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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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"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.""
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental Tissue Neoplasm
Grinding of Teeth
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Dento Alveolar Surgery
Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
Oral Surgical Procedures
Simple Tooth Extractions
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Oregon.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Portland State University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
Medical School | Graduated 1983
Loma Linda Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
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