Please be assured that our office is following the developing situation regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, and taking the precautions and preventative practices being recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC).
In an attempt to put your mind at ease regarding the current crisis, we wanted to reiterate to you how our office has always adhered to the highest standards of cleanliness and sterility in our normal practice. Every instrument we use is sterilized before each use, if an item cannot be sterilized it is disposed of after its use. Going forward, we will be increasing the cleaning of high-traffic surfaces and areas such as the waiting room and restroom. We are committed to your health and safety along with your comfort. When visiting the office, please feel free to ask any questions and we will be more than happy to explain to you or demonstrate procedures.
In addition, our staff is committed to your health and will not be coming to work if they are sick. If you are not feeling well, please call to reschedule and during this time we will waive any last-minute broken appointment fee.
As recommended by the CDC, there are simple everyday preventative actions to help prevent the spread including:
Information regarding COVID-19 and individual preventative measures can be found at the following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website: CDC.gov
At Orthodontics by the Lake, your trusted orthodontist in Evanston, we want everyone to enjoy the benefits of a beautiful and healthy smile. Whether just a few teeth require correction or the alignment of an entire smile is needed, we provide the skilled and experienced orthodontic treatment that’s necessary to achieve outstanding outcomes.
Dr. Barry Walvoord combines his knowledge of dentofacial orthopedics and expertise in treating all types of malocclusions with an artistic eye and meticulous attention to detail to create well-aligned smiles for patients of all ages.
Whether your child is having their first orthodontic consultation, appliances for space maintenance are needed, or interceptive treatment or habit therapy is required, our office team will ensure their comfort every step of the way. And, for teens or adults in need of orthodontic treatment, our office offers the most advanced and cosmetically pleasing systems of care. At Orthodontics by the Lake in Evanston, we take pride in providing comprehensive orthodontic services for all ages and all types of smiles.
Invisalign® utilizes 3D computer imaging technology to correct problematic bites or malocclusions by planning a complete sequence of custom-made clear aligners. This series of clear aligners incrementally move the teeth into place until the final desired corrections are reached.Learn more
Damon® braces are specially designed self-ligating appliances that offer several advantages over traditional orthodontic brackets. The Damon® system of braces makes tooth movement more efficient as well as more comfortable.Learn more
The objectives of interceptive treatment and a first phase of orthodontic care are to influence jaw growth, create more space for crowded teeth, help to correct harmful habits, and improve facial aesthetics.Learn more
Taking care to protect your braces from damage and your mouth from injury is extremely important. Wearing a mouthguard while participating in sports is a good way to safeguard your appliances as well as your smile.Learn more
AcceleDent® is a simple to use hands-free device that safely and comfortably speeds up tooth movement for orthodontic patients wearing braces or clear aligners. Clinically proven to move teeth up to 50% faster, AcceleDent® is worn for just 20 minutes per day.Learn more
The most common type of braces seen today remain “metal braces”. Made of high-grade stainless steel these braces are significantly smaller and have a lower profile than their predecessors from years ago.Learn more