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Seniors Can Get Braces Too

Published on June 26, 2017
It's National Senior Health and Fitness day! Every year on the last Wednesday in May, it is estimated that 100,000 senior adults participate in health and fitness activities put on by several organizations nationwide. As we encourage senior citizens to be active today, we also want to remind you to stay current on your health visits and check-ups. This includes dental and orthodontics.

Are you a senior who has considered orthodontic trea...[more]

Tips For Invisalign Patients

Published on June 23, 2017
Invisalign straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. It's virtually undetectable, which means hardly anyone will know that you're straightening your teeth. To ensure the best possible results we decided to compile a list of a few tips for our patients currently using Invisalign.
Wear your aligners for a minimum of 2 weeks, before moving into the next align...[more]

3 Super Quick Smoothie Recipes

Published on June 16, 2017
One of the most common questions we get from new patients is “what can I eat after I get mybraces?” Aside from the typical checklist of approved and nonapproved foods to eat during yourorthodontictreatment atSpannhake Orthodontics, we like to go above and beyond and provide you with recipe ideas, too. Yes, there are certain points in your treatment process when your mouth might be more sensitive than usual, but that doesn't mea...[more]

Braces & Wisdom Teeth

Published on June 09, 2017
Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that usually come in anywhere from 17 to 25 years old. Coincidentally, this age bracket is a popular time for orthodontic work, and many people are in braces or will soon have them taken off. It can be disconcerting in this time period to see completely new teeth emerging.
At Spannhake Orthodontics in Westminster and Towson, we offer orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages. Whether you’re l...[more]

Funfetti Dessert Pizza | SPRING RECIPE

Published on May 26, 2017
This Funfetti dessert pizza is a giant sprinkle cookie pizza with a marshmallow buttercream and topped with sprinkles and fruit. Try it out this Memorial weekend!

For the cookie:
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated Sugar
  • 1 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tarter
  • ½ cup sprinkles
For the frosting:
  • ½ c (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 4 oz marshmallow cr...[more]
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