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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Learn why you and your child should get braces at the same time from the best orthodontist in Ripley WV.

Should My Child and I Get Braces at the Same Time?

By Dr. Amy Smith

It’s time to double down on orthodontic health. When you look into getting braces for your child, you shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to improve your own smile. And if you think getting braces at the same time as your child sounds a bit crazy, there are plenty of reasons you should reconsider. Schedule Visits…

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Getting whiter teeth with braces in Ripley WV

Getting Whiter Teeth While You Have Braces

By Dr. Amy Smith

When you begin orthodontic treatment with braces, you’ll certainly be eager to reach the end and finally see your new smile. And while straightening your teeth will no doubt improve the look of your smile, you may want to brighten your smile as well. Here’s what you need to know about getting whiter teeth with…

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