Sometimes a Spacer Can Fall Out Right Before Your Next Adjustment

The braces components installed in your mouth at Dr. Wajih Chammae’s orthodontic clinic represent a significant investment in the process of realigning your teeth. This is done by attending a routine adjustment session with Dr. Wajih Chammae every four to six weeks. Each of these outpatient appointments will gradually tension your braces hardware. This will apply a modest amount of... read more »

Are Braces Better Now, Compared to How They Used to Be?

Orthodontic treatments can align your crooked teeth and give you the smile you have always wanted. Fortunately, treatment is better, simpler, and even more convenient compared to the past. This can make deciding to align your smile a lot easier. Dr. Wajih Chammae is happy to explain the ways orthodontic treatment has advanced. First, braces are now better looking. Typical... read more »

The Components of Braces

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Drs. Obeid and Rivera may recommend braces in Palatine, Illinois. An orthodontic exam will be performed and our dentists will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan will be formed based on... read more »

Have a Bad Bite? These Braces Can Help

Orthodontic appliances like braces are used by dentists and orthodontists alike to treat the many different types of malocclusion, or misaligned bites. With so many different ways teeth can be misaligned and so many different types of braces, Dr. Wajih Chammae is happy to help find the right kind for you. Traditional braces with visible metal brackets and wires are... read more »