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Has Invisalign Actually Improved?

Invisalign Aligners

Kenilsworth, IL – Invisalign is an appealing orthodontic treatment option. Who doesn’t want to move their teeth using an almost invisible device that is also touted to be comfortable and removable? No more metal mouth and no worrying about food getting stuck in brackets and wires – that sounds great!

When Invisalign first came on the market, it was really only best used in patients with minor malocclusions. Over the years, the company has made improvements and now Invisalign is marketed as an ideal option to rival standard metal braces. But is that really the case – has Invisalign improved and become more efficient at moving teeth?

How to Care for Your Smile in Between Orthodontic Visits

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Kenilworth, IL – During these unsure times, you may be away from your orthodontic office for longer periods of time than you normally are. But whether you are maintaining your regularly scheduled appointments or are extending the intervals in between due to COVID-19, there are tips every orthodontic patient should follow in between visits.

A Guide to Getting Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

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Grayslake, IL – More adults than ever are turning to orthodontic treatment to get the smiles they’ve always wanted. Today, nearly one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. Orthodontic treatment not only creates a more beautiful smile, it creates a better bite, allowing for teeth to fit together better and decrease the risk of future dental problems.

But there is a lot to know about orthodontic treatment. Dr. Michael Stosich of Stosich Consulting explains getting braces or using clear aligner therapy, such as Invisalign, as an adult.

Can I Tell if My Child Needs Braces?

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Kenilworth, IL – Many children need orthodontic treatment at some point during their adolescence. Orthodontic treatment is an important milestone that can set your child up for a lifetime of good oral health. But are there signs that can indicate if your child may benefit from orthodontic treatment at some point?

Virtual Orthodontic Braces Consultations Now Available To All Patients From North Shore, Chicago

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North Shore, Chicago – Stosich Consulting is proud to be in the business of helping patients perfect their smiles. Our team, led by Dr. Michael Stosich, works incredibly hard to ensure very patient receives the very best orthodontic care. While we always prefer to see our patients in person, we know that sometimes that just isn’t possible. We are pleased to introduce virtual consultations to our services.

Does Your Practice Need Direction?

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When it comes to running a successful practice, there is a lot involved. But no matter how hard you work at everything else, if your practice lacks direction, you may find yourself veering off course. So how do you find that direction and instill it throughout the practice? Stosich Consulting is here to help.   Begin by looking at your practice and what makes you unique. This perspective should be the guiding force of your practice. These attributes that set you apart need to be promoted, not only in marketing efforts, but within your staff. Each member of your team should...

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What is a Lower Lingual Holding Arch?

Lower Lingual Holding Arch

Kenilworth, IL – Every orthodontic patient presents with a slightly different malocclusion – that is because each orthodontic issue is as individual as the patient is. But luckily for patients seeking out orthodontic treatment today, there are a variety of technologically advanced treatment options to help correct their issues. One appliance that Dr. Michael Stosich uses is the lower lingual holding arch.

The Cost of Braces in North Shore

Braces Cost in North Shore

North Shore, IL – One of the most common questions every orthodontist hears is “how much is this treatment going to cost?” Dr. Michael Stosich knows that the cost of orthodontic treatment is important to his patients and wants to assure his North Shore patients that the best in orthodontic treatment isn’t out of reach. When thinking about orthodontic treatment, it’s important to remember that it is much more than just a cosmetic treatment. While its goal is to create a more beautiful smile, it also should create a more stable and properly functioning bite. This can then help ensure a...

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Orthodontic Solutions for Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Kenilworth, IL – Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder, affecting nearly 12 million Americans, that can have serious impacts on a patient’s life. Sleep apnea is characterized by sudden stoppages in breathing during the night. This may be accompanied by loud snoring and patients often wake up feeling tired, even after a full night’s rest.

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