When should I floss during the day?

A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Kuperman Orthodontics maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to our Fort Worth or Burleson, TX office. A toothbrush is not always enough to get to the...

Positive Aging with Orthodontics

Crooked or crowded teeth aren’t always just a cosmetic issue; they also are more difficult to clean, which can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Likewise, if your teeth don’t align properly when you bite (known as malocclusion), this can cause chewing, swallowing,...

Cosmetic Braces Options

If you’re like most adults, you aren’t enthused about the idea of having to get traditional metal braces. The look, feel, and cost keep many people from getting the smile they want. However, many options are available at our Fort Worth or Burleson, TX office if...

How to Choose the Best Mouthwash

As we all know, or should by now, the key to maintaining great oral health is keeping up with a daily plan of flossing, brushing, and using mouthwash. These three practices in combination will help you avoid tooth decay and keep bacterial infections at bay. At...

Crushing the Ice-Chewing Habit

It’s a habit many people have and not only can it be annoying to the people around you, it can be detrimental to your dental health. Chewing ice is so common that it even has its own name, pagophagia. We’re not talking about a slushy or shaved ice...

What makes teeth crooked?

Dr. Lester Kuperman and our team hear this question a lot. Some of the common reasons for crooked teeth include: Thumb sucking Tongue thrusting or improper use of the tongue during speaking and swallowing Premature loss of baby teeth, which causes teeth to drift and...