Meet Dr. Howard Vincent

Dr Howard Vincent

Having proudly served the Charleston community for his entire professional career, Dr. Howard Vincent has earned the reputation of being one of the finest orthodontists in the area. He is trusted by generations of families and has created more than 10,000 beautiful smiles!

Since 1984, Dr. Vincent has provided the highest standard of care, which combines clinical expertise, innovative technology, and genuine care and personal service. Through his love of orthodontics, he is dedicated to making lifetime contributions toward his patients’ comfort, happiness, and self-esteem.


Dr. Vincent completed his undergraduate studies at Wofford College, where he was distinguished as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate. He completed his Bachelor of Science in three years with summa cum laude honors.

He attended dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina, where he obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Vincent finished with multiple awards, including membership in the honorary national dental society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

To complete his formal education, Dr. Vincent attended the University of Florida’s orthodontic program, where he received his specialty certificate in orthodontics in 1984.

Dr. Vincent is a proud graduate of Advanced Education in Orthodontics (AEO), an elite group of clinicians who have completed a two-year continuing education course on achieving excellence in orthodontic treatment. Graduates focus on how to correct the bite as well as provide a beautiful smile.

Dr. Vincent believes orthodontics is a health science as well as a cosmetic one. His approach to treatment is to utilize proven methods in the development of optimal diagnosis and treatment planning for each patient.

Dr. Vincent is the author of several publications and has lectured colleagues and study groups on innovative treatments and technologies in orthodontics. He opens his office for shadowing and encourages students of all ages who aspire to a career in orthodontics to visit. He believes strongly in helping others achieve their goals.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Vincent is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, and South Carolina Association of Orthodontists. He is also an active member of several study groups whose goals are to provide excellence in dental healthcare. He has served as president of MUSC alumni association, as well as The University of Florida’s alumni association.

Personal Life

Since 1984, Dr. Vincent has resided in Charleston. He and his wife Judy have three children: Paul, Daniel, and Walker. Other than orthodontics, his passions include playing golf and grilling.


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