News and Ongoing Events

***** SPECIAL NOTICE *****

GOOD NEWS! We are happy to announce that the office is open.

We are doing our best to stay open during the pandemic. Please be understanding in the fact that we are not able to do our normal extended hours at this time.

We will be following all guidelines set to ensure safety to all. We will be contacting and rescheduling each patient that has missed an appointment due to the COVID 19 shutdown.

We appreciate your patience and look forward to seeing everyone soon.

The following are some of the changes put in place.

Please read and follow posted signs. Signs state:

  1. DO NOT ENTER IF:

-You are feeling flu like symptoms of fever, body muscle aches, cough, difficulty breathing.

-You have been around someone that has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 2 weeks.

  1. Please wear your mask when entering.
  2. Please have family members that are not being treated stay at home or in the car.
  3. Please keep your distance from others.
  4. Please sanitize your hands upon entering and exiting.
  5. Please allow our staff to screen and test your temperature with our laser non-contact thermometer.

We are staggering appointment times to avoid congestion in lobby and check out areas.

We will be screening everyone that enters (including staff). This includes questions and laser pointer thermometer.

We want all to sanitize hands on entering and exiting.

We are rigorously wiping down and cleaning door handles and common areas.

We continue to follow the same universal protocols that are done in hospitals and operating rooms of wearing proper PPE and in sterilizing equipment and rooms to control the spread of infection.

Your Smile Makes a Difference

Our Mission

We want you to look and feel your best possible. We combine the most advanced surgical and non-surgical techniques with the latest technology to help you heal faster, restore to a disease free and functional state, and rejuvenate your smile and entire face. Our goal is to present sensible treatment options that allow you to make informed decisions about your oral health. We strive to deliver top rated care with a gentle hand in our calm and comfortable environment. We strongly believe that quality care should be affordable. To this end, we participate with insurance plans and offer other payment options.

Patient Info

Dental Services

Our Doctors

Dr. I.Brian Howard

After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Howard was accepted as one of the few out-of-state students to the UCLA School of Dentistry at which he received his doctorate in dental surgery.

Dr. Howard spent time after school working in the William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Hospital Dental Clinic where he worked along side the Oral Surgery residents and faculty in which he was able to receive advanced training and mentoring in exodontia and surgical practices. He also spent one year at a children’s dental clinic in El Paso, Texas. After which, he relocated to the Phoenix area, where his wife Jennifer is from. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Arizona Dental Association (AZDA), the Central Arizona Dental Society, the Academy of Sports Dentistry (ASD) and an associate member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE).

Each year Dr. Howard is the proud provider of custom fitted professionally made SPORTS MOUTHGUARDS for local High School football teams. He also provides the GCU women’s basketball team and GCU club sports of ice hockey, lacrosse and rugby with his sports mouthguards. Lookout Mountain Family Dentistry sponsors a playing field throughout the year with Prime Time Athletics youth flag football in North Phoenix in which Dr. Howard and his staff are able to promote sports safety and the wearing of mouthguards. ALL patients of Dr Howard are eligible to receive his custom fitted professionally made sports mouthguards at no cost after their cleanings.

Dr. Howard enjoys traveling to new places and learning about different cultures and food.

Dr. Mary Allen

Dr. Mary Allen grew up in Michigan and is a graduate of the University of Michigan Dental School, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has been in Phoenix practicing Dentistry for 30 years. Her experiences include providing comprehensive dental treatment for children at the Maricopa County dental clinics for over 10 years. In addition, she has completed advanced training in implant dentistry. She is committed to keeping current in dental techniques and procedures so she can offer her patients the best dental treatment possible.

Dr Mary is a member of the American Dental Association and she actively participates in the local Arizona State Dental Association and the Central Arizona Dental Society. Dr. Mary is also on the Phoenix College Dental Advisory Council where she is involved with training new dental assistants. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for patient care and continual learning with the caregivers of the future.

Every February Dr. Mary participates in the annual “Christina’s Smile” Children’s Dental Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ (a program sponsored by the Professional Golf Association and the Scottsdale Girls and Boys Clubs) where they provide free dental services to local under-privileged children.

Dr. Mary welcomes the opportunity to meet you and help you achieve your individual oral health goals.

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