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How to Make Flossing Simpler!

Flossing often gets skipped after brushing one’s teeth because it is viewed as a nuisance and an unnecessary extra step. In fact, flossing is just as essential to your oral health as brushing. Flossing helps to eliminate the accumulation of harmful bacteria and plaque, which is a result of food particles that get trapped between the teeth and under the gum line. These are places that the toothbrush can’t always reach! Below are 3 secrets from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics to make flossing simpler.

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Essential Daily Care Practices for Your Teeth

Maintaining your health and wellness is a crucial part of living a long and enjoyable life. This includes taking good care of your teeth on a daily basis. While you should visit your dentist at least twice a year for a regular checkup and cleaning, they alone cannot account for your teeth health. Thus, the rest of the year it is up to you to take the best care of your teeth possible! Keep reading for some advice from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics on how to keep your pearly whites shining bright!

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Statistics about Smiling and Happiness

Smiling is an important part of your health and happiness! Your dentist’s office (and your orthodontist’s) are committed to keeping your smile healthy and happy for years to come. While smiling can seem very superficial initially, a beautiful smile can actually have a positive impact on your overall well-being in addition to making you feel great. There has actually been a proven link between the act of smiling and feeling happy! Keep reading for some advice from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics about why smiling is important.

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Cute Ideas to make the Tooth Fairy Amazing

Losing teeth is an exciting time in any young child’s life. Not only does this mean they are growing up, but it also means they are due for a visit from the Tooth Fairy! There are so many creative things that go beyond just putting money under a pillow that can create wonderful memories that will last your child a lifetime. Keep reading for some ways to make your child’s visit from the Tooth Fairy a lot more exciting from Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics.

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Choosing the Right Dental Specialist


The dilemma of selecting between a dentist, pedodontist, or orthodontist in Gurnee IL often perplexes consumers. The rationale behind opting for an orthodontist is clear: experience and specialized training.

What are the Differences Between Dentists, Pedodontists, and Orthodontists? Dentists: All three—dentists, pedodontists, and orthodontists—are skilled in oral care. However, their expertise spans across different facets of dental health. Orthodontists: With an additional two to three years of intensive training solely focused on orthodontics, these specialists excel in teeth alignment and jaw [...] Read More

Orthodontist Offers Solutions for Smile Direct Club Closure in Gurnee

Are you encountering the dilemma of Smile Direct Club closure? Fret not! Dr. Oana Honey would like to extend a guiding hand to steer you back onto the right orthodontic path. With our practice’s convenient locations in Gurnee, we stand as the beacon of hope and excellence, ready to complete your Smile Direct Club treatment seamlessly.

Consider us your smile champions. Offering a comprehensive range of orthodontic services, including clear aligner treatment. We are perfectly equipped and thrilled to welcome Smile Direct Club patients. Our commitment [...] Read More