Everything your smile needs

From braces to jaw surgery ― we are your one-stop, local solution

Braces

Traditional braces are the most recognizable treatment option for issues like gaps, crooked or misaligned teeth, and bite irregularities. Traditional braces are efficient, reliable, and predictable when it comes to correcting a smile and improving oral health.

Using brackets and wires, the braces gently apply pressure to shift the teeth gradually over time with regular visits to the office every 6-8 weeks for adjustments. Braces enhance smiles, aid oral hygiene, and can alleviate discomfort or jaw problems related to misalignment. With various options available, braces remain a proven method for achieving lasting dental wellness and aesthetic benefits.

Clear Brackets

Clear Brackets have the same function as the above but are less noticeable. These ceramic brackets and frosted wires match the shade of your natural teeth and offer a more cosmetic option for those who are interested. These are especially popular among our adult patients.

Did you know?

The wire used in traditional braces was invented by NASA in 1959. The thin, heat-resistant metal is perfect for providing a flexible wire that maintains shape on teeth.

Adult Treatment

A great smile isn’t just for kids!  We have a lot of adult patients at Spencer Orthodontics; many of them were pleasantly surprised to find out they weren’t the only adults in treatment.  No matter your age, you will fit right in with us.  And although we do most of our treatment in a fun and relaxed open bay clinic area, we do have a private room if that makes you more comfortable.  Come see us.  We think you will be happy you did.

Fun Fact:

Right handed? You probably chew your food on the right side of your mouth! The same goes for lefties.

Clear Aligner

Clear Aligner Treatment is one way to align your teeth without using traditional braces.

“Wait, don’t you mean Invisalign?”
Well, yes, sort of. Invisalign is a popular brand associated with clear aligners, but there are actually numerous companies who utilize this technology. Clear aligners use a series of custom made plastic trays. This option has become popular because it is more discreet, allows removal of the trays during eating and brushing, and is very comfortable to wear. Dr. Spencer can discuss this option with you if you are interested and inform you if clear aligners are an option for you.

Did you know?

Straightening your teeth isn’t all about vanity. Having misaligned teeth can impact oral health, creating opportunities for more cavities, mouth injury, gum disease, and other issues.

Surgical Orthodontics

Surgical orthodontic treatment is required when issues cannot be corrected by braces alone. These issues may include improper bites, aesthetic concerns, or dental/facial irregularities.

This process begins with braces so that the teeth are properly aligned and prepared for orthognathic surgery (jaw surgery). The combined effort of surgery and orthodontics results in an improved smile, facial aesthetics, and better oral function.

Surgical Treatment, like other treatment plans, begins with imaging and X-Rays to prepare our team to best serve you and develop a plan that leaves you with a picture-perfect smile.

Fun Fact:

“Ortho” means straight or correct. “Dont” (not to be confused with “don’t”) means tooth. Put it all together and “orthodontics” means straight teeth. – AAO

Early Treatment

“Early” treatment, also called “interceptive” treatment, means treatment that is performed while some baby teeth are still present.

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that your child’s first check-up with an orthodontist be performed when an orthodontic problem is first recognized, but no later than age 7. Why age 7? By then, your child has enough permanent teeth for an orthodontist to evaluate the developing teeth and the jaws, which in turn can provide a wealth of information.

Early treatment has proven effective and efficient in preventing more significant problems from developing in a growing child. If left untreated, some of these problems may not be possible to correct later on with braces alone. The majority of children will not need early treatment but being examined at this age will allow for better treatment forecasting and more accurate timing of when treatment needs to occur for your child.

Did you know?

The saying, “A Mouth Full of Gold,” comes from braces originally being made of gold due to its soft and flexible qualities. Thanks to modern tech, we have better options now!

Let the journey begin

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Give us a call. You will be happy you did.

(903) 739-2288

Located in downtown Paris, Texas

134 1st St. SW