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Board Certified Orthodontics — Because Our Patients Deserve the Best

At VanderWall Orthodontics, we go the extra mile for our patients. In fact, Dr. Clay VanderWall went above and beyond standard orthodontic training to become a board certified orthodontist in Raleigh, Cary and Durham. This prestigious credential represents our commitment to excellence and expert-level care. When you come to us for orthodontics, you know you’re getting the very best.

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What is Board certified

What Does It Mean to Be Board Certified?

We’re glad you asked! After first completing dental school and then two to three years of advanced education in orthodontics, an orthodontist must voluntarily undergo hundreds of additional hours of training to become board certified. The process also involves extensive evaluation of the orthodontist’s knowledge, skill and expertise. Only one in three orthodontists complete their board certification, so it truly signifies the highest level of orthodontic achievement and a commitment to lifelong learning.

About the
DoctorAbout Doctor

After graduating dental school and then serving in the United States Navy, Dr. Clay VanderWall attended a three-year, post-doctoral orthodontic residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center where he received his orthodontic speciality certificate. Knowing he could do more to provide the highest quality care possible, Dr. VanderWall went on to pursue his board certification.

After moving to the Triangle area with his wife and three children, Dr. VanderWall fulfilled his dream of opening his own practice. Now, as a board-certified orthodontist in Raleigh, Cary and Durham, NC, he offers cutting-edge, high-quality orthodontic care to patients of all ages. He’s passionate about making a positive difference in his patients’ lives by creating affordable smiles they’re proud to show off.

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Before And After

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Adult underbite treated with braces

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Adult openbite treated with braces

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Teen deep overbite treated with braces

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Child open bite treated with expander and braces

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Adult with severe crowding, deep overbite, and cross-bites treated with braces

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Teen severe crowding treated with braces

Why Choose
VanderWall Orthodontics?

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Skilled, Experienced Team

Board-certified Raleigh orthodontist Dr. Clay VanderWall and our knowledgeable team have top-notch training. We’re experts in creating healthy, beautiful smiles.

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Family-Friendly and Fun

Our practice is warm and welcoming. We treat you like family and our goal is to ensure your experience with us is just as outstanding as your results.

Cutting-Edge Technology

We invest in the latest proven technology to provide more comfortable, efficient care. We also offer a variety of modern clear aligners and braces in Raleigh, Durham and Cary.

Convenient and Affordable

Our flexible financing options, including no down payment for traditional braces and low monthly payments, makes achieving your dream smile a breeze. Visit any of three NC locations, whichever is convenient for you.


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Contact Us

Raleigh Office

220 Horizon Dr., Ste. 212
Raleigh, NC 27615

Tel: (919) 518-2644
Fax: (919) 518-2634

Durham Office

3518 Westgate Dr., Ste. 405
Durham, NC 27707

Tel: (919) 403-0790
Fax: (919) 490-6665

Cary Office

1815 Kildaire Farm Rd #C
Cary, NC 27518

Tel: (919) 852-0009
Fax: (919) 518-2634