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Fabulous function: Invisalign treatment in Chicago

Most people would love to have straight, evenly-spaced teeth. For many, Invisalign makes a gorgeous natural smile a reality. There are also important functional reasons to consider treatment. Big Smile Dental in Chicago shares this helpful information.  Chew on this  Each type of tooth plays a vital role in helping you process nutritious foods into digestible bits: Incisors. Front and center, top and bottom, these eight teeth cut into food. Imagine trying to take a bite out of an apple with angled front teeth. Canines. The next four teeth are pointed, intended for ripping and tearing. With crooked canines, you have difficulty … Continue reading

Better health with Invisalign clear braces in Chicago, IL

Better health with Invisalign clear braces in Chicago

Did you know that an ounce or two of plastic can improve your health? The appeal of Invisalign clear braces is usually associated with enhanced appearance. Yet patients in Chicago, IL are also experiencing wellness benefits from this innovative teeth straightening technique from Dr. Theodore Siegel at Big Smile Dental. Keep it clean Invisalign straightens teeth with a series of removable plastic aligners. You take the aligners out to eat a well-rounded diet and chew thoroughly, which aids in digestive health. Then you brush your teeth and floss normally, to avoid tooth decay. Gateway to the body Straight teeth indirectly … Continue reading

Braces: Not Just for Kids Anymore thanks to attractive options

Braces for kids and adults in Chicago

If you still associate braces with kids, it’s time to adjust your perception The American Association of Orthodontics reports 22 percent of orthodontic patients are at least 18 years old. In 1994, adults accounted for 17 percent of patients with braces. While the number of adults who wear braces grew by 58 percent from 1994 to 2010, the number of kids with braces grew by just 15 percent during the same time. Modern orthodontic treatments are in many respects made for adults. Instead of the metal “brace face” from childhood, adults in need of straightening are becoming acquainted with an … Continue reading

Keep it clean, Chicago – your Invisalign system, that is!

Congratulations on taking an important step toward a healthy, attractive smile with the Invisalign straightening system. You’ve been given a series of aligners designed to guide your teeth into beautiful position. Now it is important to care for them properly. Why? To keep your breath fresh. To maintain healthy oral structures. To keep the aligners transparent. To avoid the expense of replacing aligners. Don’t worry, Chicago patients. Caring for Invisalign just takes a few simple steps.   What you’ll need A soft toothbrush or retainer brush. Mild, non-abrasive toothpaste or clear liquid anti-bacterial soap. Retainer or denture cleanser.     What … Continue reading

Dynamos in Chicago discover financial benefits of Invisalign

Chicago is a fantastic town, full of history and music and great food. It is also home to thousands of successful corporations and some of the greatest entrepreneurial minds in the United States. Sharp business minds like those look for value (not just lowest price) in every aspect of their lives, including dental care. Movers and shakers throughout the windy city are discovering that the benefits of Invisalign straightening provide an excellent ROI. Why Invisalign makes sense Invisalign is an alternative to traditional braces that use brackets, wires, and bands. Invisalign is a series of transparent aligners that gently guide … Continue reading

Straight talk for Chicago adults considering braces

Braces aren’t just for kids anymore. The American Association of Orthodontists estimates that one of every five orthodontic patients is an adult. Healthy teeth can be straightened at any age, but “healthy” is the pivotal term. It is important to take care of existing problems like gum disease, tooth decay, or breakage before starting a plan of orthodontics. Why are grown-ups making this life changing decision? Today we know that an attractive smile with straight, evenly-spaced teeth is a proactive investment in self-esteem and future success.   An increasing number of adult patients in the Chicago area are considering Braces for … Continue reading

Makeovers and reasons to smile

  Click on the image to view the video Do you avoid looking in mirrors, eating out, or speaking in public? Do you cover your mouth when you smile, and keep your lips closed tight when there is a camera around? Do you simply hate your teeth? Well, maybe they don’t like you much either. Your hair gets its special day at the salon, and your skin gets all kinds of fancy creams. The kitchen got a new coat of paint, and the car got some wax. Yet your poor teeth just sit there, accumulating stains, decaying, and mourning their … Continue reading

The tooth of the matter: Not all Chicago cosmetic dentistry is created equal

There was a time when a dentist was no more than a tooth repair-person, but those days are long gone, and today’s patients expect more from dentistry. You want to love your smile, and attract attention for all the right reasons every time you open your mouth. For your most beautiful smile, you need a cosmetic dentist. What certification? You might assume that anyone in Chicago calling herself or himself a cosmetic dentist has received specific training and passed cosmetic dentistry certification to earn the right to that title. You would be wrong. Cosmetic dentists are not required to have … Continue reading

Your smile holds the wisdom of regenerative medicine

We hear a lot about stem cell research in the news today, but the subject is still hazy for most people. Stem cells are not yet programmed for muscle, bone, cartilage, or other specialized uses. By watching stem cells develop, researchers learn how these tissues grow. That knowledge builds an understanding of how to guide the body into producing healthy cells to replace diseased ones. Your wisdom teeth could play an important role. About 65 percent of the global population develops wisdom teeth, the four “third molars” furthest back in the mouth. It is believed that the other 35 percent … Continue reading

Invisalign: An invisible sign of the times

“You’ve got something stuck on your teeth.” It’s always embarrassing to hear that phrase. It’s even worse when the something is bright silver, shaped like a train track, and it’s going to be stuck there for years. Yes, braces do a great thing for your teeth, but not so much for your social life. In the past, there was no choice. Your smile had to get worse before it could get better – or else you could live with crooked teeth forever. Of course, that was in the old days, when blackberry was a fruit, drivers had to tell cars when … Continue reading



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