About Us:

We are excited to welcome you to our orthodontic offices located in Bixby, Glenpool, and Tulsa OK . At Nowlin Orthodontics, you will find a warm and inviting environment for adults and children. You will find orthodontists who offer an extraordinary level of care and service. We pride ourselves on our honesty and patient respect, and promise you premier orthodontic expertise, as both Dr. Ryan Nowlin and Dr. Van Nowlin have completed the rigorous testing required to be American Board Certified orthodontists.

Nowlin Orthodontics is also the first to offer Acceledent, an orthodontic acceleration system which makes treatment in braces and Invisalign faster than ever before.

Our goal is provide you or your child the finest orthodontic care. By combining Invisalign, clear ceramic & friction-free braces, and the latest in orthodontic technology with the expertise of board certified orthodontists, we can ensure that you will receive the most affordable, comfortable, and efficient care available.

Now is the time to find out how our office can help you. We look forward to meeting you and are excited for the opportunity to create a smile that will last you a lifetime!

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Ryan Nowlin is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. He earned his Master of Science degree (MS) in the specialty of 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 is an active member of multiple local and national dental study groups.

Dr. Nowlin and his wife, Ailee, are both native Tulsans and are proud to be serving their home town community.

Meet Our Staff

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Stacey joined our team in July of 2013. She has been in the orthodontic field since 2000 and has knowledge in just about every aspect of our office. She loves the parent and patient interaction, and her goal is to make you feel welcome and informed at every visit. She really believes both Dr. Ryan Nowlin and Dr. Van Nowlin make a difference in their patient's lives. She feels she is blessed to work in a field where she can help people build self-esteem and improve confidence and she always looks forward to meeting new patients at their first appointment.

When she's not helping families at the office, Stacey enjoys time with her own family. She married to her amazing husband in May 2000 and now have two boys together. Their oldest son is involved with band and drama, and their youngest is into any and every kind of sport. Needless to say, Stacey stays busy at home and loves being supportive in her children's activities.

Ann is a native of Oklahoma. She began her career as a orthodontic assistant in 1983. After moving to the Tulsa area, she started working for Dr. Van Nowlin. She has worked for him a number of years and was happy when Dr. Ryan Nowlin joined his father in 2003 and the orthodontic practice became known as Nowlin Orthodontics.
It has been wonderful for her to work with such a great team and she has seen many changes in orthodontics. Ann says it is rewarding to have fun while building confidence, seeing transformation on the journey to achieving excellent results and great smiles.
Over the years, Ann has enjoyed many different hobbies such as archery and rifle bench rest competitions, boating, gardening, folk art painting, and sewing to name a few. She still enjoys reading, watching movies and getting together with friends.

Alwyn is one of the first people you meet when you come into our office. She has been a part of this great team since 2013. She has worked with insurance companies since 2008 and loves to be the patients advocate. She enjoys providing the highest level of customer service in coordinating insurance and financial arrangements. She also enjoys building relationships with the families of Nowlin Orthodontics and hopes to make your day when you call or visit her at the front desk.
She's happily married to Daniel and they have a dog, Zoey. She enjoys coaching Special Olympics and teaching the kids at her church, Lifechurch.tv. Alwyn and Daniel love to spend their time with family, friends and a nice weekend at the lake on their jet ski.

Wendy is the Daily Operations Coordinator for Nowlin Orthodontics. She is responsible for providing support in all areas of the office. Wendy has been an Orthodontic Assistant since 1993 and obtained her certification in 1999. She joined Nowlin Orthodontics in 2014.

Wendy enjoys being able to provide a pleasant orthodontic experience and quality care to the patients and their families from the beginning of treatment to the end. You may often see her helping out in the front office or in the clinic assisting the doctor and her teammates.

Wendy lives with her husband Monalito; daughter, Mya and their schnauzer, Max. They also have a son, Myles, who lives in Jenks. Wendy and her family have been an active part of the Tulsa Soccer community since their son was a toddler. She loves traveling, music, going to concerts and spending time with her family and friends.

Dawn Kittelson has been in the Dental/Orthodontic field since 1992. Dawn was born and raised in Illinois. She moved to Oklahoma in July of 2014 for warmer weather. She joined the Nowlin Orthodontic Team in August of 2014.

Dawn has enjoyed creating beautiful smiles because a smile is everything. Dawns favorite part of her job is putting braces on and watching a smile progress until the removal and a smile is revealed!

Dawn is married with one beautiful daughter and two dogs. She enjoys watcher her daughter play softball, running or being at the gym. Most of all she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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