- Jason Bowling, D.D.S., was raised in Parkersburg, WV and graduated from Parkersburg South High School in 1996. He attended Virginia Tech and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry/Biotechnology in 2001. During his curriculum, he was awarded a fellowship to conduct research at Fralin Biotechnical Center and then spent a year working for TechLab, Inc., a private biotechnology company associated with Virginia Polytechnical Institute (Virginia Tech). After deciding to dedicate his future to the field of healthcare, Dr. Bowling was accepted into West Virginia University School of Dentistry and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2005.
Dr. Bowling is an active volunteer for the Mission of Mercy projects and served on the steering committee for the Parkersburg Mission of Mercy that took place in August 2009.
Dr. Bowling is an active member of the American Dental Association, the West Virginia Dental Association, and the Blennerhassett Dental Society. Dr. Bowling has served as Secretary-Treasurer and as Vice President of the Blennerhassett Dental Society.
Dr. Bowling grew up playing most team sports including basketball, football, and soccer. He enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, backpacking, hunting, and fishing in the great state of West Virginia.
Updated: 02/11/2013 - Michelle Lynch-Bowling, D.D.S., is originally from Martinsburg, West Virginia. She graduated from Martinsburg Senior High School in the top ten of her class. She then attended Boston College and graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Biology in 2002. It was at Boston College where Dr. Lynch-Bowling found an interest in dentistry. She worked for East Boston Neighborhood Health Center as a dental assistant in the pediatric clinic two days a week and it was there where she considered making dentistry a career. Dr. Lynch-Bowling continued her post-graduate education at West Virginia University School of Dentistry where she graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2006. Dr. Lynch-Bowling was instrumental in bringing the Mission of Mercy project to Parkersburg. She served on the steering committee and spent many hours in the planning of the project, as well as donating her time clinically. She was granted, The Spirit of Wood County Award, for her community achievements associated with the Mission of Mercy project. Dr. Lynch-Bowling met her husband, Dr. Jason Bowling, in Morgantown, and they were married in her hometown of Martinsburg, WV in the spring of 2006. They have a son, Jay and daughter Malaya, who keep them happily busy away from the office.
Updated: 09/11/2012 - If you are a WV resident and want to quit your dirty little habit, you may be eligible to receive free patches, gum, lozenges, and BACC Off (no tobacco chew).
Posted: 08/29/2012 - If you suffer from bad breath, you are not alone.
Posted: 01/25/2012 - If you are a WV resident and want to quit your dirty little habit, you may be eligible to receive free patches, gum, lozenges, and BACC Off.
Posted: 11/09/2011 - Low-income communities with a high number of people lacking access to fresh, healthy produce are considered 'food deserts.' The founders of a grocery store on wheels want to tackle the problem.
Posted: 06/07/2011 - New technology and therapy have made it possible for some people with spinal cord injuries to rejuvenate the movement in their legs, helping them to take some major steps.
Updated: 05/23/2011 - A new study in the Journal Pediatrics says nearly a million children visits to a pediatrician ends with an unnecessary prescription for antibiotics.
Posted: 05/10/2011 - This week marks Women's Health week, a good time to remind moms that even though they take care of others, they need to take care of themselves.
Posted: 04/20/2011 - Feeling stuffed up, tired, listless? Blaming it on a cold or spring allergies? Maybe it's sinusitis.
Posted: 04/12/2011 - Can the social network help people get through tough times, such as a diagnosis of breast cancer, or dealing with some tough mental problems?
Posted: 03/14/2011 - Ninette Sosa has some facts on surviving an earthquake's aftermath in Monday's Health Minute.
Updated: 03/07/2011 - A smoke-free home and work environment may be key to a healthy pregnancy.