Dr. Laura's Orthodontics is a Leawood based orthodontist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality orthodontic care and do so using state-of-the-art orthodontic equipment.

As a local orthodontist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Laura and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 913-971-4159 and experience why our patients think Dr. Laura's Orthodontics is the best orthodontist in Leawood.

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Laura Bowden

Dr. Laura Bowden

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Master of Science
Specialist in Orthodontics
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, University of Florida

Dr. Bowden was born in Romania and came to the United States at the age of 10. She grew up in Boca Raton, Florida and received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Bowden graduated with honors from the University of Florida, College of Dentistry. She received her M. S. and Certificate in Orthodontics also from The University of Florida. She became Board Certified in Craniofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine in 2011. She has served on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Craniofacial Pain from July 2014 to present. Dr. Bowden has published articles in peer reviewed medical journals, has participated in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research as a clinical investigator and has been a clinical instructor for the University of Florida, Department of Continuing Education. She has received several grants for her research involving cocoa and its effects on pain sensitivity. Dr. Bowden and her husband Dr. Rand Bowden have two private practices in the state of Kansas and three beautiful children Sara, Abigail and Sam.