Learn how you can save money at the orthodontist in Ripley and Parkersburg WV by taking your child early.

Save Money at the Orthodontist by Taking Your Child Early

By Dr. Amy Smith

Parents are well aware of how costs can add up when raising their kids. So it can be easy to brush off the idea of taking your child to the orthodontist earlier than expected. But while you may think it would help you save money by skipping early orthodontics, it’s often less expensive in the…

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Invisalign First is perfect for kids ages 7 to 10. Invisalign First can make treatment easier for your child and save you money. Learn more here!

How Invisalign First Can Help Your Child’s Smile

By Dr. Amy Smith

Over the years, Invisalign has become an increasingly popular orthodontic treatment option for teens and young adults. But what you may not know is if you have young kids, they can also get Invisalign to help their smiles. If your orthodontist decides your child needs early orthodontics, you should look into getting Invisalign First. Why…

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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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Learn the differences of getting a permanent or removeable retainer.

Should I Get a Permanent or Removable Retainer?

By Dr. Amy Smith

After making it to the end of your orthodontic treatment, the last thing you want is to undo some of the work that went into making your perfect smile. Thankfully, the simple solution to preserving your straight teeth is wearing a retainer. In general, the types of retainers for orthodontic patients can be broken down…

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