WSDLA dental laboratory disclosure and point of origin legislation

The Washington State Dental Laboratory Association And Patient Protection

WSDLA Dental Laboratory Registration & Disclosure Bills The WSDLA promotes the principle that dental laboratories must be accountable for providing dentists with accurate information regarding the materials and point of origin of dental restorations. As it now stands, dental laboratories are not required to inform dentists where crowns and other dental restorations are made or what materials they’re […]

Space: the final frontier

Space: The Final Frontier In Children’s Orthodontics

Space: a key consideration in a child’s developing bite. Space refers to the amount of room available for teeth in each jaw. When there’s too little, we refer to that as crowding or as an arch length deficiency. This can be deceiving when kids are losing primary teeth and are in the process of having new permanent teeth […]

Invisalign latest developments Schur Orthodontics

Invisalign: What’s The Latest?

Invisalign–the latest developments Invisalign just released the latest version of their appliance, known as G7. The engineers at Invisalign constantly work to improve treatment outcomes and predictability through computer modeling and listening to the feedback of orthodontists in the field. The latest version focuses on three important improvements: Better control of upper lateral incisors, which are […]

Seattle Humane Society Pet Food Drive 2016

Pet Food Drive For The Humane Society (CLOSED)

Why support the Seattle Humane Society? We asked ourselves the very same question, and in our opinion Lawrence from the Seattle Humane Society says it best: One specific reasons for our conducting the pet food & supplies drive is that we all love pets, and recognize their value to those in the community who benefit from […]

Madeline wins Schur Orthodontics Eastside Community Crawl Gift Card

Schur Orthodontics Community Crawl Winner!

The Schur Orthodontics Eastside Community Crawl has a winner! The Community Crawl was a big success, and we’d like to thank all of you who participated. The winner has received her $300.00 Bellevue Collection gift card, just in time for the season, if you know what I mean! The card is good at the shops […]

Girl having fun winner

Fun Stuff Going On At Schur Orthodontics!

Isn’t it always fun at Schur Orthodontics? Of course it is! But this month we have some especially fun events going on that you are encouraged to take part in. Keep reading… What kind of fun events? The Eastside Community Crawl is like an online scavenger hunt (but quick and easy) where you visit local businesses’ websites to […]

Self-ligating braces and evidence-based care

Self-Ligating Braces: Do They Deliver What’s Promised?

What are self-ligating braces (brackets)? Self-ligating brackets feature a sliding gate or door that holds the wire in place, as opposed to the colored elastic ties that are used with traditional braces. The are manufactured and marketed by various orthodontic supply companies. Like traditional brackets, they are available in metal and clear versions. What advantages […]