Dr. Owen practiced dentistry for 48 years at 4400 Park Boulevard in the Highland Park neighborhood, beginning in 1936. Mrs. Owen was also his nurse for a period of time in the early years before the war. World War II interrupted and the office closed down for three years. When he returned from the war he opened again at a different location, but still on Park Boulevard, and practiced until 1984. He was one of only three dentists in the neighborhood.