Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon* Dr. Howard J. Garel

About Dr. Garel

Dr. Howard James Garel is a Board-Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 1974, and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1979, both from the University of Colorado. He completed his general practice residency at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City, and his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the Truman Medical Center, also in Kansas City, Missouri.

In addition to being a key member of the team at ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Denver, Dr. Garel has been an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in private practice since 1984. He also ran his own private practice in Cheyenne, Wyoming from 1984-1999, and continues to operate his practice in Vail.
Dr. Garel is a well-known academic speaker and is a past President of the Wyoming Dental Association. He has also been the Assistant Chief of Surgery at DePaul Hospital in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Dr. Garel has been a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of the American Dental Association. In his spare time, he likes to ski, golf, and go four wheeling.

*Independent contractor to ClearChoice

Career Highlights

BA – University of Colorado

DDS – University of Colorado

Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Member of the American Dental Association

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