• What is a palatal expander?
    If the doctor and our team at Nancy F. Shackleton, DMD, MS have recommended a palatal expander, you might be wondering what it is and how it will help you. Read more
  • Braces-Friendly Recipe: Lunch
    Getting braces comes with a lot of rules. No sticky candies, watch out for popcorn, and steer clear of chips. These rules leave many braces-wearers wondering what they can still Read more
  • Five Great Reasons to Visit Our Practice this Summer
    We’ve heard all the reasons why folks put off scheduling an orthodontic consultation: not quite ready to begin treatment, vacations, busy schedules, financial concerns, etc. Here are five reasons why you Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July!
    Happy Independence Day from the doctor and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Read more
  • Protecting Your Smile with Mouthguards
    If you participate in sports or other physical activities, it’s wise to consider getting a mouthguard. Also known as mouth protectors, mouthguards are a device worn over the teeth to Read more
  • Tube Talk
    The topic is tubes. No, we’re not talking about TV shows, or sports socks, or British subway systems. We’re talking toothpaste! With so many options out there, which toothpaste should Read more
  • The Benefits of Invisalign
    Invisalign is the ideal orthodontic system for that perfect smile you are dreaming of.  We all want to leave someone with the very best first impression possible, but if you have Read more
  • Can You Get Cavities When You Have Braces?
    Braces are a great tool for straightening and evening your smile, but caring for your teeth while wearing braces requires a little extra effort, especially when it comes to cavity Read more
  • Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment
    When you smile, people notice. If your teeth are straight and vibrant, you'll make a positive impression, but a crooked smile with obvious health problems doesn't represent the real you. Read more
  • The Benefits of Invisalign
    What you need to know about Invisalign orthodontic treatment Do you want a straight, beautiful smile but you don’t like the look of metal brackets and wires? Are you afraid of Read more
  • Welcome To Our Blog
    Whether you are an existing patient or searching for an experienced, specialized orthodontist in the Louisville & Frankfort area, we’re excited you are here.  With the dental industry advancing, we recognize Read more

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