Woman thinking about Mail Order Treatment

Should I Get Invisalign or Mail-Order Treatment?

By Dr. Amy Smith

With the seemingly endless possibilities today with virtually everything, it can come as no surprise that you’ve got options when it comes to your orthodontic treatment path. Not only can you choose from a list of new and improved products, such as Invisalign clear aligners, you’re also able to choose between seeing an orthodontist in…

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Ceramic braces are a great option for orthodontic treatment. Are they right for you?

Why Ceramic Braces May Be Right For You

By Dr. Amy Smith

From traditional metal braces to invisible aligners, it’s no secret that you’ve got quite a few options when it comes to choosing your orthodontic treatment. One of the main concerns of patients is how braces may affect their appearance, but with improved treatment methods, this doesn’t have to be the case. Ceramic braces are a…

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learn why more women are using braces and Invisalign in Ripley WV

Why More Women Are Using Braces and Invisalign

By Dr. Amy Smith

Do you ever feel like you’ve missed the boat when it comes to orthodontic treatment? Maybe you should have tackled it when you were in college or begged your parents to get it over with in middle school. What matters now is you’re considering it. You’re thinking about getting the smile you’ve always wanted by…

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Here are some of the most common questions about braces for adults.

5 Most Common Questions About Braces for Adults

By Dr. Amy Smith

While it’s generally generally believed that people should get braces in late childhood or during their teenage years, you can still benefit greatly from getting braces for adults. While it’s typical for kids and teenagers to complete orthodontic treatment with braces, adults tend to be a bit hesitant to have braces. However, braces could be…

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diabetes and orthodontic treatment

Diabetes and Orthodontic Treatment

By Dr. Amy Smith

For those with diabetes, there are additional factors to keep in mind when considering orthodontic treatment. Those with diabetes are twice as likely to develop gum disease because they tend to have higher glucose levels in their saliva. This leads to a higher chance of gum disease since sugar encourages bacteria growth that can create…

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