Why a new protocol for coronavirus protection? Because orthodontic treatment requires the breaching of social distancing, we are instituting a new protocol to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus during visits to our office. These measures have been recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Washington Department of Health Dental Quality Assurance […]
Why a testimonial about Invisalign from a winemaker? To be effective, Invisalign aligners should be worn 22 hours per day. As an orthodontist I often hear potential Invisalign patients voice concerns about the potential clash between Invisalign and lifestyle demands, given people’s need to converse with colleagues, entertain clients, and presenting at meetings. To this […]
Humane Society Pet Food Drive Announcement: It’s almost time for the 2019 edition of our annual Seattle Humane Society Pet Food & Supplies Drive! Please plan to bring in donations from October 7-December 19. At the end of the drive Dr. Schur will deliver all donated items to the Humane Society office in Bellevue. Our […]
Why a post about Las Vegas on an orthodontic blog? For a couple of reasons. Most importantly, I don’t expect folks to want to read post after post about tooth movement, retainers, or self-promotion. Due to my passion for travel, I love hearing patients and colleagues share interesting tales about their vacation experiences, so I […]
Open new tab to Lake Chelan website Lake Chelan is one of Washington State’s true gems. We’d like to say “hidden gems” but the truth is, it’s becoming more and more popular. If you haven’t heard of Lake Chelan or keep hearing about people going there, you might be asking yourself, “What is there to […]
Have you tried to stop smoking in the past, but failed? Here are the 6 things that experts say you must do to be successful.
The dangers of coconut oil pulling stem from not knowing the facts versus the myths. Read our blog to learn more and find out if it’s safe for your teeth!
In case you missed it, we recently held a St. Patrick’s Day contest where you had to guess how many pieces of candy were in the jar. The prize?! The jar of candy (yeah, we know…) and two passes to a local movie theatre in Bellevue! And my goodness, some of you were SOOOO CLOSE. But […]
Caring for braces is a lot different than your regular “brush twice a day” routine. Find all the tips and information you need about braces in our blog.
Gum disease, also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease, is very common among adults. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments in this post.