Meet Dr. Curtis J. Bowman

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Curtis J. Bowman

Dr. Bowman began his private practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2004, and has been located in north central Oklahoma for his entire career.  He specializes in treatment of both children and adults.

Dr. Bowman completed his dental school education at the University of Detroit-Mercy in 1998.  He then completed two years at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in a surgical internship.  He completed his surgical training with a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, and was Chief Resident from June 2003 to July 2004.

Dr. Bowman received his certification from the National Dental Board of Anesthesia in 2005 and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in 2006 and regularly participates in continuing education both as a lecturer and participant.

Dr. Bowman has served as president of the Oklahoma State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and associated clinical professor at University of Oklahoma Medical Center.  He currently holds an elected position as board member of the Oklahoma State Board of Dentistry.

Dr. Bowman practices the full scope of his specialty and maintains privileges at several peer-reviewed hospitals. 

Education:

                University of Oklahoma Medical Center
                Oklahoma City, OK
                Residency Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
                7/00-7/04
                Certificate

               University of Pennsylvania
                Philadelphia, PA
                Internship Oral and Maxillofacial/General Surgery
                6/98—6/00
                Certificate

                University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry
                Detroit, MI
                Dental School
                8/94—5/98
                DDS conferred 5/98

                Michigan State University
                Lyman-Briggs College of Science
                East Lansing, MI
                Undergraduate
                 9/90—6/94
                Honorary B.S. Physiology/Lyman-Briggs conferred 6/94

                Owosso Public Schools
                Owosso, MI
                9/86—6/90
                Honor graduate 6/90

Honors/Awards:

Diplomate American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2006)

Chief Resident, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Oklahoma Medical Center (6/03-6/04)

Certificate of Residency, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Oklahoma Medical Center (6/04)          

Outstanding Presenter, University of Oklahoma Medical Center Scientific Day (5/03, 5/04)

Fellow American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists (2004)

Fellow National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (2004)

Certificate of Internship, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital of the University of  Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (6/99, 6/00)

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award (4/98)

American Association of Operative Dentists Award (4/98)

Dean’s List, University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry

 Dean’s List, Michigan State University

Internships/Externships:

                6/98—7/00:          Internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                                                Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

                                                Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

                                                Philadelphia, PA

                8/97:                      Externship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                                                Detroit-Receiving Hospital

                                                Detroit, MI              

                12/96—1/97:       Externship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                                                Case-Western Reserve

                                                Cleveland, OH

Lectures/Teaching Experiences

3/15:      Updates on MRONJ

               Garfield County Dental Society

               Enid, OK

4/14:      Obstructive Sleep Apnea:  Diagnosis and Management

               Garfield County Dental Society

               Enid, OK

11/13:    Lecture:  Principles of Tissue Grafting

               Garfield County Dental Society

               Enid, OK

5/12:      Lecture:  Update on Third Molar Surgery

                Garfield County Dental Society

                Enid, OK

11/11:    Lecture:  Surgery in the Presence of Anti-coagulant Therapy

                Garfield County Dental Society

                Enid, OK      

12/07:    Lecture:  Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws

                Woodward County Dental Society

                Woodward, OK

9/07:      Lecture:  Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws

                Garfield County Dental Society      

                Enid, OK

5/07:      Lecture:  Preoperative Evaluation of the Geriatric Patient

                Oklahoma Dental Association 2007 Annual Session

                Oklahoma City, OK

1/06:      Lecture:  Pathology of Cancer

                Garfield County Dental Society

                Enid, OK

11/05:    Lecture:  Contemporary Scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                Woodward County Dental Society

                Woodward, OK

5/04:      Poster/Case presentation:  Patient-Specific Prosthetic Temporomandibular Joint
               Reconstruction

              for Progressive Condylar Resorption

                University of Oklahoma Medical Center

                Oklahoma City, OK

8/03:      Lecture:  Hemifacial Microsomia

                University of Oklahoma Medical Center

                Oklahoma City, OK

5/03:      Poster/Case presentation:  Mini Dental Implants

                University of Oklahoma Medical Center

                Oklahoma City, OK

5/03:      Abstract:  Mini Dental Implants

                Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Meeting

                San Antonio, TX

3/03:      Lecture:  Archiving Digital Photographs
               University of Oklahoma Medical Center
               Oklahoma City, OK

12/02:    Lecture:  Contemporary Imaging of the Craniomandibular apparatus
                University of Oklahoma Medical Center
                Oklahoma City, OK

10/02:    Abstract:  Correlation of Maxillary Sinus Disease and Facial Form
                Annual Meeting AAOMS
                Chicago, IL

3/02:      Lecture:  Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation
               University of Oklahoma Medical Center
               Oklahoma City, OK

10/01:    Lecture:  Management of the Emergent Airway
               University of Oklahoma Medical Center
               Oklahoma City, OK

6/01:      Lecture:  Bone Morphogenic Protein and Bone Grafting
                University of Oklahoma Medical Center
                Oklahoma City, OK

3/01:      Lecture:  Central Giant Cell Granuloma
                University of Oklahoma Medical Center
                Oklahoma City, OK

7/00:      Lecture:  Suture Techniques and Materials
                University of Oklahoma Medical Center
                Oklahoma City, OK

4/00:      Lecture:  Radiotherapy:  Principles and Management
                Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept of OMFS
                Philadelphia, PA           

12/99:    Lecture:  Soft Tissue Trauma and Healing
                Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept of OMFS
                Philadelphia, PA 

9/99:      Lecture:  Hemangioma vs AVM
                Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept of OMFS
                Philadelphia, PA

4/99:      Abstract:  Ketamine Ointment in the Treatment of Chronic Facial Pain ICOMS
               International Meeting
               Washington, D.C.

11/98:    Lecture:  Synovial Chondromatosis
               Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept of OMFS
               Philadelphia, PA

11/98:    Lecture:  Surgical Correction of Cleft Lip and Palate
               University of Detroit-Mercy, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
                Detroit, MI

5/97—5/98:  Teaching Assistant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
                        University of Detroit-Mercy, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
                         Detroit, MI

1/97—5/98:  Teaching Assistant in Gross Anatomy and Dissection
                        University of Detroit-Mercy, Dept of Biomedical Sciences
                        Detroit, MI

 11/96:    Lecture:  Management of Pediatric Pulmonary Disorders
                                 University of Detroit-Mercy, Dept of Pediatric Dentistry
                                 Detroit, MI

  6/96:      Lecture:  Use of MRI, EEG, and PET in Diagnosis of  Seizure Disorders
                                  University of Detroit-Mercy, Dept of Biomedical Sciences
                                   Detroit, MI

Research/Publications:

4/12:     Comparison Long Term Stability of FPD vs Implant Supported Restoration: 
               Review of Literature
               PBHS Newsletter                                           

7/08:     Cone Beam Computed Tomography
               PBHS Newletter

5/08:     Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
              PBHS Newsletter

6/04:     Case Report:  Osteoma of the Cranio-maxillofacial skeleton: 
               Report of Three Cases and Review of Current Literature
               Submitted 7/04 for publication JOMS

10/02:     Research:  Correlation of Maxillary Sinus Disease with Facial Form
                 Abstract accepted to AAOMS Annual Meeting 10/02
                 (previously accepted 9/01 annual meeting)

9/99:         Case Report:  Transport Osteodistraction in Reconstruction of Post-traumatic
                  Deformities:  3 Separate Cases
                  “Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma”
                                              
9/98:        Research:  Ketamine Ointment in Managing Facial Pain
                 Abstract accepted to ICOMS International Meeting 4/99

9/97—4/98:  Research:  Resilient Liners for Removable Oral Prosthetic Appliances

7/97:         Literature Review:  Transmandibular Implant System in the Edentulous and
                   Atrophic Mandible
                   Submitted for publication Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 7/97

Memberships/Affiliations/Licensures:

  • Member Oklahoma State Board of Dentistry (7/15-present)
  • President Oklahoma Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2009-2011)
  • Vice President/President elect Oklahoma Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2007-2009 )
  • Secretary/Treasurer Oklahoma Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2005-2007)
  • Diplomate American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2006-present)
  • Fellow American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2000-present)
  • Fellow American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2005-present)           
  • Member International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2005-present)
  • Fellow American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists (2004-present)           
  • Fellow National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (2004-present)
  • Member Oklahoma Dental Association (2001-present)
  • Member Garfield County Dental Society (2005-present)
  • Fellow Oklahoma Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2004-present)
  • Member American Dental Association (1994-present)
  • Oklahoma Dental Licensure (2001-present)
  • Arkansas Dental Licensure (2004-present)