Dr. Howie and his staff have created a small, boutique-style practice. With our focus on individual patient attention, 95% of our children leave our office at age 18 without ever having a single cavity.

Howard C. Kotkin, D.D.S.
“Dr. Howie”

Since 1996, Dr. Howard C. Kotkin, known to his patients as “Dr. Howie”, has been providing children with the most exceptional dental care available! Dr. Howie is a pediatric dentist who has been specially-trained to treat infants, children, adolescents and patients with special needs.

To obtain the skills required to be considered a pediatric dental specialist, he completed his accredited post-doctoral training in pediatric dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center in New York. His extensive training has provided Dr. Howie the knowledge to treat children’s teeth, the ability to provide a positive dental experience and the tools to educate children on the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene.

Dr. Howie lives in Harding, NJ with his wife, Ellyn, their kids, Emily, Sam, Hannah and Sophie, and two dogs, Mac, and Jeter. In his spare time, Dr. Howie enjoys golf, skiing, and photography.

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Awards and Recognitions

New Jersey Top Dentists 2009
New Jersey Top Dentists 2010
New Jersey Top Dentists 2011


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