Dr. Loyd Dowd | Dentist in Tyler TX


Dr. Loyd DowdDr. Loyd Dowd carries with him a clear vision –to help fearful and anxious patients receive the dental care they need essential to quality of life and overall well being. Through extensive education and training, Dr. Dowd has established his niche in the field of dentistry. Meeting rigorous requirements, Dr. Dowd earned a Mastership from the College of Sedation in Dentistry and also earned a Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. These certifications make Dr. Dowd uniquely qualified to both place and restore dental implants under Twilight Sleep IV Sedation for East Texas as well as patients from all over Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. If you’re looking for a dentist in Tyler TX, look no further than Dr. Dowd.


A lifelong learner, Dr. Dowd holds several degrees including:

  • BS Biology – University of Texas at Arlington
  • Pharmacology Fellowship – University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, M.D. Anderson Hospital Cancer Center
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery – University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston
  • Fellowship – International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry – Advanced Laser Certification
  • University of Texas at San Antonio Dental Implant Continuum
  • International Dental Implant Association Continuum
  • University of Southern California School of Dentistry – Anesthesiology
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology – Master of Conscious Sedation


Dr. Dowd’s pursuit of higher learning includes over 1600 hours of continuing education in many different areas. He continues to research and incorporate new advancements into his practice and remains at the forefront of dentistry through professional memberships in the following organizations:

  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • East Texas Dental Society
  • Smith County Dental Society
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry

When he’s not caring for patients, you’ll find Dr. Dowd playing lead guitar (and several other instruments) for The Vikings. He loves playing guitar in his church orchestra, photography, riding his Harley Davidson Road King with his wife, and spending time with their two Yorkshire Terriers.


International Dental Implant Association
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Texas Dental Association
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Have additional questions? Call Now: (903) 597-2201
At Tyler Dental Care, we work hard to provide exceptional dental care. Led by Dr. Loyd Dowd, our team of professionals serves patients from Tyler, Texas as well as the surrounding East Texas area. Considered by some as the best dentist in Tyler TX, we provide advanced procedures such as dental implants, Six-Month-Smiles, implant supported dentures, CEREC one visit crowns, much more effective IV sedation dentistry and bone grafting. Call (903) 597-2201 to schedule your appointment or click here to request an appointment online. Please note a free consultation is not a substitute for a complete dental exam.