Woman thinking about Mail Order Treatment

Should I Get Invisalign or Mail-Order Treatment?

By Dr. Amy Smith

With the seemingly endless possibilities today with virtually everything, it can come as no surprise that you’ve got options when it comes to your orthodontic treatment path. Not only can you choose from a list of new and improved products, such as Invisalign clear aligners, you’re also able to choose between seeing an orthodontist in…

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A misaligned bite can sometimes be fixed with braces in Parkersburg WV

How a Misaligned Bite Can Be Bad for Your Smile

By Dr. Amy Smith

The primary type of correction most people associate with orthodontics is straightening teeth. While this is the most visible change most of the time, orthodontic treatment can also fix misaligned bites, which is vital for having a healthy smile. Bite problems come in various forms, each of which can cause major issues with the appearance…

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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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