Meet Teresa!

Want to know more about Teresa? Check out this interview we had with her!

What do you like most about working at Skelton Orthodontics?

The thing I like most about my job is getting to know our new patients and meet more families in the Fort Payne area.

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?

I am so busy! On the weekends, I try to spend time outdoors in my flower garden enjoying our Alabama weather. I also use weekends for family time and attend church on Sunday morning.

Where did you go on your favorite vacation and what did you do?

Every vacation I have taken is my favorite!

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?

I would like patients to know how rewarding it is to see the progression of your new smile from start to finish.

Do you have any phobias or are you afraid of anything?

I am afraid of snakes.

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment (braces, headgear, Invisalign, etc)? If so, how old were you?

Yes, I have had braces twice. I was 14 the first time and 31 years old the second.

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times would you guess you have seen it?

I do not watch television.

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

I have two dogs, Holly and Jack, and a cat named Kade.

Meet Sherrie!

Want to know more about Sherrie? Check out this interview we had with her!

What do you like most about working at Skelton Orthodontics?

My favorite thing about working at Skelton Orthodontics is meeting our patients and seeing their beautiful smiles after treatment.

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?

Going to the Lake or visiting my children.

Where did you go on your favorite vacation and what did you do?

I went to New York. I went sight seeing and saw Beauty & the Beast and Tarzan on Broadway - the shows were amazing!

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?

The one thing I want everyone to know about their smile is that everyone should smile a lot - no matter what! Any smile is a beautiful smile.

Do you have any phobias or are you afraid of anything?

I do not have any phobias.

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment (braces, headgear, Invisalign, etc)? If so, how old were you?

Yes, I had braces when I was 38 years old. It is never too late for an awesome smile!

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times would you guess you have seen it?

Grease - I've seen it probably 50 times and still love it.

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

Yes. I have an 8 year old Yorkie named Gabbi. I also have a 12 year old lab named Luke and a rat terrier that is 14 years old.

Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Week

Dr. Skelton would like to recognize her outstanding staff this week for Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Week! She is so proud of her team and is incredibly thankful for all they do for her - she wouldn't know what to do without them!


If you are in the office this week, please let the team know how much you love them and that they are appreciated. We would not have smiles for miles and miles without their hard work!

Meet Janna!

Want to know more about Janna? Check out this interview we had with her!

What do you like most about working at Skelton Orthodontics?
I love watching the patient's confidence build as their teeth change. It is so rewarding to see our patients be excited to see their new smile.

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?
On the weekends, I am usually spending time with family and friends, shopping, or riding RZR's on Aetna Mountain.

Where did you go on your favorite vacation and what did you do?
I took Drew and Paige (my children) when they were 5 and 4 respectfully to the beach for the first time. The look on their faces when they saw the ocean was priceless! :)

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?
Each person's smile has the ability to brighten someone's day.

Do you have any phobias or are you afraid of anything?
I do not like to speak in front of crowds.

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment (braces, headgear, Invisalign, etc)? If so, how old were you?
I had braces with Dr. Skelton when I was 28.

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times would you guess you have seen it?
My favorite move of all time is Grease. I have seen it at least 50 times!

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?
I have two dogs and a cat! Zoey is a yellow lab and Brownie is a chocolate lab. My fuzzy kitten is named Bear.

Meet Bryna!

Want to know more about Bryna? Check out this interview we had with her!

What do you like most about working at Skelton Orthodontics?

I enjoy being part of the process of creating beautiful smiles!

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?

On the weekends, I am usually crafting and spending time with my husband.

Where did you go on your favorite vacation and what did you do?

Our trip to Gulf Shores was my favorite vacation. I went on a sunset dolphin cruise and it was absolutely beautiful.

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?

Every smile is beautiful; so don't be afraid to show it!

Do you have any phobias or are you afraid of anything?

I am deathly afraid of spiders!

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment (braces, headgear, Invisalign, etc)? If so, how old were you?

I have not had any orthodontic treatment.

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times would you guess you have seen it?

My favorite movie of all time is Sweet Home Alabama. I have seen it more than 20 times!

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

I do not have any pets.

Want to be a STAR of Skelton Orthodontics?!

The Skelton Orthodontics team is looking for patients to represent our practice on our advertising and marketing! Beginning May 26, we will be accepting nominations from Skelton Orthodontics patients to be selected as a SmileStar!


You qualify for this contest as long as you are or have been a Skelton Orthodontics patient. We are looking for patients in and out of braces and of all ages!


Here is the process:

1. Nominate your smile

2. Top 30 are selected by a panel of judges

3. Voting begins for all Top 30 contestants

4. Winners who have the most votes are announced


As a SmileStar winner, you have the honor of being a "face" of Skelton Orthodontics and will be treated to a professional photo shoot. The pictures taken at the shoot will be featured in our advertising and marketing!


How? It's easy! Just click on http://votemysmile.com/skelton-braces/ (the form will not be available until May 26 at 8:00 am), fill out the info, and upload two pictures. Feel free to contact Ryan at the office with any questions!


So, plan to nominate your smile on May 26th! Nominations end on July 17th!

Meet Tiffany!

Want to know more about Tiffany? Check out this interview we had with her!

What do you like most about working at Skelton Orthodontics?

It makes my heart smile to know that we are helping people achieve a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime!

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?

I can be seen spending time with my husband and two kiddos! During the summer, I spend every weekend is spent at the river.

Where did you go on your favorite vacation and what did you do?

I go on my favorite vacation every year to Destin, Florida with my family. It is a week of fun, rest and relaxation!

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?

Your smile is a beautiful thing, don't waste it! Share it any chance you get!

Do you have any phobias or are you afraid of anything?

Spiders!

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment (braces, headgear, Invisalign, etc)? If so, how old were you?

Yes, I braces at age 13.

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times would you guess you have seen it?

My favorite movie has to be Pitch Perfect. I have probably seen it 75+ times!

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

No, I do not have any pets.

Meet Amey!

Want to know more about Amey? Check out this interview we had with her!

What do you like most about working at Skelton Orthodontics?

I like seeing a patient's beautiful smile and the patient being happy!

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?

I can be found fishing, riding horses, or hiking. I love being outside!

Where did you go on your favorite vacation and what did you do?

On my favorite vacation, I went to Cancun. While we were there, we went snorkeling and hiking. Of course, the trip involved lots of eating amazing food and beach time!

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?

I want everyone to know that their smile is a beautiful thing.

Do you have any phobias or are you afraid of anything?

Yes! I am afraid of mice and spiders.

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment (braces, headgear, Invisalign, etc)? If so, how old were you?

I have. When I was 12 years old I had braces and headgear.

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times would you guess you have seen it?

I do not have a favorite. I do not watch much television.

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

Yes, I have all kinds of pets!

Horses - Johnny Outlaw and Rebel

Dogs - Bama is a pit bull and Marley is a golden retriever

Cats - Chloe and Garcia

Goats - Coco and Magley

Interview with Dr. Aimee Skelton

Do you think you know Dr. Skelton pretty well? Check out this short interview to see if you can learn something new about her!

What do you like most about being an orthodontist?

I am very passionate about creating awesome smiles! I love being able to interact with my patients while helping them to improve their appearance and self-confidence, especially while having fun!

What can you be caught doing on the weekends?

Reading, traveling, and going out to eat! I am a "FOODY" and love to try new restaurants and watch cooking shows.

Where did you go on your favorite vacation and what did you do?

I traveled to Ireland and visited many beautiful places. My favorite was the Cliffs of Moher. I met intriguing people who were extremely friendly and wanted to know if I was Irish :).

What is one thing you want every person to know about his or her smile?

Each smile is unique; no one person's is the same. Each smile can always brighten someone's day! Smiling is contagious!

Do you have any phobias or are you afraid of anything?

Speaking in front of crowds makes me very nervous!

Have you ever had orthodontic treatment? If so, how old were you?

I was 12 when I began orthodontic treatment. I had full banded braces and EVEN a headgear!

What is your favorite movie of all time? How many times would you guess you have seen it?

Grease- :). 20+ times.

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

I have a male tabby cat with a bobtail! He is appropriately named Rowdy!