Category: Braces

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 »



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 »


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 »


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 »


Invisalign Patient

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 »


Braces vs. Invisalign

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 »


Invisalign Patient

Invisalign® Magic

Millions of people worldwide have the beautiful smile they’ve always wanted as a result of Invisalign®. With amazing results and a flawless look, it’s no wonder more people are investing in orthodontics with Invisalign. Today, thousands of adults feel nervous and self-conscious in their professional work environments because of their teeth or smile. Invisalign is… Read more »


Orthodontics Improves the Alignment of Your Teeth

In past decades, braces were thought of as an embarrassing experience, reserved for teenagers struggling with an awkward smile. In recent times, more adults recognize the benefits of braces or Invisalign to help adjust their teeth for better oral health and a flawless, beautiful smile. Sometimes the natural processes of aging can alter the alignment… Read more »


5 Ways to Protect Your Braces and Aligners During Halloween

For most children, October means one thing: Halloween candy. For orthodontists, it’s a month for embracing beautiful, healthy smiles in honor of National Orthodontic Health Month. After all, we all know that Halloween treats tend to play tricks on patients. That’s why Spillers Orthodontics offers patients and the entire community five timely tips to protect… Read more »