Learn more about Disney braces here from Amy Smith Orthodontics.

Disney Braces: Braces Your Kids Will be Excited to Wear

By Dr. Amy Smith

Your kids will definitely love having straight teeth and getting fewer cavities, but it’s unlikely that they’ll be super excited about starting orthodontic treatment with braces. However, you have plenty of options available to not only reduce their anxiety about having braces, but to get them counting down the days until they get them. One…

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Learn the differences of getting a permanent or removeable retainer.

Should I Get a Permanent or Removable Retainer?

By Dr. Amy Smith

After making it to the end of your orthodontic treatment, the last thing you want is to undo some of the work that went into making your perfect smile. Thankfully, the simple solution to preserving your straight teeth is wearing a retainer. In general, the types of retainers for orthodontic patients can be broken down…

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Smith Orthodontics explains how vaping can hurt your teeth.

Does Vaping Hurt Your Teeth?

By Dr. Amy Smith

Whether you are improving your smile with braces or Invisalign, or you’re not in orthodontic treatment at all, it’s always a good time to look out for your dental health. Given that recent trends in smoking have shifted away from traditional cigarettes to vaping, many people are curious about whether or not vaping can hurt…

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Learn how to fix bite issues with Invisalign in Ripley WV

How to Fix Bite Issues with Invisalign

By Dr. Amy Smith

Orthodontic treatment is beneficial for all aspects of your teeth and jaws. While most people think of Invisalign as a way to get a better-looking smile, there are tons of long-term health benefits to straightening your teeth with this clear aligner system. Additionally, you can fix bite issues when you get Invisalign, giving you a smile…

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Discover when you should replace your toothbrush and other interesting toothbrush facts from an orthodontist in Ripley WV

When You Should Replace Your Toothbrush and Other Facts

By Dr. Amy Smith

Many people don’t give much thought to their toothbrush, but if you’re going to get the most out of your teeth-cleaning efforts, it’s definitely worth paying more attention. This is especially true when you have braces, since cleaning your teeth while in orthodontic treatment is extremely important. Here are some essential toothbrush facts to help…

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