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Your Orthodontist may be Your Best bet for Sleep Apnea

When it comes to sleep apnea, your orthodontist may be your best line of defense. Sleep apnea disorder has the potential to cause you serious health problems over time if neglected. If you feel you may have sleep apnea, you should consult your doctor, but you can also consult Dr. Michael Stosich. An orthodontist, such as Dr. Michael Stosich at Stosich Consulting, has the training and resources to help those with sleep apnea. He can be the best place to start with questions regarding this age-old sleep disorder.

How Orthodontists’ Communication Skills and Other Interpersonal Skills can Help Patients

Dr. Michael StosichLife is too short to “settle” for anything—especially when it comes to finding a good orthodontist; do your research and ask a lot of questions. If the orthodontist puts you off, then look for one with whom you can be happy. When it comes to your child, Dr. Stosich says, “Credentials matter. Your child deserves the best.”

Dr. Michael Stosich is Appointed Trustee for the Hadley School for the Blind

Hadley School for the Blind

We are honored to announce that our own Dr. Michael Stosich has been appointed Trustee for the Hadley School for the Blind. Dr. Stosich at Stosich Consulting firmly believes in reaching out to the community and this is one more way in which he remains involved in helping those in need to enjoy a more fulfilling life through his philanthropic endeavors.

Dr. Stosich was invited by the school’s president, Charles Young, where he was unanimously voted in to act as trustee on behalf of the school. Dr. Stosich considers this an honor to be appointed to such a renowned school as Hadley. He is one of the youngest members and currently the only D.M.D. on the list of Trustees at the Hadley School. Dr. Stosich is also a current educator where he is Faculty at the University of Chicago, and currently runs his busy orthodontic practices in Grayslake and Kenilworth, Illinois. His practice involves helping children to older adults to have a healthier life through orthodontics, where his inclusive orthodontic philosophy also serves the Illinois All Kids Braces Program.

Do Wisdom Teeth Make Other Teeth Crooked?

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If you are concerned that your wisdom teeth coming in will undermine your orthodontic treatment of wearing braces for a couple of years, you shouldn’t be too concerned. Wisdom teeth will not cause your other teeth to become crooked; however, there are incidences where wisdom teeth coming in can and will cause problems, but crooked teeth is not one of them.

Braces with the Medical Card (Formerly All Kids Braces) Dental Insurance Coverage by Stosich Consulting

Medicaid Braces

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ROUND LAKE, GRAYSLAKE & WAUKEGAN, IL – Dr. Michael Stosich is a participating member in the DentaQuest Medicaid braces public aid program in Illinois called “Braces With the Medical Card.” He has orthodontic offices in Grayslake and Wilmette – Kenilworth and also serves patients from Round Lake area. He works with children up to the age of 18 who qualify for what is also known as a All Kids Medical Card Braces Program. This allows families to pay no money to little money out-of-pocket when enrolled in Braces Medicaid for orthodontics.

Can an Underbite be Corrected Without Braces?

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Underbite treatment

What is an Underbite?

An underbite is when the lower jaw and teeth protrude out and over the upper teeth. It is not as common as an overbite but currently 1 in 10 Americans has an underbite. This condition can affect anyone of any ethnicity, although it is more commonly seen in Asian ethnicities; however, anyone is prone to this condition, and Dr. Michael Stosich with Stosich Consulting says that underbites are typically hereditary.

How old is Too Old for Braces?

How old is Too Old for Braces

Ideally, dental braces should be applied at an early age, between 7 and 14 years old. The logic behind this is that while it is true that most adult’s bones stop growing after the age of 21, according to an article in the Harvard Health Publications, The American Association of Orthodontists notes that one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 18.

Are Lingual Braces Right for You?

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Many people are opting for braces far past their teen years these days. With the onslaught of commercials telling us we should look a certain way, act a certain way, and have teeth that look a certain way, we have become a nation of greater self awareness. In some cases, this is not necessarily a bad thing, especially when it involves your teeth.

Dr. Stosich Opens Up New Office

michael StosichNORTH SHORE, IL-Finding the highest quality of orthodontic care just got a whole lot easier for residents of the North Shore. Dr. Michael Stosich, orthodontist at Stosich Consulting, already has successful practices in Grayslake and the University of Chicago.

The Illinois orthodontist can’t wait for the growth and development of his North Shore office.

“It was just the right time and place,” says Dr. Stosich. “The North Shore is home to many families, including my home. We want to make sure that they have convenient access to orthodontic treatment.”

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