Dr. Klauer is a lifelong resident of Granger, IN and has strong ties to the Michiana community. He attended grade school at Christ the King and went on to Marian High School. Dr. Klauer earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Notre Dame. During his time there, he earned a Monogram letter as a member of the varsity golf team and proudly contributed to multiple Big East Championship wins.
After graduating from Notre Dame, Dr. Klauer completed his four years of dentistry training at The Ohio State University, earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). In 2013, Dr. Klauer chose to focus his practice on treating patients with craniofacial pain, TMD and sleep disorders due to the overwhelming need within the community. As he learned to identify the origin of patients’ pain and sleep problems, it became increasingly clear that he could drastically impact their lives now and in the future.
Dr. Klauer has extensive training in sleep medicine, craniofacial pain and TMD. He has completed nearly 2 years of post-graduate training and over 1,500 hours of continuing education in these subjects. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Board of Craniofacial Pain and the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine. He is Diplomate Eligible with the American Board of Orofacial Pain and he is the only doctor in 100-mile radius that carries these 3 board credentials.
Dr. Klauer enjoys educating patients and providing them the tools to live healthier lives without medications and temporary fixes. He regularly attends cutting-edge courses that further advance his clinical skills with the goal of delivering the most benefits he can to patients.
In his personal time, Dr. Klauer spends as much time as possible with his wife and four young children. He enjoys running and skiing, and finds pleasure in mostly any outdoor activity.
When you meet Dr. Klauer you will find yourself immediately comforted by his welcoming smile, his compassion for his patients and his commitment to providing them with the highest quality of care.