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 […]
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Impacted canine tooth
Impacted canine tooth exposure for orthodontics Impacted canine tooth exposure is a common issue, occurring in up to 2.8% of canines, that we need to address during orthodontic treatment. What are the different severities in canine impaction? There are a few major types of situations that we see when a canine is not erupting. The […]
Dental care in the ICU reduces risk of infection – Wheaton Dentist
The importance of dental care in relation to lung infection A new study by Bellissimo 2014 shows that dental care received in the ICU reduced the risk of lung infection by 56%. Survival rates were only slightly better but the decrease in infections and time spent in the hospital is pretty substantial. There have been […]
Dentists for Cecil’s pride
Dentists hunting cavities, not lions There has been a lot of social media with regards to the taking of Cecil the lion. The news coverage has focused pretty heavily on the fact Cecil was killed by a dentist. Despite the loss, this is probably the best opportunity African wildlife has had to gather funds to […]
How to prevent child cavities
How to prevent child cavities! Wheaton Pediatric Dentist & Orthodontist – Recommendations for a “NO CAVITIES” kid! Want to know how to prevent child cavities? Read on! As a mom of 3 young children & an orthodontist, I often witness frustration from parents when their children as young as 2 has cavities. They often say, […]
Looking for a dentist, pediatric dentist, or orthodontist?
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 […]
Wheaton fun run 2015 – Are you coming?
Fun run 2014 was a blast!! Are you coming this? We’ll be there again!! This run has a special place in our heart as it possibly saved the life of one of us. The non-staining color takes a little work to get off. While cleaning up after the run one of our hygienists noticed a […]
Blood Drive To Support Pediatric Cancer Awareness
This month, we have the privilege of hosting a blood drive in support of Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness and in honor of The Ross K. MacNeill Foundation. September 25th (thursday) from 1-7, there will be a Lifesource bus stationed in our parking lot, taking appointments for blood donations. While appointments are preferred, walk ins are […]
Custom Nail Logo – Nail Wraps
Custom Nail Logo Nail Wraps It seems like every day I get a million ‘invitations’ to various things on Facebook. So and so invited you to such and such event. 90% of the time I decline the invites or ignore them all together. A few months back I got an invite for a friends FB […]
2014 Cosley Classic Golf Outing
2014 Cosley Classic Golf Outing Last week, our office had the opportunity to participate in the annual Mike Williams Cosley Classic Golf Outing as we have done for many years. This year we sponsored a few holes which gave our staff the opportunity to cheer on all the golfers as they came through the course […]
3D printed braces
This year 3D printed anything is all the rage. One product you almost certainly have heard about but but didn’t know was 3D printed is Invisalign. 3d printers were among the hottest new products at CES this year. To check out the others click here. Check out these 3D printed braces! And with a wheaton […]
Having trouble brushing your child’s teeth?
Tips on how to brush your kids teeth Getting your little ones to brush their teeth can be a real battle. If you happen to be a single parent or even try this alone, it may be challenging. Some kids like it, some hate it (we think boys are more stubborn than girls). Here are […]
Wheaton Orthodontics – Bauer Ortho onesie
Check out the new Bauer Ortho onesies! We give these out to all Bauer dental patients that are expecting soon. Bryan Bauer, DDS, FAGD 630-665-5550
Are you concerned about your child’s thumb sucking habit?
Thumb habits and Impact on the development of the jaws Thumb sucking is a very normal process for babies and toddlers. It is soothing and calming, and there is no reason to worry if your child is under 5 years of age. In most cases, if the thumb habit is ceased around age 4-5, the […]