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How to Prepare Your Child for Their First Dentist/Orthodontist Visit Nov 1st, 2019

If your son or daughter is feeling anxious about their first trip to the dentist, there are a few things you can do to help alleviate their fears. At Yousefian Orthodontics for Children, Teens and Adults in Bellevue, Washington, we love children and work hard to give them the best...

3 Facts You May Not Know About Invisalign Oct 1st, 2019

Are metal braces and wires keeping you from getting the smile of your dreams? If this is your case, you don’t have to put off your dream any longer. Invisalign® aligners can straighten your teeth without the hassle of brackets and wires. And to top if off, the aligners are...

It's Not Just Snoring: Understanding the Dangers of Sleep Apnea Sep 1st, 2019

Snoring is common and affects nearly half the population at some point during their lives. However, while you may find your bed partner’s snoring a nuisance, it can also be a sign of a more serious health condition known as sleep apnea.  Our board-certified orthodontic specialist, Joseph Z. Yousefian, DMD,...

You're Never Too Old for Straight Teeth Aug 1st, 2019

While braces almost seem like a rite of passage for adolescents and teenagers these days, many adults missed out on this early, corrective procedure. Recognizing that straight teeth not only lend to a better smile, but also help with overall oral health, adults are turning to braces in significant numbers....

Forget the CPAP: Learn About Our Sleep Apnea Treatment Options Jul 10th, 2019

A proper night’s sleep is essential to your health. And it’s not just how many hours you get; it’s about the quality. If you're not getting good sleep, your body can’t regenerate like it's designed to. Nighttime is when your cells repair and multiply. Your blood pressure and heart rate...

That Chronic Headache Could Be the Result of a Dental Problem Jun 21st, 2019

You’re used to blaming your headaches on allergies, blocked sinuses, illness, stress, food triggers, and countless other known causes. But if you’ve never considered dental issues as a possible culprit, maybe you should. Here at Yousefian Orthodontics for Children, Teens, and Adults, Dr. Joseph Yousefian specializes in getting to the...

At What Age Should You Get Braces? May 9th, 2019

Is my child too young for braces? Am I too old for orthodontic treatment? When is the best time to straighten your teeth? At Yousefian Orthodontics for Children, Teens, and Adults, we hear these questions all the time. Adolescence is an ideal time for many patients to get braces, but...