Category: Children’s Orthodontics

Your Child’s First Orthodontic Visit

We often see patients in their teen and adult years, but addressing misalignment in early childhood often helps limit the amount of time orthodontic treatment will be needed. In today’s blog, we’re looking when children in Fort Worth, TX, should see the orthodontist for the first time, and discussing the treatment options we often offer… Read more »

Does Your Child Need Braces?

We often think of braces being needed in our teens and adult years. However, addressing misalignment in childhood could actually reduce the need for serious orthodontics as we grow older. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at when children in Fort Worth, TX, should start the orthodontic journey, as well as the long-term benefits… Read more »

Addressing Misalignment In Childhood

In our previous blog, we tackled the subject of orthodontics for teens. But did you know we have treatment options to help children in Fort Worth enjoy healthier, more even smiles? With fixed and removable oral appliances, we can help correct alignment in your child’s early years. Let’s look at how we address uneven smiles… Read more »

Early Orthodontics To Prevent Later Needs

The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that every child get their first orthodontic screening around age 7. This age allows for time for the permanent teeth to have emerged and for the jaw to still be in a developmental stage. Addressing an issue while the bones are still growing and the bite is developing can… Read more »

FAQs: Children’s Orthodontics

Being 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… Read more »

Enjoying Treats While Wearing Braces

Undergoing 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,… Read more »

5 Non-Candy Halloween Treats To Pass Out

Today is the official first day of fall. It may not feel like it in Fort Worth, Texas, yet, but the pumpkins are already out and the stores are filled with Halloween candy. With that much candy all around, it can be tempting to already stock up for trick-or-treaters. Passing out the biggest and best… Read more »

Benefits Of Getting Braces When Your Child Does

Parents have a tendency to put their children’s needs first, which is admirable and important. Sometimes, however, putting the children first means putting the parents’ needs last and sometimes never meeting the needs at all. When it comes to orthodontic needs, it can be important at any age. While taking care of a smile at… Read more »

A Smile Checklist For Back To School

August in Fort Worth and the rest of North Texas means a lot of things. For one thing, it means that it is that is quite hot outside. Another thing is that school is about to start for most districts. When the kids get to go back to elementary and middle school and the teenagers… Read more »

Going Back To School With Orthodontics

It’s nearly 110 degrees outside in Fort Worth, Texas, which makes it really hard to believe that it’s almost time to go back to school. Many school districts in the North Texas area have just a few more weeks before everybody returns to class. These last few weeks of summer are a great time to… Read more »