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Drs. Howerton, Hopkin, Kennedy and Clark, LLC5 out of 5 stars based on 95 reviews.
I had to get my wisdom teeth removed without general anesthesia. I was very nervous but the dental assistants were so kind and compassionate towards me. Later that evening, Dr Demetri himself called me to check in and see if I had any questions. I don’t think I’ve ever had a doctor call me personally to check in and I really appreciated that.
- Jamie M
Everyone I had contact with were nice, the and very informative.
- Carol N
My first visit was very informative and it was also easy to talk to both doctor and associates
- KENNETH D
Dr. Clark is very knowledgeable, kind, and funny. My implant was easy and pretty close to pain free.
- April M
I am actually looking forward without apprehension to the next phase of implants!
- Linda P
Only had 1 visit so far, but I really liked Dr. Kennedy
- Janet H
I had the most comfortable dental experience I have ever had and this morning I awoke with no pain after 4 extractions yesterday. I will definitely recommend them to everyone. Thanks again.
- Cheri B
I have not seen a dentist in over 30 years. I know I needed some extractions and have been researching Oral Surgeons for two years. I selected this clinic based on my research and picked Dr. Kennedy. I had some anxiety but during the initial consult and all the information on their web page, I was placed at ease. From the counter staff to the nurses and the facility, it is top notch! Dr. Kennedy was very pleasant and I put myself into his hands. Surgery scheduled, all prep work done. Surgery day I felt like I "had this". In no time all three teeth were out and I was on my way home. Very little pain. I only took pain meds for 24 hours and I am not sure I even needed that. Dr. Kennedy encouraged me to have other non-surgical work done at another dentist and that will be done in two weeks. My constant worries over my teeth condition will be done. I also found out that two of my best friends go to this clinic and everyone I have spoken to raves about it. I highly recommend this clinic and Dr. Kennedy!!!
- Craig Z
Best dental experience I’ve ever had in my life. Absolutely the most amazing nicest dental staff I’ve met.
- Ashley D
Dr. Clark and Jalen were great. They answered all of my questions and made me feel as comfortable as possible during the procedure.
- Kathleen B
Something I dreaded was really OK! They are genuinely concerned about comfort and care, and am totally pleased with my experience. The blast of cold air at the IV site is a great idea. I would definitely recommend this team. BTW I had Dr. Howerton, who had the graciousness to laugh at my jokes. (So did the rest of the staff, when we talked about peanut butter oreos -- ugh). Blessed be all of them.
Very friendly staff, made me feel very relaxed and comfortable and made the process fast and easy
- Cassandra H
Removed 10 remaining teeth and it was more then comfortable. I didn'tneed any pain meds, only ice
- JACKIE R
Excellent experience. Staff is superior from front office to operating room. Dr. Howerton with Brandy , Cindy and Kat made this procedure very smooth and put me at ease with the extraction. Highly recommend this office.
- RALPH S
I highly praise this group of oral surgeons. I have had Dr Clark on two occasions to remove most of my teeth in preparation for dentures. Dr Clark has such a great personality. He put me to sleep and when I awoke it was over! I am 67 years of age, but I am a tuff old bird! Thank You Dr Clark
- Dianne E
Overall, the surgery went well and I haven't had any complications so far. However, the prep for the surgery in the office was kinda overwhelming for me because there were too many things happening at once. There were four different people in the room for prep, one taking my blood pressure, one putting oxygen over my nose, one putting on EKG strips, and one trying to put an IV in my arm, all at the same time. One at a time would have been much more manageable, but all at once was really overwhelming, especially for someone like me with ASD and an anxiety disorder. However, when I mentioned that I was anxious because I couldn't see the person with the IV because of the oxygen tube on my face, they removed it so I could see when they were going to insert it, which helped some. They were all very nice and helpful, but for other patients like me, maybe a slower-paced pre-surgery experience would help decrease feelings of being overwhelmed. Other than that, I had a pretty good experience, and I love the massage chairs in the waiting room.
- Melanie S
Practice was great, sent me patient portal prework to have done so I wouldn’t have to fill out at appointment. Consultation for extraction was direct educational and to the point. Didn’t keep me for anything that wasn’t necessary. Set follow up to extraction within reasonable amount of time. Kid friendly as I brought my two kids they were very accepting and made us all feel welcome.
- Brian F
I had a wonderful experience here. Everyone was kind, and obviously knowledgeable for their position. I had every one of my questions answered. Dr. Kennedy listened to my concerns and reassured me that he would have my problems fixed before he was done with me. From beginning to end, I was well taken care of. I highly recommend them for any dental care needed.
- Anne L
Very kind and professional
- Jim W
Dr Howerton is an excellent OS. I had a sinus lift, bone graft and two implants placed. I experienced minimal discomfort. The final outcome was very successful. Thank you. Dr Howerton.
- Mary L
- Cheyenne M
My husband and I were greeted by a friendly Receptionist (Rena? who was wearing purple) and taken care of by Blake & Echo. Tammi did a "purr-fect" job of giving injections & said I was relaxing well. Dr. Howerton had wonderful bed-side manners & we're glad he removed the tooth that day instead on making another trip from Toledo. He repaired a broken jaw of Steve & Jennie's son 30 years ago. We're pleased a letter from OHP said extraction was covered. He sure took good care of me!!! Thanks, Roberta
- Roberta Ann B
Would definitely recommend to others. Extremely courteous and professional staff. D
- Pat O
I am completely satisfied with the staff and services provided by these oral surgeons. Unfortunately, I needed to have a molar extracted due to an infection. Dr Kennedy was able to do this nearly painlessly, and inserted an implant so the tooth can be replaced. Dr Kennedy and the staff were very friendly and thoroughly professional. Hopefully, I won’t need them again, but wouldn’t hesitate to go back.
- Tom A
While dental surgery is not my favorite past time the needed procedure of extraction and implant was highly professional and efficient Patient care us 5 stars.
- thurman M
I would recommend this office hands down. Just so friendly and personable. Thank you very much!
- Dave H
Very professional and efficient.
- Steve H
A very relaxed and professional environment helps to put my anxieties to rest.
- Mark C
Staff nurse Janice, exceeded all expectations. She portrayed "Patinet First" priority in all her care delivery. We were so fortunate to have been assigned to her! Her patience, diligence, attention to detail and patience comfort and communication was par excellence!
- Scott B
Dr Kennedy did tooth extraction bone graft and implant on me and it was such a comfortable process that I dread cleaning more than I ever will the work he did, my comfort was his priority and his staff was super courteous and professional overall it was honestly enjoyable even the conversation with Dr Kennedy was more like talking to a friend!! Thank you
- Ron R
Dr. Kennedy and his staff are really wonderful people. They take care of you like they would their own family. They are patient, kind, humorous, approachable, and generous. I've never had such a wonderful experience before with a doctor or their staffing. I just cannot say enough good things.
- Salina B
I love bikes 🙂 and I really appreciate how helpful and professional the staff here is. I would definitely recommend this office to other friends and family
- Colton N
Dr. Clark and his staff explained things completely and answered my questions - made me feel at ease in a time of extreme medical stress/anxiety.
- William D. S
Dr Kennedy and his assistants are phenomenal! Front desk was professional and Wendy was amazing at making me feel comfortable. This top surgeon is excellent and has great bedside manner. I would reccommend him and his staff to everyone as a first choice. Thank you for the care and service provided!
- Steph S
Many thanks to Dr. Kennedy and his wonderful staff at OMS. They are very professional in each aspect of their service, from the front desk, to each clinical staff member. Every staff member went out of their way in a kind and friendly manner to make sure that I received the proper care needed for my procedures to remove a very painful fractured tooth and prepare a bone graft with resulting implant. Every step of the process was explained by Dr. Kennedy or his staff to assure that I understood, and was comfortable, with what they were going to do. Dr. Kennedy's approach instantly puts you at ease during a painful experience. During the implant procedure, Ruby was excellent all along the way. As an RN for many years, I was interested to observe the sterile technique that the staff used to prepare me for the surgical implant. It was perfect. The follow up calls, appointments and attention to the healing process of the implant by Dr. Kennedy was very reassuring. I did not have any complications. The Albany facility is immaculate with state of the art equipment. You can be assured of the highest quality dental surgery care by the OMS team.
- Elaine G
Very nice doctors that made me feel totally comfortable and relaxed before my procedure.
- Joshua B
I cannot say enough good things about this place! I was 2000 miles from home on vacation when one of my teeth caused me some problems. I was in excruciating pain, and I had nowhere to go for help. This company welcome to me with understanding and kindness, from the women at the front desk to Alexa and Ruby and Dr Clark. All of them had compassion on me, which is very comforting being so far from home and in so much pain. Dr. Clark was very knowledgeable and extremely careful in removing my tooth and part of my bridge. His procedure was done very quickly and smoothly, and my pain immediately went away. I will forever be grateful to Dr Clark and this company and the way they treat patients with care.
- Jacqueline D
Thank you from an old girl who has always been afraid. I am humbled by your kindness and care. Thank you
- Ann M
My son had to have emergency jaw surgery and Dr Hopkins was awesome and he has been very well taken care of.
- Carla B
These guys are fantastic! They helped my little girl through a difficult surgery and helped to put her fears at ease. They are friendly and so helpful!
- Charity J
Excellent experience with very first implant. Care was very good and there were no problems. 10 out of 10 would do it again.
- Patrick S
I had two mesiodens taken out by Dr. Clark and his team. Before I went in I was scared, but they were really nice to me. They had lots of experience, they explained everything to me so I wouldn’t be scared, and it was easy! They even gave me a balloon (and my teeth)! Ben (10yrs old)
This was my first tooth extraction since I was 12 years old. Because it was expected to be complicated I was referred to Dr Howerton by a former patient of his. Dr suggested general anesthesia and I felt comfortable from the get go. He has a very efficient and competent surgical staff. I was totally relaxed during the intake interview and throughout the entire process. Everyone was approachable and kind. I hope I don't need him again, but would not hesitate to go if I had to, nor would I hesitate to refer anyone to the office.
- Rosa W
The thought of a dental implant scared me to death. I have had a lot of dental work done and some of it has been painful and unpleasant. However, the staff and Dr. Hopkin immediately gave me confidence and put me at ease. There was in depth explanation about what would occur and I felt a part of the team. Dr. Hopkin has a very nice manner and also gave me a lot of confidence. Each staff member treated me with courtesy, friendliness, helpfulness and efficiency. I have recommended him and his office to many friends and will continue to do so. Thanks, Dr. Hopkin and staff in the Salem office.
- Crystal O
i am an old veteran with extreme anxiety, off a bad experience with VA dental. this organization settled me and removed the teeth interferring with my cancer related radiation treatment. thank you dr joel. i fully recomend this organization.
- william m
I had my wisdom teeth removed, the whole process went very well and the staff was very helpful. I would recommend them to a friend. Thanks
- Scott S
The office was welcoming and warm. They made us feel comfortable and answered all our questions.
- Michael M
I have had six children have their wisdom teeth removed over the last ten years from all three doctors. This last June, my youngest son had major jaw surgery. We were nervous about the whole procedure, but confident in the surgeon, Dr. Howerton. He has had so much experience in doing these procedures that we felt comfortable with the outcome. My son came through with flying colors and we can say that it was a resounding success. The office was very helpful with insurance issues and the assistants were all pleasant and professional. We would definitely recommend all three doctors to anyone.
- Jo K
See above. Overall satisfaction Super....
- LaRae A
I would highly recommend Dr. Kennedy and his staff. Professional and friendly.
- Lai S
All I can say is Thank You!!! You came highly recommended to me from my dentist. I have great dental anxiety. All I remember is you starting my IV in my arm and the next thing I know is my surgery is over. I would recommend you highly to anyone.
— Katie T.
I was in so much pain. You worked me into your schedule and put me to sleep. I can’t thank you enough. You have a great team. And you are a excellent doctor.
— Susan G.
Everyone in your office made me feel at ease. The surgery was over so quickly. I had so many questions and you and your staff took the time to answer every question. I appreciate how you always told me what to expect during surgery. I would give you my highest recommendation.
— Jenny V.
From my first consult with you, I knew that your office was the right place for me! Thank you for all for the professional care I received during my implant procedure. Every members your team was always helpful. Dr. Hopkin you are the best.
— Connie J.
Excellent doctor! All I can say is that I hardly felt any pain after you pulled my tooth. You have a outstanding staff. Thank you for taking the time to call me personally the night of surgery.
— John N.
I want to thank you for the outstanding care and compassion you and your staff gave to my daughter. She had a great experience considering she was petrified to have surgery. She is doing great today with no bruising, absolutely no pain and no recollection of surgery. I appreciate your professionalism as well as the follow up call last night. Many thanks.
— Nancy Z.