Dr. Larry Goates enjoys getting to know patients and has treated
generations of families in his practice.
Dr. Goates received his undergraduate degree from Baylor
University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Baylor
College of Dentistry. He taught operative dentistry and practiced
general dentistry for a year prior to his earning his Master of
Science in Orthodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry.
Dr. Goates has been practicing orthodontics for decades – 21 as
a professor of orthodontics in the Baylor Orthodontic Department.
He has also lectured on various orthodontic topics in the US,
Europe, Mexico, and Asia.
Dr. Goates is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
and is a member of the American Orthodontic Association and
Southwest Society of Orthodontists, as well as several other
Outside of the office, Dr. Goates enjoys spending time with
family, traveling, dining out, and going to the movies.
Dr. Law played basketball in college before attending the
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and later the Jacksonville
University School of Orthodontics. Always advancing in his field, Dr. Law is an
active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental
Association, and multiple online professional study groups. He is also a
frequent lecturer on clinical excellence and smile design. Changing lives
through orthodontics and smiles are his passion! With a brood of eight kids,
Dr. Law loves to stay busy doing “daddy-time” whether it’s hide-and-go-seek,
board games, or working on jumpshots in the driveway. Outside of work, Dr. Law
and his wife, Jessica, enjoy spending time with their family, playing sports,
and dining out for sushi, hamburgers, or BBQ.
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