A few words about us


A full-time Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California, Dr. Dan Grauer operates a one-of-a-kind practice with two locations: Santa Monica and Los Angeles, CA that serve patients who desire the best customized results with invisible orthodontic solutions.

Dr. Grauer is a Board Certified Orthodontist who has trained extensively in dentistry and orthodontics in both Europe and the United States. Dr. Grauer in 2000 received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Master’s of Orthodontics, and Specialty Certificate of Orthodontics from the University of Barcelona. In 2005 he came to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for continued training, where n 2010 he received his Master’s of Science, Specialty Certificate of Orthodontics, DDS, and PhD in Oral Biology. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at UNC, where he still serves as an Adjunct Professor.

In 2011 Dr. Grauer starts his practice in California. Along with that he is an associate editor for the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and sits on the editorial boards of several other professional publications. A well-known and respected researcher, he lectures at meetings nationally and internationally and provides lingual orthodontic services in practices around the world.

Why choose us

Customized treatment

Did you know that not all braces are the same? You could have braces “one size fit all” or you could have customized braces by Dr. Grauer. Customized braces are faster, gentler, and more precise. They can even be invisible.

Facially guided orthodontics

Did you know that your orthodontic treatment when you are a teenager will have an effect on how you are going to age the rest of your life? By positioning teeth correctly in the face, Dr. Grauer improves the way your smile will look now and in the future: your face will age better and you will look younger, longer.

Rejuvenation and Interdisciplinary treatment

Did you know that Dr. Grauer always works in tandem with your general dentist and other specialists to achieve the best results? Whether you want to align your jaws, teeth or get the smile you always wanted, Dr. Grauer will team up with oral surgeons, plastic surgeons, periodontists, restorative and cosmetic dentists or other specialists.