5 Ways to Protect Your Braces and Aligners During Halloween

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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 »

The Four Types of Malocclusion You May Be Suffering From

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An improper bite, also known as malocclusion, is inconvenient and bothersome, especially because it prohibits your ability to properly smile, talk, eat, and even whistle. If you suffer from malocclusion, it’s time to correct your bite with orthodontic treatment from Spillers Orthodontics in Warner Robins or Macon, GA! To help you identify malocclusion in your… Read more »

What’s Technology Have to Do with Orthodontics?

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What’s technology have to do with Orthodontics you may ask? Good question! The answer is: a lot actually. Like the medical field, technology has revolutionized the field of orthodontics, making treatment easier, faster, more comfortable, and even more effective. This is great news for parents seeking treatment for their kids, and adults seeking treatment themselves…. Read more »

About Orthodontics

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What is an Orthodontist? Did you know all orthodontists are trained, experienced dentists who have completed additional specialist qualifications to become orthodontists? However, according to the American Association of Orthodontists, only 6% of dentists are orthodontists. That’s a small number. So, what’s the difference between these two professions, and when should you see an orthodontist?… Read more »