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DIY Braces: Love Them or Leave Them?

DIY braces are popping up all over the Internet. The big question is: are they safe and effective, or should you ignore the hype and call your orthodontist? With the average cost of Invisalign and braces costing well over the $1,000, many people are looking for a more cost-effective way to get beautiful, straight teeth. [...]

By | 2018-03-13T10:23:27+00:00 March 13th, 2018|FAQs|0 Comments

We Need Your Vote!

At Great Smiles Orthodontics, we know that we have the BEST patients! We want Birmingham to know who your favorite orthodontist is, and would love to have your vote for the 2018 Birmingham Parent Family Favorites contest.Here is how to vote:1. Click on this link: Type "Great Smiles Orthodontics" for the Best Orthodontist under Health [...]

Dentists vs. Orthodontists

Dentists and orthodontists both improve your smile. You go to a dentist to ensure your teeth are free from plaque build-up and your gums are healthy, but what if your dentist also performs orthodontics? Is there a difference between a dentist that offers orthodontic services and an orthodontist? Isn’t that the same thing? Read on [...]

By | 2018-02-27T00:55:40+00:00 February 27th, 2018|FAQs, Great Smiles Orthodontics|0 Comments

Meet Mesha!

Meet Mesha! Mesha is one of our orthodontic assistants that works at our Inverness and Crestline offices. We love having Mesha around! Read more about her below!   What do you like most about working at Great Smiles? I love the staff and most of all love working with the doctors. I also love our [...]

By | 2017-03-03T17:04:44+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Crestline Office, Inverness Office, Meet the Team|0 Comments

SnapChat Smiles – Find Us: GreatSmilesAL

Follow us on SnapChat! The Great Smiles Orthodontics team is excited to now be able to connect with our patients on SnapChat. We love seeing our patients' smiles and stay in the loop with community events. Be on the lookout for special news and contests that we share on the Stories page. Also, make sure [...]

By | 2017-11-28T19:35:35+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Fun Events & Contests|0 Comments

Meet Gina!

Have you seen Gina around our Great Smiles Orthodontics offices? Gina wears many hats and brings so much value to our team! Read more about her in her interview below.   What do you like most about working at Great Smiles? The awesome doctors that I get to work with! They have the same passion [...]

By | 2017-02-17T16:15:01+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|About Us, Great Smiles Orthodontics|0 Comments

Meet Kacy!

Have you seen Kacy at your orthodontic appointment? Kacy is one of our awesome orthodontic assistants. Want to know more about her? Read her interview below! Where were you born? Here in Birmingham, Alabama Do you have any pets? Yes, I have two dogs named Chloe and Chaka. What is the weirdest thing you have ever [...]

By | 2017-11-08T19:06:42+00:00 January 5th, 2017|About Us, Trussville Office|0 Comments

We Love Great Feedback & Reviews!

Want a FREE T-Shirt? The Great Smiles Orthodontics team values your feedback and reviews! To show our appreciation for taking the time to review us and share your experience with others, we will reward you with a FREE t-shirt. Here's how to leave a review! 1. Go to or Go to your Yelp [...]

By | 2017-11-28T19:43:47+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Fun Events & Contests, Great Smiles Orthodontics|2 Comments

Get a Great First Impression with iTero®

At Great Smiles Orthodontics, we use the latest technology to give you a beautiful, straight smile—now without the mess! Other orthodontic practices use conventional dental impressions, putting lots of goop in your mouth and getting inaccurate molds of your teeth. Why suffer through gagging and discomfort? Thanks to the iTero scanner, we can take clean, [...]