Smilestar Garrett

Skelton Orthodontics Smilestar Spotlight: Garrett

This weeks Smilestar spotlight is on Garrett! 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 Garrett!

Meet Garrett

Want to know more about Garrett? Check out his interview below!


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

A: It’s a great experience and lots of fun. Also to help out
Skelton because they are the best.

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

A: The Spot because the atmosphere is great and the drinks are “on spot”. The spot is a great place to go and hangout with friends.

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

A: The staff is always friendly and optimistic. They strive
to do their best and you feel very comfortable every time you have an
appointment.

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

A: Other than running cross country for Pisgah,  I enjoy reading and watching Netflix.

Q: Tell us 3 fun facts about you!

A: 1) I can tumble (gymnastics)

     2) I have taught
myself how to play certain songs on the piano.

     3) I can wiggle
my ears

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

A:  The Flat Rock
Community Center gives out food to people who need it and I help them give out
food because they need all the help they can get.

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

A: I feel like the color yellow best describes me. It’s
bright and happy in which I try to be daily.

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: Uptown Funk because it’s upbeat and very energetic and
fun. Everyone can just join in and dance.

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2019 Smilesgiving Donations

The Skelton Orthodontics team loves to spread smiles for miles and miles! Each year, we like to do this by accepting donations for local food pantries for those who may be in need this holiday season. We need your help to fill up local pantries before Thanksgiving!

Acceptable Donations

We appreciate any and all donations, but the pantries do request specific items. Below is the list of items that the food pantries accept. Click HERE for a printable list.

  1. Canned Fish (salmon, tuna, sardines)
  2. Canned Meats (turkey & chicken)
  3. Rice (brown & wild)
  4. Whole grain dry cereals
  5. Whole grain pastas
  6. Fruits in natural juice (no sugar added)
  7. Canned vegetables (low sodium)
  8. Canned soups & stews (low sodium)
  9. Nut butters (peanut, almond, walnut)
  10. Popcorn kernels
  11. Dried fruits (raisins, apricots, prunes, mangoes)
  12. Granola
  13. Herbal tea (green, white)
  14. Natural sweeteners (honey)
  15. Fruit juice (100%)
  16. Beans (canned or dried)
  17. Pasta sauce
  18. Shelf-stable milk (powdered milk, canned evaporated skim milk)
  19. Healthy snacks (granola bars, nuts)
  20. Spices (cinnamon, chili powder, cumin)

*Please avoid items packed in glass. No candy or sugary drinks.

We are Thankful for You!

Please bring all donation items to our office by November 21st. We will gladly take all donations to food pantries as a donation from the Skelton Orthodontics family. Thank you for joining our Smilesgiving and giving a smile to someone in need!

Smile in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! A time when we want to bring more awareness about the disease and educating women on the steps to take for early detection. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women in the United States. It is a time during the year where we focus not only to raising support for those currently fighting cancer, but to promote cancer education and prevention for all!

Show your support with us!

Here's how! For each person who chooses PINK ELASTICS or POWER CHAINS in the month of October, Dr. Skelton will donate $1 to breast cancer awareness. Take a selfie of your pink bands and post the photo to our Facebook page #SkeltonBraces. Post the picture to your story on Facebook and Instagram and tag @skeltonbraces for a BONUS entry into a drawing for a free t-shirt!

Getting Involved

These are so many ways to make an impact and become involved during breast cancer awareness month. How are you getting involved this October? Let us know!

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Skelton Orthodontics Smilestar Spotlight: Ellie

This weeks Smilestar spotlight is on Ellie! 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 Ellie!

Meet Ellie

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


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

A: My favorite part is meeting new people! I have already
made some cool new friendships. I hope to make one with everyone!

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

A: The Big Mill Antique Mall. It is so unique and beautiful
inside. It’s very vintage with lots of treasure inside and also has a great
restaurant!

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

A: The staff is great at what they do and sweet! They always
make sure you’re comfortable and having a good time. They also come up with
such fun activities like free movies in the park!

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

A: I love spending time with my friends, eating a lot of
food and reading or watching movies!

Q: Tell us 3 fun facts about you!

A: 1) I love animals. 2) I'm an All-American Cheerleader. 3) I'm a part of Junior Leadership in Jackson County

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

A:  I love being part
of Jackson Co.’ s Junior Leadership. I’m also involved with teaching children’s
church. I love getting to spend time with the kids at church.

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

A: Yellow, because it’s so fun and happy and bright.

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: Should I stay or should I go

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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!