Dr. Matthew Fowlkes, DMD

Dr. Matthew Fowlkes, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Matthew Fowlkes, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Ruston, LA and has been practicing for 4 years. He practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

Oral Surgery Associates- Ruston/Monroe, LA

620 S Trenton St

Ruston, LA 71270
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Fowlkes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fowlkes "Dr. Fowlkes practices full scope oral surgery in Monroe and Ruston, Louisiana. Dr. Fowlkes is board certified and maintains full hospital privileges."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fowlkes "Matthew Fowlkes, DMD, MD was born in Amory, MS. He graduated from Amory High School and then attended Mississippi State University. Dr. Fowlkes graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Fowlkes attended dental school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. After graduating dental school he started medical school and his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in New Orleans at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. After graduating from medical school Dr. Fowlkes completed an internship in general surgery at LSUHSC. During Dr. Fowlkes' last year or residency he served as chief resident of OMFS and married his wife Krista. Once residency was completed Dr. Fowlkes took a position with Oral Surgery associates of Northeast Louisiana in Monroe, LA and Ruston, LA. Dr. Fowlkes enjoys practicing all aspects of oral surgery. He performs dentoalveolar and implant surgeries in both of his offices. He enjoys treating pathology as well as cosmetic and dentofacial deformities. Many of these surgeries are performed at one of the hospitals he as privileges, St. Francis, P&S, and Monroe Surgical. Dr. Fowlkes also has a passion for trauma surgery after spending six years treating a multitude of trauma patients in New Orleans. Outside of work Dr. Fowlkes enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with his 3 young sons. Dr. Fowlkes also enjoys watching MSU and LSU sporting events of all kinds. For a consult with Dr. Fowlkes please call either one of his two offices or ask your dental or medical provider to facilitate a referral."
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1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

19  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Mississippi State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • University of Mississippi / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fowlkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fowlkes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fowlkes to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Fowlkes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Fowlkes & his staff impressed my family with the care provided our daughter in law. She was expecting our grandson at the time & had a wisdom tooth decaying under her gums making her very ill. We cannot express enough how knowledgeable he &his staff were. It was also comforting knowing...more
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I couldn't have asked for a better doctor for my oral surgery. This place is awesome!
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Dr. Fowlkes removed my daughter's wisdom teeth. He was very professional and courteous. We spent very little time in the waiting room and everything went very smoothly.
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I was referred to Dr. Fowlks by my Dentist to have a wisdom tooth removed. My husband was worried sick. I opted for an extraction and not sedated with anesthesia. I was in and out of his office in about 15 minutes, very little bleeding. That evening I asked my husband if he was going to make...more
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I recently broke a jaw tooth and my dentist was unavailable that day. I was in extreme pain and needed immediate care, they referred me to Dr. Fowlkes. I was apprehensive at having to have a tooth extracted, must less by a strange dentist. Dr. Fowlkes was very good at explaining the procedure and...more
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