Learn how braces move teeth from Smith Orthodontics in Ripley WV

How Do Braces Move Teeth?

By Dr. Amy Smith

When you think of ways to straighten your teeth, braces are likely the first thing that pops into your head. But how exactly does this set of metal wires, brackets, and bands move teeth into the right position? Parts of Braces Traditional braces are made up of a few different parts, which all work together…

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getting brace adjusted shouldn't be scary

Worried About Getting Your Braces Adjusted? Don’t Be!

By Dr. Amy Smith

Now that you have braces, you’re aware you’ll need to make regular trips to your orthodontist to get them adjusted. Over the course of the next several months, you will see your orthodontist for braces adjustment appointments, so that at the end of your treatment, you’ll have a perfect smile. Some patients are a little…

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The Different Parts of Braces and What They Do

By Dr. Amy Smith

We know you may have plenty of questions when it comes to your orthodontic treatment. Our team wants to make sure you have all the answers and support you need to get started on your orthodontic journey to a better smile. It is always a good idea to learn everything you can about braces if…

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