Caring for Your Teeth with Braces

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Dr. Jacob Spendlove may recommend braces in Flagstaff, Arizona. Getting braces requires dedication on your part. Caring for your teeth while wearing braces will take a little more time. However, the end results are well worth the effort. How to Brush and Floss... Read more »

Issues That Orthodontics Can Fix

Orthodontic treatment is performed to correct different types of malocclusion, or poor bite. There are many possible conditions that cause a poor bite. When you come to our office, Dr. Jacob Spendlove can diagnose your bite and discuss your orthodontic options with you. The most common types of malocclusion are:... Read more »

Ceramic Coated Braces Are Often an Appealing Option

Many teenagers that need braces, lament the idea of having metal brackets, wires and other hardware visible in their smile. To help ease some of this awkwardness Dr. Jacob Spendlove also offers ceramic coated braces. For all intents and purposes, these are just like traditional wire and bracket braces, only... Read more »

Everyday Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining a Clear Plastic Retainer

Even after your braces have been removed, there will still be a small amount of residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that secure your teeth in your mouth. If your braces were only needed to provide a small amount of realignment your Orthodontics, Inc. orthodontist, might recommend a clear plastic... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Braces

If you're an adult with a new set of braces, they can definitely take some getting used to. Between the discomfort they cause and the difference in your appearance, the last thing you want to do is slack on your oral hygiene. Braces require extra work if you want to... Read more »

Insights to Help Your Child Maintain Their Retainer

Using a retainer after Dr. Jacob Spendlove has removed your child’s braces will help your child’s teeth to maintain their ideal alignment until the residual tension in their periodontal ligaments subsides. The most common type of retainer he prescribes is known as a Hawley. If your child doesn’t use their... Read more »

The Improvements Orthodontics Has Made to Give You a Better Experience

If you’re trying to decide if you want to align your teeth and beautify your smile with orthodontic treatment, our Orthodontics, Inc. team is more than happy to give you some information that might help you make the right decision for your smile. For your convenience, orthodontists in the world... Read more »

Invisalign Can Swiftly Improve Your Smile

Many adults with minor alignment issues in their teeth have turned to Invisalign to help give them the smooth and even smile they’ve always wanted. The clear, durable plastic aligners make it hard for the casual observer to even notice you’re wearing them. The first step in being fitted for... Read more »

Basic Care and Cleaning Tips to Help Maintain Your New Set of Braces

The braces installed by Dr. Jacob Spendlove will through the course of several adjustment sessions, realign your teeth to give you an appealing smile and a more functional mouth. It’s natural for it to take a little while for you to get used to cleaning and maintaining your braces. By... Read more »

Orthodontia for Adults

Dental issues can arise at any age. Whether you have always struggled with a less-than-straight smile or have recently developed a condition that jeopardizes the quality of your smile, you should consider your orthodontic options. These days, 25 percent of orthodontic procedures consist of adult patients. The function of braces... Read more »