Spillers Spotlight: Danielle, Orthodontic Assistant

Name: Danielle Hometown: Born in Missouri. Grew up in Hawkinsville, Ga. Position at Spillers Ortho: Orthodontic Assistant Length of time at Spillers Ortho: Six years in August What did you want to be when you grew up? Princess. Ha ha! What was your first job? Babysitter for two wonderful boys If you could have any… Read more »

Do You Need to See Your Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment?

The answer is a resounding “YES!” Patients may assume they don’t need to see their general dentist during orthodontic treatment, since they see Dr. Spillers and Dr. Gordon for orthodontic check-ups regularly. While everyone should visit their dentist for a routine cleaning every six months, it is especially important for patients who are having orthodontic… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Dr. Adam Gordon, Orthodontist

Spillers Spotlight Questions: Name: Adam Stephens Gordon Hometown: Tifton, GA Position at Spillers Ortho: Orthodontist, “Tooth mover” Length of time at Spillers Ortho: Two years, as of June 2017 What did you want to be when you grew up? Baseball player What was your first job? Washing cars at Splash-N-Dash If you could have any… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Dr. Don Spillers, Orthodontist

Spillers Spotlight Questions: Name: Dr. Don Spillers Hometown: Warner Robins, Ga. Position at Spillers Ortho: Orthodontist Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 24 years What did you want to be when you grew up? Orthodontist or fighter pilot What was your first job? I washed cars at a Toyota car lot. If you could have… Read more »

April is National Facial Protection Month

Are you a student athlete? If so, did you know that many sports injuries can be prevented by wearing appropriate protective gear? April is National Facial Protection Month and Spillers Orthodontics reminds athletes, their parents and coaches to play it safe by wearing mouth guards and appropriate protective gear when participating in activities that could… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Brenda, Practice Administrator

Name: Brenda Hometown: Bonaire, Ga. Position at Spillers Ortho: Practice administrator Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 21 years What did you want to be when you grew up? A journalist What was your first job? It was at a clothing store called The Gold Mine. If you could have any other job for just… Read more »

Invisalign is Convenient!

Do you love popcorn, Twizzlers, and all the delicious chewy, crunchy, sticky and hard foods that are forbidden for patients who wear braces? You can still get the orthodontic treatment you need, without having to forego your favorite treats, with Invisalign®. One of the most attractive things about Invisalign treatment is its convenience. Like Sarah,… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Jessica, Clinical Coordinator

Name: Jessica Hometown: Perry, Ga. Position at Spillers Ortho: Clinical Coordinator Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 8 years What did you want to be when you grew up? Marine biologist What was your first job? My first job was in the jewelry department at Kmart. If you could have any other job for just… Read more »

Spillers Spotlight: Susan O., Professional Relations

Name: Susan Hometown: I grew up in Cumming, Ga. on Lake Lanier. Position at Spillers Ortho: Professional Relations Length of time at Spillers Ortho: Almost 18 years! What did you want to be when you grew up? An archeologist What was your first job? The summer after Freshman year, I worked at a bank in my… Read more »

The Cost of Invisalign® versus Traditional Braces

Are you looking at options for straightening your teeth? Invisalign® clear aligners are a revolutionary treatment that can straighten your teeth and correct your bite covertly, without metal brackets and wires. Many people who never considered braces before are now choosing Invisalign, but cost is often a concern. So, how much does Invisalign cost compared… Read more »