Your Local Orthodontist in Rio Rancho

Meet Dr. Jason Klingler and Dr. Drew McDonald

At Northview Orthodontics, Dr. Jason Klingler and Dr. Drew McDonald are committed to delivering exceptional orthodontic care tailored to the needs of the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho communities. Our experienced team offers advanced orthodontic solutions designed to create beautiful, healthy smiles for patients of all ages.

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Your Board-Certified Orthodontist in Rio Rancho

Meet Dr. Jason Klingler

Dr. Jason Klingler is a board-certified orthodontic specialist with a strong background in treating patients with a broad cross-section of age and complexity. He’s passionate about providing care to his patients that he would want for his own family.

Dr. Klingler seeks to be an airway-aware orthodontist and strives to develop customized treatment plans that address the core issues that underlie the problems that he sees orthodontically.

He loves the challenge of complex interdisciplinary care and surgically facilitated orthodontic treatment that is sometimes necessary for his patients.

Meet Dr. Drew McDonald, DDS, MS

Dr. Drew McDonald is a board certified orthodontic specialist with a strong focus on airway and temporomandibular joint-focused treatment planning, surgically-facilitated orthodontic treatment, and providing complex interdisciplinary care for patients. He lectures internationally on these topics and has contributed to literature and textbooks in these areas. Dr. McDonald is dedicated to advancing the profession of Orthodontics and Dentistry as a whole.

Dr. McDonald attended dental school at the prestigious Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Known for it’s rigorous academic curriculum and intense clinical training, Dr. McDonald received many academic accolades while at Creighton including inductions into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National Dental Honor Society) and Alpha Sigma Nu (Honor Society of Jesuit Universities). He also served in leadership positions as class president and student body president and on alumni relations committees.

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The Role of an Orthodontist in Rio Rancho

Orthodontists are dental specialists who after completing dental school, undergo additional years of rigorous training exclusively focused on orthodontics—the art and science of aligning teeth and jaws. This specialized training equips orthodontists like Dr. Klingler and Dr. McDonald with the skills necessary to diagnose and treat dental and facial irregularities effectively. While general dentists provide broad dental care, orthodontists dedicate their practices to orthodontic care only, ensuring they are experts in their field. Choosing an orthodontist for teeth straightening not only ensures precise and personalized care but also results that last a lifetime.

The Advantages of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment offers more than just aesthetic enhancements. It brings a myriad of benefits that can transform your overall quality of life:

Physical Health

Correctly aligned teeth are easier to clean, leading to better oral hygiene and reduced risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Orthodontic treatment also helps in correcting bite issues that can cause uneven wear on the teeth and jaw pain.

Mental and Emotional Well-being

A beautiful smile can significantly boost your self-esteem and confidence. Orthodontic treatment can lead to a positive self-image and greater personal satisfaction, contributing to better mental health.

Social and Professional Benefits

A straight, attractive smile can make a strong first impression. It can improve how others perceive you, enhancing both social interactions and professional opportunities. People with beautiful smiles are often seen as more friendly and successful.

Personal Benefits

Receiving orthodontic care can be a life-changing experience, providing you with the comfort and confidence to enjoy daily interactions and activities without self-consciousness about your smile.


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Start Your Journey to a Perfect Smile

If you are looking for a trusted orthodontist in Rio Rancho, Northview Orthodontics is here for you. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation. Let us help you understand your orthodontic options and help you achieve the smile you've always dreamed of.