training at Oregon Health & Sciences University. Dr. Howerton is a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Howerton has published numerous scientific articles and is active in lecturing for the dental community. He became a diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 1991. He is active in the Oregon Dental Association. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Oregon Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is on staff at several local hospitals and clinics. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Howerton is the proud father of three boys including twins. His interests include basketball, traveling, snow skiing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking, and family activities."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howerton "Drs. Howerton, Hopkin & Kennedy's Mission Statement:

"To work together as a Team; in an efficient and uplifting atmosphere. To provide optimal patient care, with the utmost of integrity. Treating each and every patient with compassion, respect and gentle kindness.""

2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

16  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

17  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.

Education

  • Portland State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Loma Linda Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Howerton has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Howerton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howerton's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howerton to family and friends
33 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Howerton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (13)

My daughter is a patient of Dr. Howerton. He was very thorough making sure we knew all the details concerning the procedure she is going to have done. He was also very careful looking at her medical history taking a lot of precautions concerning her severe asthma mixed with anesthesia. I was very...more
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I saw Dr Kennedy, he has been great working with me in repairing my broken jaw.
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I had Dr. Kennedy today had a blast. Their team did a great job keeping me calm and encouraging me. Next thing i knew i was home in bed resting!
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The kind easy staff were so helpful. My son has autism and they were so helpful with his needs. The doctor took extra special care of my son and ensured he felt safe and comfortable. Would highly recommend
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Excellent work. Good discussion before treatment. Kept me informed what was happening during procedure. Friendly and knowlegeable staff.
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