When we think about braces, we don’t usually think “invisible.” However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist creates aligners that not only reposition teeth to correct misalignment, but do so while remaining practically invisible. In today’s blog, we’re going to take a close look at invisible orthodontics!
We urge people with minor and advanced misalignment to seek treatment in order to protect the health of their smile. Otherwise, poor alignment could lead to serious problems with the health and stability of your smile. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist explains how misalignment endangers oral health, and looks at possible solutions.
Braces are an excellent way of correcting both minor and more severe cases of misalignment, helping patients in their teen and adult years obtain a healthier and more attractive smile. However, despite this, few people are excited to wear them, worried about the impact they have on their overall appearance. To combat this, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist actually uses tooth-colored brackets to limit the visibility of metal braces.
When people think about orthodontics, they rarely think about cosmetic benefits. In fact, most assume metal braces are the only option available, and that correcting uneven teeth means making serious changes to the smile’s appearance during treatment. However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist actually has two unique options that offer a more cosmetic approach to correcting misalignment.
On average, treatment for misalignment could take between one year and up to two, or possibly more. However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist is employing advanced technologies to help improve the process of correcting misalignment. One of these systems, the Propel® system, is actually designed to limit how long treatment takes for our teen and adult patients!
Often, our teenage patients feel less than thrilled to undergo treatment with metal braces. We understand, as this makes major changes to their smile’s appearance during the treatment process. However, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist may be able to offer a practically invisible alternative with the Invisalign® system.
Did you know that your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist offers care for children in our community? Parents are often surprised to learn that we can begin correcting misalignment and other issues with bite balance in childhood. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we improve alignment, and what benefits this offers for kids as they grow!
At one time, the process of creating orthodontics and appliances for patients meant they had to bite down on a mold filled with a gooey and poor-tasting material. Then, the person needed to hold their bite so an impression could be taken and often, the whole process would need to be repeated. Fortunately, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontics doesn’t use this outdated system, and instead employs advanced digital technology to making obtaining an impression quick and easy!
When you’re faced with an orthodontic emergency, you need to seek treatment right away. Otherwise, your treatment plan could be at a stand still and you could develop serious complications for your smile’s health and comfort. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist looks at common emergency situations, and how you can ease discomfort until you can see us for treatment.
Do you have pain in your jaw or face that is frequently reoccurring, or persistent headaches and migraines with no visible cause? For many people, issues with chronic pain are linked to a common jaw joint disorder known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist explains how we identify and treat this issue, restoring comfort and health to your smile.