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We are thrilled to announce that our patient Emily C. won the $100 cash prize for our Copper Penny Guessing Contest for the months of July & August!!  Enjoy spending your $$$$ !! Emily with Dr. Britt Vinson, Emily won our latest contest and received $100 cash Our parent car wash raffle winner is Kathy H!!  Congratulations ladies!!!



Katie Arteta school photo winner of 2018 Vinson Orthodontics ScholarshipThe winner of the 2018 Vinson Orthodontics Scholarship has been chosen. We would like to congratulate Katie Arteta, a 2018 graduate of Heritage High School, for earning this $500 scholarship. Katie has always been an active contributing member of her school and her local community, excelling in Math, Theatre, and sports. Read some of her winning essay below.

“True Friendship is Unconditional”

by Katie Arteta

“Throughout my life and especially now, my mother [...]


2018 Pet Photo Contest Anthony and dog Duke with prize

We are so excited to congratulate our Pet Photo Contest Winner: Anthony and his dog Duke!!! They are the winners of the Jason Aldean Concert tickets!! Congratulations!!

Here is Anthony’s winning photo entry:

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We would like to congratulate our “Apple contest” patient winner, Cade C!!!!! Enjoy spending those additional rewards points!

Patient winner Cade at Vinson Orthodontics for June 2018

Our parent raffle winner for the frozen gourmet machine is Patricia!!! Good luck making some tasty cool treats!

Parent contest winner June 2018 Vinson Orthodontics

Be sure to check out our newest contests in the office and on our website!!!

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At Vinson Orthodontics, we love making a difference in the lives of others and doing any act of kindness to make someone’s day better. So we joined the ‘One Billion Acts of Peace’ Campaign.

The ‘One Billion Acts of Peace’ Campaign is an international global citizens’ movement designed to tackle the most important problems facing our planet.  We started with a simple idea… “Everyone matters. Everyone can make a difference. And together, we are unstoppable.”

The Vinson Orthodontics Staff went around to 15 local Fire, Police & EMS Stations and delivered gift baskets. We thanked them for the acts of peace [...]


Wishing all of our patients and their families a merry and bright holiday season!

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We were excited to present a donation of $3200 to 1 of US. org in loving memory of Dr. Minhthu Nguyen! This generous gift was made possible by the donations from patients/ families for donating points, purchasing t-shirts and from a matching gift by Dr. V!

It was so encouraging to see the outpouring of support for individuals battling cancers of all types. 1 of US is a local nonprofit that provides direct patient support to alleviate burdens of patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Our winners of the PINK 1 of US recycling bins were Katie B and Amberly E! Our [...]


We were so delighted to receive so many responses from patients regarding what makes their teachers special!!  The comments were all wonderful and the following teachers were the contest winners!

Jennifer Downey from Cleveland Middle School nominated by Ava Hannah Earle from Cleveland High School nominated by Mandie James Cox from Archer’s Lodge Middle School nominated by Rylie Mrs. Tavares from Jones Dairy Elementary School nominated by Griffin Mrs. Sadler from North Forest Pines Elementary nominated by Jacob John Cook from Wake Forest High School nominated by Sarah

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Vinson Orthodontics loves Hope Reins of Raleigh! We had the opportunity to sponsor their 7th Annual Mane Event 2017!  Congratulations to Hope Reins on a successful event to raise awareness for their non-profit the provides true hope and real healing to hurting children in our communities.

We encourage you to check them out at or help them out with barn chores on Saturdays!!  There are many ways that you can help!

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Vinson Orthodontics is excited to sponsor 10 goats to benefit the children and families in poverty around the world through Compassion International. By sponsoring the Kids for Kids campaign, a single goat for these families in poverty could mean a huge economic boost for better health and nutrition.  One goat can provide a family with endless benefits.  A single goat can: provide 200 gallons of milk per year, live on an average of 12 years, produce vitamin rich milk leading to better health, the milk can be sold at the market and a female goat can produce on average 3 [...]


Vinson Orthodontics was one of the proud sponsors of the inaugural 2017 “Hoofin it for Hope” event raising $40,000 for the amazing non-profit Hope Reins!

We would like to shout out to the hikers, volunteers, rescue horses and the sweet families and kids in crisis served by this amazing place each day!!!

Click here to learn more about how Vinson Orthodontics gets involved in our community.

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Vinson Orthodontics is excited to sponsor the Me Fine Foundation’s annual Event “Music for Me Fine”!  This is a benefit concert for the Me Fine Foundation and will be held on Friday, April 21 at 7 pm at All Saints Chapel in Raleigh, and will feature acoustic entertainment from BJ Barham of the internationally-acclaimed group, American Aquarium. Doors will open at 7; music will start at 8.

Your ticket also entitles you to a delicious assortment of food from Empire Eats, as well as beer and wine.  Please make plans to enjoy an evening out, on us, to help some [...]

July 29, 20169:46am - 9:46am

Congrats to our Four Pictures / One word contest winner: Tara M! Congratulations Angela P. on Winning your New Scout Bag!


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Drum roll please… The winner of the patriotic pet contest is…. Emma C!!! Congrats, Emma! We can’t say thank you enough to everyone who participated!


July 29, 20169:50am - 9:50am

We are delighted to recognize our “Four Pictures- One Word” patient contest winner: Tara M!!! Our parent raffle winner for the Scout Cooler is: Angela P!!


Check out our newest contest in our office at your next visit!

July 29, 20169:51am - 9:51am

Congratulations to Kaitlyn for winning our Taylor Swift contest! Enjoy the concert! mail_image_preview

July 29, 20169:52am - 9:52am

Congratulations to Emaleigh for winning our “Spot the Differences” contest! Enjoy spending those rewards points! We would also like to recognize our parent gas card raffle winner: Deborah S!! Be sure to check out our newest contests HERE! Thank you! Emaleigh thumbnail

July 29, 20169:54am - 9:54am

We would like to congratulate our Auto Logo Patient Contest Winner: Aidan T!! Enjoy spending your bracket club points!! Our parent “Massage Envy” Raffle winner is Nancy J! Enjoy your visit! Be sure to participate in our “spot the differences”patient game and our “Gas Card” parent raffle each time you come into our office!!

July 29, 201610:00am - 10:00am

Vinson Orthodontics is excited to announce the winner of the Superbowl 2015 contest: Mason S! Mason guessed a perfect winner/score for the game! He must be a genius!


During the month of November & December, our patients had the opportunity to donate the rewards points that they earn to our local charity, BackPack Buddies. This non-profit organization provides food items for backpacks for children in our areas.

We are thrilled to congratulate our patients for a donation total of $2,216 ! Once Dr. V cut a check for $2216, it was matched for a total of $4432 donated to this awesome cause!

We would like to congratulate one of our random raffle winner for this campaign: Parker B!! He was the winner of a pair of BEATS HEADPHONES!! [...]

July 29, 201610:03am - 10:03am

We would like to congratulate our “How Square are You” patient contest winner: Trinity R.

Enjoy spending those extra Bracket Club rewards points online!

Our parent raffle winner of the Marvelous Movie Night Gift card was Kathryn C!!!

Be sure to look out for our next contests and be sure to participate when you come into our office for an appointment!

July 29, 20169:43am - 9:43am

Here are the three teacher wishlist $250 winners:


Jennifer Savage from Wake Forest Middle School 

Chad Holloman from Corinth Holders High School 

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July 29, 20169:42am - 9:42am

Our pumpkin guessing contest winner is Collin D! Enjoy spending all of those extra rewards points!

We would also like to congratulate our parent grocery store raffle winner: Annette A!


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Congratulations to our “Four Picture – One Word” Contest Winner: Evan H. !! Enjoy shopping with all of those reward points!

We would also like to recognize our $50 Amazon Gift card parent raffle winner: Sarah M!!!

Be sure to check out our new contests that are up and running in the office!!


Vinson Orthodontics donated $3000 to the West Johnston High School Food Pantry! This is a student-led non-profit at West Johnston High run by faculty members, parents and students in the DoSomething Club to help local families in need of food.  This food pantry is one of the only two student-run food pantries in North Carolina.  Our staff also enjoyed working a few shifts to learn about this amazing organization! Some of these proceeds will go to fund the local backpack buddies program that the school supports.

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We are excited to announce our donation of $3500 to the local non-profit ,1 in 9 , in memory of Dr. Minhthu Nguyen. We would like to thank everyone that participated in our Breast & Women’s Cancer awareness event during the months of October & November! We had over 350 patients donate their rewards points towards the event and towards the purchase of our Braced for a Cure t-shirts where 100% of the proceeds went to 1 in 9.



We would like to congratulate our Icicle contest winner: Riley C! Enjoy shopping with your rewards points prize!

Our parent raffle “Original Bialetti” winner was Amy P!

Be sure to check out our current contest and events in our office!


Our practice is very passionate about supporting the fight for a cure for breast & women’s cancers.  During the months of September & October, please stop by our office and check out the many ways that we are fighting for a cure and educating our community!  100% of the proceeds that we collect will be donated to our local non-profit 1 in US.  We are BRACED for  CURE!!!



Congratulations for our 2016 Vinson Orthodontics $500 Scholarship Winner: Madison Gladwell!


Madison graduated from Corinth Holders High School in 2016 with a weighted cumulative GPA of 4.65. Throughout her high school career, she was active in her school and community. Her extracurricular activities have included Varsity Basketball and soccer. She has also received numerous honors and awards such as : academic all conference, principal’s list, Coach’s award, All conference player, scholar graduate, high honors graduate and National Honor Society just to mention a few. She will attend Meredith College in the [...]

July 01, 201611:04am - 11:04am

We would like to announce that Jacob R is our “Facial Optical Illusions” patient contest winner!  Great job figuring that one out!

Our parent raffle winner for the Kitchen Herb Kit by Modern Sprouts is Christine F!!  Congratulations!!

May 01, 201610:43am - 10:43am

Congratulations to our “Apple Logo” patient contest winner Jenna M! Enjoy shopping online with your additional rewards points!

We would also like to recognize our Marvelous Movie night parent raffle winner Kristin I !!

March 01, 201610:52pm - 10:52pm

Congratulations to Sarah! Winner of our January and February Office contest!



Our “Zooma” patient contest winner is Ethan K! Enjoy spending all of those extra rewards points!Our Amazon Gift Card parent raffle winner is Maria B! Congratulations!!!



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July 29, 201610:06am - 10:06am

Vinson Orthodontics is excited to recognize our parent raffle winner: Molly R! Congratulations and enjoy spending your grocery card $$$$!


October 23, 20172:44pm - 2:44pm

Vinson Orthodontics is excited to support the Me Fine Foundations’s Hope for the Holidays 2013. Me Fine Foundations 10th annual Hope for the Holidays is here!! The foundation has been providing assistance for the holidays since 2004. This annual event gives children at Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals a chance to receive Christmas gifts when there is no other option.

We invite you to take a tag from our Angel Tree, purchase the item and return it to our office by December 12, 2013. The gifts will then be taken to Me Fine for their annual wrapping event to prepare [...]

July 29, 201610:09am - 10:09am

Abigail S was our patient winner for the “Spot the Differences” contest! Enjoy shopping online with all of your extra points!

Dana R was our parent “mani-pedi” raffle winner! Enjoy a little R & R!!

Check out our newest games and be sure to participate each time that you come into our office!!

October 23, 20172:54pm - 2:54pm

Vinson Orthodontics has accepted the ALS Icebucket Challenge! We have nominated all of our friends in the dental industry to accept the challenge and support the fight against ALS!!

July 29, 20169:45am - 9:45am

We would like to recognize our $100 cash prize winner of our Copper Penny guessing contest: Haley C!! mail_image_preview-1 Our parent car wash raffle winner was Laura C!



July 29, 201610:09am - 10:09am

We would like to thank all of our summer photo contest entry participants! All of your photos were fun, creative and awesome!!! We are excited to announce that Kiya A. is the winner of the iPad mini!! Congratulations! Be sure to participate in our Teacher’s Wishlist event online on our website!!

July 29, 201610:08am - 10:08am

We have a winner of our GREAT CASH GIVEAWAY…drumroll please: Congratulations to Jordan B!!! Enjoy spending your cool CASH!!!

Our parent winner is Tonya!

New events are up and running so be sure to participate each time that you come into our office!!

July 29, 201610:08am - 10:08am

We are thrilled to have received so many requests from teachers all over the triangle! We really do appreciate your participation! Thank you for all that you do for our students and families!! Education would not be the same without your dedication and devotion!

We would like to recognize our three Teacher Wishlist Winners for 2014:

Kim Bagley – Clayton Middle School Diane Payne – Wake Forest Middle School Don Andrews – Corinth Holders High School

Please stop by the office to pick up your $250!!!

October 23, 20173:03pm - 3:03pm

Thanking our Teachers 2014 – Event Ends May 2014

Nominate your favorite teacher at! Your teacher could win $100 and you could win $50!.

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October 23, 20173:02pm - 3:02pm

We would like to congratulate our patient contest winner, Justin A! He was the lucky winner of our “Can you Rubix Cube it”” contest…enjoy shopping with those whopping rewards points!

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We also would like to recognzie our parent winner…Allene G! Enjoy!!

October 23, 20173:36pm - 3:36pm

We are excited to announce that Kylie S. is our 2012 $500 Referral Rewards Winner!!

Vinson Orthodontics would like to thank each and every person who participated in our Referral Rewards Program for 2012. Our participation has been incredible and it is our pleasure to serve you, your family and friends. We are delighted that you place your confidence in us.

It is our pleasure to invite you to continue to participate in our Referral Rewards Program for 2013. The opportunity is available to all of our referring families and to those who visit our office [...]

October 23, 20173:43pm - 3:43pm

We would like to congratulate Christopher S for winning our “All that Glitters Isn’t Gold” contest!! That was a challenge but be sure to enjoy spending all of those extra rewards points!!

Our parent winner, Lindsay W, will also be enjoying the gift certificate to Massage Envy! Please go and relax and enjoy the downtime on us!!!

Be sure to check out our newest contests in the office and online!!!

October 23, 20173:49pm - 3:49pm

Vinson Orthodontics is excited to announce the winners of our mustache bash photo contest: Logan C and Caroline H!!

Congratulations! Logan and Caroline each received a $150 movie pass so they can take some friends out to the movies.

Thanks to all of the patients who donned the mustaches and posted their photos! It was certainly fun to see and share in the fun of it all!

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October 23, 20173:51pm - 3:51pm

We would like to congratulate our Zooma Patient contest winner, Charlotte F! Enjoy spending your rewards points online!

We would also like to recognize our parent winner , Dawn D! Enjoy your free gas card!!

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October 23, 20173:59pm - 3:59pm

Vinson Orthodontics is pleased to announce that Our “Living Breathing Illusion” contest winner is Hunter B!!!

We would also like to congratulate our parent winner of the “Picnic at Ascot ” Basket- Jane R!!


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October 23, 20174:06pm - 4:06pm

Congratulations to Dr. Vinson for competing in the 2013 Lake Placid Ironman Race on Sunday July 28th! The ironman race is a combination of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile marathon run! Dr. V finished strong with a 12:59 time on a very hilly bike and run course in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains in Lake Placid NY. Please check out our Facebook page for more photos!

October 23, 20174:09pm - 4:09pm

Congratulations to our “Money, Money, Money” patient contest winner, Mercedes K!!! Enjoy spending your $100 CASH PRIZE!!

We would also like to recognize our parent car wash raffle winner: Leiha K!! Enjoy your sparkling clean car once you are able to use your car wash gift certificate!!

October 23, 20174:17pm - 4:17pm


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Vinson Orthodontics is excited to announce the TWO mini iPad winners for our iPad mini photo contest!

Congratulations to Alyssa R & Rachael!!!

Thanks to all of the patients who participated in this really COOOOLLLL Giveaway! Check out our collage below of all of the participants!! You Rock!

Be sure to participate in our Bumper Magnet Campaign! You could win a gift card for yourself and a chance to win $1500 for the school of your choice!!!

October 23, 20174:28pm - 4:28pm

We are excited to share that London G was our contest winner of the Pumpkin Guessing Contest! Enjoy spending all of those points! Check out our Facebook page to see the pumpkin weights!!

One of our mom’s, Tina P, was our parent raffle winner for a $100 grocery store giftcard! Enjoy shopping Tina!!!

October 23, 20174:19pm - 4:19pm

We are excited to announce that Erin K is our patient winner of the “Spot the Differences Game”! She will have the opportunity to spend all of those extra points online!!

Our parent movie raffle winner was Laura F!! Congrats!!

Be sure to check out our new contest “Magic Eye” and YOU could be our next winner!!!


October 23, 20174:32pm - 4:32pm

Vinson Orthodontics would like to congratulate Austin S for being randomly selected as our referral winner for 2013!!! Thank you Austin for inviting your friends and family members to come experience life here at our office! We are truly blessed to have such wonderful patients and families in our care!


October 23, 20174:33pm - 4:33pm

We are excited to announce our Magic Eye contest patient winner: Congratulations to Cameron !!! Enjoy spending all of those rewards points!!!

Our parent raffles winners of the Omaha Steak gift cards were Mrs. Kilmer and Scott M!! Enjoy those wonderful meals!!!!

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Over the past month, our patients have had the opportunity to donate “rewards points” from our Bracket Club Program to a non-profit organization called Sharefish. Our patients generously donated enough points to convert to $6,186!!!

WAY to go!!!!!!!

Dr. Vinson will be traveling to Honduras Saturday April 26thto spend a week in the remote villages of Altos de Santa Marta and El Carrizo. He will have the opportunity to help with the completion of their first community center and spend time with the villagers including the three children that our office sponsors: Carlos, Angela and Yelsin. During this time, he [...]


We would like to congratulate our School Magnet Campaign Grand Prize Winner: Trina A!! Her school of choice to receive the $1500 grand prize is Clayton Middle School! We would also like to thank our monthly magnet winners and everyone who participated by donning our magnets! Keep those magnets on as we will be finding other ways to help our schools win!!

October 23, 20173:52pm - 3:52pm

We would like to congratulate our patient winner of the “Optical Illusion”: Tehya L!!! That was a difficult one to figure out but you did great! Enjoy your rewards points!

Our parent raffle winner for the gas card was Eric K! Congrats!!

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