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June 30, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

Leave A Lasting Impression With A Beautiful Smile

Here at Dudley Smiles, we believe that a beautiful smile can leave a great first impression—and one that lasts, as well! We all have the ability to communicate with each other in nonverbal ways, using things like gestures, posture, and our expressions  to convey messages without ever having to say a word. So what does… Read More

May 27, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

Am I Too Old For Braces?

If you’re like most people, when you think about orthodontics, you think of a teenager wearing metal braces. This may lead you to wonder, am I too old for braces? This stereotype has had a lot of staying power throughout the years, but thankfully, it’s not the case! Orthodontic treatment has a variety of benefits… Read More

Maintaining Orthodontic Treatment At Home
April 20, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

Maintaining Orthodontic Treatment At Home

There is no doubt times are changing. As the CDC continues to encourage social distancing and more local governments are enacting “safer-at-home” orders, life is starting to look quite different. This may leave you wondering where that leaves your orthodontic treatment or if you can even continue on. The good news is you don’t have… Read More

March 12, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

Playing Sports While Wearing Braces

Many of our Dudley Smiles patients play sports, either for their school, in their community, or just for fun. They’re often concerned that beginning their braces treatment will keep them on the sidelines for the season. If you’re an athlete, you may be worried about playing sports with braces and how they will affect your… Read More

February 7, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

Types Of Braces

Here at Dudley Smiles Orthodontics, we’re proud to offer a variety of unique orthodontic treatment options to patients of all ages in our Kent and Issaquah offices. Our expert team is committed to creating personalized treatment plans that are designed specifically for your unique smile! Using the latest techniques and innovative technology, Dr. Dudley is… Read More

October 30, 2019 | Dr. Dudley

Is Your Child Scared Of Braces?

No parent looks forward to having to sit their child down and tell them they need braces. After all, it’s a huge change we all know how scary changes can be! Your child may be nervous about embarking on such an important journey, and that’s natural. If they’re feeling less than enthusiastic about the whole… Read More

September 30, 2019 | Dr. Dudley

What Can I Eat With Braces?

Like any new adventure in life, choosing to improve your smile with braces from Dudley Smiles is exciting but can come with quite a few changes. While most of these are minor, some will take a bit of getting used to! For instance, food restrictions can be one of the biggest learning curves when it… Read More