Month: September 2013

A Brief History of Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a branch of modern dentistry that specializes in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of irregular teeth and jaw alignment. Oftentimes, orthodontic treatment involves the use of braces to move crooked teeth into vertical, properly-aligned positions. Today, advanced orthodontic treatment may include the use of more discrete alternatives, like tooth-colored brackets and wires, or… Read more »

Saginaw Orthodontist Answers FAQs About Invisalign

According to a recent Kelton Research study, people with beautiful, even smiles are considered both more attractive and successful. A beautiful smile boosts confidence and helps make a great first impression. Unfortunately, dental misalignment often hinders the appearance of a person’s smile, causing crooked or crowded teeth. In order to correct misalignment, Lake Country Orthodontics… Read more »

Ft. Worth Orthodontist Offers a Fun Quiz on TMJ

Do you find yourself experiencing frequent headaches or jaw pain? These are both common symptoms of a widespread medical disorder known as TMJ. Patients with TMJ may have difficulty opening their mouths or may even experience discomfort when yawning. In fact, over ten million Americans currently suffer from TMJ disorder. In today’s blog, your Ft…. Read more »

Ft. Worth Orthodontist: The Truth About Crooked Teeth

As an orthodontist in Ft. Worth, Dr. Ciro Cabal specializes in the helping you maintain the delicate balance that your smile requires to operate properly (and look its best). Known as occlusion, the manner in which your teeth fit together has a significant influence on your oral health. If teeth are crooked (malocclusion), then the… Read more »