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September 30, 2021 | Dr. Dudley

Everything You Need To Know About Retainers

We know just how much work you’ve put into achieving an amazing smile throughout the treatment process, and the Dudley Smiles Orthodontics team is proud of you for following all of our recommendations and taking good care of your teeth while we worked to straighten them! Now that you’re nearing the end of the active… Read More

July 30, 2021 | Dr. Dudley

Your Guide To Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

Did you know that one in five patients at Dudley Smiles is an adult? Our team is proud to create beautiful smiles for patients of all ages in Issaquah, Kent, and the surrounding communities. If you’ve spent years feeling unhappy with how your teeth look, feel, or function, we’ve got good news—you’re never too old… Read More

June 30, 2021 | Dr. Dudley

Recognizing and Treating Your Child’s Orthodontic Issues

Here at Dudley Smiles, we hear from parents who want to know how they can tell if their child will need orthodontic treatment all the time! Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to this question, since there are many factors that have to be taken into consideration. These include the child’s age, the way their teeth… Read More

May 29, 2021 | Dr. Dudley

How To Care For Your Smile Between Orthodontic Visits

Here at Dudley Smiles, the COVID-19 pandemic’s temporary closings and stay-at-home orders have meant that we have been unable to have patients visit our offices as much as we’d like to. If you’re a current patient of Dr. Dudley or Dr. Freelove, you may be wondering how to care for your smile between orthodontic visits.… Read More

April 29, 2021 | Dr. Dudley

Oral Hygiene Habits That Might Be Hurting Your Smile

Here at Dudley Smiles, our doctors and staff regularly give out advice of all sorts to their patients. Perhaps the simplest advice they give out the most often is to set an oral hygiene routine and stick with it! This means brushing and flossing regularly, avoiding sugary food, and having a dental check-up every six… Read More

March 29, 2021 | Dr. Dudley

Should I Choose Braces Or Invisalign?

Deciding between braces vs. Invisalign is kind of like pitting a peregrine falcon against a bald eagle– it’s hard to say which has the clear advantage, but both are strong contenders with compelling pros and cons. Nature aside, choosing between braces and Invisalign is a big decision and our team is here to help you… Read More

January 29, 2021 | Dr. Dudley

Recognizing Bad Habits That Affect Your Child’s Teeth

As a parent, you love to see your child smile and the little imperfections only add to its unique charm. However, untreated issues like crowded teeth and misalignments can interfere with your child’s ability to eat, sleep, speak, and function well at home and school. Orthodontic treatment can be a solution for many of these… Read More