Category: Teen Orthodontics

Clear Aligners For Teens With Misalignment

The earlier we address poor alignment, the shorter the time required to wear orthodontics. Which means if your teen has misalignment, you should let your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist know. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we can correct poor alignment without metal braces, instead using a series of comfortable and barely… Read more »

Correcting Smiles For Our Teen Patients

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 »

Should Your Teen Try Invisalign®?

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.

Is Invisalign® Right For Teens?

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 »

Improving Your Teenager’s Smile

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.

Let’s Talk Teen 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.

Tips For Picking Out Colors For Braces

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 »

Are Sports/Energy Drinks Bad For My Smile?

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 »

Teen’s Orthodontic FAQs

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 »

5 Costume Ideas To Wear With Braces

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 »