Category: Just for Fun

Smile-Friendly Gift Ideas

One of the best parts of buying a gift for someone is seeing their smile when they open it. If you are looking to get a gift that can help them keep their smile healthy, we have compiled a list of ideas. Whether you want to buy someone close to you a cool, Instagrammable toothbrush… Read more »

Open House at Lake Country Orthodontics!

We had such a great time celebrating our Open House! Thank you to all that came out to help us celebrate, everyone who sent us their best wishes and to all that have helped us get to where we are today. Truly, thank you all for your continued support!

Fun Facts About the Human Tongue

Much attention is paid to your teeth and gums when speaking of your dental health, but your tongue plays many roles in your mouth’s function and health, as well. Without it, you would be unable to speak or eat, yet many people take their tongue for granted. To celebrate its importance, we explore a few… Read more »

Mythbusters Comes to the Fort Worth Museum of Science

As a Fort Worth orthodontist, Dr. Cabal talks to children and teens every day. He enjoys building relationships with them and learning what they are passionate about. In today’s blog, Dr. Cabal shares a new Fort Worth Museum of Science & History exhibit that he knows his patients will enjoy: Mythbusters, The Explosive Exhibition. Mythbusters… Read more »

Four Surprising Facts about Life with Braces

No matter how much research you do or how extensive your orthodontist’s instructions are, life with braces is still full of surprises. Today, we’re discussing just a few surprises in store for you, whether you wear traditional fixed braces or Invisalign clear aligners.

How Did Kissing Under the Mistletoe Begin?

If you’ve ever kissed someone under the mistletoe during the Christmas season, chances are you weren’t thinking about how the tradition began. However, tracing the origins of the mistletoe kiss is not simple. There are numerous myths surrounding the custom, some of which even predate the Christmas tradition. Lake Worth orthodontist Dr. Ciro Cabal discusses… Read more »

How Do Turkeys Eat without Teeth? And Other Turkey Facts

A healthy human mouth contains 32 teeth, each with a specific purpose in the food-chewing process. Crocodiles have 60 teeth at any one time, but with all of its replacement teeth, it can grow up to 3,000 teeth in its lifetime. Sharks lose teeth every week and can grow up to 20,000 teeth throughout its… Read more »

Do You Wonder How Candy Came to Define Halloween?

Today, many dentists are pondering what abuse their patients are inflicting on their teeth with the abundance of candy that dominates the Halloween holiday. In fact, the day is so candy-centric that one may wonder which came first, candy or Halloween? The answer to that may be hard to find, but what is certain is… Read more »