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Viva Las Vegas!??? Not What You Might Think.

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 […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Contest Winner!

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 […]

Orthodontics and Sleep Apnea

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a serious disorder where you repeatedly stop breathing for periods during sleep. There are two main forms: central sleep apnea, where the brain is not properly controlling breathing, and obstructive sleep apnea, where the airway is temporarily closed off  or restricted due to relaxed soft tissues in the […]