Chuck Bauer, D.D.S.
Charles Bauer, DDS is a Hastings native and life-long Nebraska resident. He is a graduate of The University of Nebraska at Lincoln and earned his Doctor of Dentistry from the University of Nebraska, College of Dentistry in 1977. Following Dental College, he moved back to Hastings, purchased Dr. Loren Becks dental practice, and became partners with Dr. Robert Howard. Dr. Jeff Howard joined the practice in 1982, to establish, “Howard, Bauer and Howard Dental Practice.”
Dr. Bauer has always been very diligent in staying current with cutting edge dental technology and procedures. In fact, Dr. Bauer is often the first dental professional in the state to introduce the most advanced dental technologies. For example, he was one of the first dentists in Nebraska to computerize his office in the early 1990’s, he also brought in Laser Dentistry, CAD CAM Crown and Bridge, minimal oral conscious sedation for anxious patients and more recently 3-D Cone-Beam X-rays and digital full mouth scanning. Dr. Bauer not only provides General Dentistry but also offers Orthodontics, Wisdom Teeth Extractions, Root Canals and Invisalign Clear Aligners.
Dr. Bauer is currently affiliated with the University of NE Dental College mentoring program, Hastings Community Hygiene and Dental Assisting Programs and sits on the Nebraska Board of Dentistry.
Jeff Howard, D.D.S.
Jeff Howard, D.D.S., is a third generation dentist, whom also hails from Hastings and (except for his year spent in Rochester, New York) is a lifelong Nebraska resident. He graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 1982 and completed a general practice residency in 1986 from Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. Dr. “SARGEANT” Howard, served as a medic with the Nebraska Air National Guard from 1978-1986, followed by time in the Inactive Ready Reserves.
Through the years, Dr. Howard has served on various boards and committees in his church and within the Hastings community.
“Since the death of my father (Dr. Robert Howard), it has been a pleasure and inspiration working along side an innovator like Dr. Bauer. Keeping pace with the ever-changing field of dentistry is challenging and exciting at the same time.”
Dr. Howard is a member in good standing of the American Dental Association, Nebraska Dental Association and Adams County Dental Association and has held positions at both the state and local levels.
Stephanie Svoboda, D.D.S.
Dr. Stephanie Cobb Svoboda is our Dentist at our Doniphan location. She earned her undergraduate degree at Chadron State College and her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln. She provides the latest in comprehensive dental services for the entire family. She takes appointments at Doniphan Dental Services on Tuesdays and sometimes Fridays. Stephanie is married to Chance and they has a baby girl, Leah. Her family lives in Lawrence, NE and she also has a dental practice in Superior, NE.