Dr. Lisa Hope Grant DDS,MS
Orthodontist18243 Harwood Ave Homewood IL, 60430
Dr. Lisa Grant practices Orthodontics in Homewood, IL. Comprehensive orthodontic treatment includes metal wires that are inserted into orthodontic brackets, which can be made from stainless steel or a more aesthetic ceramic material. The wires interact with the brackets to move teeth into desired positions. Being advanced in the field, Dr. Grant may also use Invisalign or other aligner trays that have been designed to align a patients? smile. As an orthodontist, Dr. Grant must recognize various characteristics of a malocclusion or dentofacial deformity, define the nature of the problem, including the etiology if possible, and design a treatment strategy based on the specific needs and desires of the patient.
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If you are referring to Invisalign, Invisalign is an alternative to wire braces that uses transparent, incremental aligners to adjust teeth. They are removable and easy to wear. The price depends on what movement your teeth require. However, an ideal bite and a beautiful smile are priceless! READ MORE
First of all ,you are not too old for braces. There are other option for you. There are ceramic brackets that are less noticeable. Sometimes we are able to get a great correction with Invisalign as well. READ MORE
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Get to know Orthodontist Dr. Lisa Grant, who serves patients in Homewood, Illinois. Dr. Grant is an author, mother, mentor to young teens and dental students, and Orthodontist. In 1993, she set out to create a unique orthodontic specialty practice with a vision of delivering unparalleled service, while embracing her commitment to serving families and the surrounding community. Today, her practice – Lisa Grant Orthopedics – is transforming the smiles of patients in Chicago’s South Suburbs and Northwest Indiana. Her patient-first philosophy is a revolutionary approach to guest service that offers a new perspective on building confidence through smiles. Dr. Grant is in partnership with Smiles Changes Lives, a nonprofit that helps children whose families cannot afford the full cost of braces. Through this organization, she is the largest provider in Chicago and Northwest Indiana of free braces to those children who desperately need but cannot afford orthodontic treatment. Back in 2016, she was honored with the 2016 Smiles Change Lives Gini Award for her outstanding commitment and dedication to the organization. Dr. Grant received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Illinois, followed by her Master of Science (MS) degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Grant is a member of several associations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Illinois Society of Orthodontists, the Chicago Dental Society, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors Society. Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws. Dr. Grant’s decision to pursue a career as an orthodontist derived from her own life-changing experience after wearing braces as a teenager. For over 20 years now, she has been recognizing and defining the nature of dental problems, all the while designing an appropriate treatment strategy based on the specific needs and desires of the patient. And in doing so, she aims to elevate her patients’ self-esteem, boost confidence, transform lives, and create opportunities for a successful life. Dr. Grant’s practical wisdom and personal experiences as a mother of two daughters provides additional insight into some of the most common questions from a parent’s perspective. She believes strongly in providing children with one of the only gifts that can truly last a lifetime – that of a smile!
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