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. Thomas Randers, Jr.

Also known as T.J., Dr. Randers is a graduate of Baylor College of  Dentistry, a member of  the Texas A&M Health Science System and located in downtown Dallas.  His undergraduate work was completed at Austin College in Sherman, Texas where he earned a degree in Biochemistry.  Following dental school, Dr. Randers was selected to take part in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry  residency program at Baylor College of Dentistry.  He is a member of the South Plains District Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association and  Academy of General Dentistry.  Dr. Randers also attends numerous hours of continuing education as dentistry has advances occurring all the time.

Dr. Randers is new to the Lubbock community, growing up east of Dallas in the town of Rowlett.  He is enjoying getting plugged into the community.  This is truly a family practice, Dr. TJ Randers married Cassie Epperson Randers in May of 2005.  They celebrated the birth of their daughter, Ellie, in April 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 etablished their home and family in Lubbock.  The Eppersons were blessed with their first child, a son, Cy in May of 2009.  With both 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 family are active members of  South Plains Church of Christ.

Lubbock Family Dental  is open Monday through Friday, with hours that can accommodate most any schedule. We understand that your time is valuable, and work hard to ensure that your dental visits are completed in a professional  and timely fashion. Office hours vary for Dr. John Epperson, Dr. Travis Epperson and Dr. Randers, so please call to determine appointment times available.

  Monday and Wednesday
Tuesday and Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm

Emergency and After Office Hours:
Dental emergencies are never convenient or timely. We are committed to our patients' dental health no matter what time of day or night they occur. If you are a current patient, and have a dental emergency after regular office hours, please call  the office phone line that cooresponds with your treatment provider and listen to the message for emergency contact information.

Dr John Epperson - (806) 745-1745

Dr. TJ Randers - (806) 745-1744

Dr. Travis Epperson -(806) 687-1000

For new patients, we welcome you even if  your first visit is for an emergency.  Please call 806-687-1000.  For safety reasons, late night emergencies of new patients will be deferred until daylight hours.

Meet our  Dental Team

We are fortunate to have an excellent  team of friendly professionals to assist patients with administrative issues and provide quality and compassionate dental care.  Dr.s Epperson and  Randers also have a network of specialists to refer patients to when special dental needs arise. Because we value relationships, we refer to only proven professionals whom we trust and respect.