Backpack drive distribution in the homeless community

Community File: Thanks To Our Patients!

Helping the Homeless In Our Community We feel very strongly about being an active part of the Seattle area community, and we’ve found that many of our patients and families share that value. Last spring Tina suggested that when we do our next meal distribution we should also distribute personal supplies in backpacks. As the end of the school […]

Retainers care

Retainers: Care and Cleaning

Your orthodontic treatment has been completed, your teeth look great and function properly, and now you need to maintain your results. Teeth tend to move throughout our lives, whether our not they’ve been straightened. Retainers are passive devices that resist the natural tendency for teeth to move. Some retainers are fixed, or bonded to the […]

Joe Piscatella Healthy Heart

Practical Guide To A Healthy Heart

My dental study club held its annual continuing education retreat last weekend. This year we decided to stray from dental topics and set our sights on quality of life issues, including general health. One of our speakers was Joe Piscatella, a well-published author and entertaining proponent of a healthy heart lifestyle. Joe underwent coronary bypass […]

Pankey Alumni education

Pankey Institute: Education and Philosophy

The Pankey Institute, is the top provider of quality continuing education in dentistry. The curriculum includes a series of multi-day seminars focusing on the technical, esthetic (cosmetic), and interpersonal sides of dentistry. The seminars at Pankey have greatly supplemented the continuing education in orthodontics that I receive elsewhere. This video provides a nice overview of the […]

Charitable Organizations

Charitable Organizations We Support

Of course, all of us at Schur Orthodontics enjoy working together in providing you with best in orthodontic treatment and customer service. Beyond that, we find much reward in supporting various non-profit and charitable organizations that provide needed goods and services throughout the Puget Sound region. The following are charitable organizations that we currently support: Seattle Ronald […]