Category: Oral Health

Tips For A Healthier Smile In 2019

New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to reflect upon the past year and to gear up for the new year. When it comes to your smile’s health, it is never too late to improve it. Dr. Cabal and Lake Country Orthodontics in Fort Worth, TX wants to be your resource for your family’s orthodontic… Read more »

Smile Effects Of Smoking & Vaping

Smile Effects Of Smoking & Vaping

The use of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes for short) is a phenomenon with growing popularity. In Fort Worth, Texas, the use of e-cigarettes, which is known as vaping, is quite popular among young adults. While now it is largely known that cigarettes are bad for your health, many people think that e-cigarettes are a… Read more »

Your Smile’s Affect On Your Brain

Just the act of smiling alone can positively influence your life. It can make you look more confident, which can lead to healthy relationships and better career opportunities. Smiling at someone else can improve their day, too! Putting a smile on your face can also have real physical affects on your brain and body. It… Read more »

Smile Benefits Of Vitamin D

A study published by the National Institutes of Health highlighted the positive effects of vitamin D on oral health. Vitamin D can help with the absorption of calcium to fortify teeth. It has anti-inflammatory properties that can be quite beneficial to gum health. These two qualities mean that vitamin D can help keep teeth strong… Read more »

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Okay For Teeth?

Charcoal, and activated charcoal specifically, are very trendy right now. Charcoal face washes, shampoos, toothpastes, and even charcoal drinking water are quite popular. With the rise of DIY products for your smile, how do you know which ones are safe? When it comes to charcoal, studies have not shown that it is safe for teeth…. Read more »

Bad Habits That Can Affect Your Smile

Living life comes with its challenges. Every day, you probably try your best to eat right, exercise a little, and take time to do right by yourself. Unfortunately, bad habits can sneak into the routine. You might know that some of them can wreak havoc on your smile, but some you may be doing without… Read more »

The Harm Caused By Crooked Teeth

If your teeth are crooked, it could make you feel insecure when you look in the mirror. You may feel an overwhelming desire to straighten your teeth in an effort to increase your confidence. It is important to note, however, that straightening your smile has importance that goes well beyond appearance. Crooked teeth can cause… Read more »

Advice For Healthy Summer Smiles

For many families, summertime equals no school for the kids and maybe some summer activities. The summer can also mean vacation time, which can add up to some stress depending on the size and age of your family. If your family’s summer is relaxed and stress-free, it can be an easy time to let the… Read more »

The Problems With Chronic Dry Mouth

Dry mouth every once in awhile can be a result of your activities that day. Chronic and consistent dry mouth is medically known as xerostomia, which is a condition where a your mouth produces very little saliva. As saliva is your body’s natural defense to keep harmful bacteria out of your mouth, a decrease in… Read more »

Improved Oral Health With Straighter Teeth

If you have a smile that is crooked and misaligned, it may make you feel less inclined to smile. Having a smile that you feel confident showing off may make it more likely that you smile. When you smile, you stimulate nerves in your face that can actually help you feel happier and less stressed…. Read more »