braces near me

How to Find the Best Braces Near Me

By Dr. Amy Smith

So, you or your child are ready for a straighter, healthier smile. Sometimes, finding the best place to get braces can feel overwhelming. Getting braces is one of the best decisions you can make, so it’s important to consider several factors in finding the best orthodontist near you. Ready to answer the question, “Who has…

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orthodontic appliances

The 7 Most Common Orthodontic Appliances

By Dr. Amy Smith

Orthodontic technology has seen an immense growth within the past few decades. and new appliances are constantly being implemented in favor of efficacy and comfortability. Though terms may seem complicated and their functions vague, a general understanding of these orthodontic appliances help the patient understand what these tools do, how long they are typically used…

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middle schoolers

The Best Orthodontic Treatment for Middle Schoolers

By Dr. Amy Smith

Choosing the proper orthodontic treatment to straighten your child’s teeth is not an easy task. There are so many different types of braces to choose from, and your orthodontist might have a preference when treating your child.  The kind of braces you choose for your child will put them on a path towards healthy teeth…

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misaligned teeth

Is Straightening One or Two Teeth Worth It?

By Dr. Amy Smith

A few crooked teeth may bother you even if you have a perfect bite. However, most people don’t think this issue is severe enough to warrant an orthodontic visit. Some don’t even think it’s possible to fix one or two misaligned teeth.  Uneven teeth can lower your self-esteem regardless of their number. You may ignore…

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Braces vs invisalign

Braces vs Invisalign

By Dr. Amy Smith

Your smile is an important part of who you are, and choosing the right orthodontic treatment is equally as important. In today’s world we enjoy seemingly endless options with everything from cars and food selections to hobbies and TV channels. The world of orthodontics is no different. For patients, options for orthodontic treatment range from…

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Learn more about athletes using Invisalign or Braces.

Should Athletes Use Invisalign or Braces?

By Dr. Amy Smith

For many people, picking out the right orthodontic treatment solution often boils down to their personal preferences or how crooked their teeth are. But athletes who participate in contact sports have a whole other factor to consider. If you participate in athletics, you’ll likely be wondering if it’s better to play sports with braces or…

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