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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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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Do you need a dentist referral to see an orthodontist in Ripley or Parkersburg WV?

Do I Need a Dentist Referral to See an Orthodontist?

By Dr. Amy Smith

If you’ve noticed issues with your smile or your child’s smile, you may be wondering if it’s a good time to start treatment with an orthodontist, but waiting on your dentist to suggest it. Although some dentists do refer their patients to trusted orthodontic professionals, a referral from a dentist isn’t necessary to start seeing…

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Include a healthier smile from an orthodontist in Parkersburg in your new year's resolutions

Make a Healthier Smile Part of Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Dr. Amy Smith

With the new year upon us, many of us are trying to figure out how we’re going to better ourselves. A new year brings change and in most cases, this change is for the better. Whether you’re working to lose weight, improve a skill, get a better job, or move someplace warmer, working towards these…

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Give someone you love a healthy smile with Invisalign or braces in Ripley WV

Give Yourself or Someone You Love a Healthy Smile

By Dr. Amy Smith

The holidays are quickly approaching! During this season of giving, many struggle to find ideas on how to show someone they care. From elaborate gifts to cookie baking marathons, everyone has their own way to give back during the holidays. At Smith Orthodontics, we have some other ideas this holiday season. A healthy smile means…

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