Consider Invisalign Teen vs Traditional Braces

A Smart Alternative for Teens and Parents Does your teen need braces? Are they worried about how they will look and feel? Are you worried about the cost and co-operation during sensitive Teen years? A great option for everyone is to choose Invisalign Teen, a revolutionary alternative to straighten teeth which offers many advantages over Read More

All Set With Your Flex?

2015 is quickly winding down and we will soon be welcoming the New Year. As a courtesy to all our patients, this is a reminder to review your Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account balances to make sure you don’t lose any of your benefits socked away this year. Give the Gift of a Beautiful Read More

New Responsive Website for Boyd Orthodontics

Boyd Orthodontics strives to provide the best treatment and care for children, teens and adults. We do everything we can to make our practice a fun and rewarding part of our patients’ lives, and then we try to do a little more. That of course includes utilizing the latest orthodontic technology with braces and Invisalign Read More

Orthodontic Friendly Trick Or Treat Choices

Halloween is a fun time of year for kids of all ages… but it can be a “nightmare” waiting to happen if patients are damaging appliances when eating the wrong treats. Watch this video put out a few years ago by the American Association of Orthodontics with additional “Halloween Brace Tips” for consumers that still Read More

Be Careful When Choosing Your Toothbrush

Most people believe that a toothbrush is a toothbrush and that there really is no difference between them. Unfortunately many people also underestimate the importance of good oral hygiene and the critical role it plays in your overall health. This is particularly true during orthodontic treatment. The orthodontic practice of Richard E. Boyd DMD MS Read More

Busting A Few Invisalign Myths

It can be a scary experience when you are given a referral to see an orthodontist or considering improving your smile. Braces are grounds for embarrassment for the self-conscious teen and the up-and-coming professional. Having a mouth full of metal to clean around, eat around, and live around can be daunting. The option that many Read More

The ABC’s Of Orthodontics

Here at the Orthodontic office of Dr. Richard E. Boyd DMD MS in Columbia SC, we know that orthodontics may seem a bit daunting to understand for many but with the 2015-16 school season closing in, now is the best time to learn what some call the “ABC’s of Orthodontics.” Simply put, “A” is for Read More

Fun Facts About Animal Teeth

We dug up some interesting information about different types if species and their teeth we thought everyone might enjoy reading on our blog at Richard E. Boyd DMD MS. Thanks for visiting our blog and enjoy the post. Feel free to share it with your friends in Columbia SC. Elephants: Did you know their tusks Read More

5 Ways To Eat Your Way To A Healthy Smile

All of us here at the orthodontic offices of Richard E. Boyd DMD MS have heard the expression “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Taking this to heart can make our teeth stronger and brighter if we eat the right foods to support that healthy smile.