Dr. Ulla Crouse, DDS

Dr. Ulla Crouse, DDS

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Dr. Ulla Crouse, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Brighton, MI. She practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read her story

Brighton Orthodontics

8641 W Grand River Ave Ste 9

Brighton, MI 48116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Crouse's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Crouse "Being an orthodontist means helping people solve their functional bite issues and improving smiles at the same time. I love how every patient is different and know each deserves a unique care plan in order to achieve their best smile. I strive to attain perfect results for each patient through individual care plans. I love watching my patients change and grow throughout treatment. As they see the changes in their smile, their confidence increases and they become more outgoing. This is true with my youngest patients and my oldest: each person’s self-esteem blossoms and, by the end of treatment, they are transformed! I personally check every patient’s progress at every visit. Not only do I want to stay on top of every decision and detail in their care, but I want to get to know each person and their family. Excellent, open communication with my patients and families is essential. I need to understand their expectations and for them to understand the treatment plan and their responsibilities. The best day for me is the day I remove a patient’s braces: that’s when tears of happiness and hugs are shared. Together, we’ve achieved an incredible, lasting smile!— Dr. Ulla Crouse EDUCATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION Doctorate of Dental Surgery – University of Kuopio, Finland Certificate in orthodontics – University of Kentucky Doctorate in physiology – University of Kentucky Dr. Crouse is a part-time faculty member in the University of Michigan’s Department of Orthodontics. This position keeps her on top of the latest developments in research, and enables her to exchange opinions and ideas with colleagues. She is committed to remaining at the leading edge of orthodontic developments. She completes many hours of continuing education each year and attends local, state, and national orthodontic meetings. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS American Association of Orthodontists American Dental Association Michigan Association of Orthodontists Dr. Crouse is an active supporter of the VINA Community Dental Center of Livingston County, Michigan. The VINA clinic offers affordable dental care to county residents who have limited financial resources. She’s also an active member and volunteer with the Finnish Center Association of Michigan. This organization’s mission is to promote and preserve Finnish culture, and to support social and education activities in the state. Dr. Crouse grew up in Mikkeli, Finland, and came to the U.S. for graduate studies in 1996. In 2008 she became a U.S. citizen. She has called Brighton her home since 2005. Dr. Crouse and her husband, Brian Crouse, have twins, Robert and Maria, and another son, Risto. The family also has an adopted labradoodle, Buddy. Most of Dr. Crouse’s evenings are spent as a chauffeur for her teens and pre-teens, and she loves it. She strives to spend as much time as possible with her children, before they become too independent. In her free time, Dr. Crouse loves skiing, both downhill and cross-country, long walks and hikes with Buddy, and traveling. Her summers always involve family reunions in Michigan and Finland, and summer weekends in Canada."
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Patient Testimonials

This content was provided by Dr. Crouse "After just over 2 years, my son?s teeth and smile are so beautiful. Job well done! I was particularly and continually impressed with Dr.Crouse (and her continued updates to me on my son?s progress), Heather (and her wonderful personality of caring, warmth, and humor), and Laura (and her amazingly cheerful, professional, and patient disposition when dealing with my countless reschedules of appointments to accommodate our changing schedule). In addition, he never waited to be seen at each appointment as well as each appointment was always shorter than expected! Thank you all! ? The Dunn family"

Care Philosophy

"Education, communication, and trust are the top priorities in our practice. When the doctor, staff, and patients become a team, we are able to provide high quality care in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Observing these principles ensures healthy and beautiful smiles for a lifetime.

What Sets Us Apart?We give our patients excellent care through efficiency and technology while respecting their busy schedules. We provide digital X-rays, as well as our in-office CAD/CAM Cerec machine to create durable, well-fitting, individual or multiple tooth restorations in just one visit. We take pride in our knowledge gained through advancements in education.Dr. Spencer is committed to providing the very best when it comes to her patients' care. She was even recognized by her dental peers as a Top Dentist in Denver!You will hear more laughter in Brighton Smiles than in most dental offices because our team genuinely enjoys working together. Making our patients feel comfortable is easy!"

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2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

16  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite

19  Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Surgical Orthodontics

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Kuopio / Medical Faculty
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Crouse has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Crouse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Crouse's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crouse to family and friends
29 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
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Dr. Crouse'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 (1)

My son was not her patient but needed help, she was able to see him. It was a tremendous relief and I am extremely grateful. I would definitely recommend her.
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