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Your Wheaton Orthodontist Explains Accelerated Orthodontics

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Your Wheaton Orthodontist Explains How Accelerated Orthodontics Work Are you considering getting braces?  If so, you’ve probably asked or wondered, “How long will my braces have to stay on?” Typically the answer is about one to three years, or longer. However, your Wheaton orthodontist Dr. Danielle offers accelerated orthodontics; a new, emerging treatment that significantly […]

Benefits Of Invisalign Clear Aligners Over Metal Braces

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The Benefits Of Invisalign While the desire for straight teeth and a beautiful smile have been around since the ancient Egyptians, the technology for straightening teeth has made significant strides in just the past couple decades. The most notable advancement has been the introduction of Invisalign clear aligners in 1999. Today, more than 3 million […]

Intentional replantation tooth

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Intentional replantation tooth – When to use it? Orthodontics will use occasionally to replace missing anterior central tooth.  A single rooted premolar is the preferred tooth.  Endodontics may use as an alternative to retreatment or endodontic microsurgery. Intentional replantation tooth technique Extract and replant QUICKLY!  The sooner the better! Greater than 15 minutes has a […]

5 Braces-Friendly Foods Approved By Your Orthodontist In Wheaton

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5 Braces-Friendly Foods Approved By Your Orthodontist In Wheaton Your Wheaton orthodontist knows how difficult it is to forgo all the snacks you’re used to eating when you have braces. Whether you’re an adolescent patient or an adult patient, foods like popcorn, gum, granola, pizza crust, and almonds are all off limits. While you’re wearing […]

Nickel allergy or nickel sensitivity in dentistry and orthodontics – Wheaton orthodontist

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Collection of studies and information about nickel allergy or nickel sensitivity in the dental field Orthodontics Nickel titanium wires are often used for orthodontics. Nickel ion release is higher when a cell phone is used a lot.  The saliva concentration of nickel in patients with nickel titanium wires or other orthodontic appliances containing nickel is […]

Impacted canine tooth for braces – Wheaton orthodontist and dentist

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Impacted canine tooth There are a few major types of cases that are experienced when a tooth is not erupting.  The impacted canine tooth surgery steps are different based on the severity of bone and tissue coverage. Tooth is almost erupted and just covered by tissue.  As long as these cases have plenty of keratinized […]

Anterior open bite

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Anterior open bite AOB Treatment options Anterior open bite Surgical Reconstruction Dental adjustments/Tooth removal/Prosthetic rehabilitation for AOB AOB Orthodontic treatment Zygomatic miniplate anchorage for molar intrusion Oliveira 2015 OMS 4 year look at stability of the zygomatic miniplate anchorage Marzouk 2016 AJO-DO   Orthodontic treatment for your anterior open bite can be completed by our […]

Looking for a dentist, pediatric dentist, or orthodontist?

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Whether looking for a dentist, pediatric dentist, or orthodontist; we have you covered.  We are the Wheaton family dental office you are looking for. We are here to serve the dental needs of your entire family for their entire life.  Our goal is to be the only dental office your family will ever need! We […]

Allergies and impact on occlusion

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Allergic rhinitis and occlusal issues Chronic mouth breathing in youth will cause permanent changes in facial bone structure as the body adapts to this breathing habit.  Children with allergies often are congested and forced to breathe through their mouths more.  A new study found several interesting changes due to allergies and the resulting mouth breathing […]