Orthodontics

What Is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics

You’ve probably heard of an orthodontist. They’re the ones who provide patients with braces to give them a perfect smile, right? Although that is part of what an orthodontist does, the field of orthodontics is complex and very important to our health. Often the issues with our teeth are more than just cosmetic. Abnormal jaw…

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Meet One of Our Free Braces Winners!

free-braces

People who hear about our free braces giveaway on Facebook often think it’s a scam. Which is why we wanted to share this awesome video from our March free braces winner. When Carrie Cremeans got our call that she had won, she didn’t believe it. Her son, Aiden, needs braces and they had been talking…

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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 Invisalign 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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