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Getting the Most Out of Your Orthodontic Treatment

Published on August 15, 2023
Embarking on orthodontic treatment is a significant investment in your oral health and the beauty of your smile. Whether you're considering braces, aligners, or other orthodontic options, it's essential to maximize the effectiveness of your treatment.

By adopting a proactive approach and following the six guidelines below, you can ensure that your orthodontic journey is as successful and efficient a...[more]

Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign

Published on July 26, 2023
Advancements in orthodontics have given our patients more options for achieving the smile they have always wanted! At Mercer Island & Fairwood Orthodontics, we offer the latest in orthodontic treatment, including clear aligners, like Invisalign! Invisalign clear aligners allow our doctors to achieve the same results as traditional braces but without any brackets or wires. If you are thinking about imp...[more]

Pain Relief with Dental Wax

Published on June 13, 2023
When you first get your braces, you may notice that your teeth and mouth feel a little tender or sore. This is perfectly normal, and we promise your mouth will not be sore forever! Discomfort and soreness are normal especially after receiving orthodontic treatment of any kind…This is where dental wax comes in.

What is Dental Wax? Also referred to as Tooth Wax, Dental Wax is a substance made from ...[more]

2 Minutes 2 Times A Day

Published on May 16, 2023
Did you know that dental decay is the most common chronic childhood disease? More than 16 million children in the United States suffer from untreated decay. Your mouth is the gateway to your overall health, and an unhealthy mouth can be linked to diabetes and heart disease.

Together with the American Dental Association (ADA), Fairwood and Mercer Island Orthodontics recommends that kids, as well as...[more]