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.

Recognizing And Treating Your Child's Misaligned Jaw

Recognizing And Treating Your Child’s Misaligned Jaw

As parents ourselves, we know it can be both concerning when your child is showing signs of pain and hard to diagnose what the source of their pain is. If you’ve noticed them rubbing their jaw or digging into their meals with less gusto than usual, it’s likely that they’re dealing with jaw pain. Jaw Read More

Caring For Your Smile Between Orthodontic Visits

Caring For Your Smile Between Orthodontic Visits

The Thacker Orthodontics team loves handing out helpful advice to our patients in Cincinnati and Hillsboro. In fact, second only to moving your teeth to give you a smile you love, sharing advice is what we do most!  One of our most common pieces of advice is deceptively simple: take care of your smile as Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Retainers

Everything You Need To Know About Retainers

The moment a patient gets their braces off or finishes using their last clear aligner is one of the most special moments we get to experience at Thacker Orthodontics. We love seeing how all your hard work and dedication to achieving an improved smile have paid off, almost as much as you do! Though it Read More

Your Guide To Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

Your Guide To Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

Although the largest percentage of our orthodontic patients are teenagers, we have more and more adults and young children visiting us every day! Here at Thacker Orthodontics, we’re proud to create beautiful smiles for patients of all ages in Cincinnati, Hillsboro, and the surrounding communities. If you’ve spent years feeling unhappy with how your teeth Read More

Tips for Caring for Your Clear Aligners

Tips for Caring for Your Clear Aligners

The reason why clear aligners like Invisalign have become a commonly chosen treatment for teens and adults here at Thacker Orthodontics is, well, clear: from their comfortable, simple design to the outstanding results they produce, clear aligners are a great option for patients of all ages. Though clear aligners may seem straightforward, there are some Read More

Orthodontic Care In 2021

Orthodontic Care In 2021

After a long and fairly difficult 2020, things are finally starting to look up. Though New Years and the resolutions that it brings may feel like a distant, long-cast off memory, it’s never too late to commit to caring for your smile in this upcoming year! There’s no better time than now to commit to Read More

Don’t Put It Off: Why Early Treatment Matters

Don’t Put It Off: Why Early Treatment Matters

As parents, we worry about our children almost constantly. We worry about them keeping up with their schoolwork, we worry about their screen time, and of course, we worry about their smiles—how to keep their teeth strong and healthy, how often they should be visiting the dentist, and whether orthodontic care might become necessary at Read More

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Playing Sports In Braces

Many of our Thacker Orthodontics patients play sports, either for their school, in their community, or just for fun. They’re often concerned that beginning their braces treatment will keep them on the sidelines for the season. If you’re an athlete, you may worry about playing sports in braces and how they will affect your performance Read More

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Am I Too Old For Braces?

Many people associate the term orthodontics with teens in bulky metal braces, even though treatment can benefit patients of all ages. While it’s true that teens are a large part of most orthodontic practices, we also work with many children and adults. More adults than ever explore orthodontics to straighten their smiles and correct issues Read More