Howard J. Garel

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon*

As a healthcare operation, ClearChoice Dental Implant Center of Denver is temporarily only seeing patients for essential and non-elective dental care, in compliance with the Colorado state order. Other needs can be scheduled for dates after the order expires. Your health and well-being is our top priority, and we look forward to helping you with your dental needs at the appropriate time.

Essential Dental Care: If you are experiencing severe dental pain, infection, or trauma, please call 303-988-3824 during business hours. For after-hours emergencies, call 303-370-9133.

At the ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Denver, you’ll notice our passion for transforming smiles as soon as you walk through the door. We’ve helped thousands of patients restore their confidence and dental health. Our doctors and clinical staff at ClearChoice Denver bring together expertise and teamwork to meet the unique needs of each patient.

Located in the Denver Tech Center, our innovative facility offers a more convenient process for long–term tooth replacement. We focus on full mouth dental implants, as well as multiple and single tooth implants. Let us show you why thousands have chosen ClearChoice for dental implants in Denver, CO. Our team is waiting to welcome you to our center and help you take the first step toward a new smile.

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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