A Capital Destination, a Monumental Experience

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OX Orthodontix team members and doctors attended the 118th American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session in early May in the nation's capital of Washington DC.

OX Orthodontix - Dental Monitoring for the Busy Patient

We can describe how Dental Monitoring, orthodontics via virtual appointments, works and why we think it’s amazing, but we mentioned the topic in our waiting room and one of our patients, Tracey, was happy to talk about her positive experience with remote monitoring.

Tracey is very familiar with OX Orthodontix as she has two children who are patients. Finally, she decided it was her turn for a beautiful smile. She needed a personalized treatment plan that fit her busy lifestyle.

Tracey works full time as a Science teacher in Howard County. She’s energetic and very knowledgeable about how orthodontic treatment works since both her children started orthodontic treatment with OX Orthodontix. Tracey is in her own treatment at OX...

OX Orthodontix - Do Direct to Consumer Aligners Work?

There’s been quite a buzz generated over the past couple of years about direct to consumer aligners that allow people to skip visiting an orthodontist in order to get straight teeth. Direct to consumer clear aligners are now being offered by several companies that promise you can improve your imperfect smile on your own, without the help of a licensed orthodontist, to save yourself a considerable amount of time and money. So what’s the real deal with this at-home orthodontic treatment? Is it a good idea?


Technology & TLC: OX’s 2017 In Review

With 2017 coming to a close, the OX team looks back on a year full of milestones. Here are some highlights of 2017!

30th Anniversary of OX - This year, we celebrated 30 years of OX smiles! We are proud serve the Howard County community with premier orthodontic care.Dental Monitoring introduced - We know you’re busy and making orthodontic treatment more convenient will make your life easier. That’s why we’re one of the very first orthodontic offices to offer Dental Monitoring. This technology allows you to experience your orthodontic treatment through virtual appointments using a smartphone app.Ellicott City office grand re-opening - Our Ellicott City office got an upgrade and has been remodeled for a newer, sleeker look ...

Recognizing National Orthodontic Health Month at OX Orthodontix

Throughout October, the orthodontists and staff at OX Orthodontix will help raise awareness of National Orthodontic Health Month and the benefits of good orthodontic health. Orthodontic care has a positive impact on long-term dental health and self-esteem. The purpose of orthodontic treatment is to create a healthy bite — straight teeth that properly meet opposing teeth in the opposite jaw. A good bite makes it easier for you to bite, chew, and speak.

OX's October Events

All month long, we’ll offer information on good oral hygiene and braces-friendly recipes. In addition, our staff will participate in our annual pumpkin decorating contest with patients able to vote for their favorites. Plus, patients are invited to participate in our candy buybac...

30 Years of OX Smiles

At OX Orthodontix, we're extremely proud to provide world-class orthodontic services to patients throughout the Ellicott City, Clarksville, and greater Howard County area – and now, we're proud to say that we've been helping our community smile better for more than 30 years. 2017 marks the 30-year anniversary of OX Orthodontix, and we couldn't be more thrilled to celebrate the three decades of having the privilege to give those of Howard County healthier smiles. We take deep pride in the work we do for our patients, and we're incredibly grateful to have been helping people achieve beautiful smiles for 30 years.


For More Convenient Orthodontic Treatment, OX Technology Focuses on Busy Families


Our jobs, our families, and our leisure activities all keep us super busy. However, having a healthier smile shouldn’t be put on hold just because your schedule is always packed. OX Orthodontix, located in Clarksville and Ellicott City, is constantly seeking ways to give our patients more convenience and time for themselves when it comes to orthodontic treatment. The technology we offer is what sets us apart from most orthodontic offices and what allows even the busiest of families to undergo effective orthodontic treatment.

Here's how OX technology streamlines your patient experience:

OX App

Download the OX app to your smartphone to access OX info on your treatment, appointments, rewards, and promotions. The app is available on the A...

OX Orthodontists Get Involved At Local Howard County Schools


OX Orthodontix not only strives to be Howard County’s top provider of orthodontics and top Invisalign provider, but we also are committed to being active members of our local community, including giving back to our local schools when we can.This Spring, our orthodontists have been visiting elementary schools for career day events to teach students about orthodontics, treatment, and what it’s like to work as an orthodontist. Dr. Selnick and Dr. Smith have allowed these students to become more familiar with the field of orthodontics and what to expect when visiting the orthodontist for treatment with braces or Invisalign, paving the way for Howard County kids to have healthier smiles! Dr. Selnick and Dr. Smith both have enjoye...

What Is An Invisalign Top 1% Provider?


Invisalign has become a popular orthodontic treatment method because of the discreet look of the clear aligners and the convenience the removable aligners offer compared to traditional metal braces. If you’re considering Invisalign as your course of orthodontic treatment, it’s important you choose an orthodontist who is experienced in this newer orthodontic technology so your treatment ends with exceptional results. Our orthodontists are highly experienced with the Invisalign, having treated more patients with the clear aligner system than 99% of orthodontists worldwide.

OX Orthodontix prides itself on being Howard County’s Invisalign Top 1% Provider. What does that mean? Orthodontists who provide Invisalign to their p...

OX Orthodontix Wins Best Orthodontist Of Howard County

OX Orthodontix is always dedicated to providing the best orthodontic care to patients in Howard County. With offices in Ellicott City and Clarksville, MD, OX Orthodontix is Howard County’s expert provider of the most advanced orthodontic treatments, including both Invisalign and braces. While we strive to offer the latest technology in orthodontic treatments at our practice, we also strive to put an emphasis on patient care to ensure our patients feel knowledgeable about and comfortable with the treatment they receive from our orthodontists.