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Dr. Claudia L. Cruz

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Dr. Claudia L Cruz

Dr. Cruz received her first orthodontics certificate as a specialist from the Argentinean Society of Orthodontics in Buenos Aires. She then completed a three-year postdoctoral specialty program at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York, where she received her Master of Science degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Cruz is a Board eligible certified orthodontic specialist. She is exceptionally trained in conventional orthodontics and clear aligners therapy to teens, children, and adults.


In addition to being a specialist in Orthodontics, Dr. Cruz is a specialist in Dental Public health, the specialty of disease prevention and health promotion. Her vast experience in multidisciplinary treatment planning and the years of Ivy League dental education has enabled Dr. Cruz to gain a unique approach to treating both children and adults and provide adequate preparedness to orthodontics eligible patients to achieve and maintain oral health benefits of functional, beautiful smiles. She maintains an active affiliation with several professional associations.


Dr. Cruz offers state-of-the-art orthodontic techniques and appliances using the latest state-of-the-science approach to customize all of our treatments and address the different patient’s orthodontic needs. She bases her treatment philosophy on a comprehensive diagnosis of the maxillofacial complex and a differentiation between the skeletal and dental components. Thus creating facial harmony and beauty.



  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Virginia Association of Orthodontics
  • FDI World Dental Federation