Month: April 2013

What is Orthodontics?

As one of the nine specialized fields of dentistry, orthodontics focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, intervention, and treatment of improperly positioned teeth (malocclusion). While many people know that this typically involves the use of braces or other appliances to move teeth into their desired positions, fewer people understand the importance of straightening their smiles through… Read more »

How a Jaw Dysfunction Leads to Chronic Headaches and Other Pains

You probably wouldn’t visit a doctor for a headache, unless it was severe and recurred frequently enough to cause you worry. Yet, many people who do seek medical help for chronic severe headaches, earaches, facial soreness, or other craniofacial discomfort continue to experience trouble even after their doctor visits, still unsure of its cause. Others,… Read more »

Lake Worth Orthodontist’s Overview of Invisalign Clear Braces

If you’re considering undergoing orthodontic treatment for cosmetic purposes, then donning metal brackets and wires may seem counterintuitive. At Lake Country Orthodontics, Dr. Cabal and our caring staff are dedicated to helping you regain confidence in your smile, and offer a choice of discrete, cosmetic orthodontic treatments to straighten your teeth while maintaining a professional… Read more »

More Advanced Orthodontics in Lake Worth

Traditional orthodontic treatment, which consists of metal wire connecting a series of metal brackets, is not exactly popular among image-conscious older teens and adults. Unfortunately, malocclusion (misaligned bite) does not limit itself to young children, and patients of all ages can exhibit the need for straighter teeth. Thanks to the overwhelming success of improved orthodontic… Read more »