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.


Types Of Braces

Here at Thacker Orthodontics, we’re proud to offer a variety of efficient and effective orthodontic treatment options to patients of all ages in our Cincinnati and Hillsboro offices. Our expert team is dedicated to creating personalized treatment plans that are designed to meet each patient’s specific smile needs! Dr. Jim and Dr. MaryEvan are able Read More


How Much Do Braces Cost?

“How much will braces cost?” This is the first question on patients’ minds when getting started with their orthodontic treatment. Here at Thacker Orthodontics, we offer a variety of treatment options to choose from and customized treatment plans for every patient, so the answer to this question will depend on a few different variables! These Read More

3 questions to ask when choosing an orthodontist

3 Questions To Ask When Choosing An Orthodontist

At Thacker Orthodontics, the road to your perfect smile begins with knowing exactly what to expect from the orthodontic process. We want you to feel respected, informed, and empowered from beginning to end! Choosing to improve your oral health with orthodontic treatment is a big decision, after all, and you shouldn’t trust something as important Read More


Maintaining Your Smile From Home

As we continue to adjust to the changes brought about by the spread of COVID-19, it can be hard to keep up with everything. From business closures to stay-at-home orders, there’s no doubt that life has started to look quite different. During this time, our priority at Thacker Orthodontics is the health and safety of Read More

Dr. MaryEvan with patients

Leave A Lasting Impression With A Beautiful Smile

Did you know your smile can play a big role when it comes to professional success? For better or worse, having a healthy smile that stands out  is often a critical component to meeting your career goals. Multiple studies have found that excellent oral health and an attractive smile can help land you a job, Read More

Goodbye, 2019…Hello, 2020!

Goodbye, 2019…Hello, 2020!

Goodbye 2019…Hello 2020! If you’re anything like us, you may be wondering how on earth we’re already here in 2020. It feels like we blinked and it was already January! With the new year beginning, we’ve been doing some reflecting on what the past year meant for us and what we’re hoping to accomplish in Read More

The 5 Best Foods For Braces

The 5 Best Foods For Braces

Deciding to change your smile with braces is exciting. Taking that first step towards improved oral health is worth celebrating, but orthodontic treatment can also bring quite a few changes to your life. While many of those changes are relatively small in the grand scheme of things, some can take some getting used to, like Read More

Survival Guide: Invisalign Assistant making dental scans

Survival Guide: Invisalign

If you aren’t already aware of the Invisalign clear aligner system, you should be! Thacker Orthodontics is proud to offer patients this exciting alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign produces the same beautiful results as braces, but doesn’t use any brackets, wires, or bands. This means Invisalign patients enjoy a freedom and flexibility that simply isn’t Read More

Dr. Thacker working on a patient's teeth

Why Summer Is The Best Time To Begin Orthodontic Treatment

Summer is finally in full swing! Now that we’re done with winter and school is out, we can really kick back, relax, and enjoy these long days and later mornings. Whether you’ve packed a million things into the next month or two, or plan on doing nothing but laying out by the pool, you probably Read More