In our previous blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist discussed the use of phased orthodontics to help improve oral health for children. In today’s blog, we’re going to take a look at the options we provide for older teens. From clear aligners to cosmetic braces, we have different choices to help our teen patients enjoy… Read more »
Category: Teen Orthodontics
We often help teens in Fort Worth, TX, enjoy healthier smiles with orthodontic care, which improves the alignment of their teeth. Many express reservations, worried about the impact of metal braces on their appearance. In order to assuage their concerns, we often recommend a clear and comfortable alternative with the Invisalign® system.
If your teen has misalignment and would benefit from orthodontic treatment, are metal braces the only option available? We may be able to help your child enjoy improved oral health without the use of braces. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we help teenagers enjoy more even smiles in Fort Worth, TX,… Read more »
We’ve recently talked about how we help children enjoy healthier smiles, treatment misalignment for kids as young as age seven. But what about teens? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we help address misalignment in our Fort Worth, TX, patient’s teen years, correcting crooked or crowded smiles with cosmetic orthodontics.
On Monday, we discussed orthodontic treatment for young children, such as interceptive orthodontic appliances. But what about teens? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the importance of addressing misalignment in our teen years, as well as the cosmetic orthodontics we offer young people in Fort Worth, TX.
Traditional braces made with metal wires and brackets can help straighten a smile. Straightening a smile can help build confidence and lower the risk of dental problems. However, wearing braces can sometimes make someone feel less confident. Picking out the color of the brackets is one way to increase that confidence and lean into the… Read more »
The consumption of sports and energy drinks is on the rise with adolescents drinking more than other age groups. Most sports and energy drinks have high levels of acidity. When the drinks are consumed on a daily or habitual basis, the acid can lead to changes in the mouth. If you are a person who… Read more »
Orthodontic treatment is appropriate for everyone who needs a smile adjustment no matter their age. Teenagers, though, are a very common age group for orthodontic treatment. The questions that a teenager or a parent of a teenager may ask to an orthodontist might be a little different than a question an adult would ask about… Read more »
If you are in the middle of orthodontic treatment this year for Halloween, you may be thinking about how to fit your braces in with your costume. If you are using Invisalign or tooth-colored brackets, you may not be thinking much about this as they can blend in discreetly with your smile. Traditional braces may… Read more »
It is becoming more and more mainstream, especially among young people, for brightly colored hair, tattoos, and body piercings. In Fort Worth, Texas, it is becoming more common to see someone expressing their individuality through body art. While everyone has different views and ideas on the matter, there are some health risks for some piercings,… Read more »