Comparing Invisalign and Ceramic Braces for Invisible Treatment

Comparing Invisalign and Ceramic Braces for Invisible Treatment

By Dr. Amy Smith

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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Learn how braces move teeth from Smith Orthodontics in Ripley WV

How Do Braces Move Teeth?

By Dr. Amy Smith

Braces are likely the first thing that pops into your head when you think of ways to straighten your teeth. But how exactly does this set of metal wires, brackets, and bands move teeth into the right position in order to make a healthy smile? Parts of Braces Traditional braces are made up of a…

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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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Cheapest Teeth Straightening

What Is the Cheapest Teeth Straightening?

By Christi Porter

Perhaps you’ve realized you are in need of a straighter, healthier smile. While doing your research you may have stumbled across pricing estimates for various types of treatments and are wondering, what’s the cheapest teeth straightening option?   What Is the Cheapest Way to Straighten Teeth? Trying to fit orthodontic treatment into your budget may seem…

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What is a braces emergency? Orthodontist in Ripley and Parkersburg

Limiting How Much Sugar You Eat with Braces

By Dr. Amy Smith

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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