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GRAYSLAKE, WAUKEGAN, ILLINOIS — In addition to his prestigious appointment to the University of Chicago’s craniofacial services team, Dr. Michael Stosich recently was asked to share his orthodontics expertise to help treat children who have obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr. Fuad Baroody, director of pediatric otolaryngology at the University of Chicago, asked Wilmette IL, family orthodontist Dr. Stosich to work with him in the complex airway clinic.

Orthodontist in Gurnee Shares Research on Growing New TeethGRAYSLAKE AND KENILWORTH, ILLINOIS — This likely will sound like we’re confusing fact with scenes from a science fiction movie, but rest assured it’s true: researchers are using stem cells to grow new teeth.

This research is particularly near and dear to Dr. Michael Stosich’s heart, because he has an extensive educational background in stem cell research at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and University of Illinois. He also has had dozens of papers published on the topic, and he has given presentations on the topic of stem cells in medicine. He has won a number of awards related to his stem cell research, too.

Gurnee Affordable Braces Provider Speaks on SureSmileGRAYSLAKE, Round Lake AND GURNEE, ILLINOIS – Our very own Dr. Michael Stosich had the pleasure of speaking at the first SureSmile Doctor Symposium in Dallas Feb. 21-23.

This inaugural event held at the Ritz-Carlton hotel was the result of requests by experienced SureSmile doctors. It served as a networking and learning event emphasizing peer-to-peer learning through expert case presentations and moderated small group discussion. Approximately 120 orthodontists from throughout the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia attended.

Orthodontist in Round Lake & Skokie Lists 2nd Opinion Reasons Before Getting BracesSKOKIE AND ROUND LAKE, ILLINOIS — Getting braces for you or your child is a significant expense, so it stands to reason that you would want to ensure you’ve selected the best provider for the job.

iDentity Orthodontics routinely receives calls from people seeking a second opinion regarding orthodontic treatment for themselves or their children. It is common for people who are considering significant dental care to do so.

GRAYSLAKE, ILLINOIS – As a parent, you want what’s best for your child. That includes a healthy and beautiful smile.
Dr. Michael Stosich says there are four orthodontic problems that are most easily corrected at a young age, making it easier (and sometimes cheaper) for you to give your child that confident, healthy smile:

  • Protruding teeth

  • Crossbites

  • Poorly developed jaws
  • Severe crowding

Early orthodontic care can reduce or even eliminate the need for surgery in the future in some cases, such as underbite correction.

Grayslake and Kenilworth orthodontistGRAYSLAKE AND KENILWORTH, ILLINOIS – Aesthetics dominate many decision-making processes in our lives today, including orthodontic treatment.

It may seem silly that anyone would be concerned about how their teeth look while they’re in orthodontic treatment. After all, isn’t the very purpose of orthodontic treatment to correct aesthetic flaws, as well as bite and alignment issues?

Orthodontist in GurneeGRAYSLAKE AND GURNEE, ILLINOIS— We here at iDentity Orthodontics are excited to announce that Dr. Michael Stosich recently joined the Smiles Change Lives family of orthodontic providers.

Smiles Change Lives is a national organization headquartered in Kansas City that makes essential orthodontic treatment accessible to children who come from low-income families and may not otherwise be able to receive it.

Grayslake InvisalignKENILWORTH and EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – The marketing machine behind Invisalign has a growing number of patients asking for this treatment by name when they visit iDentity Orthodontics. Reviews of this treatment run the gamut, however.

Some dentists and orthodontists swear by it, while others believe there are more effective treatment methods. Still others- like Dr. Michael Stosich- see Invisalign as a good option in limited cases.