Dr. Allen attended Auburn University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering before attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham for his dental degree and orthodontic specialty training. Dedicated to continuing education, Dr. Allen maintains memberships with numerous prestigious organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Alabama Dental Association, the OKU National Dental Honor Society and the University of Alabama Orthodontic Alumni Association. He is also actively pursuing his National Board Exam and has successfully completed Part Two of the exam.
Dr. Allen and his wife, Dowe, have three children: Bricken (13), Emily (8), and Henry (6). During his leisure time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf.
- Dean's Medal from UAB
- Alabama Dental Association Student Leadership Award
- The International College of Dentists – Leadership Award
- The Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence
- Alumni Leadership Award
- Oral Biology Award