Wilckodontics® - Northbrook, IL

Shorten Your Orthodontic Treatment Time with Wilckodontics®

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An Effective, Speedy Solution for Correcting Crooked Teeth

Are you a working professional who does not have the time to undergo years of conventional orthodontics to get straight teeth? Is your teenaged child uninterested in wearing dental braces for social reasons? To many people, a person’s smile ranks first as their most important physical feature, higher than the condition of their eyes, hair, and body. Dr. Edward Segal understands how important a straight smile can be and that many don’t favor the idea of being in braces for a number of years. We offer advanced Wilckodontic® treatment, and together with your orthodontist and general dentist, can help straighten your teeth is as little as three months with this procedure.


“With the use of Wilckodontics we are able to accelerate orthodontic therapy. Instead of doing it in years we can do it in months.”
Doctor Edward Segal

Cutting-Edge Treatment for Safe, Fast Orthodontic Results


Wilckodontics, or Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics (AOO™), is one of today’s most advanced orthodontics system available to patients. Treatment begins with a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed under local anesthesia. Using specialized instruments, Dr. Segal creates small holes in the alveolar bone, the ridge of bone that contains the tooth sockets. In this temporary, “weakened” state, braces can move the teeth more freely and rapidly since there is less resistance from the now “soft” bone. Once the teeth are positioned in the correct place, the alveolar bone rebuilds itself and quickly heals the teeth in their new location. The newly positioned bone is stronger than before the procedure, and helps prolong the amount of time teeth remain straight after orthodontic treatment.

The Many Benefits of Wilckodontics Treatment Include

A Confident Smile in 3 to 8 Months

Having crooked or gapped teeth can negatively impact your self-esteem and confidence. With Wilckodontics, you can opt out of time-consuming conventional orthodontic treatment and receive a straighter, healthier smile in as little as three to eight months. Dr. Segal has been trained and certified in the Wilckodontic procedure and will work with your orthodontist or dentist to perform this advanced periodontal procedure. This is a delicate surgery that requires an experienced periodontist to ensure healthy and safe tooth movement as well as correct healing of the bone. Before undergoing any treatment, Dr. Segal will invite you to a consultation where he will determine your candidacy for Wilckodontics based on your overall oral and systemic health.

Accelerating your orthodontic treatment is easier than ever with Wilckodontics! Schedule an appointment with Dr. Segal today and see if the Wilckodontics treatment is right for you.

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