Bad Habits To Break Whether Or Not You Have Braces

Here at Clauss Orthodontics, we strive to educate our community on the importance of maintaining a consistent dental hygiene routine and avoiding habits that could interfere with the progress of healthy development and orthodontic treatment. When patients wearing braces fail to dedicate time to proper oral care, it can result in longer treatment times and… Read More

Recognizing Bad Habits That Affect Your Child’s Teeth

When your child is dealing with oral issues such as crowded teeth or misalignments, they can suffer some serious consequences! When left untreated, these issues can interfere with your child’s ability to eat, sleep, speak, and function well at home and school. As a parent, we know you want to help to ensure a healthy… Read More

Trust An Experienced Orthodontist With Your Family’s Smiles

At Clauss Orthodontics, we know you want the best for your family and that includes a beautiful smile. Healthy teeth play a key role in oral and overall health – and you should never underestimate the confidence that comes with a beautiful smile! Many people consider visiting their general dentist for an orthodontic evaluation, wondering… Read More

Types Of Braces

Over recent years, orthodontic treatment has gone through some major changes, giving patients more options than ever when it comes to achieving a healthy, confident smile. Using state-of-the-art technology and different types of braces, Dr. Clauss and his expert team are able to successfully treat a multitude of orthodontic issues, including: Crowded teeth Gaps between… Read More

The Truth About Invisalign Clear Aligners

In recent years, we’ve seen traditional braces go through a bit of a modern makeover. There have been significant changes to their shape, size, and overall design. The result is braces that are more comfortable, attractive, and effective than they’ve ever been! In spite of these impressive advancements, some patients are still hesitant about using… Read More

Is Invisalign Worth It?

For a long time, traditional braces were the only option for anyone wanting to correct their orthodontic issues. So it’s no wonder that most people tend to associate orthodontics with a mouth full of metal! Fortunately, times have changed, and we’re able to offer patients more treatment methods than ever before thanks to advances in… Read More

Does Your Smile Leave A Lasting Impression?

Did you know that we all possess something called psychological cues that allow us to communicate with each other in nonverbal ways? That means your gestures, posture, outward appearance, and even your smile are actively saying something to someone before you ever open your mouth to speak! This is one reason why you always hear… Read More

Am I Too Old For Braces?

When most people think about orthodontics, they think about teenagers in braces. And while many orthodontic patients are, in fact, teenagers, adults can also benefit significantly from orthodontic treatment. If you’re wondering, “am I too old for braces?” you’ll be happy to know that about 1 in every 5 current orthodontic patients is over the… Read More

Benefits Of An Orthodontist Over Smile Direct Club

We live in a world where we can get nearly anything we need faster, cheaper, and easier than ever before. While this is most certainly convenient, it has also led to some unforeseen side effects, even in the field of orthodontics. Most notably, it’s led to an increase in the number of direct-to-consumer treatments available… Read More

3 Questions To Ask When Choosing An Orthodontist

Taking the steps towards improving your oral health by straightening your smile is no small feat. You don’t want to trust your orthodontic care to just anyone. You want an experienced orthodontic specialist who will consider every detail of your treatment. At Clauss Orthodontics, we believe that you should feel empowered throughout your orthodontic journey,… Read More

Virtual Visits and Consultations

There is no doubt that times are changing! From business closures to safer-at-home orders, daily life has started to look quite different than what most of us are used to. These unforeseen changes can leave you wondering how – and even if – you can go about seeking orthodontic care or continue your current treatment.… Read More

Maintaining Orthodontic Treatment At Home

As the CDC continues to encourage social distancing and more states enact safer-at-home orders, it’s easy to see that times are changing. This may leave you wondering where that leaves your orthodontic treatment or if you can even move forward. The great news is you don’t have to worry! Maintaining your treatment from home is… Read More