October 26, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

What To Ask When Choosing An Orthodontist

Here at Dudley Smiles, we want our patients to feel informed and empowered from their initial consultation to their final appointment. After all, choosing to improve your oral health with orthodontic treatment is a big decision! As an educated patient, you’ll know that your smile is too important to trust to anything less than an… Read More

September 30, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

The Truth About Invisalign

Traditional braces have experienced some pretty exciting advancements, including changes to their design, shape, and size. The braces we currently use are smaller, more aesthetically pleasing, and more efficient than ever before, correcting a wide range of orthodontic issues. As innovative as these new designs have been, some patients are still on the fence about… Read More

August 18, 2020 | Dr. Dudley

Is Invisalign Worth It?

If you have recently learned that you or your child need treatment to correct orthodontic issues, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. You’re not alone! Taking that first step towards a healthier smile can be exciting, but you may also be unsure about what lies ahead during your treatment. With so much information out… Read More

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

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