• Meet Your Team: Maria

    • July 7, 2021
    • CommunityOffice Happenings

    With so many new patients in the office, we definitely needed to get more hands on deck, so meet Maria! She’s joining us as an Orthodontic Assistant and is excited to provide excellent care to our growing family. Maria is getting back to her roots by moving back to Chicago. She’s here to make... Read more

  • Top Five Tips to Save You From a Broken Bracket

    • June 21, 2021
    • Braces

    Broken brackets can be super stressful, but with the right guidance they can be a cinch to solve. Here’s some important information even if you don’t have a broken bracket: Don’t panic, broken brackets happen to the best of us. Here’s what you can do in the meantime until you’re back in the clinic... Read more

  • How To Use Invisalign

    • October 23, 2020
    • InvisalignTreatment

    While Invisalign trays are the most discreet ortho treatment available, there are some additional steps that go into caring for clear aligner trays as opposed to traditional braces. Here’s what you need to know about using this invisible orthodontic treatment: Getting Started • Each tray is numbered according to the order you’ll wear them... Read more

  • Meet Your Team: Nick

    • August 12, 2020
    • Office Happenings

    With so much growth over the last few years, we knew we would need more hands on deck to organize our patient’s ortho treatments. Which is why we’re excited to introduce Nick, our Scheduling Coordinator and newest addition to the team! Whether it’s setting up patient appointments or staff meetings, Nick handles all things... Read more

  • Here’s How We’re Staying Safe

    • July 29, 2020
    • Office Happenings

    As you’ve probably heard from every news outlet, we’ve been experiencing a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE, such as masks and gloves) across the nation. We’ve been working to secure our PPE supply since March and have been extremely fortunate to attain the appropriate masks, face shields, garments, gloves, and more, to protect... Read more

  • Our New Safety Protocol

    • June 9, 2020
    • Office Happenings

    Wearing a mask is a given, but many locations have additional safety measures in place that are necessary to meet their establishment’s needs. Before coming in for your appointment, take a minute to check out the new safety protocol at the West Loop Ortho office:   Once you arrive, check-in to our virtual waiting... Read more

  • Conquer Life: Resolutions

    • April 8, 2020
    • Conquer Life

    Spring is here, our environment is once again reborn, and the skies are teasing us with glimpses of sunny times ahead. With new beginnings just around the corner, the last piece to complete our picture perfect puzzle would be to say we’ve been crushing all our goals or new years’ resolutions made a few... Read more

  • Meet Your Team: Olivia

    • October 2, 2019
    • 2 min. read
    • Office Happenings

    We’re incredibly proud of our hardworking team. This week, we’d like to introduce a new member of the team and share her story. Meet: Olivia, our new Orthodontic Assistant. Olivia is a crucial member of our team because she assists Dr. Arruda and Dr. Desai in certain procedures and prepares everything they need to... Read more

  • Rock the Block

    • September 30, 2019
    • 2 min. read
    • Community

    What do you get when you combine an exciting new addition to a West Loop high school, and an incredible community? Rock the Block, of course! This August, we were lucky enough to sponsor Whitney M. Young Magnet High School and participate in this event to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony of the brand... Read more

  • Meet Your Team: Adey

    • August 22, 2019
    • 2 min. read
    • Office Happenings

    If you’ve been in the office lately, chances are you’ve seen a new face assisting Dr. Arruda and Dr. Desai. We’d like to welcome Adey to the West Loop Orthodontics team and tell you a little more about her story. Adey grew up in Nigeria, and has lived in Chicago for about three years.... Read more