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The Benefits of Advanced Orthodontics
06/07/2019
When most people think of braces, they think of teenagers and middle school. Braces for adults, however, are becoming an increasingly common orthodontic treatment. At Travers Orthodontics in Irving, our orthodontist offers a variety of adult orthodontic treatments. We understand that adults may be hesitant due to social and convenience factors. Our orthodontist will work with you to provide the most discreet and effective treatment possible, so you can work toward the smile of your dreams
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Trusting your Smile to a Specialist
04/15/2019
Travers Orthodontics, we proudly specialize in a variety of expert orthodontic treatments, including braces and Invisalign in Farmers Branch. Dr. Travers and her dedicated staff are committed to providing high quality care and seeing each patient achieve the smile of their dreams. That’s why we’re pleased to offer the following tips on at-home smile kits, and why you should always trust your smile to a specialist. If you’ve ever considered getting braces to perfect your smile, you’re probably aware of online companies that offer DIY smile kits. It’s easy to see why these kits have exploded in popularity in recent years: they’re straightforward, affordable, and promise results quickly. You simply submit an impression and photo of your teeth, and receive a custom set of aligner trays about once a month. After completing all sets of aligners, your smile will be perfectly straight and beautiful. Does this sound too-good-to-be-true? That’s because, in many cases, it is.
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Common Questions about Invisalign
03/18/2019
If you’ve ever desired a straighter smile, but wish to avoid the appearance or discomfort of braces, Invisalign treatment may be the perfect solution. Travers Orthodontics is a proud provider of Invisalign in Irving, TX to help our patients achieve straight, gorgeous smiles. Invisalign is a treatment system designed to straighten the teeth using a series of custom-made clear aligner trays. Each set of clear aligners in Irving, TX is worn for about two weeks before moving on to the next set. The treatment system works by gradually shifting your teeth into their proper positions.
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Braces vs. Invisalign
02/20/2019
People who are considering orthodontic treatment to improve their smile are often wondering what type of appliance to use to correct their teeth – would braces or Invisalign clear aligners be better? The purpose of this blog is to shed some light on the differences between these two orthodontic tools. First, keep in mind that there is not a single “right way” for orthodontic treatment to be done. An accurate diagnosis is the most important factor, and that’s something that orthodontists are especially well-trained to do. After obtaining orthodontic records (x-rays, photos and models), the orthodontist identifies the problems and then creates a customized treatment plan to address the concerns of each patient.
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How to Avoid Orthodontic Emergencies This Holiday Season
12/14/2018
The holiday season is the best time for sweets and treats. Unfortunately, this can be a little difficult for those of us who wear braces. At Travers Orthodontics, we want to make sure your orthodontic treatment plan continually works and straightens your teeth appropriately. To do so, we want to avoid any and all orthodontic emergencies, especially during the holidays. The last thing you want to do is come into the orthodontist’s office to fix a bracket or a wire on your braces. To avoid this, Dr. Travers and her staff have put together a list of rules to follow this holiday season. Follow our guidance and you will have a stress-free, fun-filled holiday season, free of orthodontic emergencies!
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Habits to Teach Your Kids About Dental Hygiene
08/06/2018
At Travers Orthodontics in Irving, TX and Coppell, TX, Dr. Kimberly H. Travers and our staff know just how important it is to properly teach your children about maintaining a properly clean mouth. Quality time spent on good dental hygiene is crucial to preventing cavities from forming, as well as avoiding a wide array of diseases that can be triggered by letting your children neglect their teeth and gums!
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Foods To Avoid With Braces
07/17/2018
At Travers Orthodontics, we pride ourselves in offering the best orthodontic care and treatments to help you obtain the smile of your dreams. While braces fulfill this vision, they can also be difficult when it comes to eating. Certain foods will damage your braces, so you need to be more conscious of what you are eating and drinking during treatment. We’re here to help!
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Your First Month In Braces
04/01/2018
When you’re ready to begin your orthodontic treatment, it’s very likely that you’ll have a number of questions about what you can expect during the time you spend with braces on your teeth. To make the transition into braces easier, the team here at your Irving orthodontics office has put together the following information that explains what you can expect during your first month of treatment.
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Difference Between Dentists & Orthodontists
02/13/2018
When it comes to helping you keep your oral health as good as it can get, other than keeping a great oral hygiene routine, the job falls to two highly trained professionals: dentists and orthodontists. But beyond making sure that smile of yours stays healthy, what’s the real difference between the two? Often times, you can find dentists that offer orthodontic treatment to their patients, so some wonder if they are the same thing. As your local orthodontic experts here in Irving, TX, our team here at Travers Orthodontics are here to clear up this mystery once and for all.
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Welcome to our blog!
01/23/2018

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and read our blog! We like to keep our patients up-to-date with what’s happening in the office, so check often for the latest posts. We may post an informational article, an announcement about an office contest or a spotlight on a special patient or staff member! We love engaging with our patients, and regularly updating this blog is a great way for us to connect in between your scheduled visits!

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