The Thacker Orthodontics Blog

At Thacker Orthodontics, we are excited to share the latest orthodontic news, tips about orthodontics, braces, and Invisalign, as well as happenings to make you smile. We can't wait to serve you.

Are Adults Good Candidates for Braces?

Are Adults Good Candidates for Braces?

Surprisingly, the optimal time for braces isn’t limited to childhood or adolescence. In reality, waiting until adulthood can be a perfectly reasonable choice. Our team at Thacker Orthodontics is here to address a frequently asked question: Are adults good candidates for braces? Understanding Braces Before we explore their application for adult patients, let’s delve into Read More

How Do Orthodontists Create a Treatment Plan for Each Patient?

How Do Orthodontists Create a Treatment Plan for Each Patient?

A lot of potential patients don’t realize what goes into orthodontic treatment—and how closely we work with them to ensure perfect results. Our incredible team at Thacker Orthodontics will answer this question and more: How do orthodontists create a custom treatment plan for each patient? What Does An Orthodontist Do? Orthodontists are actually dental specialists. Read More

What To Expect When You Get Your Braces Off

What To Expect When You Get Your Braces Off

The day has arrived! It’s time to get those braces removed or to do away with those aligners! But what comes next? Our team at Thacker Orthodontics is here to provide you with a guide for what to expect when you get your braces off. Three, Two, One In our office, we offer three alignment Read More

Why Do Orthodontists Use X-rays?

Why Do Orthodontists Use X-rays?

Getting x-rays done at the dentist or orthodontist is a common part of many office visits. But did you know this technology wasn’t widely used for dental purposes until the 1950s? Our team at Thacker Orthodontics wants to tell you how these x-rays work and, more importantly, answer the question, “Why do orthodontists use x-rays?” Read More

How Do Braces Work?

How Do Braces Work?

Millions of people have braces in the United States. But have you ever asked yourself—how do braces work? Our team at Thacker Orthodontics is here to serve the Cincinnati area, and we can give you the rundown on this popular orthodontic treatment! Are Braces Right For Me? During a consultation about braces, Dr. Jim and Read More

The Team Behind Your Straight Smile

The Team Behind Your Straight Smile

Did you know that at Thacker Orthodontics, we care about more than just transforming your smile? Our goal is to build a great relationship with each patient so that they feel connected, secure, and happy each time they enter one of our offices! Your experience as our patient should be more than just sitting in Read More

Does your little one need braces, or maybe your not-so-little one does? We know you're wondering what's the best age to get braces, so we've come to help!

What’s The Best Age To Get Braces?

Does your little one need braces? Or maybe your not-so-little one does? Perhaps you’re an adult and feel like you missed an opportunity for braces. Don’t worry! Anytime is the best time to get braces. Our neighbors in Cincinnati and Hillsboro have been coming to Thacker Orthodontics for all their braces needs. Dr. Jim and Read More

Thacker Orthodontics is here to tell you all about the benefits of two-phase treatment, to help give your little ones on an amazing smile!

Benefits of Two-Phase Treatment

At Thacker Orthodontics, our dynamic duo, Dr. Jim and Dr. MaryEvan are dental care’s fairy godparents. With their magic artifacts (okay, they’re really just dental tools), they transform little smiles across Cincinnati and Hillsboro into dazzling displays of delight. Today, we’re removing the curtain to reveal the secrets and benefits of a spellbinding process known Read More

Orthodontic FAQs

Orthodontic FAQs

If you’re here, it’s because you need experts to address some of your most pressing “orthodontic FAQs.” Welcome to Thacker Orthodontics, your dedicated orthodontic care team in Hillsboro and Cincinnati. With the help of our experienced professionals, Dr. Jim and Dr. MaryEvan, we aim to simplify the world of orthodontics and offer insights into the Read More