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“I love being an orthodontist. I am often the first point of contact for many of my patients to learn about orthodontics. Because of this, I strive to explain things in a straightforward, comprehensive manner so patients and families are fully informed about their care. One of the best parts about being an orthodontist is that the treatment I provide leads to improved confidence and amazing smiles! Seeing someone’s eyes light up when they see their new smile for the first time is amazing. Today, I enjoy working with husband, Dr. Ross Pulver, to improve patient's smiles using today’s most innovative orthodontic solutions and technologies. "

‐Dr. Laura Pulver


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 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 Association of Orthodontists, The Pacific Coast Society Orthodontists, and The California Association 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.

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 daughters, Julia and Audrey, their two dogs, Buckley and Bailey, and an adorable Maine Coon cat named Walter. Dr. Laura Pulver enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and exploring her new amazing state of California.


Paso Robles orthodontists, Drs. Ross and Laura Pulver offer patients a fresh approach to orthodontics through excellent treatment that is comfortable and personalized to your needs. Specializing in braces and Invisalign® treatment, 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.