DRS HOWARD, NICHOLAS, AND BABUREK

WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY

“Truth be told, the dentist terrified me and I always had a reason to put it off. When I heard their motto, ‘We Cater to Cowards’, I laughed a little, but as it turns out, they really do. I can proudly say I no longer fear the dentist!”
- Erica, patient since ‘09

FLEXIBLE APPOINTMENTS

Finding the time to go to the dentist can be a struggle, which is why we offer evening appointments to accommodate busy lives. For your convenience, we are open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Call 419.475.3494

WE CATER TO COWARDS

Our Motto is “We Cater to Cowards” because we know that going to the dentist can be difficult for some people. We offer “Creature Comforts” including complementary nitrous oxide, blankets, free WiFi and more to make your visit as pleasant as possible.

OUR AWESOME TEAM

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Dr. Ronald Z. Howard

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Dr. Ron Howard enjoyed practicing dentistry in Northwest Ohio for 44 years before retiring in April 2014.
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Dr. Kris Nicholas

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Dr. Kris Nicholas completed his doctorate degree at The Ohio State University and has been practicing dentistry since 1994. Dr. Nicholas believes that dentistry is a calling that allows him to meet and serve his patients dental needs with excellence.
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Dr. James Baburek

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Dr. Jim Baburek completed his doctorate degree at The Ohio State University and has been practicing dentistry since 2003. Dr. Baburek believes dentistry is a profession that allows him to provide life-altering changes for the patients he serves.

Dental Hygienists

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Dental Assistants

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Front Office

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RECENT NEWS

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Why Are My Teeth Staining?

Can I get you a coffee?  Tea?  Pop?  Many of these drinks often contain dark caramel syrups, sprinkles, or other flavoring agents that can cause teeth staining.  It’s not just   the drinks; healthy foods like beets and blueberries can add   to discoloration.
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“Cracked Tooth Syndrome”

There is no cavity and your filling seems intact, but you are still having some unexplained pain.You might have “cracked tooth syndrome.” These tiny fractures are often invisible even on an x-ray. We can use a special light to help detect the tiny fracture within the tooth or we may use a special plastic instrument to bite down on to confirm the source of discomfort.
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Metal Water Bottles Not Safe For Young Children

Many parents/caregivers are unaware of the tongue entrapment danger posed by metal water bottles. Trauma may occur when children stick their tongues in metal water bottles, which typically have small openings.  Tongues can quickly swell and may become stuck.  If this happens, immediately contact emergency medical help.
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