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Improving Oral Health: The Purpose of Rubber Bands on Braces

Posted on May 3rd, 2021 by ooadmin

Imperfect teeth often lead people to feel insecure about their smiles and can negatively impact oral health. But many of the people who have beautiful smiles with perfectly straight teeth weren’t born with them. The dentistry of today provides patients of all ages with solutions to common dental problems, improving both the form and function […]

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How to Make Braces More Comfortable

Posted on April 28th, 2021 by ooadmin

While we offer many different types of braces here at Oakbrook Orthodontics and do everything we can to make your braces journey as comfortable as possible, it’s no secret that braces can still sometimes be painful or uncomfortable. That’s why we’ve put together some tips and tricks to help relieve some pain! Take Pain Relievers […]

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How Long Do Braces Hurt?

Posted on December 22nd, 2020 by ooadmin

Mild pain or discomfort is a normal side effect of wearing braces. But you should only feel the discomfort immediately after your orthodontist places or adjusts your braces or wires. The discomfort typically disappears within four days, and braces pain rarely lasts longer than a week. When you first get braces, it’s also common to […]

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The Effects of Pacifiers and Thumb-Sucking On Your Child’s Teeth

Posted on November 20th, 2020 by ooadmin

If you’re looking for the best orthodontist in Downers Grove, Oakbrook Orthodontics is the place for you. We offer a wide array of orthodontic procedures, and we’ll formulate a treatment plan to give you that “Hollywood” smile you’ve always wanted. Pacifiers and Thumb-Sucking In the area of pediatric dental care, parents often ask about the […]

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Braces-Safe Candies to Enjoy on Halloween

Posted on October 26th, 2020 by ooadmin

Most of us have a sweet tooth and love candy, and we all know that Halloween means candy. We don’t want to spoil anyone’s fun, but most orthodontic treatment plans take between 18 months to 3 years to complete, and your orthodontist in Elmhurst doesn’t want you to do anything that would damage your braces […]

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