Teeth-Friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 10: Cucumber

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Team Demas Orthodontics, which offers Southington Invisalign Teen and Invisalign for Adults in Southington, strives to provide the best care for our patients. Winning a healthy smile, however, starts at home. We have all been stressed the importance of oral hygiene, from brushing our teeth daily to flossing regularly, but what else can we be doing? The answer is simple: Combating disease and decay with healthier eating habits.

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Best Orthodontic Blogs of 2015

2015 was a fantastic year. Read some of most popular blogs from last year, and make sure you keep your eyes peeled for some great blogs post and videos in 2016.

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The Stages Leading to Braces Removal

Most recipients of braces use them to improve their facial appearance through the straightening of teeth and improve their teeth’s ability to bite correctly.  Even though the brace user chooses this dental procedure, he or she still naturally prefers a mouth without braces! Knowing when they are likely to be removed is really important as it is a relief being able to display a better set of teeth after the completion of the procedure. Dr. Demas and his team at Demas Orthodontics find the number one question they are asked is “When do I get my braces off?”

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Teeth-Friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 9: Strawberries

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Brushing and flossing our teeth regularly is something our orthodontists and dentists alike all tell us. It’s an important part of keeping our teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime. The healthier our diets, however, the easier it is to maintain that long-term health. With so many sugary foods available to us and our children, this could seem like a challenge if we don’t know where to look. That’s why orthodontics for kids in Southington wants to stress the importance of healthy eating – and share what alternatives parents can use that will satisfy the palates of their children.

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

Getting braces put on your teeth is one of the most routine orthodontic procedures in modern oral medicine.Yet it’s probably also one of the most understood. As a mother looking for safe, reliable, and efficient orthodontic treatment

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in Southington for you and / or your loved ones, it goes without saying that the first thing you need to do in order for things to go smoothly is to lay any fear you might have about braces and the procedures firmly to rest. How? That’s easy to do – in fact, all that’s required is that you keep reading. Sound good? Great! Let’s get started.

Some Basic Facts About Braces

Whether it’s related to medicine or anything else, fear is rooted in misunderstanding. For instance, did you know that there isn’t just one type of orthodontic brace? That’s right! There are many types of braces, from standard metal ones, to ceramic products, and even high-tech models like the Invisalign braces you can sometimes see advertised on TV.

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Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 8: Pineapples

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At Team Demas, we get lots of questions from mothers asking about which kinds of teeth-friendly fruits are good for their kids. Today we’re going to look at a unique tropical fruit, packed full of essential vitamins and nutrients: the pineapple.

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Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 7: Watermelon

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Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 7: Watermelon

Dr. Don Demas is an orthodontist in Southington who provide needed services to children, teenagers and adults. They offer metal, ceramic and invisible braces at affordable prices. They also assist sufferers of sleep apnea and specialize in treatments and surgical procedures to realign a person’s teeth, jaw and facial structure. Southington Orthodontics also gives important advice on how to promote healthy teeth and gums like eating teeth-friendly fruits and vegetables.

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What to Expect When Seeing an Orthodontist

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If you’ve never visited an orthodontist before, you may be wondering what you can expect when you see one. Dr. Demas is an experienced orthodontist who uses a caring approach when working with patients. His technical expertise ensures you’ll be worked on by a proficient orthodontist while his commitment to excellence promises you’ll love the results.

What Does an Orthodontist Do?

Orthodontists are dental experts who have developed specialized skill sets to help patients get healthier, straighter teeth while improving their smile. Orthodontists also know how to handle serious and complex mouth, jaw and tooth problems, such as issues with eating or chewing, tooth decay, gum disease, speech impediments and pain.

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