Smile Straight Orthodontics - Jackson, MS Team
Clora Evans, DMD
Clora Evans, DMD - Orthodontist
Dr. Clora Evans grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. She went on to attend Tougaloo College in Jackson where she earned a degree in Sociology.
With her degree in hand, she knew she wanted to help people and decided dentistry was a great way to make a difference. She attended the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry where she graduated as a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry.
She went on to complete her orthodontic residency at the Georgia School of Orthodontics.
Dr. Evans has an impressive record receiving numerous awards and recognitions. Her accolades include the 2020-2021 Doctor Nathaniel Glover Leadership & Professionalism Scholarship, 2018 Brian D. Stone Memorial Award, 2018 Mississippi Dental Society Award, and 2018 J. Julius Ratliff Award of the MS Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Evans is active in the field of orthodontics. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and the National Dental Association.
What she enjoys most about being an orthodontist is giving her patients increased confidence by providing a beautiful smile they are proud of.
Favorite Restaurant Local and family owned restaurants are always the best. She is always looking for recommendations.
Inspirational Words “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
Ortho Tip Wear your rubber bands. She can tell when you don't!
Quantanna Raine - Office Manager
On the Tube Quantanna loves her some TV drama, her favorite show is Grey's Anatomy.
Favorite Restaurant Half Shell Oyster House. The Orleans Shrimp and Grits is just the best.
Favorite Singer The Queen Bee of course. Quantanna loves Beyonce's music.
Nikki Boutwell - Orthodontic Assistant
The best part of her day is seeing a patient leave with a great big smile.
Favorite Movie Real Steel. Boxing and robots. How can you go wrong?
Favorite Spot in MS She loves going to the beach and fishing. Biloxi is perfect.
Four Legged Friend She has an adorable pup named Bandit.
Tay Clayton - Orthodontic Assistant
She has her associates degree from East Mississippi Community College and her certificate in dental assisting from Meridian Community College.
Tay's favorite patients are our younger ones. She really enjoys working with kids because they are so open and honest. It makes each day fun and interesting.
Favorite Quote "You will face many defeats in life, but you never let yourself be defeated." - Maya Angelou
Fun Fact She loves laughing. It doesn't take much to get her going.
Full House Tay has two horses, a pony, a Shih Tzu, and a German Shepherd.