Louis D. Anderson, D.D.S., M.S. has been in the private practice of Children and Adult Orthodontics and Dento-Facial Orthopedics in the Katy,Texas and Bear Creek area of Houston,Texas since 1978. After graduating from Memorial High School in 1965, he received his Bachelors degree in Chemistry and Zoology from Texas Tech University in 1969. He then attended Emory University School of Dentistry, where he graduated with honors in 1974. From 1974 to 1976, Dr Anderson served as captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps at Fort Carson Army Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During this period he rotated through all recognized dental specialties. Dr Anderson was then accepted into the world-renown University of North Carolina Orthodontic Residency Program in Chapel Hill, N.C., where he received both a certificate and a post-doctoral Masters of Science degree in Orthodontics.
Dr Anderson‘s professional memberships are many. Among these, he has served on the Board of Directors of the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists (SWSO), the Texas Association of Orthodontists (TAO) and the Houston Regional Society of Orthodontists(HRSO). He has been a member of the Greater Houston Orthodontic Study Group and the Bayou City Orthodontic Study Group of which he was co-founder. He has served on the Council on Orthodontic Education of the SWSO, and as chairman of the Council of Public and Professional Relations for both the SWSO and the TAO. In 1987, he was elected President of The Houston Regional Society of Orthodontists.
In 1984, Dr Anderson was accepted into the Texas Orthodontic Study Group. This group has been in existence since 1945 and consists of approximately one hundred sixty (160) orthodontists from eleven (11) states. These orthodontists meet each spring and present case reports of treated patients. The prestigious A.P. Westfall Award is then presented to those doctors whose cases are deemed by the judges as the most outstanding. Dr Anderson was the recipient of this award in 1989, 1991 and 1994. When a doctor wins this award three times he or she is retired from competition. Dr Anderson has also won Fred F. Schudy and Robert E. Gaylord awards for clinical excellence. In 1987, Dr Anderson was asked to join the International Progressive Study Group. This group also meets annually for a scientific session. Dr. Anderson has presented to this group on many occasions.
On March 5, 1988, Dr Anderson was awarded the prestigious status of Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists (ABO) and has been elected to the College of Diplomates of the ABO.
Dr Anderson has coordinated orthodontic awareness events in Houston for the HRSO, during which he was interviewed on KPRC and KIKK radio stations where he answered questions from the “call in public” relating to dentistry and orthodontics. He has been active in community affairs since he moved to the Katy, Texas and West Houston areas and has spoken on orthodontics to many groups.
In a recent survey conducted by Texas Monthly Magazine (November 2004 issue) approximately 17,000 dentists and dental hygienists across Texas were asked the question, “If you or your loved one needed dental services, who would you go to”? The dentists in all specialties that received the greatest number of votes were awarded the status of “Super Dentists in Texas”. Our own Dr. Anderson was awarded this status and is very proud that his peers considered him for such an honor. He was also voted one of Houston, Texas’ “Top Dentists” by a survey performed by H-Texas Magazine in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. A special honor was presented to Dr. Anderson in 2006, 2007 and 2015 when the doctors of medicine and dentistry voted him as one of “Houston’s “Top Docs”. Over 10,000 healthcare professionals and subscribers were polled in this survey.