Thanksgiving Tips and Team Recipes

With Halloween out of the way and most of the candy stash depleted or donated, we’re ready to get down to business with our Thanksgiving planning! We’re looking forward to a wonderful holiday, full of family, friends, and delicious food, and we hope you are, too. Here at Clauss Orthodontics, we know how difficult it… Read More

How to Survive Halloween In Braces

Crisp mornings, falling leaves, fun costumes, and spooky sights – it can only be October! It’s also National Orthodontic Health Month, and Clauss Orthodontics is taking a little extra time to educate people about the benefits of orthodontic treatments and how they can create a healthy, beautiful smile. It also happens to be the month… Read More

How to Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports

Anybody who knows anything about sports knows that this is one of the best times of the year. Fall ball, Friday night lights, soccer on crisp autumn mornings – there’s something for everyone who loves being on the field or the court! If you’re an athlete with braces on the horizon, you may be worried… Read More

Back to School With Braces

It seems impossible that summer is already slipping away from us, particularly when it’s still so hot most days. Even if we wish it weren’t so, though, it’s definitely that time of year again! Early morning alarms, brand new backpacks, and just the tiniest hint of fall in the air. The start of the school… Read More

Five Reasons Our Patients Love Invisalign

Learning that orthodontic treatment is on the horizon for you or your child can be an overwhelming experience. There’s a lot of information to take in, and you likely have a number of questions and concerns about what treatment options are available, how effective they will be, and which will be the most affordable. Traditional… Read More

Summer Survival Guide For Braces

Now that summer is here, at last, we can kick back and enjoy the long, lazy days and nights. Whether your idea of heaven is sleeping in late and swimming until the streetlights come on, or setting off on adventures as soon as school is out, it is important to keep on track with your… Read More

Fun Facts About Animal Teeth

Would it surprise you to know that although the shapes and positions will vary by species, people and animals have the same basic make-up when it comes to teeth? All vertebrates have teeth, including us backbone-having humans, and all those teeth consist of a mix of calcium, phosphorus, and other minerals. Over time, our teeth… Read More

First Orthodontic Visit

Life is full of firsts, from your first tooth to your first car to the first time you leave home, but as exciting as they are, they can often leave you feeling a little nervous and apprehensive as well. It is not all that unusual to fear the unknown, even if you are looking forward… Read More

Best Foods for Oral Health

You are what you eat, especially when it comes to the health of your teeth. Candy, soda, and other sugary foods contribute to tooth decay. Your oral health is one of the first areas to decline when your diet is less than ideal, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). Clauss Orthodontics has compiled this… Read More

Valentine’s and Braces

The team at Clauss Ortho couldn’t let Valentine’s Day go by without declaring our love for braces. And what’s not to find endearing about this orthodontic specialty on the day of love? Confident smiles and straight teeth make braces even more loveable! And here’s a few more reasons why braces have become the bees knees:… Read More

Invisalign For Teens

If you’re a teen in today’s world, chances are you’re no stranger to social media. Teens today have a greater online presence than any previous generation, with multiple social media accounts, and near constant sharing, whether it’s selfies or status updates. Spending so much time in the spotlight of social media can sometimes be overwhelming… Read More

Dentist vs. Orthodontist for Braces

If you’re considering braces, you may be wondering if this is something your dentist can do, or if you’ll need an orthodontist. Patients often question what the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist is, with many people wrongly assuming the two are interchangeable. While there are many similarities, there are also some significant differences… Read More