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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Here are the best braces for adults. Learn more here.

The Best Braces for Adults

By Dr. Amy Smith

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 your best option for getting the smile you’ve always wanted. And when you straighten your smile, you’ll find there are plenty of benefits you’ll enjoy beyond your smile’s…

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Best Braces for Parents

By Dr. Amy Smith

As a parent, you have a lot on your plate at any given moment. It can be easy to overlook the importance of taking care of yourself, particularly when it comes to the idea of straightening your teeth. But there’s never a bad time to improve your smile by getting orthodontic treatment. Here are the…

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Just because you have a pretty smile doesn't necessarily mean it's healthy, explains the best orthodontist in Ripley WV

A Nice Looking Smile Isn’t Always a Healthy Smile

By Dr. Amy Smith

When people think about getting orthodontic treatment with braces or clear aligners, it’s often purely for cosmetic reasons. After all, if you know someone who has completed orthodontic treatment, the difference in their smile is what you notice. However, there are plenty of other benefits of getting orthodontic treatment beyond a nicer-looking smile. In fact,…

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Getting Married in 2022? Don’t Forget Your Smile!

By Dr. Amy Smith

If wedding bells are ringing for you in the upcoming months, you most likely have a lot on your plate. Between the flowers, the dress, the food, not to mention the seating chart (don’t forget Uncle John can’t sit next to Aunt Linda!), the thought of getting orthodontic treatment may be at the absolute back…

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