Month: January 2021

Braces That Blend With Your Smile

Did you know that using ceramic instead of metal for the brackets in your braces could mean a barely noticeable set of orthodontics? In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain how we create brackets that are tooth-colored and lifelike, and how correcting uneven teeth could mean better oral health in the long… Read more »

Do You Want Cosmetic Orthodontics?

Most people don’t associate orthodontics with cosmetics. After all, braces tend to stand out when worn, right? Well, to help our teen and adult patients correct misalignment without having a major impact on overall appearance, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist may suggest cosmetic orthodontics, such as tooth-colored brackets and Invisalign®.

Ready To Correct Misalignment?

How does your smile look? Do you have dental misalignment that impacts the beauty of your smile? If you’re ready to finally correct your smile, then you may benefit from orthodontic procedures, such as braces or even custom aligners. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist explains how we help people of all ages… Read more »

Can I Reduce The Amount Of Time I Wear Braces?

When you have misalignment, you could enjoy a straighter smile with orthodontic care, which corrects uneven teeth in a period of about two years on average. However, is there a way to reduce how long you need aligners or braces to enjoy an even smile? In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain… Read more »

Is Invisalign® Right For Teens Too?

Our last blog explained how we address little smiles with phased orthodontics, such as retainers or teeth spacers. But what about older kids and teens? We often have teenagers ask about Invisalign®, the use of clear aligners to fix the position of the teeth. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontics will discuss how… Read more »

Starting Your Child’s Orthodontic Treatment

We often discuss the options we use to treat smiles in adulthood, but did you know we have the ability to help correct smiles in childhood as well? In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist explains how we help plan the treatment to correct misalignment and help kids enjoy optimal oral health, and what… Read more »

Designing Custom Treatment With iTero®

We know that the key to quality treatment for minor and advanced cases of misalignment, or even issues like TMJ disorder and bruxism, involves creating orthodontics that fit comfortably and offer care with precision. To accomplish this, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist uses digital scanning technology, such as iTero®, to offer digital impressions.

Don’t Ignore Discomfort

When you undergo treatment with orthodontics, this could start you on the road toward an even and healthy smile. But if your smile begins to hurt, or an injury develops, be sure to let us know right away. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain how we approach common orthodontic emergency situations.

Your Headaches Could Mean TMJ Disorder

Do you often suffer from chronic headaches, or possibly pain or clicking in your jaw? If so, then your smile may be experiencing the onset of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Fortunately, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist is ready to help treat the issue with cosmetic orthodontics or a custom oral appliance.

Braces Without Metal Brackets

When we meet teens or adults with major misalignment, then we may suggest braces to correct the position of the teeth and improve the balance of the bite. However, we know people may not be excited about this prospect, as braces could change the smile’s appearance during treatment. Fortunately, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist can… Read more »