Meet Robeyn, an orthodontic team member at Smith Orthodontics in Ripley WV

Get to Know Robeyn!

By Dr. Amy Smith

Seeing some new faces in the office lately? They are from the practice that Smith Orthodontics acquired a few months ago! Let’s meet some of these new additions to our orthodontic team! Meet Robeyn! 1. What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time? Read. 2. Have you ever played an instrument or…

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Meet Rene, part of the orthodontic team at Smith Orthodontics in Ripley and Parkersburg WV

Get to Know Rene!

By Dr. Amy Smith

In April 2019, Smith Orthodontics acquired a new practice and with it, came some talented, smiling faces! Let’s get to know our Appointment and Insurance Coordinator, Rene. 1. What was your favorite book, toy or outfit as a child? Harry Potter. 2. What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time? Re-read Harry…

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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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Use these tips when finding the right orthodontist in Ripley WV

Finding the Right Orthodontist in Ripley WV

By Dr. Amy Smith

When you or your kids need orthodontic treatment, the last thing you want to do is settle. While you may think every orthodontist is more or less the same, it’s worth it to spend time finding the right orthodontist for your family. Here are some elements to consider when looking for an orthodontist who will…

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Orthodontics

What Is Orthodontics?

By Dr. Amy Smith

You’ve probably heard of an orthodontist. They’re the ones who provide patients with braces to give them a perfect smile, right? Although that is part of what an orthodontist does, the field of orthodontics is complex and very important to our health. Often the issues with our teeth are more than just cosmetic. Abnormal jaw…

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