Archive for: November, 2018

3D Imaging with Cone Beam CT Scanners (CBCT)

La Grange, IL – For decades, dentists and dental clinicians have been using imaging to evaluate the condition of a patient’s oral health. While panoramic X-rays have helped dentists a great deal with broader views of jaws and maxillofacial structures, the need for a more advanced radiography has always been felt. The limitations of CT…

Should I Have Tooth Extraction for Braces?

Oak Park, IL – Wearing braces is a popular orthodontic treatment which is conducted to correctly align the jaws and the teeth of a person. But this method isn’t as simple as just putting braces on your teeth. Before braces are ready to wear, the orthodontist has to plan the entire treatment process in detail.…

The Dos and Don’ts of Wearing Braces

Image source La Grange, IL – Orthodontists have long been using braces as an effective tool to straighten smiles, both in adults and kids. While the advent of the Invisalign technology has made treating the misalignment of teeth easier and better, traditional metal braces are still used on a big scale. There are many cases…