Braces

Enjoying Summer Vacation with Braces

Enjoying Summer Vacation with Braces

Whether you’re going on a cross-country road trip or a family vacation to the beach, it’s important that you keep your braces on your mind while you’re traveling. Summer vacation may feel like the time to forget about oral hygiene practices and eat foods you’re not supposed to eat, but this can lead to problems…

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Limiting How Much Sugar You Eat with Braces

Limiting Sugar with Braces

By now, you have probably heard that sugar isn’t really good for us. After all, it has been proven to cause health issues, such as tooth decay and an increased risk for diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Limiting our sugar intake should be taken seriously, and it’s especially important when you have braces. Limiting how…

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Comparing Invisalign and Ceramic Braces for Invisible Treatment

Comparing Invisalign and Ceramic Braces for Invisible Treatment

When it comes to orthodontic treatment, patients nowadays want a product that’s going to blend in with everyday life. This means not only figuratively, but literally as well. More and more patients are choosing invisible options for their orthodontic treatment, such as Invisalign and ceramic braces. Since these products are less noticeable, they help to…

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Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces

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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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How to Know if You Need Braces

Confused young girl

Many people choose to use braces to achieve a straight smile. Whether you’re in the typical age group that gets braces during their teen years or you’re already well into adulthood, you can still benefit from having braces. But how exactly do you know if orthodontic treatment is right for you? You Have Crooked Teeth…

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Was Dr. Amy at Your School for Children’s Dental Health Month?

National Children's Dental Health Month & Dr. Amy Smith

Dr. Amy had a great time hanging out with hundreds of kids from a few local schools in February. Here are some photos from her visits. Parkersburg Catholic Elementary Smith Orthodontics is a Partner in Education with Parkersburg Catholic Elementary, where Dr. Amy visited the first, fifth, and sixth grades. She absolutely loved the collage…

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