Month: July 2021

What If My Teen Needs Braces?

In our last blog, we looked at using Invisalign® clear aligners to correct misalignment for teen patients. But what if your child has a more severe case of misalignment, and actually needs braces instead? In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist explains how we still take a cosmetic approach even when we’re using braces!

Will My Teen Benefit From Invisalign®?

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Invisalign® isn’t just reserved for adults. In fact, we often help correct uneven smiles in the teen years with these clear aligners. Our younger patients often prefer this option, as it doesn’t alter their appearance while improving alignment. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist discusses treating smiles in the teenage years with Invisalign®.

Ceramic Brackets Make Braces Less Visible

Braces are often the perfect choice for correcting misalignment particularly for more severe cases. However, many teens and adults worry about how braces will alter their appearance during the treatment period. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain how we make these braces less visible with ceramic brackets.

Could Misalignment Mean Poor Oral Health?

When you have uneven teeth, including crooked and crowded teeth, or ones that overlap one another, this could lead to major problems for your oral health, and even how well you breathe at night. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist explains why correcting these issues is beneficial for your oral health, and how… Read more »

What Makes Invisalign® Aligners Fit So Comfortably?

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We have a number of cosmetic solutions to poor alignment, including Invisalign® aligners. In addition to being nearly invisible, these aligners also fit comfortably and spare you gum and cheek irritation. But how does your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist ensure they fit so comfortably, and offer a more attractive smile in the process?

We Can Help Accelerate Your Orthodontic Treatment

If you wear braces, treatment could take two or more years, and clear Invisalign® aligners may need a year, or possibly up to 18 months. However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist knows how to severely limit the time necessary to correct your uneven teeth. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about the Propel® Accelerated… Read more »

How Soon Should Kids See An Orthodontist?

Did you know the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommend an appointment for kids as young as age seven? Treating misalignment in the early stages helps guide the growth of the smile, and limit how much care is needed in the teen years. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about when kids… Read more »

Helping Teens With Clear Aligners

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If you have a teenager who needs treatment for uneven teeth, braces are not the only option to correct misalignment. In fact, we have a cosmetic and barely noticeable option with Invisalign®. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will explain how we help teen patients enjoy even smiles with our clear and comfortable… Read more »

Designing Orthodontics With Digital Technology

When you need braces or other appliances to treat issues like misalignment and TMJ disorder, then you need them to fit comfortably and offer treatment with accuracy. To accomplish this, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist will create them using digital imaging technology. In today’s blog, we’re talking about the iTero® system.

What Should I Do If My Braces Break?

Braces are strong, but that doesn’t mean that wires and brackets can’t come loose or break, or that your aligners couldn’t crack. What should you do when you break your braces? We suggest seeing your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist for emergency treatment!