Dr. Howard Spector

Orthodontics
Chicago, IL
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Chicago, IL

Address

30 N. Michigan Ave., #1812, Chicago, IL
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Dental

Guardian Dental Insurance

MetLife Dental

Millennium Park Orthodontics

Chicago, IL

About

Specialties
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Orthodontics

Dentistry

Dentistry - Orthodontics

Doctor Q&A

163 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
40 years experience Orthodontics
Anxiety: I assume that he is not having wisdom teeth removed! other types of surgical procedures can be treated using topical anesthetics that are numbing to t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
40 years experience Orthodontics
Retainers: I assume that your orthodontist made retainers for you to wear to prevent tooth movement after your braces were removed. Have you been wearing them, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
40 years experience Orthodontics
Paresthesia: It is sometimes the case where the roots of lower wisdom teeth rest near the canal that carries the nerve that allows feeling and sensation to the lip ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Doctor Howard Spector is a leader in his field, he is a progressive orthodontist practicing most current clinical techniques. He has treated for decades children and adults, making the most complex ca...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse Dr. Spector. He is a leading dentist in our area and very well established. LynAnn Mastaj, DMD
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Dec 16, 2012
My treatment with Dr. Spector began close to a year ago. During this time, I have found him to be very approachable with my questions and concerned about all aspects of my treatment. He often goes b...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was so worried the extraction gave me recession. Thank you so much!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks a bunch, will call the doctor, she does suffers from allergies.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This relueved me quite a bit! Still being cautious. Thank you! :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, IL
Graduated 1983MD

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Dental School
Graduated 1981MD

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York, Stony Brook
Graduated 1977MD

Awards

"Top 1%" Elite Status, Align Technology
Honorary Master Diplomate, National Academy of Dental Sciences
"Top Dentist in the Field of Orthodontics", Consumers Research Council of America 2006-2014

Affiliations

Illinois Society of Orthodontists
American Lingual Orthodontic Association
Illinois Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
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