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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…

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.…

10 Ways Seeing an Orthodontist Will Change Your Life

La Grange, IL – A staggering 75% of people don’t have straight teeth, according to the American Association of Orthodontics. If you’re one of them, don’t worry. There is always time to fix your smile. Your teeth can be moved into place no matter what age you happen to be. If you are wondering why…

Other Options

Temporary Anchorage Devices, Non-Ligating Braces & Clear Braces TADs (Orthodontic Anchorage) A Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) represent the latest in flexible and efficient biomechanics. TADs can enhance treatment capabilities and can even reduce treatment times, surgeries, and extractions. Non-Ligating Braces Non-ligating braces are comprised of brackets that do not require tying (or ligating) the archwire…

Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults

Oak Park, IL – Do you hate showing your teeth because your teeth are misaligned? If you’ve avoided orthodontic treatment because you didn’t want to draw more attention to your problem with a mouth full of metal, there’s good news for you. Today, there are more options to quickly and discretely straighten your teeth than…

SureSmile Orthodontics

SureSmile provides 30% less treatment time on average than conventional braces.* (*Results based on a comparison study of 1,849 patients following conventional treatment and 4,376 patients using SureSmile.) With SureSmile technology, Dr. Battistoni and Dr. Beam can offer a patient experience unlike any other. – Shorter Treatment: Braces used to be a long-term commitment. Not…

Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Smile Bigger

La Grange, IL – Have you shied away from smiling because you’re unhappy with how your teeth look? Make 2015 the year of the grin with a smile makeover. Orthodontic treatment can improve your smile and increase your confidence. It’s important that your misaligned teeth be corrected not just for aesthetics, but also for function,…

Orthodontic Treatment for Teens

Congratulations – your braces are on and you’re excited to be headed toward a beautiful new smile! You have an important role in providing the best outcome – from how your teeth look at the end to how long treatment lasts. Taking care of your teeth and braces during treatment is an important part of…

Orthodontic Treatment for Adults

We’d like to dispel a myth: Braces are not just for teens. That’s right. Today, 1 in 5 orthodontic patients is over the age of 21. The fact is, more adults than ever are realizing the myriad of benefits that come from having a gorgeous and functioning smile. These patients understand the importance of maintaining…