braces with missing teeth

Can You Get Braces with Missing Teeth?

Orthodontic treatment can address a variety of issues, many of which can be fixed through the use of braces. A question the staff at Smith Orthodontics often gets is, ...
air flossing and water flossing

Air Flossing and Water Flossing

Almost all of us are familiar with flossing our teeth using standard dental floss. But the new year might be a good time to think about using a different ...
Meet Gabby, an orthodontic team member at Smith Orthodontics

Get to Know Gabrielle

If Gabrielle looks familiar to some of you, it’s because she used to work here and, after pursuing other opportunities, decided to return to Smith Orthodontics. We are excited ...
Do Braces Cause Gum Recession?

Do Braces Cause Gum Recession?

With the start of the new year, you might be considering getting braces to improve your smile. While there are multiple benefits to braces and orthodontic care, you might ...
how long will i need braces?

How Long Will I Need Braces?

If you recently learned that you need orthodontic treatment, you may be wondering, “How long will I need braces?” While the length of time will vary depending upon many ...
Headaches and braces

Headaches and Braces

You just got your braces on, and you’re excited to start your journey to a healthier, straighter smile. But then you get a headache, and you wonder if the ...
kids with braces at the same time

Should My Kids Get Braces at the Same Time?

When it’s time for your kids to get braces, you’ll likely have many questions about their dual treatment: “Should my kids get braces at the same time?” “What are ...
What Is the Best Way to Close a Tooth Gap?

What Is the Best Way to Close a Tooth Gap?

Your smile is the first thing people notice about you, so you want your teeth to be healthy and straight. This kind of smile often doesn’t come naturally—many people ...
cost of braces

Top Five Things that Affect the Cost of Braces

Over 4 million people in the United States wear braces. Approximately 25 percent of those with braces are adults. The cost of braces varies depending upon several factors, including ...