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Doctors and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentists and staff who make Tilger Center For Dentistry is a leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in Houston.

Larry W Tilger, DDS, PA

Dr. Larry Tilger grew up in Amarillo. He graduated from the Baylor College of Dentistry where he was an Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Graduate. Dr. Tilger received his anesthesia (IV sedation) training from the University of Southern California and is certified to perform oral and IV sedation. He received his Advanced Surgical and Prosthetic Implant training from the Internationally-renowned Misch International Implant Institute and is a  fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Upon moving to Houston, Dr. Tilger contracted with the Department of Defense, providing full dental services to active and retired military and NASA Air Force patients. He graduated from the Advanced and Masters programs at the Center for Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry (formerly The Baylor Aesthetic Continuum) where he continues to serve on the teaching faculty. To keep up with the latest techniques and materials he has continually advanced his knowledge and training through vast continuing education from many of the most highly regarded experts in dentistry. Having practiced for over 30 years, Dr. Tilger has extensive experience and expertise in most areas of dentistry. Dr. Tilger has completed a number of mission trips outside the country as well as in Texas. Through faith-based organizations and The Texas Dental Association Texas Mission of Mercy, Dr. Tilger has been able to serve by providing emergency dental care. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Tilger enjoys traveling and spending time with family and spoiling his two granddaughters. He enjoys the outdoors and is involved in several wildlife conservation projects.

Lindsay J Tilger, DDS

Dr. Lindsay Tilger grew up in the Clear Lake area and attended Friendswood High School.  She went to Baylor University where she obtained her Bachelors of Science in  Biology Summa Cum Laude. In addition to being inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and The Mortar Board Society, she received the Outstanding Senior Biology Award  She attended Baylor College of Dentistry for her Doctorate of Dental Surgery.  It was there that she discovered her passion for both surgical and restorative dentistry.  She then attended an advanced general practice residency at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  While there, she obtained advanced surgical training as well as anesthesia/IV sedation training.  She worked closely with other physicians on medically compromised patients including cancer and heart patients.  Dr. Lindsay understands the importance of dental health for a patient’s overall health.  She obtains hundreds of hours of continuing education every year.  She has completed an advanced clinical residency in oral implantology at the Advanced Dental Implant Institute.  Dr. Lindsay also loves treating children and likes to ensure that they have a pleasant experience at the dentist.  While not practicing dentistry, Dr. Lindsay enjoys traveling, watercolor painting, salsa dancing, and cheering on her Baylor Bears and Ohio State Buckeyes!


Grisel is one of our outstanding dental assistants.  Grisel enjoys being a dental assistant because she not only loves to help people achieve a beautiful smile, she loves to make them smile!

Our patients love Grisel because she is friendly and personable.  Her sense of humor and her casual approach set our patients at ease throughout their visit.

We appreciate Grisel because she is a dedicated dental professional with a passion for building relationships with our patients while providing excellent technical care.  She keeps us laughing with her frequent hallway Karaoke performances.


Johana is one of our outstanding dental assistants.  Johana is passionate about the dental field because it gives her the opportunity to contribute to our patients’ confidence through their smiles.

Our patients love Johana because her gentle demeanor helps them to feel relaxed and comfortable.

We appreciate Johana because of her positive attitude and willingness to help in any way she can.  She has a drive to continue her dental education in order to provide exceptional clinical care.

Anna is our account & insurance specialist and has over 30 years in the dentistry.  Anna is passionate and committed to the dental field and enjoys the opportunity to build loyal and trusting relationships with our patients.

Our patients love Anna because she always goes the extra mile to help patients understand their insurance benefits and manages their accounts in an approachable and compassionate manner.

We appreciate Anna because she is a highly skilled dental professional.  She has a bright and sunny demeanor and creates positivity for our patients and team every day.


Jordan is our front office receptionist and is usually the first smile you see when you visit our office.  Jordan enjoys being a part of Tilger Center for Dentistry because it allows her to build relationships with our team and our patients.

Our patients love Jordan because she is always upbeat on the phone and aspires to make every patient feel welcome when they walk in the door.

We appreciate Jordan because she has a go-getter attitude.  While she has an excellent customer service background, she is new to the dental field.  She strives to learn all that she can about dentistry on a daily basis to better assist our patients.