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Can I Whiten My Teeth While Wearing Braces?

Source La Grange and Oak Park, IL – We live in a culture where most people are obsessed with white teeth. When it comes to making a good, first impression, a smile plays a key role. The very first thing people observe about your personality is your smile. A smile can enhance or ruin your…

Can Smiling Actually Make You Happier?

La Grange, IL – Do you find yourself refraining from smiling often because you’re embarrassed by your less than perfect grin? You might want to reconsider, as recent studies suggest that our facial expressions have a lot to do with our mood. One study, performed by the University of Cardiff in Wales compared the happiness…

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…

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…