Dr. Steven Clawson, DDS

Dr. Steven Clawson, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
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Age 35
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Dr. Steven Clawson, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Lakewood, WA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 2012 and practices orthodontics.Read his story

5422 74th St W Ste D

Lakewood, WA 98499

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
  • 4 More

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Dr. Clawson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Clawson "Dr. Steve Clawson graduated from the University of Utah in 2008 Magna Cum Laude with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. He then attended dental school at Virginia Commonwealth University, graduating in 2012 and was inducted with honors into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honors Society. Dr. Clawson then attended the University of Colorado at Denver where he received his Certificate in Orthodontics and Masters of Science in Dentistry Degree in Oral Biology. During that three-year time Dr. Clawson worked in private practice as a general dentist gaining invaluable experience in all aspects of dentistry. Dr. Clawson is a member of the American Academy of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and Washington State Society of Orthodontists."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Clawson "My mission and philosophy for is simple: make high-quality orthodontic care available to everyone by making braces affordable.  Everyone deserves access to excellent quality care and shouldn't have to break the bank to do it.  I utilize traditional braces, clear braces, the "Damon System" braces as well as Invisalign/Invisalign Teen to accomplish our goals together while forming a trusting relationship in the process."

1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

35  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Apert Syndrome
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Clefting - Ectropion - Conical Teeth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Facial Asymmetries
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Irregularities
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Malocclusion - Short Stature Syndrome
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Maxillofacial Trauma in Children
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Post-Traumatic Facial Injuries
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Treacher Collins Syndrome
  • Underbite
  • Van der Woude Syndrome
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40  Procedures

  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bracket Braces
  • Buccal Tubes for Braces
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Brace and Headgear
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Edgewise Dental Braces
  • Facebow Headgear
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Intraoral Device
  • Invisible Aligners
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Jaw Surgery
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Mini Dental Braces
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Palatal Expander
  • Preparation for Alveolar Cleft Repair
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Surgical Orthodontics
  • Temporormandibular (TM) Therapy
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Clawson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clawson's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clawson to family and friends
78 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (78)

  • 5
    (70)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Clawson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Clawson and his staff have been AWESOME to work with!! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an orthodontist. When deciding on an orthodontist Dr. Clawson and his staff made me feel like part of their family. They went above and beyond to make the whole process as smooth as...more
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I would most definitely not recommend Dr. Clawson for orthodontic treatment. Very poor communication with patients. No real plan of treatment. I was told that it would take 18 months of treatment. After 1 year and 11 months and $3,200.00, I decided to find more creditable and qualified orthodontist...more
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