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.

How Orthodontics Can Fix Your Bite

How Orthodontics Can Fix Your Bite

Bite issues do more than affect the appearance of your smile. They can impact everything from your mental health to your chance of contracting more serious dental problems. Luckily, there are plenty of orthodontic options at your disposal! At Thacker Orthodontics, we are passionate about fixing bites and helping people achieve beautiful smiles. Keep reading Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Palatal Expanders

The Ultimate Guide to Palatal Expanders

If you’re like most people, the thought of having orthodontic treatment probably makes you a little nervous. But palatal expanders are another story altogether! At Thacker Orthodontics, we’ve seen countless smiles improve with palatal expanders, and we know the dramatic difference they can make. We’ll discuss everything you need to know about palatal expanders, from Read More

The Different Types of Braces

The Different Types of Braces

Have you ever been worried about your smile? Is there something about it that you don’t like? That’s normal for most people at some point in life. Fortunately, there are things you can do about it. Thacker Orthodontics has offices in Cincinnati and Hillsboro to help you learn all you can about the different types Read More

When Do I Get My Braces Off

When Do I Get My Braces Off

You’ve taken several brave steps to get to this part of your oral health journey. Maybe you began with a free consultation. You spoke to Thacker Orthodontics teammates at either our Cincinnati or Hillsboro offices. Then, you received an assessment from Dr. MaryEvan or Dr. Jim. After that, you heard the recommendations. You chose braces Read More

Sports Safety for Kids Mouths & Orthodontic Emergencies

Sports Safety for Kids Mouths & Orthodontic Emergencies

From teaching essential life skills to encouraging teamwork, sports have many benefits for kids! While your young athletes are out on the field, you want to make sure their winning smiles are protected. The risk of a ball or body part hitting someone in the mouth is always there in sports, regardless of the age Read More

Hillsboro Family Orthodontist

7 Tips for Brushing Your Teeth With Braces

Your new braces treatment means making changes to your oral hygiene routine. While the process of brushing and flossing doesn’t change much during your treatment, you will need to put in a little more time and effort to get a thorough clean. Making sure to properly brush around the brackets and wires to get any Read More

Can Orthodontics Fix Facial Asymmetry?

Can Orthodontics Fix Facial Asymmetry?

Your face is the first thing people notice about you and can affect how they perceive you, and more importantly, how you perceive yourself. A big part of this begins with your smile and jaw. There is a lot of evidence that shows that orthodontic treatment can address issues like facial asymmetry. At Thacker Orthodontics, Read More

Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist

Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist

As you start your journey to a better smile, it’s important to have the right information from the right person when you leave your first appointment. The perfect office for you can give you the confidence to move forward. To help you out, Thacker Orthodontics has a list of questions you can ask to determine Read More

Cincinnati Invisalign

10 Braces Myths You Need to Know

Getting braces is a big step in the orthodontic process towards a better smile. As you take this step, you might encounter some myths and misinformation about orthodontic treatment. Don’t worry, Thacker Orthodontics has an office of experts who want to have the correct information and confidence to begin your smile journey on the right Read More