Creating beautiful smiles for WDJC listeners!

Our Mission

Creating beautiful smiles and striving to make a difference in the lives others on a daily basis is the essence of our practice. Our goal is to provide state-of-the-art orthodontic care with the highest possible attention to detail and research-based treatment excellence; our prayer is that we bring a smile to those who walk through our doors and leave feeling like family. We would be honored to serve A Closer Look listeners for their orthodontic needs.

Dr. Greg Rape with Lauren's precious kids at Hometown Orthodontics Oneonta. Lauren says he always makes Knox and Channing feel right At Home!

Meet Our Team

At Hometown Orthodontics, you’re in charge of how much you pay!  We understand if things have been tough, especially these past few years. We use OrthoFi and a payment slider to get you the care you and your family need at a price you can afford. Press ▶ to hear more from Brooke, who is here to help WDJC listeners with financing options. Submit the form below to discuss financing options and schedule your appointment now! We can’t wait to meet you!

How can we help?

Hometown Orthodontics has two convenient locations in Deerfoot / Trussville, and Oneonta / Blount County. Dr. Rape and his caring staff offers the highest quality orthodontic care for children, teens and adults.  Hometown Orthodontics offers a variety of treatment options, including Invisalign, clear braces, colored braces, and lingual braces (behind the teeth). Hometown provides many convenient payment options, including a no-down payment option for WDJC listeners, and accepts most major insurances.


Dr. Rape has been in private practice for over 30 years, creating beautiful smiles for the Trussville/Clay, St. Clair, and Blount County communities. Dr. Rape is a board-certified orthodontist, a prestigious award only a small percentage of orthodontists ever achieve, and also serves as a clinical professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the UAB School of Dentistry, training residents from around the world.

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