A Hawley Retainer Requires Good Oral Hygiene

Each of your regularly scheduled braces adjustments was designed to gradually alter the alignment of your teeth to provide you with a better functioning mouth and a more appealing smile. As you near the completion of the realignment process, you may be excited to enjoy a mouth free of orthodontic... Read more »

How to Care for Your Braces During Holiday Parties

This time of year is the perfect time to gather with family and friends and celebrate the holidays. As you do so, it’s important to keep your braces in mind. This is because if you’re not careful, your holiday parties can damage your appliance and delay your perfect smile. Our... Read more »

An Adult Can Benefit from Orthodontic Braces

People sometimes assume that orthodontic braces are reserved for adolescents who have an unappealing smile. Yet in recent years an increasing number of adults have had the alignment of their teeth corrected by having Dr. Jacob Spendlove install braces in their mouth. This involves him installing a series of metal... Read more »

Common Questions About Orthodontics

Our orthodontist and team are so happy that you have chosen Orthodontics, Inc. for your family’s orthodontic needs. You may have some questions going into your straightening treatment, or preparing your child for treatment, and we are more than happy to help! When Should I Bring My Child in for... Read more »

How Can I Prevent Plaque Growth on My Retainer?

If you notice plaque growing and living on your retainer, it’s important to remove it as soon as possible. That way you can prevent dental issues and a smelly orthodontic appliance. To help you remove the plaque from your retainer, our orthodontist, Dr. Jacob Spendlove, is happy to give you... Read more »

Tips on Treating Cavities When You Have Braces

Do you have a cavity while you align your smile with braces? If so, you’re probably wondering how the problem will be treated even though you have metal hardware on your smile. Well, our orthodontist, Dr. Jacob Spendlove, is happy to tell you what typically happens in situations like this.... Read more »

The Treatment Steps Involved in Invisalign® Treatment

Are you interested in aligning your smile with Invisalign® in Flagstaff, Arizona? If so, good for you! Invisalign can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted. To help you know a little more about the treatment process, our orthodontist, Dr. Jacob Spendlove, is happy to tell you the... Read more »

Why Orthodontists Love Adult Patients

If you’re hesitant as an adult to align your teeth with orthodontic treatment because you’re afraid your orthodontist doesn’t enjoy working with adult smiles, stop now. Dr. Jacob Spendlove enjoys working with patients of all ages; he is thrilled to give everyone their perfect smile! There are many reasons why... Read more »

The Finer Details of Malocclusions

Malocclusions, also commonly called “bad bites”, refer to misalignments with your teeth and jaws. Malocclusions often are the result of numerous factors, many of which are out of your control. Unless they are trivial in nature, most malocclusions will need an orthodontic treatment to fix the ailment. Malocclusions often occur... Read more »

Damaged Braces Can Increase the Amount of Time It Takes to Correct the Alignment of Your Teeth

The orthodontic hardware components of your braces play a critical role in correcting the alignment of your teeth. This is done through routine adjustment appointments at Dr. Jacob Spendlove’s orthodontic clinic. Each of these sessions will tighten your braces to bring your teeth a small degree closer to their ideal... Read more »