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  Meet Dr. Lawrence W. Maher & Dr. Gayla Maher - Cosmetic Dentists In La Porte

   Dr. Lawrence W. Maher, III and Dr. Gayla Maher are a husband and wife team that have
     been practicing dentistry in La Porte for 24 years. To avoid confusion, their staff and patients
     affectionately refer to them as Dr. Lawrence and Dr. Gayla.They enjoy providing quality dental
     care to their patients in a friendly, caring environment with a family feel.


Lawrence W. Maher III , D.D.S.

Dr. Lawrence Maher, III, grew up in La Porte, Texas. He graduated from La Porte High School in 1983. He began his college career at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, while running cross country for the college. Dr. Lawrence completed his undergraduate education with a degree in Biology from Texas A&M University in College Station.


Dr. Lawrence then earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. During dental school, he was an active member of the Xi Psi Phi Fraternity, serving as Vice President, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society. After attaining his DDS degree, Dr. Lawrence participated in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency.


Gayla M. Maher, D.D.S.


Dr. Gayla Maher grew up Roscoe, Texas, a small farming community in west Texas. She graduated from Roscoe High School in 1983, as valedictorian of her class. She attended Angelo State University on an academic scholarship and graduated with a B.S. degree in Biology.

Dr. Gayla earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Gayla was an active member of the Xi Psi Phi Fraternity, and served three years as class representative for the American Student Dental Society. After attaining her DDS degree, Dr. Gayla participated in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency.

 


 

Following their dental education and training, Dr. Lawrence and Dr. Gayla joined Maher Dental Center, which was established by Dr. Lawrence W. Maher, Jr. in 1967.

Both doctors take pride in providing their patients the best possible dental care, while allowing them to have the most pleasant experience possible. They take the time to get to know each patient and truly listen to their dental concerns, treating them with the respect and compassion they deserve. Drs. Maher want every one of their patients to feel like part of their dental family. The doctors and staff at Maher Dental Center maintain a commitment to their patients by striving to provide the perfect combination of personal care, continuing education, and high levels of care and technology.

Drs. Lawrence and Gayla Maher have three children, ages 23, 20, and 13. The entire family enjoys outdoor activities like boating, fishing, and hiking. Dr. Lawrence continues to be an avid runner.