Kindness Inspires Kindness!

Wikipedia definition of kindness: “Kindness is a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and a concern for others.  It is known as a virtue, and is recognized as a value in many cultures and religions.” Here at Molen Orthodontics we are celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day because we believe kindness inspires kindness. … Read More»

Could some ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.

Evaluation of a patient’s airway has become a standard in the modern orthodontic examination.  While we think of sleep apnea as a problem primarily for adults, many early signs of breathing difficulties can be visualized during early exams at age 7 and up. In many cases, this frames our treatment options because protecting the airway… Read More»

Puyallup Sumner Chamber Awards Molen Orthodontics Medium Business of the Year!

The Puyallup Sumner Chamber Awards Molen Orthodontics Medium Business of the Year and Nominates Team Member, Korrina Campbell, as Young Professional of the Year. Two years ago, Molen Orthodontics brought on a dedicated marketing team for the first time. Soon after, we decided partnering with the local community through the Puyallup Sumner Chamber of Commerce… Read More»

Smiling is Contagious

Our Guest Author: Nicole Barnett There is a special charisma in people who are able to walk into a room and make a positive impact on someone’s demeanor. When I was a young child (and still to this day), I find myself instantly drawn to positive individuals. What is it about them? Is it the… Read More»

All You Need to Know About: Invisalign

In 1997, two Stanford business students named Zia Chishti and Kelsey Wirth started a business named ‘Align Technology’. The main product of their business was a new and exciting alternative to traditional braces – near-invisible aligners. Several universities rejected their product until the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry allowed them to test their… Read More»

The History of Orthodontics

We have great reason to be thankful for the field of orthodontics. Without orthodontics, several common problems might go untreated – problems like crowded or crooked teeth, incorrect jaw positions or jaw joint disorders, and underbite or overbite. Left untreated, these problems could lead to further and more worrying problems – tooth decay, gum disease,… Read More»

Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children to get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Be sure to maintain good oral… Read More»