Beauty And The Beast At Casa Mañana

Beauty And The Beast At Casa Mañana Casa Mañana Theatre presents Beauty and the Beast Jr. as part of the 2017-2018 Children’s Theatre Season presented by Regions Bank. Casa Mañana Theatre is celebrating its 60th year bringing professional Broadway and Children’s Theatre to Fort Worth in 2018.  The show is sponsored by Frank Kent Cadillac. The live stage adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a young bookish girl who cares for her father, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell. The spell will be broken if the Beast can learn to love and be loved. If he does not break the spell, the curse will trap him and his entire household as a beast and inanimate objects forever. There is also a special event called Tea with Belle where guests will be waited on by characters from Beauty and the Beast in the exclusive Reid Cabaret Theatre. This is an add-on event, so you must also have tickets to the show. Tea with Belle will include tea, treats and a meet & greet with Belle! Tickets are on sale now and the show will continue its run through May 13th.  (more…)

Will Invisalign® Fit My Lifestyle?

Will Invisalign® Fit My Lifestyle? The Invisalign® system is a very nearly invisible way to straighten your teeth. Using advanced digital  imaging technology, your Invisalign® treatment is personalized to your smile’s needs. The treatment is done by using a series of clear aligners, each set worn for about two weeks, to gently shift your teeth into position. Throughout the treatment, your teeth will incrementally shift into the desired position that you and your orthodontist discuss. Invisalign® is designed to seamlessly fit into your lifestyle, so that straight teeth can be attainable for nearly everybody.  (more…)

Can Certain Foods Help Your Oral Health?

Can Certain Foods Help Your Oral Health?You are probably well aware of the foods to avoid to help keep your mouth healthy: sugary snacks, very hard or sticky candy, etc. But are you aware of the foods that can help provide your teeth with important nutrients and minerals? Your teeth require enough minerals and nutrients to stay healthy and strong enough to defend against harmful oral bacteria and to keep doing their important job of chewing and biting for you. Incorporating certain foods into your diet can help your teeth to receive the important nutrients and minerals that they need. Filling up on healthier foods can also mean that you may feel less inclined to succumb to the less healthy cravings.  (more…)

A Confidence Boost With A Straighter Smile

A Confidence Boost With A Straighter SmileYour smile is one of the very first things that people notice about you when they meet you. It may be one of the very first things that you notice when you look in the mirror. If you are not happy with the way your smile looks, you may not use it very often. Not using your smile because you feel insecure may cause people to view you as unfriendly. It may make you feel less like yourself. Having a smile that makes you feel confident can affect your whole life. Self-confidence can change the way others perceive, but more importantly it can change the way you see yourself.  (more…)

How Do You Diagnose TMJ Disorder?

How Do You Diagnose TMJ Disorder?Temporomandibular joint disorder can be a literal pain in the neck. The condition, which is more commonly known as TMJ disorder, is a disorder of the joints of your jaw. The disorder can manifest in a multitude of ways, and some not necessarily be pain in your jaw. Symptoms can include anything from headaches to numbness in the fingers to pain in the shoulders and neck to earaches and more. Because the symptoms vary so much, many people never even realize they have a problem or the need to receive the proper treatment. Unlike with some disorders that have diagnostic tests that can come back negative or positive, there is no clear testing for TMJ disorder. A diagnosis is made based on your symptoms and how long they have been occurring.  (more…)

Tips For Living Well With Invisalign®

Tips For Living Well With Invisalign®Two of the most appealing benefits of Invisalign® treatment are that the aligners are removable and that they are discreet. These qualities are appealing because they allow you to continue living your best life during treatment. The clear acrylic aligners can and should be removed from your smile when you eat, drink, brush, floss, etc. For the most effective course of treatment, it is recommended that you wear your aligners for at least 22 hours a day. Having the ability to able to remove your clear aligner whenever you want comes with the responsibility of remembering to put it back in as soon as possible. We have some tips and advice to keep up with your normal happy life during your Invisalign® treatment. (more…)

Malocclusion’s Link To Health Problems

Malocclusion's Link To Health ProblemsMalocclusion, which is the technical term for a bad bite, can affect your overall oral health. Your oral health is linked to your overall health, which makes it possible for malocclusion to cause systemic issues for your body.  A misaligned bite can include crooked and crowded teeth that make cleaning the mouth difficult. Not being able to properly clean a smile can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and possibly tooth loss. Malocclusion can create issues with chewing and speaking, can cause abnormal wear to tooth enamel, and can lead to problems with your jaw. A problematic bite can adversely affect your oral and overall health. (more…)

Earth Day And Other Fort Worth Events

Earth Day And Other Fort Worth EventsThis year, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd, but that doesn’t mean that there are not plenty of local events celebrating it this weekend and next week. Along with Earth Day celebrations, there are tons of other ways to get outside and have fun with the family. Lake Country Orthodontics is proud to be a part of the Fort Worth community and all of the fun that entails. We are proud to help the smiles of families in this great community. We hope one of the fun things on this list spark your interest.  (more…)

Tips To Avoid Bad Breath

Tips To Avoid Bad BreathBad breath is not usually a subject that people enjoy talking about. While it is not exactly a serious affliction, bad breath can be embarrassing in social situations, and at the worst, it could be a sign that there might be a sign of something serious. Unfortunately, wearing braces can contribute to having bad breath. The main cause of bad breath is bacteria in your mouth. Even if you are diligent about brushing your teeth twice a day, it may not be enough to avoid bad breath while you are wearing braces because bacteria can hide in and around the braces’ brackets and wires. However, there are some tips that can help you to avoid bad breath, whether you wear traditional metal braces or not.  (more…)