Category Archives: Orthodontics

Battistoni and Beam’s Verdict on Iced Coffee and Orthodontics

Image Source Oak Park, IL — Summer’s favorite beverage is refreshing, delicious, and highly customizable. As more and more people, including working adults, are wearing braces, Invisalign trays, and other orthodontics–the question arises— is it safe for the teeth? What is the Big Deal? Regular brewed coffee has gotten a bad reputation that makes it a…

Why Older Adults are Wearing Orthodontics–and Why They Should

Image Source Oak Park, IL — Statistics available through the American Association of Orthodontists show that older adults getting braces and other orthodontics devices has risen dramatically over the past decade–by a whopping 40 percent. For many dental practices, about half of all their orthodontics patients are adults, with a bigger and bigger chunk of…

What is the Damon System and Who is a Good Candidate?

Image Source La Grange, MN – When you want straighter teeth, you may think that braces or Invisalign are your only options. That’s not entirely true. While those two are the most popular options for a more aligned smile, there are other variations of orthodontics that you might want to know about, such as the…

Why Not Add Straighter Teeth to Your Spring Cleaning List?

Image Source Oak Park, IL – Spring is the ideal time to throw the windows open, so you can clean out all the dust that has accumulated over the long winter months. With the weather warming up and flowers blooming all around, your house can look brand new with a complete makeover. This is the…

What Patients Can Do to Ensure Efficient Orthodontic Treatment

Source La Grange and Oak Park, IL – People seeking straighter teeth want to make sure they’re getting the most experienced and professional orthodontists available. But there’s another piece of the puzzle many are prone to overlook: the role of the patient when it comes to achieving the optimal orthodontics health. La Grange and Oak…

6 Benefits You’ll Enjoy With Your New Smile

La Grange and Oak Park, IL – If you’ve been considering a smile makeover but keep putting it off, maybe it’s because you aren’t aware of all the potential benefits you can gain from the procedure. Today we’re discussing some of the reasons you might want to schedule your smile makeover sooner rather than later.…

How to Keep Your Retainer Clean for Better Oral Health

La Grange, IL – If you want to keep your new beautiful smile, you’ll likely have to wear your retainer for a lifetime. That’s why keeping your retainer clean is not only important for your oral health, but excellent maintenance ensures it will last for years to come. Since it rests inside your mouth, directly…

Orthodontics and the Link to Total Body Health

La Grange, IL – Scrolling through your Facebook feed or watching TV, you’re likely inundated with images of celebrities’ pearly, perfectly straight white teeth. I could never have a smile like that, you might think. It’s expensive and only superficial. You may even wonder: What are the benefits to orthodontic work, anyway? Enter Drs. Battistoni…

Just Imagine How Amazing Life Will Be with an Ideal Bite

LaGrange, IL – When new patients visit Battistoni and Beam Orthodontics for their initial consultation, they usually have one thing on their mind: The Ideal Bite. Getting your bite to optimum conditions is the ultimate goal of any orthodontic treatment, says Dr. Battistoni, serving patients in LaGrange and Oak Park areas Adds Dr. Beam, “The…