What Type of Orthodontic Retainer Will You Be Wearing?

Now that you have undergone orthodontic treatment and your teeth are finally aligned, you will want to make sure they don’t slip back into their previous positions. To prevent this from happening, retainers are used to anchor your teeth into place. Retainers are fashioned to fit your mouth with the correct alignment by taking a... Read more »

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Brace Yourself, the Holidays are Coming!

Straightening your teeth with orthodontics can help you achieve a more healthy, aligned and attractive smile. With the upcoming holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, the month of December and New Year’s (to name a few), around the corner, your orthodontics treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces.... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original... Read more »

Do you REALLY want to Order Your Orthodontics Online?

Do you REALLY want to Order Your Orthodontics Online? Technology is awesome, isn’t it? We can do so many things these days with the click of a button. Order shoes. Get a ride across town. Watch your favorite blockbuster movie. Click! Done!  It seems like every day there’s a newer and easier way to do… Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than ever adults are successfully straightening... Read more »

Dr. Kats Speaks About Joining the Sellke & Reily Team

I’m thrilled to be joining Sellke & Reily Orthodontics this summer, helping to build on the tradition of excellence that Dr. Sellke and Dr. Reily have each established in and around Grayslake, Antioch and Gurnee over the past 30 years. I’m excited to know that I’ll be working with the leaders in progressive orthodontic treatment…. Read more »

Meet the Newest Sellke & Reily Orthodontics Family Member: Dr. Olga Kats

by Dr. Sellke & Dr. Reily We’re delighted to announce that beginning this August, Dr. Olga Kats will be joining the Sellke & Reily Orthodontics family. Adding Dr. Kats to our team will help us expand our schedule and offer more flexibility to our patients while we continue to provide the latest advances in orthodontic… Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to determine what orthodontic treatment is... Read more »

Soft Foods for Braces: Corn Chowder Recipe

Having a difficult time finding foods you like to eat because of your braces? Well, we have got some delicious recipe ideas to get you through. In today’s offering, we have a corn chowder soup that is to die for. Since corn-on-the-cob is one of those restricted food items that you can’t eat, we thought… Read more »