When you have chronic pain in your jaw or head, this could be related to your smile. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, is a widespread oral health issue that causes major complications without treatment. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about how we stop chronic pain with TMJ therapy.
Month: July 2022
The Benefits Of Removable Aligners
With metal braces, we use brackets and wires to address dental misalignment. These are fixed to the teeth and not removable. But with the Invisalign® system, we use clear aligners that can be removed without impacting treatment! In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about removable aligners.
Placing Braces That Match Your Smile
Braces are not often viewed as a very cosmetic way to correct misalignment. But to make them less visible, and more friendly toward our teen and adult patients, we could use lifelike ceramic brackets. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about our tooth-colored braces and how they improve oral health.
The Dangers Of Untreated Malocclusion
Malocclusion refers to uneven teeth. Dental misalignment could mean crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth, which not only impact the beauty of your smile, but could cause poor oral health too. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about the risk of misalignment, and how we offer straighter smiles.
Start Your Invisalign® Treatment This Summer
When you want to find the right solution for your malocclusion, you should talk to our team. In addition to common options like retainers and braces, we can shift teeth into proper position with clear cosmetic aligners. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about Invisalign® aligners.
How To Shorten Your Orthodontic Treatment Time
Correcting misalignment can help improve the alignment of the smile and your overall oral health. However, this does require a pretty major time commitment, often two years at least! But your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist can help shorten overall treatment times, often by up to 50%, with Propel® Accelerated Orthodontics.
Smile-Friendly Paths To Straighter Teeth
Does your journey to a straightened smile have to rely on traditional orthodontic appliances? Many people think about metal braces when they think about corrective work. While effective, these appliances can attract unwanted attention, something that can be particularly stressful for those worried about how braces will affect them in social or professional settings. Our… Read more »
Invisalign® Can Straighten Teen Smiles
In our last blog, we talked about treating misalignment for young children. But what about treatments for teens? For the second phase of treatment, we could often correct smiles with Invisalign® In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about how we use clear and comfortable plastic aligners to address uneven smiles.
Children Can Start Orthodontic Treatment Early
We don’t limit treatment to just teens and adults alone. We can actually start guiding smile growth and addressing misalignment with interceptive orthodontics in a phased approach. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about how we treat poor alignment in little smiles, often as young as age seven!
Creating Orthodontics With iTero® Digital Scanners
We offer a number of options to improve your health by treating dental misalignment. We can also address issues with jaw joint strain, such as TMJ disorder. To offer quality treatment, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist can take a custom approach using the iTero® digital scanning system, assisting with Invisalign® and more.