Meet the Doctors

  Dr. John W. Epperson

  Dr. John Epperson grew up on a family farm located in Pampa, TX. After attending Lubbock Christian University, Dr. Epperson graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch at the Houston Medical Center. Following dental school, he served as an officer and dentist in the Air Force for three years before settling down in the Lubbock community. Dr. John Epperson has now practiced in Lubbock for over 30 years. 

  As a caring and committed professional, Dr. John Epperson is dedicated to his patient's dental health and overall well-being. Dr. Epperson is an active member of the South Plains District Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. Dr. Epperson is also a devoted student of modern dentistry and attends numerous continuing education opportunities to stay current with modern technology and dental materials. After completing over 500 hours of continuing education and passing an examination covering various subjects in the field of dentistry, Dr. Epperson became a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. 

In his free time Dr. John Epperson enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, swimming, bicycling, and running. He participates in triathlons, many of which are in Texas! Dr. John Epperson has two children, Dr. Travis and Cassie, both of whom are active in the dental field. Together with their spouses they have blessed the family with four amazing grandchildren. Dr. Travis and his wife Hollie with children Cy and Lila, Cassie and her husband T.J. with children Ellie and Maddie. All of whom live in Lubbock and enjoy the many benefits of west Texas. 


Dr. Travis L. Epperson

After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Lubbock Christian University with a B.S. in Biology, Dr. Travis Epperson attended the Baylor College of Dentistry where he obtained a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Epperson is a deeply embedded professional in the dental community, both locally and nationally. He is a member of the South Plains District Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He is currently enrolled in the Medical College of Georgia's renowned MAXI Course in Implant Dentistry. Dr. Travis Epperson enjoys practicing all aspects of Dentistry and is currently accepting new patients. He has a special interest in Implant Dentistry and Reconstructive Dentistry.

As natives of West Texas, Dr. Epperson and his wife, Hollie, have established their home and family in Lubbock. The Eppersons were blessed with their first child, a son, Cy in May of 2009. Withboth personal and professional interest in health and wellness, Dr. Epperson enjoys an active lifestyle. His favorite pass times include exercising, backpacking, scuba diving, fishing, and hunting. He and his familyare active members of South Plains Church of Christ.


Dr. Jordan D. Payne

Jordan D Payne was born and raised in Idalou, TX.  After graduating from Idalou High School, he attained a Biology degree from Abilene Christian University.  Jordan got his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas.  After working a year in the metroplex, Jordan has come back to the great city of Lubbock! Dr. Payne’s parents live in Lubbock and are cotton farmers in Crosby County. His little brother, Riley, is in his second year of Dental School in Dallas.  Jordan’s hobbies include spending time with friends and family, golfing, playing pickup basketball, walking his dog-Peanut, and going to Church.   

Dr. Payne enjoys practicing all aspects of dentistry and is beyond excited to be at the Epperson Dental Group!!