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 have the knowledge and expertise to treat children, teens, and adults. They are proud to both be board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.
“I’ve loved science since I was a little kid. This, combined with my enthusiasm to positively impact people's lives led me to becoming an orthodontist. Today, I really enjoy working with husband, Dr. Ross Pulver, to improve patient's smiles using today’s most innovative orthodontic solutions and technologies. I am the first point of contact to learn about orthodontics for many of my patients. Because of this, I strive to take the time to explain things in a straightforward, comprehensive manner so that patients and families are fully informed about their care."
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.
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 takes an active role in meeting and exceeding the standards of her 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 enjoys staying at the forefront of my profession by regularly attending continuing education courses and maintaining her associations with the dental academic community.
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 newborn daughter, Julia, their two dogs Buckley and Bailey, and an adorable Maine Coon cat named Walter.