October 20th, 2010
Can you believe that we're already halfway through October? October happens to be National Orthodontic Health Month, and this month-long event is organized by our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO.
Many treats can cause havoc for trick-or-treaters who are going through orthodontic treatment, and these treats may cause damage that could prolong your treatment time. The AAO recommends patients avoid the following Halloween treats, or recipes with these ingredients:
• Popcorn (including un-popped kernels)
• Jelly beans
• Hard pretzels
• Taco chips
If you happen to damage your braces, please give Drs. Warshawsky, Kristofor, and Bock a call immediately. Typically, small problems can be solved over the phone. Loose brackets or wires can usually be made more comfortable by applying some wax until you can come into our office.
October 15th, 2010
In the spirit of October’s sweet and spooky holiday, Halloween, Dr. Neil, Dr. Colleen, and Dr. Bock want to know how many eyeballs are staring right back at you! Be sure to enter our Halloween Contest for a chance to win a REALLY awesome prize.
Our spooky Halloween Contest ends Nov. 5, 2010, so don't wait to participate. Contest guesses can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, and winners will be notified the week of Nov. 8, 2010.
Look really closely!
October 4th, 2010
Our team at Get It Straight Orthodontics is excited to announce that Dr. Neil has been chosen as one of Chicago's top orthodontists by TopDoc Chicago. Be sure to stay tuned to the Doctor Oz Show in the upcoming weeks, as they will be acknowledging him as a top orthodontist in an upcoming episode. The Doctor Oz Show is available for viewing on Fox television.
-Dr. Neil and team
September 30th, 2010
Our team at Get It Straight Orthodontics, serving Chicago, Lincolnshire and Orland Park, IL and surrounding areas, loves participating in community events. Dr. Neil and our team did a 15K walk/10K run a few weeks ago.
Dr. Neil’s daughter, Megan, took 1st place in her age bracket! Everyone at the Fleet Fox Race had a great time.
Did you attend the Fleet Fox Race? We would love to hear about your experience!
-The team at Get It Straight Orthodontics