Dr. Soben was born in Wichita Falls and moved to Abilene, TX, as a child. He attended Cooper High School, where he was involved in football and many scholastic activities. After studying biology at Texas Tech University, Dr. Soben began his four-year dental education at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, one of the best dental schools in the country. After graduation in 2003, he moved back to Abilene and became partners with Dr. Bourland.
Married with three children, Dr. Soben is a volunteer coach and Sunday School teacher, and his kids are active in soccer, football, baseball, basketball, piano, and choir. He enjoys such water activities as skiing, boating, water parks, and swimming. He also attends many high school and college sporting events in town.
Dr. Soben is a member of the Texas Dental Association, the 17th District Dental Society, and a past president of the Dental Society. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and was voted Top Dentist by colleagues.
Dr. Bourland was born and raised in Abilene, Texas. He graduated from Abilene High School in 1988. He did his undergraduate work at Texas Tech University, majoring in Biology. In 1996, Dr. Bourland received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he received the prestigious Kenneth D. Rudd Award for Excellence in Clinical Dentistry.
He is a member of the 17th District Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Bourland has served as Delegate, Vice President, and President in the 17th District.
Dr. Bourland is married to his high school sweetheart and they have three children. He loves his faith, his family, sports, and the outdoors.
Born and reared in Eastland, TX, Dr. Bowles 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.
In 2007 Dr. Bowles completed his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Womack Army Medical Center in North Carolina. He served in the U.S. Army for eight years and received the Army Commendation Medal and The Army Achievement Medal twice—once for Meritorious Service at the 121st Combat Support Hospital in the Republic of Korea and once for Valor during the November 5, 2009, terrorist attack in Fort Hood, TX.
Dr. Bowles’ passion and expertise in oral surgery (such as dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, and oral soft tissue grafting) also extends to facial cosmetics and facial surgery, including the repair of injuries sustained from Facial Trauma, Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate Deformities, the Correction of Facial Deformities, Temporomandibular Joint Arthroscopy and Replacement Surgery.
In 2011 Dr. Bowles developed the Texas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery as an outreach to those who need advanced oral and facial care. Dr. Bowles is active in mission trips to Central and South America with Smiles International & Healing the Children Foundations, in which he surgically corrects Cleft Lip and Palate deformities in countries that do not have access to specialized surgery. In 2014 he developed the Bowles Foundation, a charitable organization to help Texas children and adults receive surgical correction of their craniofacial deformities.
Dr. Bowles was board certified in 2009 and is trained in all aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the National Dental Society of Anesthesiologists. A Fellow of the American Society of TMJ Surgeons, Dr. Bowles also is a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the Texas Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Texas Dental Association, and the Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He is proud of his Texas heritage and loves the outdoors. When he is not in the operating room, he enjoys hunting, fishing, ranching, and, most of all, spending time with his wife and children.
Dr. Johnathon Bogard was born and raised in Abilene, Texas. He attended the University of North Texas where he majored in biology. He then went on to acquire his dental degree from Texas A&M College of Dentistry where he was educated in the latest dental technology and techniques. Besides providing excellent clinical care, Dr. Bogard is committed to creating and fostering lifelong relationships with his patients. He understands that everyone is unique and deserves to receive individualized dental care.
As part of his education he served at external low income clinics to help those in need. Whether you’re looking for a new smile or you just need to get out of pain, he is here for you.
When he’s not in the office Dr. Bogard enjoys time with family and friends, going on runs with his dog Jax, fishing, and generally being outdoors