Want an invisible orthodontic treatment? Here's why you should consider ceramic braces in Parkersburg and Ripley WV

The Truth about Ceramic Braces

By Dr. Amy Smith

You need braces, but you don’t want people to know. Virtually invisible orthodontic treatment exists, and it continues to increase in popularity with options such as ceramic braces and plastic aligners. When it comes to choosing the right product for you, you may be apprehensive about keeping up with the responsibilities of Invisalign, so you…

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Summer is a time for relaxing and goofing off with friends. But it’s also a great time for braces. Learn here why teens should get braces this summer.

3 Reasons Your Teen Should Get Braces This Summer

By Dr. Amy Smith

The best time of life to get braces is most often during the preteen or teenage years. At this point, most kids have their adult teeth and are in a good stage of life to fit in caring for their braces. Getting even more specific, the best time of the year for teens to start…

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If you’re wondering which types of braces work the fastest, read this blog from an orthodontist in Parkersburg and Ripley WV to find out how to get a straighter smile sooner.

Which Types of Braces Work the Fastest?

By Dr. Amy Smith

As with other things in life, patience is definitely a virtue when it comes to orthodontic treatment. Your ideal smile won’t come overnight, but the results will be well worth the wait! However, innovations in orthodontics over the years have given orthodontists the ability to give their patients incredible results in less time. Here are…

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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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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 about the best winter snacks for kids with braces.

Best Winter Snacks for Kids with Braces

By Dr. Amy Smith

Snack time is one of the best ways to fight the winter blues. After all, there’s nothing quite like getting cozy by the fireplace while you share some tasty treats with your family. But for parents of kids with braces, it can be a bit tricky finding braces-friendly snacks their kids will enjoy.  Many go-to…

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