Meet The Doctor

Dr. J. Dylan Bowles

Dr. Bowles is originally from Eastland, Texas.  He played baseball at Ranger College, prior to attending Texas Tech University; where he completed his undergraduate study in Biochemistry.  He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. 

Dr. Bowles completed his residency, in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; in 2007, at Womack Army Medical Center; in North Carolina.  He served in the U.S. Army for eight years, and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal and The Army Achievement Medal twice while at Fort Hood; once for Meritorious Service at the 121st Combat Support Hospital, in the Republic of Korea; and once for Valor, during the November 5th Fort Hood, Texas terrorist attack. 

Dr. Bowles was Board Certified in 2009. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and National Dental Society of Anesthesiologists.  He is trained in all aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 

His passion and expertise includes not only oral surgery (such as dental  implants, wisdom teeth removal, and oral soft tissue grafting), but also Facial Surgery such as the repair of injuries sustained from Facial Trauma, Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate Deformities, the Correction of Facial Deformities,  Temporomandibular Joint Arthroscopy & Replacement Surgery, as well as Facial Cosmetics.  Dr. Bowles is a Fellow of the American Society of TMJ Surgeons and member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.  He is also a member of Texas Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Texas Dental Association, and Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

In 2011, Dr. Bowles developed Texas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery, with a vision to outreach to those who need advanced Oral & Facial care.

Dr. Bowles is active in mission trips to Central & South America with Smiles International & Healing the Children Foundations, in which he surgically corrects Cleft Lip & Palate deformities in countries that do not have access to such specialized surgery.  In 2014, he developed the Bowles Foundation which is a charitable organization to help Texas children and adults receive surgical correction of their craniofacial deformities. 

He is proud of his Texas heritage and loves the outdoors.  When he is not in the operating room, he escapes to enjoy nature.  He loves to hunt, fish, ranch, and most of all spend time with his wife and children.