Month: October 2018

Teen’s Orthodontic FAQs

Orthodontic treatment is appropriate for everyone who needs a smile adjustment no matter their age. Teenagers, though, are a very common age group for orthodontic treatment. The questions that a teenager or a parent of a teenager may ask to an orthodontist might be a little different than a question an adult would ask about… Read more »

5 Costume Ideas To Wear With Braces

If you are in the middle of orthodontic treatment this year for Halloween, you may be thinking about how to fit your braces in with your costume. If you are using Invisalign or tooth-colored brackets, you may not be thinking much about this as they can blend in discreetly with your smile. Traditional braces may… Read more »

Teeth-Grinding’s Effects On Your Jaw

Do you ever wake up in the morning with a sore jaw? You may be grinding your teeth unconsciously. Bruxism is the term for the chronic, habitual act of grinding your teeth. It often happens as the jaw clenches together. It can be caused by stress or an awkward alignment of your bite. If you… Read more »

Get A Head Start On Your Smile Resolutions

All of the rain in Fort Worth, Texas has made the seasons feel a little confusing. However, with the temperatures dropping, it does feel like November is less than a week away. While it may feel like too soon to start thinking about the holidays and your New Year’s Resolutions, it is never too early… Read more »

Halloween Fun In Fort Worth, Texas

Halloween is on a Wednesday this year. The weeks leading up to the night tend to be the times with the spookiest and fun things to do. In and around Fort Worth, Texas, there are plenty of Halloween activities and festivities for your whole family to enjoy. If you are considering orthodontic treatment, this time… Read more »

Quiz: What Benefits Will Invisalign® Offer?

If you have an uneven smile, then you may assume metal braces are the only option for correcting misalignment. Fortunately, we can straighten smiles in Ft. Worth, TX, with the Invisalign® system. What benefits will Invisalign® offer?

FAQs: Children’s Orthodontics

Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs on the planet. It is filled with constant worries and questions about how best to care for your child(ren). The orthodontic team at Lake Country Orthodontics in Fort Worth, Texas wants to help carry some of that burden for your family. We want to serve the… Read more »

Your Smile’s Affect On Your Brain

Just the act of smiling alone can positively influence your life. It can make you look more confident, which can lead to healthy relationships and better career opportunities. Smiling at someone else can improve their day, too! Putting a smile on your face can also have real physical affects on your brain and body. It… Read more »

Malocclusion: What Is It?

The word malocclusion is rooted in Latin, and the two roots “mal” and “occlusion” literally mean “bad” and “bite.” Malocclusion is a bad bite, a bite that is improperly aligned. Having a properly aligned bite means that the molars of the upper and lower ridges of your teeth fit together. If the bite is misaligned,… Read more »

Fall Fun In DFW

It finally feels like fall outside in Fort Worth, Texas. The weather is in the 60s and 70s, the air feels crisp, and the sun is out. It is the perfect time to start doing all the fun, autumn things the DFW metroplex has to offer. The fall is also the perfect time to get… Read more »