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Eating for a Healthier Smile: 5 Tips You Need to Know

At iSmile Orthodontics in Redmond, WA, Orthodontist Dr. Sepi Torkan embraces the age-old saying, ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Applying this wisdom to our daily dietary choices can fortify and enhance the strength and brightness of our teeth, promoting a healthier smile.

 

While treatments such as veneers, crowns, and fillings play a role, the cornerstone of a healthy smile is built upon practicing excellent oral hygiene and making thoughtful dietary selections. In this blog post, we’ll share five dietary recommendations that can substantially enhance the well-being [...] Read More

Candy Caution: Protecting Your Smile from Halloween’s Trickiest Treats

Ah, Halloween – the season of costume creativity, festive gatherings, and haunted house adventures. But amidst the excitement and sugary indulgences, there’s a ghastly specter that lurks in the shadows: tooth decay. Yes, it’s true, nothing sends shivers down your spine quite like the thought of cavities creeping up on you during this spooky season.

For those with braces, dental appliances, or Invisalign aligners, Halloween requires an extra dose of caution. The combination of poor oral hygiene and a candy frenzy can be a truly harrowing experience. But fear not, for we’re [...] Read More

Celebrating National Orthodontic Health Month

October is known for cooler weather, pumpkin patches, and Halloween, but did you know it’s also National Orthodontic Health Month? This month celebrates the important role that orthodontics plays in improving both oral and mental health. While straightening your teeth may seem like a minor concern, the benefits can have a significant impact on your future well-being.

 

Orthodontist Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics is highly trained expert in tooth alignment and general dentistry. To become an orthodontist, they must undergo additional residency programs that can take up to three years to specialize in [...] Read More

Keeping Up with the Innovations in Orthodontics

Innovation is at the forefront of the orthodontic industry, constantly driving change and growth. New technologies and practices are emerging all the time, so it’s essential to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in orthodontics to ensure you’re receiving the best possible care. If you’re interested in staying informed about the most recent advancements in orthodontics, you’ll find valuable insights from Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics.

 

Clear Aligners

Clear aligners like Invisalign have been a game-changer in orthodontics. They offer patients an alternative to traditional braces that is comfortable, discreet, [...] Read More

Why You Should Get Invisalign from an Orthodontist?

If you’re considering Invisalign to straighten your teeth, you might be wondering if you can get it without seeing an orthodontist. While some companies offer mail-in orthodontic services, it’s important to choose a licensed orthodontist for your treatment. Keep reading to learn more from Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics about the benefits of getting Invisalign Treatment from an Orthodontist.

 

Expertise and Training

Orthodontists are highly trained professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating issues with teeth and jaws. They have completed dental school, a specialized master’s program, [...] Read More

How Pregnancy Affects Your Oral Health

Pregnancy is an exciting time for many women as they prepare to welcome a new addition to their family. However, it’s essential to remember that pregnancy can also affect your oral health, leading to issues such as gum disease and tooth decay. To gain a deeper understanding of how pregnancy impacts your oral health, continue reading and discover valuable insights from Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics.

How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Gums?

Gum disease, or gingivitis, is not necessarily caused by pregnancy. Still, it can worsen pre existing gum disease. Pregnancy hormones can [...] Read More