Braces truly are incredible. With the use of metal wires and brackets or clear aligners, they can gradually shift your teeth into a more aesthetically pleasing position, leaving gapped, crooked, and crowded teeth in the past. But what if you play a wind instrument? Will your orthodontic treatment hinder your ability to play? Fortunately, the answer is no. Read on for four tips for mastering musical instruments with braces.(more…)
Hart Orthodontics Blog
December 17, 2020
March 23, 2020
The spread of COVID-19 has made it a very uncertain time. There’s a lot of information out there with seemingly an endless amount of suggestions. That’s why your orthodontist has included some information about the warning signs of COVID-19 as well as what you can do to help prevent it. Plus, you can see how you should handle an orthodontic emergency during quarantine. Read to learn more!(more…)
February 2, 2020
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, love is in the air! While many couples are planning romantic dates, it is important to take the time to practice self-care and show your smile some love as well. Taking care of your teeth and gums will not only benefit your oral health, but it could boost your love life too! Indeed, in a poll of 5,000 men and women conducted by online dating service Match.com, a beautiful smile was ranked the number one most attractive quality. Need some help getting started? Here are some tips from a dentist on how to treat your smile with love this Valentine’s Day.(more…)
January 6, 2020
As a working professional who may prefer to keep your age under wraps, you’ve discovered that your mind, body, and smile have changed a bit over the years. While in high school, you had no problem donning traditional metal braces, but now that you’re…older, you are noticing your bite seems off. Is it too late to think about orthodontic treatment? Are you too old? To help you answer these questions, let an orthodontist in Cleburne share ways you can achieve the smile you want and deserve no matter how long it has been since high school.(more…)
December 24, 2019
There are plenty of tempting treats to enjoy during the holiday season, but if you’re wearing braces, you’ll need to be careful so that the festivities are interrupted by an orthodontic emergency. Your dentist in Cleburne has 6 tips that will help you look after your braces throughout the holidays; keep them in mind if you want to stay on track towards creating a straighter smile.(more…)
September 2, 2019
Teeth are like elephants in that they never forget. Once you finish with braces, no matter the type, you’ll need something to keep your teeth from moving back into their original position. You certainly don’t want to have spent all that money for nothing, right? This is when a retainer becomes extremely important. This small oral device is crucial to ensuring your new smile stays in place, but what happens if you accidentally break or lose it? Let an orthodontist in Cleburne explain.
August 30, 2019
You make sure your child wears their seat belt during every car trip and their helmet every bike ride, but are they wearing a mouthguard when they play sports? While your child may not want to wear it now, they’ll thank you later. Mouthguards are one of the least expensive types of sports gear but can save you thousands of dollars — and prevent your child from getting hurt. In this post, your orthodontist in Cleburne explains the ins and outs of mouthguards.
July 15, 2019
Do you have a little one at home with crooked teeth? Misaligned teeth can not only affect their appearance, but it can have an impact on their oral health and even influence the way that they speak. Thankfully, braces can help prevent problems like decay, gum disease, and more. Needless to say, orthodontics are important, but when is the most convenient time for your son or daughter to receive braces? Keep reading to learn why the answer is summer from an expert orthodontist.
June 25, 2019
At Hart Orthodontics, we love helping people of all ages achieve healthy smiles, and we’re honored that so many of our patients think of us as the best orthodontist in Cleburne! But we’re just as proud that Dr. Hart is not only regarded as a great orthodontist, but also a great person overall. In fact, the Cleburne Rotary Club recently chose Dr. Hart for their Service Above Self Award to recognize his volunteer work, both locally and in other countries. Keep reading below to learn more about it!
April 10, 2019
As an orthodontist and dentist in Cleburne, we’ve been proud to serve our community for the last 40 years by providing orthodontic treatment for patients of all ages. And this past March, we were thrilled to participate in not just one, but two fantastic events that raised funds for Gerard Elementary School and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Johnson County. Keep reading below to see pictures of the great time had by all at these events and learn about the many other organizations we support!