Month: December 2017

Am I Too Old For Orthodontic Treatment?

The reasons to undergo orthodontic treatment go beyond updating your appearance. Straightening your teeth can lead to a reduced risk for problems like gum disease and tooth decay. You may be concerned that you missed your window by not having your teeth straightened as a child or teen. However, what you should know is that in most… Read more »

New Year’s Eve In Ft. Worth

There are typically two types of people when it comes to New Year’s Eve: there are the people who stay inside to ring the new year in while wearing sweatpants and there are people who like to celebrate in a big fun way. The City of Fort Worth is full of unique ways for you… Read more »

Integrating iTero® Scans With Invisalign®

The process for making oral impressions has come a long way from the messy and uncomfortable trays of the past. With the iTero® digital scanner, orthodontists can achieve an accurate impression comfortably and quickly, all while giving the patient a front row view of the scan. The impression is used for planning your treatment, and… Read more »

Reasons For Kids To Visit The Orthodontist

The American Associates for Orthodontists recommend that  the best age for a child’s first exam with an orthodontist is seven years old. Besides asking when the right time to first visit is, many parents may ask why is it important to take their child to the orthodontist. A first orthodontic visit at age seven allows for… Read more »

Crooked Teeth Affect More Than Appearance

When you have teeth that are crooked, it can make you feel embarrassed about your smile. You may have considered orthodontic treatment as a way to boost your confidence, but there are more health-centric reasons to straighten your smile. Straighter teeth have a lower risk of developing problems like tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath, chronic headaches,… Read more »

Fort Worth Holiday Events

The 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…. Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Advanced Technology To Benefit Your Smile

The 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… Read more »

Artists For Animals: Photos With Santa

In 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… Read more »