Fort Worth Holiday Events

Fort Worth Holiday EventsThe holiday season is in full swing with Hanukkah in progress and Christmas next week. If you are looking for fun, festive ways to celebrate, you have plenty of options. The City of Fort Worth and the cities nearby are chock full of unique ways for you and your family to ring in the holidays. Lake Country Orthodontics is proud to serve such wonderful, warm communities like the ones in North Texas.  (more…)

Is TMJ Disorder Making My Jaw Hurt?

Is TMJ Disorder Making My Jaw Hurt?Jaw pain can consist of constant throbbing pain in your jaw and cheeks. Pain from your jaw can even reach to your temples, neck, and down to your shoulders. These pains can also be accompanied with frequent headaches. These types of chronic pain could be a sign that you may have a condition known as TMJ disorder. TMJ is an acronym for the temporomandibular joint, which is the joint like a hinge that connects the upper and lower parts of your jaw. The TMJ is one of the most complex joints in your entire body because it has the abilities to move forward, backward, up, down, and side to side. (more…)

Is Invisalign Right For Me?

Is Invisalign Right For Me?Many adults need orthodontic treatment to treat a misaligned smile. But many adults fear the potential appearance of orthodontic treatment. Invisalign is a way to treat a crooked smile in a discreet, nearly invisible manner. Invisalign is a patented system of clear acrylic aligners customized to your smile that gently re-position teeth. Unlike traditional metal bracket braces, Invisalign aligners are removable. The aligners can be removed for eating, drinking, and brushing and flossing. Invisalign can be a good option for people who have mild to moderate need for orthodontic treatment. Significant or severe issues may not qualify for treatment through Invisalign. How do you know when Invisalign is right for you and your smile(more…)

Advanced Technology To Benefit Your Smile

Advanced Technology To Benefit Your SmileThe advancements to orthodontic technology in recent years have made it so that your smile can be treated efficiently and comfortably. Investments into advanced technology can produce better results with fewer visits and shorter treatment. Your experience with orthodontics can be one with enhanced comfort, decreased treatment time, and fewer trips to the orthodontist. Technology also allows for greater precision. The technological advancements also make your treatment more discreet for your appearance.  (more…)

Artists For Animals: Photos With Santa

Artists For Animals: Photos With SantaIn a season where kids can get their photos taken with Santa, it is also the season for your furry friends to get to see Santa, too! Artists for Animals is a Dallas based non-profit organization that brings local artists, sculptors, musicians, writers, and animal advocates together to support various animal rescue charities in North Texas. One of the cofounders of Artists For Animals, Teresa Berg, is also a professional photographer. To raise proceeds for Road Trip 4 Paws, a local animal rescue group that transports homeless cats and dogs from the DFW Metroplex to other shelters or adoption centers across the country, Teresa Berg is opening her studio for pet photos with Santa Claus.  (more…)

Keeping Healthy Smiles Over The Holidays

Keeping Healthy Smiles Over The HolidaysWhen the holiday season gets into full swing, it can be difficult to keep routines on track. Maybe you indulge in a few more treats or perhaps you skip a few things you normally would not skip. For the health of your smile and the health of your family’s smiles, it is important to remember to take care of mouth, teeth, and gums. A few of the following tips can be easy ways to keep your smiles healthy without sacrificing on all the holiday fun!  (more…)

Is Orthodontic Treatment Really For Adults?

Is Orthodontic Treatment Really For Adults?Pop culture has the images of teenagers wearing braces and headgear in our heads. It makes many of us mistakenly believe that orthodontic treatment is strictly for those who have not yet graduated high school. While it is true that orthodontic treatment is appropriate for kids and teens, it is also true that it is appropriate for adults, too. Misaligned, crooked teeth can lead to problems in your oral health on top of the potential lack of self-esteem in the appearance of your smile. Adults with crooked teeth can receive orthodontic treatment which can lead to improved oral health. It can even lead to a boost of confidence, too!  (more…)

This Weekend’s Holiday Events

This Weekend's Holiday EventsFort Worth, Texas is a unique, vibrant city with a warm community. This weekend is kicking off the December holiday season with plenty of seasonal and Christmas cheer in the air! You can hear plenty of beautiful music and hang out with Santa for photos right in downtown. Lake Country Orthodontics is so proud to be a part of the Fort Worth community, and to serve you and your family’s orthodontic needs(more…)

Tips For Successful Invisalign Treatment

Tips For Successful Invisalign TreatmentIf you are currently using Invisalign to treat your smile or if you are just considering it, there are ways to help make your treatment as successful as possible.  Invisalign is a great way to straighten your smile, but with some mindful practices, you make the experience more effective.  These practical and useful tips may help to make sure that your journey with Invisalign is a great one. Keeping your aligners and teeth clean, wearing your aligners, and keeping your scheduled appointments can all help with the effectiveness.  (more…)

Smile Problems Caused By Misaligned Teeth

Smile Problems Caused By Misaligned TeethDid you know that misaligned teeth can create problems for your smile that go beyond just your appearance? Misaligned, crooked teeth can increase your risk of developing problems like bad breath, chronic headaches, tooth decay, gum disease, TMJ disorder, and surface damage to your teeth. Straightening your misaligned teeth can help improve your appearance and confidence, but it can also help improve your oral health.  (more…)