Month: November 2020

Indicators You May be Experiencing TMJ

While waking up with a headache every once-in-a-while is hardly a major concern to most, it can actually be related to bite misalignment. In fact, consistent headaches or migraines throughout the day can be indicative of an imbalance between your jaw’s joints and muscles. Fortunately, your Fort Worth, TX orthodontists at Lake Country Orthodontics can… Read more »

Keeping All Smiles Healthy This Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us and Thanksgiving is finally here! This means gathering (safely) with our loved ones, partaking in delectable seasonal favorites, and relaxing in a cozy environment. Indeed, the kids are on break from school and look forward to this fun-filled, relaxing holiday. While this time can be relaxing, know that it is… Read more »

How Do I Know If My Teen Needs Braces or Aligners?

When children grow and their smiles are developing, there are a myriad of circumstances that can influence their development. Indeed, misaligned or uneven teeth may not initially appear to be a problem, however, they could result in cosmetic issues as well as functional issues and impact your teenager’s bite. Fortunately, your Fort Worth, TX dentist… Read more »

We Can Propel Your Treatment Time

Addressing minor or severe cases of dental misalignment could mean a pretty major time commitment. For some, correcting uneven teeth may take up to two years. Fortunately, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist knows how to limit the amount of time fixing crooked, crowded, and overlapping teeth.

The Complications Of Orthodontics And Thanksgiving Dinner

Next week, many of us will be enjoying a Thanksgiving dinner with our families. While these celebrations will likely be smaller than usual due to social distancing, that doesn’t mean you’ll be avoiding your favorite holiday dishes. If you have braces, then your orthodontics could make your mealtime challenging. Your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist has… Read more »

Treating Misalignment For Our Teenage Patients

Our last blog explained how we approach treatment for young children with uneven teeth. But how does this process change once our patients enter their teen years? In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain what we do to help protect smiles of all ages from issues related to misalignment.

What Treatments Do We Offer Children?

Did you know that we recommend an initial visit for kids as young as age seven? When we can examine a smile that has a mix of permanent teeth and baby teeth, we can gauge the risk of misalignment and even offer care to help guide the growth of the smile. In today’s blog, your… Read more »

Correcting Your Uneven Teeth With Clear Aligners

Just because you have uneven teeth, doesn’t mean metal braces are your only route to an even and healthy smile. In fact, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist has helped teens and adults alike enjoy straighter teeth with a series of clear aligners. In today’s blog, we’re discussing how the Invisalign® aligners offer a cosmetic approach… Read more »

Ceramic Brackets Reduce The Visibility Of Braces

When you think of braces, you likely don’t picture a very cosmetic treatment. After all, metal brackets and wires are a crucial component, right? Actually, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist can use ceramic brackets, which are shaded to blend with your teeth, to reduce the visibility of metal braces!

Will Orthodontic Treatment Help My TMJ Discomfort?

TMJ disorder, sometimes referred to as TMD, is a source of major discomfort for many people in the United States, and could lead to complications like chronic teeth grinding (bruxism). However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist has a number for options to help restore bite balance and ease jaw joint stain to offer our patients… Read more »