Meet Dr. Travis Howard
Dr. Howard grew up in Topeka, Kansas. After completing his bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences at Kansas State University, he went on to earn his DDS degree from the University of Missouri–Kansas City.
At Paola Family Dentistry, Dr. Howard provides a low-pressure, stress-free environment in which patients can become informed about their dental health and take things at their own pace. He understands that the dental office is not most people's favorite place to visit, and he strives to make your time here as pleasant as possible.
Dr. Howard believes that providing exceptional dental care requires a life-long commitment to continuing education. In addition to completing numerous dental classes and seminars each year, he has recently started training with the Dawson Academy of Occlusion. The Dawson Academy’s goal is to help dentists achieve outstanding results in cosmetic, general, and restorative dental treatments by enhancing their understanding of how the upper and lower jaws fit and function together. Dr. Howard has also completed extensive training in implant dentistry, from surgical placement to restoration.
Dr. Howard is a Kansas City sports fan and an avid outdoorsman. When he’s not at the office, you’ll find him hunting, fishing, and spending time at the lake with his wife, Jenni.
Dr. Howard Looks Forward to Meeting You
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About Paola Family Dentistry
Positive dental experiences during childhood are the foundation for a lifetime of good oral habits and healthy smiles. At Paola Family Dentistry, we understand that many children feel anxious about dental visits, and that our younger patients have different needs for dental treatment and communication than our older patients. We take the time to talk children through each procedure, and we’ve even added some kid-friendly details to our office to help children feel more at home:
- Toys & Books in Reception Area
- Cozy Blankets & Pillows
- Treasure Chest with Prizes
We strive to make kids’ dental visits easy, educational and fun!
Most Dental Insurance Accepted
We accept most dental insurance plans at Paola Family Dentistry and will be happy to help you maximize your benefits. Please bring your insurance information with you to each visit so that we can make sure our records stay current. As a courtesy to you, we will file and track all claims and provide postage for special claims.
Please remember that your insurance policy is a contract between you and your insurance company. You are responsible for the payment of all professional fees at the time services are rendered, regardless of the extent of your insurance coverage.
CareCredit℠ Patient Financing
We also accept payment through CareCredit℠, which works like a credit card for your healthcare expenses. You can finance as little or as much of your out-of-pocket costs as you'd like. Applying online is fast and easy, and they offer payment plans to fit a variety of budgets. Call our office to learn more about your financing options!
Same-Day Appointments & Dental Emergencies
We do our best to offer same-day appointments whenever possible, especially for dental emergencies. If you experience a dental emergency, call our office right away to schedule an appointment!
A Clean & Safe Dental Practice
We go above and beyond the ADA and OSHA recommended standards to make our Paola dental office a clean and safe place for your family. Before your visit, we disinfect all of our equipment in a designated area with state-of-the-art sterilization technology. We also thoroughly sanitize each room between patients. We worry about the cleanliness of our office so you’ll never have to.
We Look Forward to Meeting You
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