Learn how space-age wire is used in braces by an orthodontist in Ripley WV

Were Your Braces Designed in Space?

By Dr. Amy Smith

Believe it or not, your braces may contain a type of metal that was developed by NASA. And while it may seem like this would make your orthodontic treatment with braces more complicated, it actually helps simplify your treatment. By using braces that incorporate¬†space-age wire, you can enjoy a more convenient treatment experience with fewer…

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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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