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Retainers After Orthodontic Treatment

After the active phase of your orthodontic treatment is complete, nearly every patient will need to wear a retainer to prevent their teeth from shifting. Retainers allow the bone that holds your teeth to rebuild after teeth have moved and are critical to the long-term stability of treatment results. ...
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Keep Your Invisalign® Aligners Clean

When undergoing orthodontics with Invisalign®, keeping your teeth and aligners clean and free from bacteria is essential. Placing a dirty tray on dirty teeth will only trap harmful bacteria on your teeth – accelerating the development of cavities....
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3D X-rays

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April 29, 2022 in Education

3D X-rays

The technologically advanced 3D imaging used at Inspired Orthodontics creates an accurate picture of tooth and jaw structure, airway dimensions, and possible airway blockages, including tonsils and adenoids....
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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February 28, 2022 in Education

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a breathing disorder that causes intermittent airflow blockage during sleep and is seen in all age groups. Treating obstructive sleep apnea is incredibly important for your health. To treat your sleep or airway disorder, we must first understand the root of the cause....
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Early Orthodontic Treatment

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January 28, 2022 in Education

Early Orthodontic Treatment

In life, timing is everything, and this is especially true when it comes to your child’s orthodontic treatment. A misaligned jaw or early signs of airway issues and other skeletal or growth issues may be missed without a professional examination....
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ADULT ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT

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December 30, 2021 in Education

ADULT ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT

It’s never too late to begin orthodontic treatment! The Inspired Orthodontics team has the training and expertise to treat adults with consistency and efficiency, understand the nuances of moving teeth while protecting the gums, bones, and joints....
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Mouth Breathing

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November 22, 2021 in Education

Mouth Breathing

Mouth breathing is an abnormal breathing pattern in which the mouth remains open, passing air directly to the lungs, and is related to alterations in the muscular function of the tongue and face. Although mouth breathing may start from a physical difficulty, it can become a habitual action that is hard to break....
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Invisalign for Teens

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October 29, 2021 in Education

Invisalign for Teens

Many cosmetic issues can affect your self-esteem and confidence; a misaligned smile can be one of those issues. Inspired Orthodontics in Seattle, WA, and Bellevue, WA, offers Invisalign treatment to correct a wide range of dental problems such as crowded and crooked teeth as well as gaps and overbites....
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Spear Education Faculty

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January 20, 2020 in Education

Spear Education Faculty

Dr. Bockow, resident faculty member of Spear Education, serves as an instructor in Spear’s Interdisciplinary Treatment of Esthetic Dilemmas seminar....
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