About Us

The Department of Dentistry has played an integral part in the total health care for persons seeking dental care in a hospital environment since 1968. The department is a member of the professional health care team at Howard University Hospital that provides for the total well-being of our patients.

The department is recognized locally, nationally and internationally as a primary treatment center for patients seeking comprehensive oral health care. The primary services offered are general dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dental hygiene services and limited orthodontic services are also available.

The department provides services to all patients, including the mentally and physically challenged in a state-of-the-art facility staffed by pleasant and caring professionals. We are committed to improving your oral health through service, education and research.

Staff

  • Andrea Marie Bonnick, D.D.S. Chair
  • Christian A. King, D.D.S., M.ED.
  • Edward A. Longwe, D.D.S.
  • Temidayo Adebimpe Obayomi, D.D.S.
  • Dentist: Andrea Marie Bonnick D.D.S. Chair

Medical Degree: Howard University College of Dentistry, 1990

Certification: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 2000

Residency: Howard University Hospital, 1994

Affiliation: A.D.A., A.B.O.M.S., A.A.O.M.S., I.A.O.M.S., D.C.S.O.M.S.

Specialties: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Interests: Treatment of diseases, injuries, tumors and deformities of the face and jaws.

  • Dentist: Christian A. King D.D.S., M.ED.

Medical Degree: Howard University College of Dentistry, 1980

Internship/Fellowship: General Dentistry, Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1981 Residency:

General Dentistry, Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1981

Specialties: General Dentistry

Interests: General Dentistry

  • Dentist: Edward A. Longwe, D.D.S

Medical Degree: Meharry Medical College, 2000

Internship/Fellowship: Meharry Medical College, 2002; Oral Surgical Institute, 2003

Certification: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Residency: Howard University Hospital, 2007

Affiliation: A.A.O.M.S.

Specialties: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Interests: Orthognathic Surgery, Dentoalveolar Surgery, Facial Trauma / Reconstruction,

  • Dentist: Temidayo Adebimpe Obayomi, D.D.S.

Medical Degree: Howard University College of Dentistry, 1983

Internship/Fellowship: Howard University Hospital; D.C. General Hospital, 1984

Residency: Howard University Hospital; D.C. General Hospital; V.A. Hospital, 1986

Specialties: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Interests: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery