Month: October 2020

Creating A Custom Appliance To Stop TMJ Pain

When you have pain in your jaw, or frequent headaches, these symptoms could indicate the presence of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Without treatment, the symptoms could grow worse and you could even have trouble fully opening and closing your mouth. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain how we treat… Read more »

Should You Try Invisalign®?

Do you want a more attractive smile, one free of dental misalignment? Many people do, but they are concerned about how metal braces will impact their appearance during treatment. But what if your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist had an option that was practically invisible? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the Invisalign® system.

Can Braces Really Be Cosmetic?

When you think about braces, you don’t likely think about them as a cosmetic option for correcting misalignment. However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist knows how to correct serious alignment concerns with braces, and how to do so in a way that is much less noticeable. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at our… Read more »

Avoiding Cavities During Halloween

Halloween is a fun holiday for kids and grownups alike, but Halloween is also a time when we tend to eat a few more sweets than normal. Too much sugar is a recipe for tooth decay, and this is especially true for people with orthodontics that sticky and chewy candies could become trapped in. In… Read more »

Using Technology To Decrease Treatment Times

How long does it take to address crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth? Fixing your uneven teeth could mean a serious time commitment. However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist can employ advanced technology to help decrease the amount of time correcting your misalignment takes! Find out how in today’s blog.

Does My Teen Need Braces Or Aligners?

While we offer interceptive orthodontics for our younger patients, for teens we offer a completely different approach. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist looks at how we use braces or aligners to shift the teeth into optimal positions, and the steps we take to ensure these options are much less noticeable than traditional… Read more »

Should My Child See An Orthodontist?

We often think about starting orthodontic care in the teen and adult years. However, we also have the ability and treatment options to begin improving alignment and guiding smile growth at a much younger age. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain when you should bring your child in for an appointment.

Better Fitting Orthodontics With Digital Scanning Technology

We know there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatments that involve braces, clear aligners, or TMJ appliances. Which is why your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist always takes steps to craft customized appliances and orthodontics. To ensure a perfect fit and an enjoyable treatment process, we often employ the iTero® digital scanning system.

Easing Discomfort After An Orthodontic Emergency

When you suffer from an orthodontic emergency, this could mean discomfort that doesn’t abate after a few hours, or even damaged braces or aligners. Seeking treatment quickly helps prevent worsening complications, and also brings relief to your smile. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will look at how we treat these issues, and… Read more »

Therapy For Your TMJ Symptoms

Do you experience frequent headaches, or a popping or clicking in your jaw? If so, this could be the result of TMJ disorder, which develops when your jaw joints become strained. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will look at how we use TMJ therapy to offer a comfortable and effective treatment, so… Read more »