Meet Dr. Brian Smith and Dr. Lynn Smith

At Smith & Smith Orthodontics in Sanford, NC, Dr. Brian Smith and Dr. Lynn Smith bring extensive experience and dedication to creating beautiful smiles.

With a deep commitment to the community, they provide personalized orthodontic care using the latest techniques and technologies.

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One of the primary reasons I went into the orthodontics field was the opportunity to see what a positive impact my father, Dr. Lynn Smith, had on the many people he treated. It is such an honor to be able to provide a meaningful service to so many in our community.


  • Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Science


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For the past 50 years, I have had the great opportunity to practice orthodontics and change the lives of children and adults in my community. This opportunity has helped me grow in the awareness of those around me, and enabled me to reach out to those in need.


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Science in Orthodontics
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Orthodontists vs. Dentists: Why Choose an Orthodontist?

Orthodontists and dentists both play crucial roles in maintaining oral health, but their specialties differ significantly. Dentists focus on general oral care, including cleanings, fillings, and preventive treatments. Orthodontists, however, specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating dental and facial irregularities. They undergo additional years of training to master teeth straightening techniques and complex bite issues.

Choosing an orthodontist for teeth straightening ensures you receive expert care tailored to your specific needs. Orthodontists use advanced technologies and methodologies to create customized treatment plans, ensuring optimal results. Their specialized knowledge and experience make them the best choice for achieving a healthy, beautiful smile.

Comprehensive Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment offers numerous benefits that extend beyond simply having straight teeth. Physically, straight teeth are easier to clean, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease. Properly aligned teeth also improve bite function, reducing the risk of jaw pain and excessive wear on teeth.

  • Mentally, having a great smile can significantly boost your self-esteem and confidence. When you feel good about your smile, you're more likely to express yourself freely and engage with others. This boost in confidence can positively impact your personal, social, and professional life.
  • Personally, a beautiful smile enhances your overall appearance, making you feel more attractive and youthful.
  • Socially, it can improve your interactions with others, as a confident smile is often perceived as friendly and approachable.
  • Professionally, a great smile can create a lasting impression, enhancing your opportunities for career advancement and success.

Investing in orthodontic treatment is an investment in your overall well-being. The physical, mental, personal, social, and professional benefits combine to improve your quality of life and give you a smile you can be proud of.

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Ready to transform your smile?

Contact Smith & Smith Orthodontics in Sanford, NC, today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Brian Smith or Dr. Lynn Smith. Let us help you achieve the beautiful, healthy smile you deserve.