Posts by Rich Carnahan

What Is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics

You’ve probably heard of an orthodontist. They’re the ones who provide patients with braces to give them a perfect smile, right? Although that is part of what an orthodontist does, the field of orthodontics is complex and very important to our health. Often the issues with our teeth are more than just cosmetic. Abnormal jaw…

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Meet One of Our Free Braces Winners!

free-braces

People who hear about our free braces giveaway on Facebook often think it’s a scam. Which is why we wanted to share this awesome video from our March free braces winner. When Carrie Cremeans got our call that she had won, she didn’t believe it. Her son, Aiden, needs braces and they had been talking…

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What to Expect When You Are Done with Braces

life-after-braces

The moment is here…your braces are coming off and you’re finally able to enjoy all of the hard work you’ve done. Cue the parade music, cake and balloons! After all of the orthodontist appointments, adjustments, minor discomfort and food restrictions, you’re finally able to wear your smile like a badge of honor. Congratulations! You should…

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Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces

Eating-with-braces

You’ve gotten your braces on…congratulations! You’re now on your way to achieving the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted, which means it’s time to make sure you’re getting the most out of your braces. A big factor that needs to be addressed is what you can eat while you have braces. There are foods that work…

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Get to Know Heather

Heather Clinical Coordinator & Lead Assistant

If you are in treatment with us here at Smith Orthodontics, chances are you have met Heather. She is our Clinical Coordinator and Lead Assistant! We thought you might enjoy learning 10 fun facts about her! What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time? Craft, Cross stitch What is the oldest thing…

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Is Invisalign Right for Me?

In the world of orthodontics, it’s an exciting time to be a patient! With so many treatment options to choose from that look great and blend in seamlessly with virtually any lifestyle, orthodontic patients are able to correct their smile with the product that works for them. One of the most popular products in the…

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