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.

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


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

Cincinnati Orthodontics

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


Benefits of an Orthodontist Over DTC Aligners

In today’s world of two-day shipping and rock bottom pricing, we’ve all become accustomed to getting just about anything we need faster and cheaper than ever. There’s no denying that this can be incredibly convenient, but it’s also had some unintended side effects, even in the world of orthodontics! This can be seen in the Read More


Debunking Common Myths About Adult Braces

If you’re like most people, you probably think of a teenager wearing braces whenever someone mentions orthodontics. Although many orthodontic patients are indeed teens, treatment can benefit patients of all ages. There’s never a bad time to improve your smile, even if you’re an adult! More adults than ever of achieving straighter smiles through orthodontics. Read More


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

Orthodontic Info

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