Meet Dr. Wadler

Dr. Wadler is a native Houstonian. He grew up inmeet-dr-wadler Bellaire and graduated from Bellaire High school in 1963. Dr. Wadler attended Tulane University in New Orleans where he met his wife Dede. After graduating from Loyola College of Dentistry in Chicago, Dr. Wadler did a two year residency at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, and received a certificate in Orthodontics and a Masters in Oral Science. In 1973, he started his Orthodontic practice in Southwest Houston.
Dr. Wadler is a leader and innovator in the Orthodontic community. He lectures on Orthodontics, SureSmile and Invisalign to various dental groups and is a guest lecturer at the Orthodontic department at University of Texas Dental Branch, in Houston. Dr.Wadler is a Counsel Member (Consultant) for Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen™, and he is an Educator Consultant for the Meilora Group (SureSmile). His proudest accomplishment, however, is his family: daughters Melissa, Lindsay and Elizabeth and son Jarrett.

Dr. Wadler participates with a number of professional organizations including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Houston District Dental Society
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Southwest Society of Orthodontics
  • Texas Orthodontic Society
  • Southwest Society of Orthodontic Digital Orthodontics

Participation in charitable organizations is very important to Dr. Wadler. These organizations include:wadler-on-guitar

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of America
  • Elves and More
  • Orthodontic Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • End Hunger
  • Sponsors various Athletic Organizations and School Functions

Dr. Wadler is recognized as an outstanding orthodontist:

  • H Magazine 2006 Top Dentist
  • H Magazine 2008 Top Doc for Kids
  • Texas Monthly Super Dentist 2007, 2008, 2009.

Dr. Wadler spent much of his leisure time coaching his children’s sports teams. He now enjoys hanging out with his grandchildren. One of his biggest thrills is having his oldest daughter, Melissa, practice with him. When not with his family or at the office he can be seen playing lead guitar with his band “Midlife Crisis and the Hot-flashes.” This is very evident when you visit his office in Bellaire. You can’t miss all the music memorabilia on the walls throughout the office. Dr. Wadler looks forward to taking care of you at Bellaire Family Orthodontics.

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