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Howard Finnk, D.D.S., P.A., CEO

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I am a Family, Implant and Cosmetic dentist. I will answer questions on any aspect of dentistry and matters relating to the smile, gums, jaws and lower face. Member American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Broward County Dental Association, and Atlantic Coast District Dental Association. I have served as District Council Member of Alpha Omega, as well as serving for one term as its President. I am also a member of The Vedder Honors Society, Broward Dental Research Clinic, and Mount Sinai Hospital Guild. I have served as a Volunteer for Project Dental Health and The Tri-County Dental Health Council.

Experience in the area

Having attained over 30 years of clinical experience in private practice in Michigan, in 2001 I was re-certified by taking and passing the Florida State Dental Board Examination. After moving to Florida, I spent nearly 10 years re-honing my skills while working as an Associate Dentist for several large dental groups. In September, 2004, I was appointed Adjunct Clinical Professor at Nova University's College of Dental Medicine. I am certified in placement of Mini Dental Implants, and I am Director of The Florida Implant Center (floridaimplantcenter.com). On March 1, 2010, at the age of 62, I began all over again by buying a dental practice near my home in the Fort Lauderdale area. As sole owner and Chief Dental Officer of the new Nob Hill Dental Center (nobhilldentalcenter.com), I can now carefully provide dental care to patients who care, all within a caring, joyful environment. Over my career lifetime, I have provided thousands of diagnoses, fillings, crowns, bridges, root canals, periodontal treatments, TMJ therapies, partials, dentures and extractions, and dozens of implants for my patients. The only aspect of dentistry with which I have very little experience is orthodontics.

Organizations

American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Broward County Dental Association, Atlantic Coast District Dental Society, Vedder Honors Society, Broward Dental Research Clinic, Alpha Omega Alumni Association, and American Association of Dental Implantologists. Formerly, American Academy of General Dentistry, Michigan Dental Association, Macomb Dental Society, Detroit District Dental Society, Tri-County Dental Health Council (a charitable dental care organization)

Publications

"How To Save Money At The Dentist" Going to press soon.

Education/Credentials

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Psychology from Wayne State University Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Detroit College of Dentistry Adjunct Clinical Professor, Special Needs Department, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Awards and Honors

Membership in The Vedder Honors Society

Past/Present Clients

HIPAA rules do not allow me to post this information.

What do you like about this subject?

Just about everything.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I am now beginning to learn about orthodontics, the one area of dentistry I have the least experience with.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Infections from your teeth and gums can spread to other tissues and organs of your body. Gum infections have been associated with cardiovascular disease.

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Recent Answers from Howard Finnk, D.D.S., P.A., CEO

2016-11-11 Bruxism:

Dear Randy,    An aside:  I was born, raised and had my first careers in the Detroit area.  Loved it until I left it and moved to Fort Lauderdale, which has become my new love!    There's lots of help

2016-11-09 Teeth Whitening with Carbamide Peroxide:

Please review your original question.  Did I miss your mention of every 2 years?  I don't think so.  Let me know if I'm wrong.  Your original question led me to believe that you bleach nearly every day

2016-11-08 Teeth Whitening with Carbamide Peroxide:

Dear Erik,    It is highly likely that 15% CP is making your teeth sensitive.  Peroxide is a mild acid.  Carbamide is the gooey gel that holds the acid against your teeth.  The higher the %, the stronger

2016-10-26 amoxicillin:

Dear orlando,    We have a problem here.  If you have been taking amoxicillin, and if you started taking it before your strep throat began, you don't have a strep throat!.  Amoxicillin remains the BEST

2016-10-18 'Mild' bone loss around teeth.:

Dear Matthew,    By the age of 32, most of us begin to display minor bone loss from around the necks of the roots of the teeth.  This is but one of many physical results of aging.   The question is, is

 

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