About Your Dentist

Afton Cowen, DMD

"My favorite part of practicing dentistry is getting to know each patient and developing a relationship with them and their family. I strive to treat all of my patients the same way I would want my family to be treated by always providing quality and compassionate care."

My Mission

My goal is to equip my patients with the knowledge to make informed decisions regarding their oral healthcare. I do all that I can to provide a positive dental experience at each and every dental visit!

Education

After graduating with honors from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Dr. Cowen went on to complete her dental education at the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine. She also completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program with Lutheran Medical Center.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Cowen is a small-town girl at heart, originally from Fort Valley, Georgia. After dental school, she married her college sweetheart, and has been blessed with energetic twin boys. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and her hobbies include cooking, arts and crafts, DIY projects, and reading.

Kevin Bolden, DDS

"I believe in treating my patients like my own family… respecting your time with gentle and friendly care."

My Mission

"As my patient, you can expect me to listen carefully to your needs, desires, and concerns as I prepare your treatment plan. My team and I will work with you to make your smile dreams come true. I will provide compassionate, comprehensive, high-quality dentistry, using the latest state-of-the-art equipment in a relaxed, caring atmosphere."

Education

Alabama State University, Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry – Montgomery, AL

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Nashville, TN

Meharry Medical College, Residency – Nashville, TN

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Bolden is currently an active member of the American Dental Association and National Dental Association. He has successfully completed the Institute for Diversity in Leadership Program through the ADA.

Life & Hobbies

An Alabama native, Dr. Bolden and his wife enjoy raising their daughters and staying active in local organizations. In his spare time, Dr. Bolden likes going to both church and the movies, as well as playing basketball with his girls. He is a huge sports fan, and he loves cheering on his favorite sports teams. Dr. Bolden's favorite sports teams are the University of Alabama's "Roll Tide" and the Atlanta Braves.

Achievements & Awards

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • Dean's List
  • Omicron Omicron Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society Certificate and Letter of Honor

Volunteer & Service Experience

  • National Health Service Corps
  • Volunteer dentistry for military members and medically-underserved regions in Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas
  • Clinical professor at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center