Care instructions for new patients with braces

If you just recently got your braces, watch this video for the instructions following placement of braces. If you have any questions, call our office, iSmile Orthodontics in Remdond, WA for assistance. Dr Sepi and her staff are here to help you with your question as you get accustomed to your braces.  

Do I need a retainer after braces?

When your orthodontic treatment is completed, you will be given a retainer to wear. Retainer is a crucial part of maintaining your beautiful smile. Teeth have a tendency to move all your life and retainers will keep your teeth in their ideal position and prevent them from shifting around. Most patients will receive a fixed Read More

How Does Your Smile Change As You Age!

My teeth have started getting crooked and they were straight before! A lot of things change as you transition into adult life. You become financially independent which is awesome! But there are some other parts of becoming an adult and aging that are not as fun. An injury might take longer to heal, compared to Read More

What to Eat With Braces?

You just got braces and are wondering what you can eat during the first few days when your teeth are very sore! We have put together a list of the foods that you can eat during the first few days. If you are shopping at Whole Food in Totem Lake  or the Whole Foods market Read More

How Can I Pay For My Orthodontic Treatment?

1)  First thing you need to do is to check with your insurance. Most insurances pay a portion of your orthodontic treatment. Read our previous blog post regarding Insurances and how they pay for your orthodontic treatment. 2)  You can pay the cost of treatment upfront. That means you don’t have to worry about monthly payments. If Read More

7 Fun Facts About Orthodontics

Every year, millions of teens and adults receive orthodontic treatment to properly align their teeth and bite. The two most popular types of orthodontic treatments are traditional metal or tooth-colored braces, as well as clear aligner trays. No matter what type of orthodontic treatment is used, treatment can be made more interesting by learning about Read More

5 Reasons to Get Braces as an Adult

Nowadays, more adults than ever are seeking orthodontic treatment. In fact, according to the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), 25% of orthodontic patients are adults. The AAO also found that between the years 2010 and 2012, the rate of adults with braces increased by 14%. Why the sudden increase in adults with braces? The AAO Read More

5 Reasons to Try Invisalign as an Adult

Are you currently less than satisfied with the appearance of your smile? Do you wish that it was more even, straighter, or less crowded? Does the thought of having traditional metal braces make you cringe? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then orthodontic treatment with Invisalign® may be the best orthodontic treatment Read More

Am I a good candidate for Invisalign?

More and more adult are seeking orthodontic treatment to fix their smile now. Invisalign is a good, esthetic option to align your teeth. But before you dive in, you need to know if you are a good candidate for Invisalign. Here are 4 things that will help you and your orthodontist make that decision What Read More