Doctors

Dr. John W. Epperson

A graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Dr. Epperson completed his undergraduate studies at Lubbock Christian University. Following dental school, he served as an officer and dentist in the Air Force for three years before settling in the Lubbock community.

A caring and committed professional and devoted student of modern dentistry, Dr. John Epperson is dedicated to his patient's dental health. He has practiced in Lubbock for over 20 years and is an active member of the South Plains District Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, and American Dental Association. After completing over 500 hours of continuing education and passing an examination covering a variety of subjects in the field of dentistry, Dr. Epperson also holds the designation of a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. He stays current with modern technology and dental materials by attending numerous hours of continuing education each year.

Dr. John Epperson and his wife, Becky, have two children, Travis and Cassie, and were thrilled to welcome two new grandchildren, Ellie and Cy in the Summer of 2009.


Dr. Travis Epperson

After achieving a BS in Biology at Lubbock Christian University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in December of 2000, Dr. Travis Epperson received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. A member in good standing of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, South Plains District Dental Society, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Epperson is a deeply embedded professional in the dental community, both locally and nationally. 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.


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!!