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Skelton Orthodontics Smilestar Spotlight: Cole

This weeks Smilestar spotlight is on Cole! Dr. Aimee Skelton is excited to have a fantastic group of patients represent her practice as Smilestars! This weeks Smilestar winner that we would like to recognize is Cole!

Meet Cole, Skelton Smilestar

Want to know more about Cole? Check out his interview below


Q: What is your favorite part about being a Skelton Orthodontics SmileStar?

A: I love that I get to be a model for Skelton Orthodontics
and show off my teeth that they did amazing on. I also love how caring and nice
they are. It is an honor to be a smile star.

Q: What is your favorite place to go in Fort Payne and why?

A: I really like to go to the movies. It is very fun and
entertaining. I also like the fair when it is around.

Q: Why do/did you enjoy your orthodontic treatment at Skelton Orthodontics?

A: I enjoy it because the workers are nice and always make
you feel welcome.

Q: What do you like to do on the weekends?

A: I like to go hang out with friends or play video games.

Q: Tell us 3 fun facts about you!

A: 1) I love video games.

     2) I’m shy

     3) I like to hang
out with my friends.

Q: What color do you feel best describes you and why?

A: Blue I think describes me because my eyes are a blue-ish
color and I’ve always liked blue.

Q: If you had to choose one song to be your “walk out song” and play every time you walked into a room, what would it be and why?

A: Standing in the Hall of Fame because I really like that
song and it gives me a lot of confidence.

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Skelton Orthodontics Smilestar Spotlight: Anslee

This weeks Smilestar spotlight is on Anslee! Dr. Aimee Skelton is excited to have a fantastic group of patients represent her practice as Smilestars! This weeks Smilestar winner that we would like to recognize is Anslee!

Meet Anslee

Want to know more about Anslee? Check out her interview below!


Q: What is your favorite part about being a Skelton Orthodontics SmileStar?

A: My favorite thing about being a Skelton Orthodontics SmileStar
is getting to share the importance of a healthy smile to everyone. Your smile
is most times your first impression, which means I want to have the best
possible smile.

Q: What is your favorite place to go in Fort Payne and why?

A: I have 2 favorite places in Fort Payne. First, I like Catos because I love their jewelry. Second, when I need sushi and can’t go to the city I go to Chow King for their buffet sushi.

Q: Why do/did you enjoy your orthodontic treatment at Skelton Orthodontics?

A: I enjoy the punch cards and collecting my points for the
reward prizes. Also, I really enjoy the summer movies days for all the patients
and their families.

Q: What do you like to do on the weekends?

A: On the weekends I like to make crafts. I dig around for
scrap material and some old pieces of wood to turn them into interesting art pieces.

Q: Tell us 3 fun facts about you!

A: 1) My birthday is on Halloween!

     2) My softball
team was undefeated and won both pre and post season tournaments.

     3) I have read
every DogMan book ever published.

Q: Is there a volunteer/community event you enjoy working with or attending?

A:  My favorite
activity is helping with the operation Christmas shoebox at our church. I like
knowing I am making kids happy.

Q: What color do you feel best describes you and why?

A: Teal because it’s bright, fun and full of joy!

Q: If you had to choose one song to be your “walk out song” and play every time you walked into a room, what would it be and why?

A: The Champion by Carrie Underwood. This song makes me feel
good and gives me confidence I like to be a strong girl for everyone to see.

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Our Patients Are The Best, No ‘Lion’!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Patient Appreciation Movie Event!

The Skelton Orthodontics team had a great day at the movies celebrating our patients! We loved the movie, The Lion King, and hope that you did as well. We really do have the most amazing patients and appreciate all of your support!

Check us out on Facebook!

We posted some pictures from the event on our Facebook page - check it out! If you have pictures from the movie event, we would love to see them. Make sure to tag @skeltonbraces in your posts!

Thanks again for being amazing! The event was a 'roaring' good time!

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Invisalign® Gold Provider 2019

What does Invisalign® Gold mean?

Dr. Aimee Skelton is excited to be an Invisalign® Gold Provider for 2019! The level given to your Invisalign® status is determined from the orthodontist's overall experience and the relative number of patients they have treated with Invisalign®. The levels range from bronze to VIP.

What is Invisalign®?

Invisalign® is a company that makes a series of clear aligners to straighten your teeth. If you are a candidate for this form of treatment, Dr. Aimee Skelton will create a unique treatment plan for your aligners using 3D computer imaging technology. Invisalign® will then create the aligners based on Dr. Skelton's treatment plan. You wear each set of aligners for approximately two weeks before switching them out for the next set until your teeth have shifted into the correct positions.

Many people prefer this more subtle form of treatment over metal brackets and wires. Invisalign® aligners can be removed to eat, drink and brush your teeth, but should be worn at all other times to stay on track with your plan.

Are you a candidate for Invisalign®?

We also offer Invisalign Teen® to our patients so age is not a factor! However, there are certain cases where Invisalign® is not a treatment option so the best way to tell if you are a candidate is in a complimentary exam here at our office.

Call today or request an appointment online to schedule a complimentary exam with Invisalign® Gold Provider, Dr. Aimee Skelton to see if you are a candidate. Our team would love to cover the details with you in person!

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Skelton Orthodontics Smilestar Spotlight: Abby Grace

Dr. Aimee Skelton is excited to have a fantastic group of patients represent her practice as Smilestars! The first Smilestar winner that we would like to recognize is Abby Grace!

Meet Abby Grace

Want to know more about Abby Grace? Check out her interview below!


Q: What is your favorite part about being a Skelton Orthodontics SmileStar?

A: I love being a Smile Star because to me attitude is
everything and having a smile on your face, a smile you’re confident in can completely
turn your life around.

Q: What is your favorite place to go in Fort Payne and why?

A: The Spot. Even though I’m not a coffee junkie or anything
I absolutely love the atmosphere of that place. It’s the perfect spot to just
curl up with a book, a warm drink and some great friends.

Q: What did you enjoy about your orthodontic treatment at Skelton Orthodontics?

A: Most definitely the staff! I had my braces for 3 years
and I never once had a bad experience at Skelton. Everyone who works there is
always so nice and friendly!

Q: What do you like to do on the weekends?

A: On the weekends I’m often cheering on the Sylvania Rams, spending time with the people I love and hopefully finding a little time to shop in between.

Q: Tell us three fun facts about you!

A: 1) This year I was Sylvania’s sophomore homecoming attendant 2) I have zero stage freight. Some of my favorite things are singing/talking at church, doing theatre at NACC or pageants (really just being on stage!)  3) My biggest goal in life is for people to see Jesus through me.

Q: Is there a volunteer/community event you enjoy working with or attending?

A: At my church we have a Charlotte’s Shoe Box Ministry and
in the months before Christmas a lot of time and energy go into those 1200
boxes, but just knowing that it will make a difference in a child’s life makes
it worth it!

Q: What color do you feel best describes you and why?

A: Yellow! I believe in the importance of having a positive,
bubbly attitude, and always remembering to smile no matter the circumstances.
And nothing says bright, happy yellow quite like the joy that comes from Jesus.

Q: If you had to choose one song to be your “walk out song” and play every time you walk into a room, what would it be and why?

A: Sugar, Sugar but the Archies – I’d choose that song because it’s simply a feel-good song, one that you’re not too mad about if it gets stuck in your head.


Dr. Aimee Skelton and the Skelton Orthodontics team are so proud to have Abby Grace sport one of our smiles for miles and miles!

   

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Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Week: June 3-7

Isn't our team pretty awesome? Dr. Aimee Skelton thinks so!

To celebrate the passion and hard work of the Skelton Orthodontics team, Dr. Aimee Skelton needs your help in celebrating the WONDERFUL team we have at the office during Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Week!

This week, Dr. Skelton wants to give our team some special recognition to make sure they know just how important they each are to the Skelton Orthodontics team and to Fort Payne and surrounding areas. Stop by the office and fill out a "brag" card to a deserving team member! This group brings so many smiles to the faces of our patients and we want to return the favor. Snap a picture with a team member and share it to our Facebook page!

You can get to know our staff a little better by visiting the team page on our website. You’ll get to learn all about their families, hobbies, and why they love working at Skelton Orthodontics! Also, each of our team members has a blog interview that is  all about them - check it out!

Dr. Skelton wants to thank her team and appreciates all that they do not only for her, but for our patients! Thank you for your help making our team feel loved during Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Week!

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2019 Patient Appreciation Movie Event: Save the Date!

Hakuna Matata, what a wonderful phrase! You are royalty, we're not "lion"!

To show our appreciation for our amazing patients, Dr. Aimee Skelton and the Skelton Orthodontics team would like to invite all current patients to our 2019 Patient Appreciation Movie Event! This year, we will see the live action, The Lion King.

Date: Saturday, July 20th

Time: Doors open at 10:30 am, movie begins at 11 am

Place: Fort Payne Cinemas - 2715 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne, AL 35967

Popcorn and drink will be provided! We would love to see you at the movie! Our team is so thankful for the amazing families and patients we get to see smile.

Please RSVP on our Facebook event or by emailing info@skeltonbraces.com.

You can watch the trailer by clicking HERE. The film is not yet rated.

The movie is for all current patients and tickets are limited. Please RSVP - tickets are first come, first serve.

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Help Us Raise Money for Relay for Life!

So many people we know and love have been affected by cancer. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is a fundraiser dedicated to helping communities attack cancer. The event also honors all families who have had to battle and fight.

Relay for Life of Dekalb County is May 31, 2019 at VFW Fairgrounds.

We need your help with donations! The funds we raise will not only honor survivors and remember loved ones, but will also help give resources to cancer patients and their families. This could mean free rides to chemo appointments or free places to stay for patients. This also funds a live 24/7 helpline for answers and support.

This year, Dr. Aimee Skelton and the team decided to support cancer research as much as we can. If you are not able to make it to the event, you can also donate online! Click HERE to access our Relay for Life team – we would be honored to have your donation and are excited to impact lives as we spread smiles for miles and miles.

You can donate online and in office! If you are interested in participating in the event, click HERE for more info!

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2019 Blood Drive at Skelton Orthodontics

Dr. Aimee Skelton and the Skelton Orthodontics team take pride in our community of Fort Payne and the surrounding areas. We also have a passion for giving smiles to those in need and need your help!

We would like to invite you to join us in making your HEART smile! On February 27, 2019 we are hosting our annual blood drive and need all of the donations we can get! You never know whose life you might save with your donation!

As a reward for helping out those in need, all donors will be entered into a drawing for $200 CASH prize! You can RSVP and sign up for alerts and reminders by joining our Facebook event. We appreciate all who are willing to give up some time to help us share smiles for miles and miles!
Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Place: Skelton Orthodontics – 2105 Grand Ave NW, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
RSVP: Click HERE
Meet Madison

Meet Madison!

The Skelton Orthodontics team is excited to have Madison on board with us! Want to know more about her? Read her "interview" below!

Read her interview here:

What do you like most about working at Skelton Orthodontics?
My coworkers are like family & I enjoy watching Dr. Skelton create beautiful smiles every day. It’s an amazing process!

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?
Hanging out with my husband, Garrett and daughter, Gracelynn on our farm.

Where did you go on your favorite vacation? What did you do?
My husband and I went to Amelia Island, where some of my family lives. We actually stayed in the Ritz Carlton and it was an awesome experience.

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?
There is so much in your smile. You can flash those pearly whites and make anyone’s day just a smidge brighter.

Do you have any phobias, or are you afraid of anything?
I’ve always been afraid of horses growing up, but I’ve actually grown out of that. I’m not fond of the usual creepy crawlers like snakes and spiders.

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment?
I’ve never had braces as a child, but I always have been fascinated by them and wanted to have them myself. Hopefully I will get to experience them first hand myself.

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times do you think you've seen it?
My favorite movie of all time is “Fried Green Tomatoes.” I’ve probably watched it at least 100 times.

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?
My husband and I are waiting for my little girl to turn two before we get a dog.

Thanks for a great interview, Madison!

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