Dr. Jones Orthodontics Blog
July 30, 2017
Sometimes it’s obvious when people need braces — like when there are big gaps between the front teeth. But in most cases, the need for orthodontic treatment goes unnoticed. Below we’ve listed the top five signs you could benefit from braces. Dr. Corey Jones offers traditional braces, Invisalign, clear/ceramic braces, and more!
July 22, 2017
No one wants to wear visible metal braces past the age of 13 or so, but many people wonder — are these new clear braces solutions really as effective as conventional methods? You’re making a big investment when you choose to undergo orthodontic treatment, and you want to feel confident in any decision you make. We’ve got good news: Invisalign in Lake View uses the very same trusted orthodontic principles as conventional methods, just without all the visible hardware. We encourage eligible patients to join the more than 4 million people who have chosen Invisalign to improve the form and function of their smiles!
June 29, 2017
Having the ability to shift bones in your body to correct positioning comfortably and gradually may seem like a modern feat of dentistry. The truth is that orthodontics have been around for ages! Ancient mummy remains from the Egyptians have been found with rough metal bands around their teeth. Archeologists believed that the Egyptians banded catguts to these bands to provide pressure to move teeth. Eww! Can you imagine that? You should be thanking your modern dentists, to say the least.
If you’re like many people throughout history, a straight smile is highly desirable and necessary to excellent oral health. Dr. Corey Jones can help you achieve that with braces in Lincoln Park.
June 15, 2017
Most orthodontic patients can relate to daydreaming about how their smile will look once their braces come off. Of course, you’ll have to take diligent care of your teeth while they’re on! If you don’t your teeth can become discolored over time and leave an unsightly mismatch patch where your bracket used to be. Taking care of your teeth might with braces attached to them may not seem like the easiest thing to do, but trust us—it’s worth it! Follow these helpful tips from your expert orthodontist in Lake View to keep your teeth healthy, strong, and beautiful throughout your straightening treatment.