Orthodontics

iTero Scanner: Improving Orthodontic Treatment for Patients

digital impressions

As we continue to evolve and grow, so does the technology we utilize in our day-to-day lives. It seems as though things are getting easier and more streamlined as technology continues to advance, making for additional accuracy and better services throughout many different industries. The field of orthodontics is reaping the benefits of these such…

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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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How Invisalign Affects the Way You Eat

Eating with Invisalign

It’s one of the most sought-after forms of orthodontic treatment today. Invisalign clear plastic aligners are changing the way patients are fixing their smiles, blending seamlessly into everyday life. One of the major perks of Invislign is the fact that it is removable, which makes everyday tasks, like eating, simpler than with braces. With braces,…

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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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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Child learning proper dental hygiene

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and we’re gearing up for a successful month of educating children on the importance of proper oral hygiene and its effects on our health. Creating awareness about this factor in our lives starts young. By developing good habits, children are more likely to adopt these habits and keep…

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Should I Get Invisalign or Mail-Order Treatment?

Woman thinking about Mail Order Treatment

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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