Meet Dr. Laura Pulver

Houston and Katy orthodontists, Drs. Ross and Laura Pulver offer patients a fresh approach to orthodontics through progressive, personalized solutions. Specializing in clear ceramic braces, Invisalign® treatment, and enhanced metal braces, Drs. Ross and Laura Pulver has the knowledge and expertise to treat children, teens and adults. They are proud to both be board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.  


Even from an early age, Dr. Laura Pulver had a love for science and the arts. It is no surprise that she picked a career that combines the best of the both. The science of constructing a functional bite combined with the art of creating a beautiful smile is the perfect fit for Dr. Laura Pulver. But what she says makes her career most satisfying is developing lasting relationships with patients and families and serving the members of the Katy and Houston communities.

Undergraduate and Dental Education

Dr. Laura Pulver attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Gender and Health. She continued her studies at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She graduated from dental school as Class Valedictorian and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, which is limited to the top ten percent of a graduating dental class. She was also the recipient of the prestigious Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement.

Orthodontic Education

After graduation, Dr. Laura Pulver moved to Texas and began her residency program in orthodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Over 26 months, she acquired extensive clinical experience from Dr. Bussa and other mentors.  She received her Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry degree from the University of Texas School of Dentistry and is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Continuing Education/Professional Enrichment

Dr. Laura Pulver take an active role in meeting and exceeding the standards of my profession. She is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Southwest Society of Orthodontists. She is a lifelong learner and enjoy staying at the forefront of my profession by regularly attending continuing education courses and maintaining her associations with the dental academic community.

Family Life

In addition to my career achievements, Dr. Laura Pulver finds time to spend with family and pursue other interests. Her family includes her husband and fellow orthodontist, Ross, their two dogs, Buckley and Bailey, and an adorable Maine Coon cat named Walter. Drs. Ross and Laura Pulver are expecting the arrival of their first child this December!