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Is Invisalign Teen Right For Your Teenager?

Published on June 16, 2016
Invisalign Teen is one the newer styles of braces, and perfect for those who do not like the standard metal braces. They are available in a clear material that is practically invisible called aligners that are replaced every two weeks. The aligners are custom made for each patient and gradually straighten teeth without all of the metal and rubber bands that come with traditional braces.
Is Invisalign as effective?
If your child will wear t...[more]

New Contest Alert: Where in the World is Your Spannhake Smile?

Published on June 09, 2016
Don't forget to pick up your FREE Spannhake Orthodontics sunglasses at your next appointment! We are starting our new Summer patient contest, and the theme is "Where in the world is your Spannhake Smile?"

Check out the details below!

Orthodontic Stereotypes

Published on May 19, 2016
The stereotypical braces wearer – in middle school, with a mouth full of metal brackets – has led to numerous myths about orthodontics that discourage many people from getting the dental care they need.
Myth 1) Orthodontic treatment is for kids. Although teenagers typically have braces, adults represent a growing proportion of orthodontic patients. No matter your age, a consultation with an orthodontist can identify problems with your...[more]

Prom-tastic Photo Contest

Published on May 11, 2016
Be sure to enter our Prom Photo Contest At Spannhake Orthodontics!
Upload your photo to our Facebook wall now & the photo with the most LIKES will win a $50 iTunes gift card! Last day to enter is June 15th!

Wearing & Caring For Your Retainer

Published on May 04, 2016
So you recently got your braces off and have begun the retention phase at Spannhake Orthodontics. Congratulations on having a straight Spannhake smile! Now that you're in rentention, it's important for you to know some basic tips for caring and wearing your retainer.

Tips to remember during retention:
  • Wear your retainer at all times, until the doctor instructs otherwise.
  • Take your retainer out when eating, and always put it back in its cas...[more]
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