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The Top 3 Surprising Reasons Why Straight Teeth Matter

Are you considering straightening your smile with orthodontic treatment? You have good reason to invest in yourself! A recent study revealed that almost 80% of patients who completed orthodontic treatment felt that teeth straightening was one of the most life-changing decisions that they ever made. For most teens and adults, the primary motivation to correct […]

How Does Aligner Technology Work?

Two people smiling to show how Invisalign straightens your smile discreetly

What is aligner technology? Aligner technology is an alternative to orthodontic braces. Invisalign is one example of this technology. They are clear, thin plastic shells that move teeth in small increments when worn consistently. Instead of braces that are attached to the teeth, aligners are removable, and are changed at intervals of 7-14 days. They […]

How to Help Your Child Through Important Dental Milestones

Keeping your child's dental health on track will ensure their long-term health.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a good time to stop and examine the progress of your child’s dental health. From the time a baby’s first teeth erupt until the appearance of their wisdom teeth, keeping a child’s dental care on track will affect not only their smile and oral health but […]

Pet Food Drive A Huge Success!

Delivery day for Schur Orthodontics Pet Food Drive

Why we support the Seattle Humane Society with a Pet Food Drive  Of course, the bottom line is that everyone as Schur Orthodontics is an animal lover, and we have a passion for helping abandoned or displaced pets. The Seattle Humane Society has played a major role in relocating pets that have lost their homes […]

Treatment for Impacted Teeth – Upper Canines

Impacted upper canines and self-correction

We often hear about impacted teeth, but most patients are not sure what it really means. We will discuss what an impacted upper canine is, why treatment is important, and treatment options available to correct it. What’s an impacted upper canine? An impacted canine is essentially one that is oriented so that it cannot erupt […]

Rescuing Pets From Hurricane Harvey

Rescue pets donate food

What do pets and hurricanes have to do with Seattle? The Northwest has a laudable record of rescuing pets from California as well as areas that have experienced natural disasters. The Seattle Humane Society has taken on displaced pets from the hurricane Harvey-ravaged areas of Texas. As you can imagine, the need for pet food […]

“I’ve Been Told I’m Not A Candidate For Invisalign”

Invisalign clear aligners alternative to braces

How Invisalign Works: Invisalign is an alternative to braces that uses a series of plastic aligners to move teeth. We start with a virtual model of your teeth, and then program individual movements, in small increments, until an ideal virtual bite is achieved. We then plan what is called “overtreatment”, which exaggerates certain movements to […]

An Invitation to Participate in our Ronald McDonald House Supplies Drive

Supplies drive Ronald McDonald House Seattle

Please join Schur Orthodontics in supporting the Seattle Ronald McDonald House We have decided to help support the families and children staying at the Ronald McDonald House.  The Ronald McDonald House provides a caring “home-away-from-home” for families of seriously ill children being treated at Seattle Children’s Hospital.  We periodically do a crafts night there, and the […]