Meet Andrew Houston, DMD

Dr Houston“We are very proud to have built a family atmosphere in our practice, where we treat our patients just like family. We truly believe our motto: Better Care, Better Smiles, Better Lives.” – Dr Houston

Andrew Houston DMD graduated from Harris County High in 1990. He then attended Columbus College where he attained a B.S. in Biology in 1998. He continued his education at Troy State University and completed his Masters in Management and finally in 2003 he graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr Houston received several awards for excellence in the field of dentistry to include, Ronald E Goldstein Esthetic Award, International College of Dentist Outstanding achievement award and the Quintessence research award.

Dr Houston prides himself on continuing education, in order to provide his patients with the most up to date procedures and advancements in the field of dentistry. He has extensive training in Invisalign “the clear alternative to braces” and is recognized as a preferred provider. Also, Dr Houston spends numerous continuing education hours on advanced teeth whitening, cosmetic procedures and endodontic treatment. Dr Houston is a member of the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association.

Dr. Houston is married to his beautiful wife Melanie and they have 4 children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family. He also coaches little league soccer in Harris County. Other interest include fishing and playing tennis.


Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry – Doctor of Dental Medicine
Troy State University – Masters in Management
Columbus College – Bachelor of Science Biology
Harris County High School


American Dental Association
Georgia Dental Association


Meet Josh Gropper, DMD

Dr Josh Gropper

Dr. Josh Gropper is proud to have been raised in the Atlanta area. After graduating from Woodward Academy, he attended the University of Georgia where he earned multiple degrees in Biological Sciences, Applied Biotechnology, and Entomology. Furthering his education, Dr. Gropper completed his dental education at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, OH, where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2013. Prior to joining Houston Dental, Dr. Gropper had been in private practice in Nashville, TN where he focused on providing excellent patient care while constantly seeking out further education in areas such as clear aligner orthodontics, implant therapies, Botox for TMJ, lip fillers, and oral conscious sedation.

While always having a desire to return to his home state of Georgia, Dr. Gropper was thrilled at the opportunity to provide dental care to the Newnan community alongside Houston Dental. He’s excited to bring his experience, knowledge, and patient centered care to the team and continues to seek out the best and latest in modern therapies for his clients. To stay current, Dr. Gropper has routinely been a member of multiple dental organizations and local study clubs including the American Dental Association (ADA), Georgia Dental Association (GDA), the South Metro Study Club, and the Peachtree Summit Study Club to name a few.

Outside of the office, Dr. Gropper enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, who he met in Nashville and married in 2018. They love spending time outdoors with their two dogs. You can regularly find them hiking and exploring some of the local nature trails the area has to offer! Dr. Gropper is also an avid sports fan, especially locally with Georgia football! Go Dawgs! Now that they call Newnan home, you can find Dr. Gropper and Emily in our Newnan location. Come say hello!

We welcome you to come meet Dr. Gropper and Emily at Houston Dental Newnan!


Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine – Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Georgia – Bachelor of Science Biological Sciences, Applied Biotechnology, and Entomology
Woodward Academy


American Dental Association
Georgia Dental Association
South Metro Study Club
Peachtree Summit Study Club


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