Guide to Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

Whether due to changing social norms or an increased awareness of the importance of oral health, the team at Clauss Orthodontics has seen an increase in the number of adult patients looking to improve their oral health with orthodontics. Some of them have spent a lifetime feeling uncomfortable with the way their teeth look and… Read More

Recognizing and Treating a Child’s Orthodontic Issues

As parents, the team at Clauss Orthodontics knows how hard it can be to see your child uncomfortable or in pain. If your child has been complaining about pain or discomfort when eating, talking or yawning, they might have a problem with their jaw that requires orthodontic intervention. Jaw pain is fairly common in children… Read More

Care For Your Smile Between Orthodontic Visits

At Clauss Orthodontics, we’re passionate about helping you discover a smile that looks amazing and feels amazing, too. Though we use the latest orthodontic technology and offer you reliably high-quality care from our expert team, a core part of your treatment’s success is you, the patient! By following the tips below, you can care for… Read More

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

Are Braces or Invisalign Better For Me?

When you’re told that you or your child may benefit from orthodontic treatment, navigating the options and choices ahead of you may be more intimidating than actually undergoing the procedures. At Clauss Orthodontics, we believe that you should have as much information and resources as you need to begin your orthodontic journey successfully. Knowing whether… 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