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 »

Seventh Birthday Approaching? Time For a Visit to the Orthodontist!

Seventh Birthday Approaching? Time For a Visit to the Orthodontist! Many parents associate braces and orthodontics with their teen years but you may be surprised to learn that the best time for your little one to have their first orthodontic visit is around their 7th birthday. We know, we know – they’re still running around… Read more »

The Facts on Invisalign®

A straight, beautiful smile is something that everyone wants. And rightfully so, since a good smile can do wonders for your appearance and self-esteem. It’s been proven that those with a great smile are more confident in social and professional situations. Getting that smile, though, isn’t an ideal process. Most people think the only way… Read more »

Got Braces? Here Are Some Brushing Tips

Brushing your teeth can help you in a myriad of ways, especially when you have braces. This is why our orthodontists, Dr. Terry Sellke and Dr. Donald Reily, strongly encourage you to brush your teeth and orthodontic appliance regularly. When you brush, you remove the harmful substances from your teeth and braces and increase your… Read more »

An Underbite Might Be Improved by Traditional Braces

Rapid changes in your child’s jaw structure and certain genetic factors might cause their lower teeth to protrude out of their ideal alignment with their upper teeth. Left unaddressed, an underbite can hamper their self-image and potentially lead to one or more chipped teeth. This condition, which is also known as malocclusion can often be… Read more »

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