About Dr. Cowan

GlenCowanR. Glen Cowan, Jr., D.M.D., M.S.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1982 from the University of Alabama, Dr. Cowan attended the University of Alabama School of Dentistry and earned his D.M.D. degree with honors in 1986. He was awarded a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics from the University of North Carolina in 1992 and opened his practice in Tuscaloosa following his graduation.

Dr. Cowan feels it is important to stay on the cutting-edge of orthodontics. Thus he is a member of many prestigious professional organizations. Dr. Cowan is a past president of the Sixth District Dental Society and the Alabama Association of Orthodontists. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Edward H. Angle Society, College of Diplomats of the American Board of Orthodontists, and the Southern Association of Orthodontists. In addition, Dr. Cowan was a part-time clinical instructor for over 10 years in the University of Alabama Orthodontic Department.

When not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Cowan enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening, and participating in community and church activities. He is married to his wife, Donna, and they have two sons, Will and Matt.