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September 30, 2019 | wpengine

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

August 28, 2019 | wpengine

Top Tips For Going Back To School With Braces

With summer almost over and most kids heading back to school, there’s no better time to discuss how to properly care for braces inside the classroom. This is especially important information for children and teens who are returning to school for the first time since starting orthodontic treatment! Like any other new undertaking, braces comes… Read More

Dudley assistant with a patient
July 31, 2019 | wpengine

Your First Visit

It’s exciting when you finally take the first step towards straightening your smile with orthodontics. You’ll not only be improving your appearance, your oral health will benefit, as well. However, this is also a big step, so it can feel a little overwhelming in the beginning, particularly if you aren’t familiar with the orthodontic process.… Read More

April 17, 2019 | Dr. Silas Dudley

ABC’s Of Braces: All You Need To Know Before Starting Treatment

Orthodontics has come along in leaps and bounds in recent years, with innovative techniques and technology creating a variety of effective treatment options. But when it comes to creating straighter, healthier smiles for patients of all ages, traditional braces are still one of the best tools we have. Braces have been the top treatment method… Read More

March 29, 2019 | Dr. Silas Dudley

Should You Consider Adult Braces?

When most people hear the term orthodontics, it brings to mind an image of braces on a teenager. In fact, for much of its history, orthodontic treatment has been seen as a kind of rite of passage for teens. Patients have been shifting away from this kind of thinking recently, however, and orthodontists are now… Read More

February 28, 2019 | Dr. Silas Dudley

Braces and Sports: Can I Still Play?

Although most sports have wound down for the winter, there’s still a spot of action to be had, whether you’re on the field, court, or even watching from the stands. Here at Dudley Smiles, we treat a number of athletes, and a common concern is that orthodontic treatment like braces will keep them on the… Read More

February 1, 2019 | Dr. Silas Dudley

Top Tips To Keep Your Smile In Shape in 2019

As busy as the world is these days, it can be hard to find time to do things just for yourself. The start of a brand new year can provide you with the perfect excuse to focus on YOU! Whether you want to drop a few pounds, hit the gym more often, or improve your… Read More