Month: December 2020

How Will Propel® Shorten Treatment Times?

Did you know that correcting misalignment, whether minor or advanced, could take between 18 months and 2 years on average? While the time commitment is definitely worth it, as even teeth improve overall oral health, we also have technology to shorten the amount of time the process takes. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX,… Read more »

Helping Your Teen’s Smile With Cosmetic Orthodontics

Our last blog talked about the treatment options and approach we provide for helping kids develop even teeth. But what about older kids and teens? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will treat misalignment for teenage patients with ceramic tooth-colored brackets and clear plastic aligners.

Three Factors Contributing to Your Chronic Grinding

Waking up with an aching jaw, headache, and tension is not a common phenomenon and one that will significantly impact your day. What’s more, letting these symptoms continue without remedy or examination to identify the problem can result in potentially serious disorders such as TMJ. In circumstances like these, it is better to act sooner… Read more »

How Does TMJ Really Affect You?

While we actively take strides to ensure the health of our smiles with regular preventive care, we also understand that dental emergencies and other circumstances outside of our control may occur. For example, awaking with an aching jaw and serious headache is not a normal occurrence, and most individuals may not make the connection to… Read more »

Orthodontic Care For Your Child’s Smile

We often talk about the care we offer for teens and adults, but starting the process of smile correction in early childhood is also very beneficial. With that in mind, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will talk about our approach to children’s orthodontics, and what parents should expect from this treatment process.

Use Your Benefits Before They Expire

With the end of the year fast approaching, you’re running out of time to see us for treatment. After all, if you have dental insurance, then your 2020 benefits will expire at midnight on December 31st. To put them to use before they expire, and start your journey toward a straighter and healthier smile, you… Read more »

The Importance Of Emergency Orthodontic Care

A dental emergency means any damage to the teeth or gums that needs immediate attention, but isn’t life threatening. Likewise, orthodontic emergencies mean any damage or discomfort related to braces, retainers, or aligners that could impact your treatment progress. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will talk about how we approach common emergency… Read more »

Halting Chronic Jaw Pain With TMJ Therapy

TMJ disorder, sometimes referred to as TMD, could lead to serious pain in and around your smile, and also increase the risk of complications like bruxism (chronic teeth grinding). In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain how we treat TMJ disorder with a custom-made oral appliance, one created with advanced digital scanning… Read more »

Using Digital Technology To Create Invisalign® Aligners

Invisalign® means correcting minor and complex cases of misalignment with a series of clear aligners instead of metal braces. To ensure a proper fit and treatment with accuracy and precision we employ digital scanning technology to design and craft them. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist explains how we create your custom aligners.

A Cosmetic Approach To Your Orthodontics

People usually don’t associate orthodontic care with cosmetics. After all, braces tend to stand out, don’t they? Well, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist offers cosmetic alternatives to braces, with both clear aligners and ceramic brackets. In today’s blog, we’re going to explain how we provide less noticeable solutions to minor and advanced misalignment.