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.

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

7 Tips for Brushing Your Teeth With Braces

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

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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

Invisalign: Fact or Fiction

Invisalign: Fact or Fiction

Your orthodontic treatment not fitting into your budget or your current lifestyle is a distant thing of the past. Not only have traditional metal braces become much easier to wear, but we have had many high-quality advancements in the possibilities of achieving your perfect smile pretty close to your preferred terms. These advancements make it Read More

5 Things You Will Not Get With Mail-Order Orthodontics

5 Things You Will Not Get With Mail-Order Orthodontics

At Thacker Orthodontics, we know you want the best for your family, and that includes their smile. But we also know that times are tough and kids are expensive, so you’re looking for ways to cut some money, and maybe even some time in the process. With all of the ads about direct-to-consumer or mail-order Read More

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Four Reasons to Get Adult Braces

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of getting braces? If you’re past your teen years, a metal-clad teen face is probably the image you get at the thought of braces. But, believe it or not, adults make up about one in every five orthodontic patients today. You’re never too old Read More

Braces or Invisalign: Which One Is Right For You?

Braces or Invisalign: Which One Is Right For You?

If you’ve recently discovered that you or your child need orthodontic treatment, you probably have many questions on your mind. You might want to know what caused the issue and how it can be corrected. You may also wonder which treatments are likely to be the most effective, along with how much they cost, and Read More