Welcoming Patients with Exceptionalities

While visiting a doctor’s office may provoke anxiety in anyone, it can be especially scary for patients with exceptionalities. Knowing this, the team at Spillers Orthodontics goes the extra mile to make these patients feel comfortable so they can get the treatment they need. Our staff uses Americans with Disabilities training yearly to help us… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Kathy, Treatment Coordinator

Name: Kathy Hometown: Griffin, Ga. (Go Bears!) Position at Spillers Ortho: Treatment Coordinator Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 2 ½ Years What did you want to be when you grew up? Football player What was your first job? Little People Daycare Center (after school program) If you could have any other job for just… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Nikki, Orthodontic Assistant

Name: Nikki Hometown: Macon, GA Position at Spillers Ortho: Orthodontic Assistant Length of time at Spillers Ortho: Six and a half years What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a lawyer. I liked to argue. LOL! What was your first job? I worked at Baskin Robbins– scooping ice… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Susan P., Financial Coordinator

Name: Susan P. Hometown: Albany, Ga. Position at Spillers Ortho: Financial Coordinator Length of time at Spillers Ortho: May is my five-year anniversary with Team Spillers, but I’ve worked in orthodontics for 18 years. What did you want to be when you grew up? Have I grown up? What was your first job? Sales associate… Read more »

Ava Still Enjoys Her Favorite Foods With Invisalign Teen

Having a straight smile is very important to teenagers. Most teens spend years wearing braces to achieve the perfect smile. Invisalign Teen is a clear alternative to braces that more teens are embracing today because of its many benefits. Our 12-year-old patient, Ava, is wearing Invisalign Teen and has agreed to share her treatment journey… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Shannon, Scheduling and Communications Coordinator

Name: Shannon Hometown: I was born in Jacksonville, FL, but have lived in Perry and Warner Robins since age 15. Position at Spillers Ortho: Lead Scheduling Coordinator/Communications Coordinator. Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 17 years in December. What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a judge because… Read more »

Smiles Change Lives

It’s true. We see it daily at Spillers Orthodontics. Patients come to our office and they aren’t happy with their smiles. Some are suffering from low self-esteem. Some are teased at school. Many are adults who have suffered for years. They want to smile and laugh, but are too embarrassed. Being able to impact a… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Marilyn, Inventory Specialist

Name: Marilyn Hometown: I was born in Macon and grew up in Griffin, Ga. Position at Spillers Ortho: Inventory Specialist Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 24 years What did you want to be when you grew up? Airline stewardess, but I was too short! What was your first job? Dental assistant If you could… Read more »

Healthy Teeth Can Be Moved at Any Age

Millions of people in the United States and Canada are currently being treated by members of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). One in four patients is an adult. Orthodontic treatment moves teeth in the same way for a 75-year old as it does for a 13-year old. Spillers Orthodontics reminds those considering orthodontic treatment… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Amanda C., Treatment Coordinator

Name: Amanda C. Hometown: I was born in Knoxville, Ga., and now I live about 10 miles down the road from the house I grew up in! Position at Spillers Ortho: Treatment Coordinator Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 6 years What did you want to be when you grew up? My “fun” dream job… Read more »