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How To Avoid White Spots During Orthodontic Treatment
If you’ve heard horror stories on braces causing white spots on your teeth, Dr. Michael Stosich sets the record straight.

http://identityortho.com/blog/how-to-avoid-white-spots-during-orthodontic-treatment

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Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Retainers
Kenilworth orthodontist, Dr. Michael Stosich of iDentity Orthodontics, explains everything patients need to know about retainers.

http://identityortho.com/blog/everything-youve-ever-wanted-to-know-about-retainers

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AcceleDent Doesn’t Live Up To Claims

If you are in braces treatment, chances are good you’ve fantasized a few times about a magical way to speed up your treatment so you can enjoy your new smile. The manufacturers of orthodontic device AcceleDent claim they have it. Kenilworth and Grayslake orthodontist Dr. Michael Stosich says d...
http://identityortho.com/blog/acceledent-doesnt-live-up-to-claims

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Avoid DIY Orthodontics and Quick Fixes

Dear Dr. Stosich,
I’ve got a space between my front teeth that I’ve hated my entire life. I don’t want to get braces just to fix the gap, but a friend recently told me about a video she saw on YouTube, where a woman closed the gap between her teeth with just some rubber bands. It sounds pretty e...
http://identityortho.com/blog/avoid-diy-orthodontics-and-quick-fixes

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Are Extractions Necessary Before Orthodontic Treatment?

Dear Dr. Stosich,
My child’s dentist said that he is too old to still have baby teeth, and recommends that we have them all pulled now. He’s only 11, and I’m worried about what pulling teeth too early will do for future orthodontic work. The dentist claims that we should pull the teeth now to ma...
http://identityortho.com/blog/are-extractions-necessary-before-orthodontic-treatment

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Dentists are Not Orthodontic Experts
Today, we are seeing more and more quick fixes to solve problems, and correcting a smile is no different. Products like 6 Month Smiles are being touted as easy and fast ways to improve smiles. Not only that, we’re seeing more dentists offering orthodontic treatment, such as Invisalign, in their o...
http://identityortho.com/blog/dentists-are-not-orthodontic-experts

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Braces as Hot New Fashion Accessory?
Your teenage dream has finally come true – braces are in!

http://identityortho.com/blog/braces-as-hot-new-fashion-accessory

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Can I Get Braces On My Medical Card?

Waukegan/Round Lake Beach, IL – If your child needs braces, or you’re worried they might, chances are good you’ve also wondered how you’ll pay for them when the time comes. If your child currently has Medical Card dental insurance, you can receive braces treatment from Dr. Michael Stosich at iDe...
http://identityortho.com/blog/can-i-get-braces-on-my-medical-card

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Orthodontics Can Change Lives
When people think of orthodontic treatment, they probably conjure up an image of a teen or pre-teen with a mouth full of metal. But what happens to that teen when the braces are removed?
“Every day in our office is fun, but the day a patient gets his or her braces removed is always an e...
http://identityortho.com/blog/orthodontics-can-change-lives

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Paying for Braces


Dear Dr. S.,
We think our teenage daughter needs braces, but are worried about the cost. Will it harm her mouth if we wait a while for orthodontic treatment?
Sincerely,
Sam W.


Dear Sam,
The simple answer to your question is yes – it could in fact hurt your daughter if you wait too long for o...
http://identityortho.com/blog/paying-for-braces
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