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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…

Three Unbelievable Orthodontist Success Stories

La Grange, IL – Thinking about straightening your teeth with braces? You’re not alone. More people are seeking orthodontic treatment than ever before, with adults seeing the biggest jump in statistics. Making an appointment with your orthodontist can help you straighten your teeth, that much is true. But braces can positively affect your life in…

Why Your Child Should See an Orthodontist By Age 7

La Grange, IL – Did you know that it is recommended that all children see an orthodontist by the age of seven? While in most cases, orthodontic treatment will not be needed right away, this gives an orthodontist the opportunity to evaluate and then monitor the teeth and growth of a child’s jaw, so that…

Why Can’t I Have the Orthodontic Treatment I Want?

La Grange, IL – Are you tired of a crooked, crowded or otherwise imperfect smile? Have you been researching orthodontic treatment and think you have everything you need to choose the treatment that is best for you? With Google ready to answer any question we may have, it’s easy to think that we may have the best answer…

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…

Early Orthodontic Treatment

One of the most common questions we’re asked during an orthodontic consult is “Why do I see so many 8 years olds with braces these days?” An excellent article published by the Wall Street Journal discusses the pros and cons of early treatment. In summary, early or “two-phase” treatment is orthodontic treatment before all the…

Surgical Orthodontics

Orthognathic surgery also referred to as surgical orthodontics, can correct severe cases like bad bites, malocclusion, and jaw bone abnormalities. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one of nine dental specialties that focuses on treating complex craniofacial issues involving the mouth, face, jaw, and skull. If surgical orthodontics is indicated in your treatment plan, your orthodontist…