Month: July 2012

How Our Lake Worth Orthodontist TreatsTMJ Disorder

What is TMJ disorder? TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint. This is the jaw hinge joint that allows you to eat, speak and open your mouth. Your TMJ holds your teeth in the correct position relative to your facial structure, tooth alignment, and occlusion. Therefore, when your teeth are misaligned, your jaw hinge joint works… Read more »

Using Orthodontics to Treat Malocclusion

If you were born with straight teeth and a perfectly-aligned bite, consider yourself lucky. Slight misalignment between the upper and lower jaw is common in almost all children and many adults. Bite misalignment, called malocclusion, is the most common reason children are referred to an orthodontist. With that in mind, our Lake Worth orthodontist Dr…. Read more »

Lake Worth Orthodontist Dr. Ciro Cabal

Our Lake Worth orthodontist Dr. Ciro Cabal has wanted to be an orthodontist his entire life. His goal is to work with each patient individually to create a beautiful and lasting smile. Dr. Cabal wants to educate his patients because he believes informed patients can make the best decisions about their oral care and total… Read more »