West Suburban Oral Health Care Offers Various Types Of Orthodontic Treatment

At West Suburban Oral Health Care in Naperville, Illinois, we provide a wide selection of services to improve the smile. This also includes orthodontic treatment. We are excited to offer teeth straightening services with an alternative to braces: Invisalign.

How does Invisalign work?

Drs. Susan Mazzei, Kelsey Esposito, and Ashley Nguyen educate patients on the benefits of these clear teeth aligners, sometimes referred to as “clear braces.” The orthodontic aligners used in Invisalign treatment consist of a series of custom-made, clear plastic aligners that fit over your teeth to straighten them. The aligner is commonly changed about every week as the patient’s teeth move into place.

The entire Invisalign treatment usually takes around five to nine months, and patients can immediately return to their regular activities. That includes brushing and flossing their teeth without discomfort or irritation due to the invisible braces.

What are the advantages of Invisalign?

  • Invisible – Clear braces are less noticeable than metal brackets and wires and, therefore, more discreet, allowing you to smile confidently throughout your orthodontic experience.
  • Comfortable – Comfort is an essential factor in improving your oral health because when the trays fit comfortably, patients comply with treatment. Proper treatment and care of the smile during this time reduce the risk of dental decay and gum disease. Invisible braces can significantly reduce your daily discomfort because there is no direct contact with the lips or gums.
  • Convenient – The clear aligners are removable for eating, brushing, flossing, and other day-to-day activities. They also help protect your investment in beautiful teeth since you will have no metal wires or brackets to stain or damage your teeth during treatment.
  • Affordable – Clear braces may cost slightly more than traditional metal braces but are still affordable for most budgets compared to many other orthodontic treatments available today.
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Patients in the community of Naperville, IL, who are interested in working with our dental team to learn more about orthodontic options are welcome to book a consultation visit with Drs. Susan Mazzei, Kelsey Esposito, and Ashley Nguyen. Call 630-393-3045 to request an appointment at 380 West Diehl Road. Our facility is open to new and returning patients and families as our Naperville office is easily accessible to those in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Dr. Susan Mazzei, West Suburban Oral Health Care
Dr. Kelsey Esposito, West Suburban Oral Health Care
Dr. Marco Fajardo, West Suburban Oral Health Care
Dr. Ashley Nguyen, West Suburban Oral Health Care

Dr. Susan Mazzei is a skilled dentist specializing in prosthodontics. A graduate of Northwestern University Dental School, she completed a Certification in Prosthodontics before joining the faculty of Northwestern University Dental School as a Clinical Assistant Professor, where she served for 12 years and became Assistant Professor Emeritus. Dr. Mazzei believes that excellent oral health begins with education and prevention and is committed to continuing her education. She is a Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach, a Charter Fellow in the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), and has completed the Bale and Doneen Method Preceptorship Program.

Dr. Kelsey Esposito worked in healthcare advertising and communications before realizing that her passions were dentistry and patient care. She holds a BA in Economics and Fine Art from Kalamazoo College, a Premedicine Post-Baccalaureate Certificate from Northwestern University, and a Doctor of Dental Medicine from The University of Illinois in Chicago. She is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Chicago Dental Society (CDS), Illinois Dental Society (IDS), Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and AAOSH.

Dr. Marco Fajardo is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School, where he also served as a part-time Assistant Clinical Instructor. He was a member of the University Dental Associates of the University of Chicago too. In 1994, he formed the basis of West Suburban Oral Healthcare with Dr. Mazzei. He is now its Team Leader.

Dr. Ashley Nguyen studied at the University of Buffalo and Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL (dental school). She is a member of the ADA, CDS, IDS, and other local organizations. She continues her education by attending dental conferences and seminars.