Learn the ways orthodontic treatment has improved over the last two decades. Click to learn more.

How Orthodontic Treatment Has Improved Over the Last Two Decades

By Dr. Amy Smith

It’s well known that healthcare and medicine have improved dramatically over the past few decades, and the world of orthodontics is no exception to this. The past two decades have seen some impressive advancements in orthodontic treatment all across the board, from the initial patient visit to the end results. Here are some of the…

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What you can expect to hear from your orthodontist is expert guidance on how to make the most of your treatment, along with plenty of encouragement.

Things Your Orthodontist Will Never Say During Your Treatment

By Dr. Amy Smith

When you pick the right orthodontist, you’ll get personalized guidance during each leg of your treatment progress. To make your treatment go by more smoothly, it’s a good idea to pay close attention to the advice your orthodontist gives you. Here are some things you’ll never hear a good orthodontist say. “You Don’t Need to…

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jaw pain

Relieving Jaw Pain with Orthodontic Treatment

By Dr. Amy Smith

By now you know that getting orthodontic treatment can improve the appearance of your smile by making your teeth straight. But did you know it can also make your smile feel better? Many patients who get orthodontic treatment primarily to have a better-looking smile are often surprised at just how much more comfortable their jaws…

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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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Celebrating National Orthodontic Health Month with the best orthodontist in Ripley WV

Celebrating National Orthodontic Health Month

By Dr. Amy Smith

While you already know October is the month to break out the fall sweaters, shop for Halloween candy, and enjoy pumpkin spice everything, you may not know this month also contains another important celebration. That’s right, October is National Orthodontic Health Month! A whole 31 days dedicated to celebrating orthodontics and raising awareness of the…

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Is it safe to go to the orthodontist in Ripley WV right now?

Is It Safe to Go to the Orthodontist Right Now?

By Dr. Amy Smith

At Smith Orthodontics, we are always looking out for the safety of our patients. While we are eager to help you get your perfect smile, our main concern is the health of our patients and our staff. That being said, we are still seeing patients and using the precautions necessary to keep everyone safe in…

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