Meet the Doctors


Braces and Invisalign are simply tools… your smile is created by the expert skills of our doctors and our team.

Orthodontics is a rapidly advancing field and Drs Ryan and Van Nowlin believe it is their responsibility to stay skilled in the most current science and technology available. Both doctors are Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics – having two board certified orthodontists in the practice is just one of many things that set us apart.

Ryan Nowlin D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Ryan Nowlin, a native of Tulsa, is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. He earned his Master of Science degree (MS) in Orthodontics from the University of Oklahoma, where he had previously received both his Bachelor and Dental (DDS) degrees. Among other achievements, Dr. Nowlin has been recognized for his research and was presented the Award of Excellence for the study of the craniofacial complex by the American Association of Orthodontists. He is highly involved in continuing education and was president of the Oklahoma Orthodontics Society.

Van L. Nowlin D.D.S., M.S.D.

Dr. Van Nowlin graduated from Oklahoma State University. He received his dental degree (DDS) and orthodontic degree (MSD) from Baylor College of Dentistry. After completing his education, he and his wife, Janice, moved back home to Tulsa. Dr. Nowlin is a past president of the Oklahoma Society of Orthodontists and he enjoys being a Clinical Professor in the Graduate Orthodontic Department at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.


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