Howard Defaii, BA, DDS

Howard Defaii, BA, DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Defaii graduated from California State University in San Francisco with a degree in Biochemistry (Magna Cum Laude), where he received The Outstanding Academic Achievement Award and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

He received his doctorate in Dental Surgery from University of Southern California with multiple honors, including The Dental Ambassador Award and American Society of Dentistry for Children Certificate of Merit Award.

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With a commitment to delivering the highest level of advanced, comprehensive, and compassionate dental care, Dr. Defaii established his own practice in 1989.

As a member of a four-year cosmetic dentistry study club at the University of California in San Francisco School of Dentistry, Dr. Defaii has gained extended experience in this field as well. His ambitions lead him towards always extending and enhancing his knowledge in dentistry.

Dr. Defaii has built his reputation on getting to know his patients, carefully listening to their concerns, and then explaining in detail what procedures would be best for their needs. He is deeply concerned with providing patients with the highest level of comfort and quality care.


San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University

Bachelor’s Degree, Biochemistry
1984 - 1988
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

University of Southern California

University of Southern California

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dentistry
1984 - 1988
Honors: Omicron Kappa Upsilon

San Jose Smile Center - Dr Howard Defaii

Office Hours

MON - THU 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

FRI - SUN Closed


827 Blossom Hill Rd suite e-3,

San Jose, CA

Phone : (408) 227-5012
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