Our Mission

At Bowling Family Dentistry we believe complete health happiness and quality of life depend on proper oral health and function. We strive to promote and maintain our patient’s overall health and wellbeing by providing excellent dental care in the most comfortable and caring manner. Our desire is to guide our patient family to a healthy forever smile inside and out. We believe in a higher standard of care so our patients can have a comfortable mouth and confident smile that can truly last a lifetime.

We work together as a team to provide a positive dental experience for our patients in a compassionate environment. Our goal is to make every interaction our patients have with our office a pleasant one. We seek to improve ourselves everyday so we can provide the most advance care with the latest technology to our community. We strive for excellence not only in the quality of our dental procedures but also in relationships with our patients. We want all whom we treat to feel like part of our patient family.

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  • Dr.
    Bob Bowling

    Dr. Bob Bowling is a dedicated Gridley dentist who is experienced in a number of cosmetic and general dental treatments. He graduated from BYU and found a bright passion for dentistry during his time there. Following up on his keen interest in the field, he attended the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.

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  • "Dr. Bowling's office is positive and welcoming. I am 67 years old, so I have been to several dentists. Dr. Bowling is the best dentist I have gone to. He is gentle, explains what he is doing during the procedure, and is very professional. I highly recommend Dr. Bowling for those looking for a great dentist."
    ELmer B.
  • "Great dentist! The hygienist is great too. My husband and I have both had wonderful experiences at Dr. Bowling's office. They do wonderful work and make you feel comfortable. I wouldn't go anywhere else."
    Mandi M.
  • "I just started going to Bowling Family Dentistry this past month and they have exceeded my expectations! I had a cleaning earlier this month and just had a crown put on today. I have always had a fear of going to the dentist, but they made it a very pleasant experience for me. Everyone in the office has been so kind and they make going to the dentist a good experience. I would highly recommend Bowling Family Dentistry to anyone looking for a great dentist!"
    Alles R.

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

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  • Root Canal Treatment

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  • Fillings

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Dentistry

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  • Same-Day Crowns

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  • Digital X-Rays

    X-rays are one of the most important parts of a dental exam, and can help medical professionals detect problems long before they are visible to the naked eye, including early tooth decay, gum disease, abscesses, and abnormal growths. Benefits of Digital X-rays Easy to obtain Digital X-rays are obtained ...

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  • Intraoral Camera

    Slightly bigger than a pen, an intraoral camera is an innovative tool that can take up-close pictures of teeth, gums, and other hard-to-reach places in the mouth. Intraoral cameras can help dentists detect dental issues like tooth decay, periodontal disease, and oral cancers. Benefits of using an intraoral ...

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7:00 am-3:00 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm


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