Dr. Mayer is a native of Texas. He was born in Austin and grew up working with cattle, ranching and riding horseback. In 2001, he graduated from La Grange High School. His biggest influence on becoming an orthodontist came from his father, Don Mayer, who is an orthodontist in La Grange. Dr. Mayer worked at his father’s practice during high school and knew he wanted to be an orthodontist, too.
Dr. Mayer graduated from Baylor University in 2005. He was accepted to one of the top programs in the country and graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental School in 2009 with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Mayer completed a one-year residency in Hospital and Medically Compromised Dentistry in 2010 in association with Hermann Hospital in the Houston Medical Center. Dr. Mayer then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry at Houston Graduate Orthodontic Program from 2010 to 2012 to specialize in orthodontics. Dr. Mayer holds a certificate in Post-Graduate Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics from UTHSC at Houston, as well.
Dr. Mayer is an Eagle Scout and has received numerous honors for his humanitarian work in the community. He is proud of his profession and has a passion for creating beautiful smiles. So much so that in 2016 Dr. Mayer chose to significantly increase the level of giving through Smiles Change Lives.
Dr. Mayer resides in Waco and is an avid supporter of the Waco area schools and their organizations. Dr. Mayer feels it is incredibly important to be involved with and give back to his community. For this reason, he mentors youth of Waco through the Waco Chamber of Commerce LEAD program.
Dr. Mayer also enjoys spending time with friends, gardening, cooking and hiking.