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An Easy Guide to Meeting Your 22-Hour Wear Time with Invisalign

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Woman smiling before putting on Invisalign aligners

One of the biggest perks of Invisalign is that you can remove the aligners. That means you can take them out whenever you’d like, right? Not exactly. To stay on track with your treatment timeline, it’s of the utmost importance that you wear your trays as much as possible – about 22 hours a day. If this feels near impossible for you, then keep reading for a quick guide on how to meet your Invisalign wear time.

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How to Brush and Floss with Braces the Right Way

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girl brushing with braces

You’ve just started your journey to a straight smile with braces, and you’re excited to achieve your goals. Perhaps you think that your only concern now is realigning your teeth. Everything else doesn’t really matter as much as the alignment of your smile. However, if you don’t keep up with normal maintenance, you may not have teeth to straighten!

Keep reading to learn why and how you should adjust your habits to keep your braces and teeth healthy and beautiful.

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5 Big Risks of Mail-Order Clear Aligners

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You have probably seen plenty of Facebook, Hulu and TV ads trying to sell you mail-order clear aligners. These ads try to appeal to you by being a more convenient and perhaps cheaper option.  But before you commit to anything, you should consider the full story. After you learn about the risks of mail-order aligners, you may decide that Invisalign, Suresmile or another orthodontist-provided treatment is the best way to go.

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Announcing our 2022 patient referral program!

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Since Grayslake Orthodontics opened nearly 20 years ago, patient referrals have been an incredible source of pride for us. In 2022, the honor of a referral is even more powerful. We know that behind each referral is a relationship built on trust established through thoughtful, meticulous treatment planning and unparalleled care.  

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Check Out What’s Going On At Grayslake Orthodontics!

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Check here to see all the latest we have going on at Grayslake Orthodontics!

New Year new benefits!

It’s benefits enrollment season! If you have made any changes to your 2023 benefits, give us a call to let us know of any changes to ensure a seamless next visit. Call/text us at 847-548-4330 ​​​​​​​.

Here at Grayslake Orthodontics we LOVE doing raffles! Check out this raffle it ends Jan 26th, so it gives our patients time to come in. All raffles are for our existing patients, we must make sure we have good brushing, arrive on time to appointments, good rubber-band wear, lastly no broken appliance such as brackets and bands.

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Clear Aligners vs. Braces — Which Should You Choose?

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Smiling woman comparing clear aligners vs traditional braces

Are you thinking about straightening your teeth? One of the first things you have to decide is whether you are more interested in traditional braces or clear aligners. Both options have some major advantages, and both have a few drawbacks. In this blog post, we’ll discuss clear aligners vs. braces so you can become familiar with some of the pros and cons and make a well-informed decision about which one is right for you.

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