PAUL F. BOWERSOX, D.D.S.
Dr. Paul Bowersox feels humbled and honored that his patients trust him with their oral health. It is a special trust that he takes very seriously. Working with different people every day made Dr. Bowersox realize we are all basically the same, looking for happiness for our families and ourselves. He finds it is incredibly rewarding to change a person’s life by alleviating acute and chronic pain, or by giving someone confidence with a bright beautiful smile.
Dr. Bowersox feels extremely lucky to have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of his patients. He strives to treat each patient the way he would want someone in his own family to be treated. He gives the best he has and does the best job he possibly can each and every time.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Dr. Bowersox was raised in Westminster and is a 1979 graduate of Westminster High School. He attended Gettysburg College and received a Bachelor of Arts in biology in 1983. After college, Dr. Bowersox attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1987.
Dr. Bowersox served on active duty in the United States Navy Dental Corps from 1987 until 1991. His tours of duty included a general practice residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland; one year as the dental officer on the USS LaSalle AGF3 while forward deployed to the Persian Gulf; and onboard NAS Whiting Field in Milton, Florida. After release from active duty in 1991, Dr. Bowersox maintained his affiliation with the Naval Reserve and has been assigned a multitude of different tasks while attached to the Marine Corps Reserves.
These assignments have taken Dr. Bowersox all over the world to provide advanced dental care not only to Marines but to severely underserved people. These missions enabled him to bring back a multitude of experiences to his practice and provided many leadership opportunities that allowed Dr. Bowersox to rise to the rank of captain in the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Bowersox is excited by the tremendous advances in materials and techniques that make dentistry virtually pain-free today while providing strong, beautiful, long-lasting restorations. He is an alumnus of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He attended in order to stay up to date on the most recent advancements in aesthetic dentistry to provide the highest quality care and treatment possible. He has also completed training in ClearCorrect™ clear aligner orthodontics, and treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Dr. Bowersox and his wife Deb currently reside in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He enjoys and is passionate about playing golf, going to the beach, sports, working out, and spending time at home. He attends and is active with Gettysburg Presbyterian Church. His commitment to the Naval Reserve, his family, and his practice has kept him very busy over the past 23 years, and he wouldn’t have it any other way.