Halloween Fun In Fort Worth, Texas

Halloween Fun In Fort Worth, TexasHalloween is on a Wednesday this year. The weeks leading up to the night tend to be the times with the spookiest and fun things to do. In and around Fort Worth, Texas, there are plenty of Halloween activities and festivities for your whole family to enjoy. If you are considering orthodontic treatment, this time of year is a great time to get in for your free consultation with Dr. Cabal.  (more…)

FAQs: Children’s Orthodontics

FAQs: Children's OrthodonticsBeing a parent is one of the hardest jobs on the planet. It is filled with constant worries and questions about how best to care for your child(ren). The orthodontic team at Lake Country Orthodontics in Fort Worth, Texas wants to help carry some of that burden for your family. We want to serve the smiles of your family. We hope that answering some of these frequently asked questions about children’s orthodontics will help give you peace of mind and save you time researching some questions you may have yourself.  (more…)

Your Smile’s Affect On Your Brain

brain smileJust the act of smiling alone can positively influence your life. It can make you look more confident, which can lead to healthy relationships and better career opportunities. Smiling at someone else can improve their day, too! Putting a smile on your face can also have real physical affects on your brain and body. It can improve your mood and help decrease the negative effects that stress can have on your overall health. If the appearance of your smile is making you less confident about smiling, it may be time to do something about it. Your orthodontic team in Fort Worth, Texas can help discuss your options for straightening your smile.  (more…)

Malocclusion: What Is It?

Malocclusion: What Is It? The word malocclusion is rooted in Latin, and the two roots “mal” and “occlusion” literally mean “bad” and “bite.” Malocclusion is a bad bite, a bite that is improperly aligned. Having a properly aligned bite means that the molars of the upper and lower ridges of your teeth fit together. If the bite is misaligned, the teeth do not properly line up together. This can lead to an increased risk of TMJ disorder, tooth damage, and more. If you live in Fort Worth, Texas, talk to the team at Lake Country Orthodontics about malocclusion and your bite.  (more…)

Invisalign®: Commonly Asked Questions

Invisalign®: Commonly Asked QuestionsInvisalign® is an orthodontic treatment designed to realign your smile in a discreet way. The treatment involves a system of clear aligners that gently position your teeth into proper alignment. Straightening your teeth may seem like something only having to do with your appearance. However, straightening your smile is also quite beneficial to your oral health. A straighter smile is at a smaller risk for tooth decay, gum disease, TMJ disorder, tooth damage, and more. If you are in Fort Worth, Texas and considering Invisalign® treatment, talk to the team at Lake Country Orthodontics.  (more…)

October: National Dental Hygiene Month!

October: National Dental Hygiene Month! The entire month of October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Keeping up a good dental hygiene routine can keep your breath smelling fresh, your teeth looking bright, and your smile healthy. Good hygiene can also lower your risks of developing tooth decay, gum disease, and other serious smile problems. Let October be a month where you check in with yourself about how you are keeping your smile clean. It can also be a time where you share the news with your family and friends to spread the word about clean, healthy smiles. Together we can make sure that Fort Worth, Texas is filled with healthy teeth!  (more…)

Enjoying Treats While Wearing Braces

Enjoying Treats While Wearing BracesUndergoing orthodontic treatment can be an important step in improving your oral health. If you are a kid, teen, or an adult wearing braces, it can sometimes feel like your life is a lot different than it used to be. With all the aisles of Halloween candy out and seasonal treats abound in Fort Worth, Texas, it can feel like you might be getting more trick than treat. However, there are certainly ways to enjoy treats while you are wearing braces. You may need to avoid a few types of treats and be extra vigilant about your smile’s cleanliness, but you can do it!  (more…)

The 2018 State Fair Is Here!

The 2018 State Fair Is Here! Opening weekend of the 2018 State Fair of Texas is already in the books. If you are planning on making the short drive to Dallas from Fort Worth, TX, then you should know some fun facts about the fair! Last year, there were over 2.5 million visitors to the fair. This year, the crowds are expected to be about the same. The fair lasts for 24 days with fun rides, special events, live music, and of course, plenty of fried food. To save some money this year, go to the fair on Thursdays for Thrifty Thursdays, where there will be discounted prices on corny dogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, and some vendors will offer mini items of their signature items.  (more…)