Dr. Howard was the first dentist in all of North San Diego County and is one of 370+ dentists in the world to be an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the largest association of dentists specializing in cosmetic dentistry in the world. This award was earned by Dr. Howard for his clinical excellence, exceptional skill, and deep commitment in the Art and Science of Cosmetic Dentistry.
On behalf of my team of highly trained professionals, I would like to personally welcome you to our website and practice. We invite you to experience a new kind of dentistry where total quality care is provided with exceptional customer service, caring team members whose goal is your absolute well-being, state-of-the-art techniques designed for your comfort, and in a fun and relaxing environment. We know that your visit with us will be the most rewarding of any dental experience you have ever had. My team and I believe that people should keep their teeth for a lifetime; with a common effort between us, that goal can be achieved.
Please be aware that our ultimate success depends on your commitment to your overall health, both dental and physical. We thank you for the confidence you have placed in us and appreciate the opportunity to assist you in attaining these two important goals.
We believe every patient who comes to our practice will leave feeling better about himself or herself as a person than when they first came in.
I have always felt that a person's smile is their "Window to the World." It is my personal goal to make the world of each person that enters my office a brighter place to be!
Dr. Nelson Y. Howard is a highly-experienced and compassionate dentist who can replace your missing teeth, treat dental decay with beautifully matched tooth-colored restorations, whiten your stained enamel, makeover your smile with porcelain crown and veneer techniques, and so much more! If you live in and around Rancho Bernardo or San Marcos, you can take advantage of our cosmetic dentistry services to make your smile and appearance absolutely gorgeous and to exceed all your expectations!
More than 75% of Americans have dental fears, ranging from mild anxieties to severe phobias. Dental anxiety may prevent you from making a much needed appointment at our San Marcos and Rancho Bernardo dental practices. Dr. Nelson Y. Howard and his team invite you to experience comfortable, anxiety-free treatments. With our sedation dentistry options, we can ensure that you feel completely anxiety-free and totally relaxed for your cosmetic, implant, or restorative procedures.
Insurance is important to our patients. That is why we’re an in-network provider with Delta Dental, Cigna and Aetna. We additionally file and process benefits on behalf of all insurance companies, as well as offer affordable monthly financing options.Learn More