Can Invisalign® Save Your Smile?

As time progresses, newer and better technologies come to pass. With orthodontics, you no longer need to wear a helmet-sized metal contraption that looked more like a torture device than an orthodontic treatment used to straighten teeth. One of the newest technologies, Invisalign®, is so amazing that no metal is... Read more »

Braces Can Be Used to Adjust Overcrowded Teeth

Part of the process of growing into adulthood includes your 20 baby teeth being replaced by 32 permanent teeth. As this happens, it’s possible for several teeth to emerge close to each other. Sometimes the spacing can be very tight, leading to orthodontic issues and other complications. If the overcrowding... Read more »

How Braces Work

Malocclusion, or crooked teeth and a misaligned bite, is a common issue. Some people’s teeth come in crooked, overlapping, or crowded. This may occur when a person’s mouth is too small for their teeth. Individuals may also have gapped teeth. Other times, a person’s upper and lower jaws may not... Read more »

Hard-to-Clean Places Around Your Braces Might Call for Special Oral Hygiene Tools

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. Jacob Spendlove, represent a significant investment in realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and a more appealing smile. Thoroughly cleaning your braces and teeth will help prevent tooth decay complications. If you do develop multiple cavities on teeth, it... Read more »

Using Special Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Clean Hard-to-Reach Places Around Your Braces

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. Jacob Spendlove, represents a serious investment in realigning your teeth for an appealing smile and a better-functioning mouth. Thoroughly cleaning your braces and teeth will help prevent tooth decay problems. If you do develop multiple cavities on teeth, it can... Read more »

Damage to Your Braces Can Increase the Duration of the Realignment Process

The braces installed in your mouth by your orthodontist, Dr. Jacob Spendlove, represent a significant investment in realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and a more appealing smile. This is accomplished through the progressive tension applied to your teeth through your routine adjustment sessions. If something is damaged, loosened... Read more »

Brace Yourself for a Straight Smile!

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. Jacob Spendlove may recommend braces in Flagstaff, Arizona. An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and... Read more »

Types of Orthodontic Braces and Their Benefits

When it comes to orthodontic braces, there are now many options to choose from apart from the traditional metal braces we have come to love and cherish. Each type offers its own unique aesthetics and advantages, so the choice is up to you which you prefer. The wonderful thing about... Read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Have a Straight Smile

There are many reasons why you should choose to align your smile, and those reasons are: Reason No. 1: You’ll finally love your appearance Having straight teeth will help you love your appearance. It will help you feel confident and beautiful once again. If you have straight teeth, you will... Read more »

How Invisalign® Can Help Adults & Teens

Are your teeth crooked or crowded? Do you wish you had a straighter, healthier, more beautiful smile? Ask Dr. Jacob Spendlove how Invisalign® in Flagstaff, Arizona, can benefit your smile. Invisalign uses clear aligners to gently and discreetly straighten your smile over time. This system is a great choice for... Read more »