Category: Oral Health

How Orthodontics Improve Your Oral Health

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When you first think about improving your smile with braces or clear aligners, you might focus on the esthetic benefits of straighter teeth. While this is a desirable outcome for most, did you know that orthodontic correction provides important support for your oral health as well? This is because dental misalignment contributes to many health… Read more »

How Misalignment Ties To Tooth Decay

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We all think about alignment as a cosmetic concern, but have you thought about the lasting health implications of an imbalanced bite? When your teeth crowd and overlap, they create areas that can be nearly impossible for you to adequately brush and floss. These spots can be prime locations for cavities. Tooth decay can become… Read more »

Thanksgiving, Cavities, and Your Braces

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When you have braces or clear Invisalign® aligners, you’re on the journey to better oral health and a more attractive smile. But you also have a risk of tooth decay should certain food particles become trapped in your orthodontics. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist has a few tips on protecting your smile… Read more »

Protecting Your Smile From Cavities

We all love Halloween, from the parties to trick or treating with your family. But if you or a member of your family wears braces, too many pieces of candy could be a recipe for tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about safeguarding smiles during your treatment period.

Bad Habits That Can Harm Your Smile

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Even if you brush your teeth every day and you take great care of your orthodontia, you can still hurt your smile and prompt misalignment. There are numerous activities and habits — ones you may not even notice — that are harmful to your overall oral health. While each one may not seem like a… Read more »

Keeping Smiles Clean On Thanksgiving

If you have braces, food could become caught in your orthodontics and put your smile at risk. Even if you wear retainers or aligners, your smile could still be vulnerable to decay following your Thanksgiving feast. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist has tips to help improve the health of your smile, even… Read more »

Use Your 2021 Dental Benefits Soon!

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The end of 2021 may be coming soon, but it’s not too late to start treatment with Invisalign®! In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist is talking about using your 2021 dental benefits or health savings funds before they expire at midnight on December 31st, so you can obtain a straighter smile with clear… Read more »

Safeguarding Your Smile During Halloween

Halloween is a great time to watch your favorite scary movies, dress up in costumes, and of course, enjoy the candy your family accumulated while trick or treating. But for kids and adults with braces, this could mean increasing the risk of tooth decay if you’re not careful! In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX,… Read more »

How Misalignment Alters Your Oral Health

When you have uneven teeth, this could lead to greater trouble for your smile than just poor esthetics. For many, this could mean everything from cavities to teeth grinding. However, we have treatments to correct your misalignment, even in childhood or adulthood! In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about how misalignment alters… Read more »

How Even Teeth Provide Healthier Smiles

When you have uneven teeth, this could be embarrassing and lead to issues with the health of your smile. In fact, misalignment is often linked to issues like tooth decay, periodontal disease, and even TMJ disorder! In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about how we provide even teeth and protect your oral… Read more »