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Howard B. Kay, DDS

Howard B. Kay, DDS

Educational Excellence
Dr. Howard Kay received his undergraduate education at the University of Florida and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from Emory University School of Dentistry. Following a two-year tour as a dental officer in the United States Navy, he completed his postdoctoral residency at Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry, where he received his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Prosthetic Dentistry.

International Recognition
Dr. Kay is internationally recognized for his work in prosthetic, implant and esthetic reconstruction. He has lectured extensively at all levels, including international forums and specialty programs—notably presentations to The Academy of Osseointegration, The American College of Prosthodontics/American Academy of Periodontology Joint Meeting, The Italian Society of Periodontology, The Japan Academy of Implant Dentistry, and The International Symposium of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry—and implant training programs and symposia. He was one of only five clinicians invited to lecture at Osaka 2000, a Pan-Asian meeting on Prosthodontics in the New Millennium.

Noted Textbook Author
Dr. Kay, working with Dr. Keough and periodontists Marvin M. Rosenberg and Robert L. Holt, co-wrote Periodontal & Prosthetic Management of Advanced Cases, a landmark dental reconstruction textbook that is being used in dental schools today. He has also authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed dental journals, including The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry and Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry.

Industry Leader
Dr. Kay and Dr. Keough are pioneers in the use of CAD/CAM technology to establish BIO-HIP Zirconia, the strongest of all ceramic materials, as the material of choice for creation of both esthetically beautiful and durable restorations.

Palm Beach Dental Pioneer
In 1973, Dr. Kay established Palm Beach Prosthodontics, the first practice in Palm Beach County limited to prosthetic dentistry.

Educational Innovator
At Nova Southeastern University School of Dentistry, Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professors Drs. Kay and Keough established the curriculum for the school’s first Periodontal-Prosthetic program. Dr. Kay has also served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Graduate Prosthodontics at the Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry and the University Of Florida College Of Dentistry.

Professional Memberships
Academy of Osseointegration; Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity; American College of Dentists—Fellow; American College of Prosthodontists; American Dental Association; American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Southeast Dental Division; Atlantic Coast District Dental Society; Central Palm Beach County Dental Society; Florida Dental Association; Florida Prosthodontic Association.