Braces

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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The Different Parts of Braces and What They Do

The different parts of braces pictured

It is always a good idea to get to know the different parts of braces if you are about to start or have started treatment. Some of the different parts are bands, brackets, arch wires, rubber bands, ligatures, coil springs, and power chains. Bands Bands go around the back teeth, or molars. Your orthodontist will…

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Include a Spectacular Smile in Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Party

A New Year is upon us, and that means it’s time to make some resolutions for 2019. You may be wanting to get healthier, find a new career path or adopt a more positive attitude. Whatever it is, your goal is to be a better version of yourself. With a new year comes the chance…

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Why Ceramic Braces May Be the Right Treatment for You

Ceramic braces

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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Express Yourself With WildSmiles Braces

WildSmiles braces

It’s time to say goodbye to boring braces and welcome a new way to straighten teeth while maintaining personal style and confidence. Let’s face it…braces can be daunting. You may feel as though you won’t look the same and may develop some self-confidence issues just thinking about getting braces. But your experience doesn’t have to…

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