Posts Categorized: Oral Hygiene

Do I Need To Clean My Tongue?

In your efforts to keep your mouth healthy, you are probably paying close attention to your teeth and gums. Have you thought about your tongue’s role in your oral health? Your tongue is body’s strongest muscle and it helps you to speak clearly and to eat properly. Your tongue can also be home to many… Read more »

Can You Improve Your Flossing?

Flossing can sometimes seem like the awkward, nerdy sibling to brushing your teeth. Everybody understands the importance of using a toothbrush, but nobody really appreciates how vital flossing is to maintaining your oral health While your toothbrush does a fine job cleaning the outside of your teeth, flossing is the only way to remove the… Read more »

Improve Your Brushing With These Tips

Your teeth play a huge role in your overall health. They chew your food so you can easily digest it and stay energized, they help maintain your facial structure, and they let you express yourself with a nice big smile. You owe it to your teeth to give them the best care possible. Doing that… Read more »

A Good Hygiene Checklist

Although your teeth are protected by your body’s hardest substance, tooth enamel, they are also susceptible to extensive disease and destruction when enamel is compromised. Even the most devastating dental issues, however, can largely be prevented, or at least managed, with good oral hygiene. As part of our dedication to our patients’ excellent oral health,… Read more »

Dental Care Tips for Invisalign Wearers

Feeling excited and motivated at the beginning of a project and slowly watching that enthusiasm dwindle away is one of those personality quirks that many people seem to share. For example, the exercise routine you feel gung-ho about on Monday morning might seem like a troublesome chore by Friday. In a similar manner, many Invisalign… Read more »

Eating Healthy with Orthodontics This Holiday Season

Many holiday traditions involve feasting on heaps of delicious foods and eye-catching confectioneries while spending time with family and friends. However, if you have braces you may find it difficult to enjoy the wide variety of delicacies in fear that you may compromise your treatment. Eating healthy with orthodontics is fairly easy, as long as… Read more »

Tips to Keep Your Braces Clean

Having braces can be a little annoying, and you probably want to complete the treatment as soon as possible. Did you know that practicing excellent oral hygiene while you have braces can actually reduce the amount of time it takes to complete the treatment? By keeping your braces clean, you will maintain a healthy environment… Read more »

Taking Care of Oral-Systemic Health with Fast Fitness

Tooth decay and gum disease are often linked to your overall health in what is known as the oral-systemic condition. Fort Worth dentist Dr. Ciro Cabal, always encourages patients to eat a healthy diet and exercise in addition to taking care of your oral health. If germs really are able to enter our bodies through our mouths,… Read more »

How to Enjoy Halloween with Braces

Halloween is right around the corner, and your Fort Worth orthodontist Dr. Cabal wants all his patients to be able to participate in the traditional festivities of trick or treating this October 31st. Today’s blog discusses some tips on candies that are best for braces and those that are not. Dr. Cabal concludes with some… Read more »

Brushing With Braces

Braces seem to have burst into popularity in the 1990s. During this period the pre-teen and teenager without braces was fast becoming the anomaly. Braces are still popular today but braces can make caring for your teeth a bit more difficult. If you don’t brush properly, your teeth can become discolored, you can form cavities,… Read more »