Daniel P. Cowley, DMD, MS

Dr. Cowley was born and raised in Eastern Utah. He completed his associate degree at the College of Eastern Utah in 2003, followed by a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah in 2005. Dr. Cowley attended the UNLV School of Dental Medicine in Las Vegas, where he completed both his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree and his residency in orthodontics. During his time at UNLV, Dr. Cowley was the Chief Resident of the orthodontic department and published an article in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics on thermoformed aligners. Shortly after completing his orthodontic residency, Dr. Cowley moved to New Mexico, where he has been in private practice for nearly a decade. Dr. Cowley is a Board Certified Orthodontist and a member of the American Association of Orthodontics® as well as the American Dental Association®.

Dr. Cowley and his wife, Cortney, have been together since 2001, and they have two fantastic children: Lexi and Hunter. Away from the office, Dr. Cowley and his family spend most of their free time in the outdoors: camping, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, riding ATVs or shooting archery. Dr. Cowley also has a passion for baseball, bowling, making log furniture and working on his classic car.

Tyler Jolley, DMD

Dr. Tyler Jolley is a certified orthodontist and periodontist who resides in Grand Junction with his family. Dr. Jolley graduated from Nova Southeastern University School of Dental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in 2002. He then completed a four-year orthodontic/periodontic residency at the University of Pennsylvania in June 2006. He opened Jolley Smiles soon after graduation.

Dr. Jolley enjoys lecturing internationally on temporary orthodontic implants. His research articles have also been published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. He serves on the Quest Cleft Palate Team of Grand Junction. He is also on the Board of Directors for Rimrock Seminars, a division of the Seattle Study Club. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists®, American Academy of Periodontology, Colorado Dental Association and American Dental Association®.

Dr. Jolley enjoys mountain biking, wake surfing, snowboarding, backpacking, bee keeping, farming (he owns a tractor now, so he thinks he is a farmer), bird hunting, fly fishing and writing young adult science fiction novels. His first two novels and one of his comic books have been published, with a few more on the way. He also loves spending time with his friends and family. He feels fortunate to be practicing in Colorado, and he enjoys the opportunity to serve the Western Slope.

Cover Model …

Dr. Jolley was selected to be on the cover of the Orthodontic Products Magazine for the month of August 2010!

Scholar …

Click on the following links to read articles on the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics website by Dr. Jolley:

Dr. Jolley’s Article #1
Dr. Jolley’s Article #2

Zachary P. Pitcher, DMD, MDS

Dr. Zachary Pitcher is a certified orthodontist who resides in Fruita with his family. Dr. Pitcher attended the University of Pittsburgh for dental school, graduating in 2005. He then completed a three-year orthodontic residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Dr. Pitcher is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Pitcher enjoys spending time outdoors with his family. He and his wife, Melanie, have three beautiful daughters. While in Memphis, Dr. Pitcher learned, among other things, the finer art of barbecuing. He also enjoys mountain biking, skiing and many other outdoor activities.