Dr. Anita Paulus
Dr. Anita Paulus has a genuine dedication in helping others feel and look better. She also has a rare blend of clinical excellence and friendliness.
Dr. Anita Paulus was born in England where her parents, originally from India, were living while her father completed his surgical residency. Her early childhood years were spent residing in Canada. At age 15, Dr. Paulus and her family moved to Lubbock, Texas, where her father continues to practice as a general surgeon.
After receiving an undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Dr. Paulus continued her education by attending Baylor College of Dentistry. She graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1990.
Dr. Paulus practices all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular love for cosmetic dentistry. She has participated in some of the most advanced and respected cosmetic dentistry programs in the world. Dr. Paulus has trained at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Pete Dawson's Center for Advanced Dental Study in Florida and Baylor College of Dentistry's Advanced Restorative Aesthetics. She is certified in lasers and Invisalign, as well.
Dr. Paulus is married to Dr. William Paulus, an orthodontist, and they have two daughters: Christina and Lauren. When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Paulus enjoys scuba diving, traveling, hiking, snow skiing and water skiing with her family.
Dr. William Paulus
Dr. William Paulus grew up in Fort Worth, TX. He went to the University of Texas on a swimming scholarship and while there he became a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team that was not allowed to go to the Olympics in Moscow due to President Carter's boycott because of the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. In fact, had Dr. Paulus swum the same times he won the Olympic Trials with, he would have easily won two gold medals at the Olympics. He also held the World Record in the 100 meter butterfly for more than two years.
After college, Dr. Paulus received his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. His orthodontic residency was at Saint Louis University Medical Center, the largest and one of the most prestigious orthodontic programs in the world. Dr. Paulus graduated with honors in June 1994 and immediately went into practice with his father, Dr. Peter Paulus, who has since retired. Dr. Paulus senior successfully treated more than ten thousand patients and helped pioneer modern surgical orthodontic techniques while working with some of the world's leading oral and maxillofacial surgeons.