fbpx Orthodontics Blog | Braces | Issaquah Orthodontist
October 9, 2022 | Dr. Dudley

Four Reasons to Get Adult Braces

Your smile says a lot about you, and by the time you reach adulthood, you likely think that’s just how it will be, but we have four reasons to get adult braces. Whether your teeth affect your confidence or your ability to maintain good oral health by making brushing and flossing difficult, you don’t have… Read More

September 23, 2022 | Dr. Dudley

Could Orthodontics Help Your TMJ-related Sleep Issues?

You’ve tried everything else- could orthodontics help your TMJ-related sleep issues? Most people think of getting a perfectly straight smile when they think about orthodontics. While that is the most obvious benefit of orthodontic treatment, bite problems and crooked teeth are more than just a matter of appearance.  It is no secret that your body… Read More

What to Know About Palatal Expanders
August 25, 2022 | Dr. Dudley

What to Know About Palatal Expanders

Early treatment can radically simplify later treatment and, in some cases, can help you avoid later treatment altogether. It allows your dentist and orthodontist to monitor the growth of the jaw and guide incoming permanent teeth. It will enable the doctor to regulate the width of the upper and lower dental arches to gain space… Read More

July 21, 2022 | Dr. Dudley

The Different Types of Braces

When asked what your favorite food is, you might have some qualifying questions before coming up with an answer. Favorite sweet food? Favorite savory snack? Favorite meal, dessert, type of food? You can probably choose a preferred option for every category. It’s only normal to have your favorite coffee, body wash, clothing brand, and so… Read More

June 22, 2022 | Dr. Dudley

When Do I Get My Braces Off?

After all your hard work, you’re probably ready to reveal your beautiful new smile, and we are just as excited as you are to see the transformation! As prepared as you may be to finally get your braces taken off, is your mouth ready for your braces to come off?  If there’s one thing we… Read More

May 31, 2022 | Dr. Dudley

Invisalign: Fact or Fiction

Technology has given us a lot of advancements in orthodontic treatment that make your options both budget and lifestyle friendly. Not only have traditional metal braces become much easier to wear, but we have had many innovative advancements in the possibilities of achieving your perfect smile pretty close to your preferred terms without them. These… Read More

April 30, 2022 | Dr. Dudley

Sports Safety for Kid’s Mouth & Orthodontic Emergencies

Most parents will agree that putting a child in a sport is great for many reasons, developing social and motor skills, promoting regular exercise disguised as fun and even teaching some essential life skills like time management and the benefits of sticking with something. But as the parent, you are also tasked with more than… Read More