Learn whether or not you should consider getting braces of Invisalign.

Signs Your Teen Needs Braces or Invisalign

By Dr. Amy Smith

For most patients, the ideal time to start orthodontic treatment is either in middle school or high school during their teenage years. However, you may not be entirely sure if your teen even needs braces or Invisalign. To help you determine if your child might need treatment, here are some important signs to look out…

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Learn how people can be allergic to braces.

Can People Be Allergic to Braces?

By Dr. Amy Smith

There are several reasons patients may be hesitant to start orthodontic treatment with braces, such as appearances or having to limit themselves to softer foods. Another concern that’s less common, but still valid, is the concern of having an allergic reaction to braces. So, what’s the deal with braces and allergic reactions? Can Braces Cause…

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Here is why college kids should start orthodontic treatment during this time in the life.

Should College Students Get Braces or Invisalign?

By Dr. Amy Smith

When kids graduate high school and begin their new journey into adulthood by starting college, it can be easy for them to think they’re past the point when they can have braces. However, college is a great time to start orthodontic treatment, and there are plenty of great options they should explore. Braces for College…

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Learn why getting braces or Invisalign can improve your oral health,

How Braces or Invisalign Improve Oral Health

By Dr. Amy Smith

Far too often, patients considering starting orthodontic treatment with braces or Invisalign think of the decision from a purely cosmetic standpoint. But there’s far more to gain from straightening teeth than just a better-looking smile. While this is definitely a huge benefit, choosing to get braces or Invisalign is also a great decision for your…

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Invisalign First is perfect for kids ages 7 to 10. Invisalign First can make treatment easier for your child and save you money. Learn more here!

How Invisalign First Can Help Your Child’s Smile

By Dr. Amy Smith

Over the years, Invisalign has become an increasingly popular orthodontic treatment option for teens and young adults. But what you may not know is if you have young kids, they can also get Invisalign to help their smiles. If your orthodontist decides your child needs early orthodontics, you should look into getting Invisalign First. Why…

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If you’re wondering which types of braces work the fastest, read this blog from an orthodontist in Parkersburg and Ripley WV to find out how to get a straighter smile sooner.

Which Types of Braces Work the Fastest?

By Dr. Amy Smith

As with other things in life, patience is definitely a virtue when it comes to orthodontic treatment. Your ideal smile won’t come overnight, but the results will be well worth the wait! However, innovations in orthodontics over the years have given orthodontists the ability to give their patients incredible results in less time. Here are…

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