Smile in the Mirror Every Morning


“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono

Whether we are adults or children, it’s very important to practice good oral hygiene. If we don’t include careful oral hygiene in our routines, the health of many body systems can be affected. Remember to brush your teeth thoroughly, floss your teeth and have fluoride treatments when our dentists say it’s time. There is another important detail to having healthy teeth and gums – we need to eat healthy food. Smile in the mirror every day. Be happy when you see healthy teeth.

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How Often Should I Brush My Teeth with Braces?

If you are finally making the decision to move ahead with orthodontic treatment Southington has to offer, congratulations! Not only will you have the smile that you always wanted after the orthodontic treatment with adult

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braces Southington provides, but you will also have a healthier smile. Properly aligned teeth are easier to keep clean, ensuring your teeth will last into your golden years. In addition, you are less likely to have problems such as TMJ disorders or sleep apnea when your teeth and bite align properly. As you prepare for your journey with braces, you are sure to have many questions. Your orthodontist is your best source of information and will be your guide every step of the way. One of the greatest concerns you are likely to have is caring for your teeth while you have braces affixed to your teeth.

What About Brushing My Teeth?

If you are going to opt for traditional braces, you will have metal brackets that are actually bonded to the surface of your teeth with metal wires running through them to apply the proper amount of tension. It is this constant tension on your teeth that will gradually shift them into the desired position. When you have brackets on your teeth, brushing can be a challenge. As a general rule of thumb, you are advised to brush your teeth twice a day. This same guideline can be applied to braces. Plan on brushing in the morning and at night. You are likely to find that this isn’t enough when wearing braces because food tends to get trapped between the brackets and wires. To keep your teeth healthy and free from debris, you can plan on brushing after meals as well.

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No One Is Too Poor to Give a Smile

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“No one is too poor to give a smile – a gift, often of greater consequence than any sum of money.” ― VironikaTugaleva

A beautiful smile is worth more than any outfit or accessory when it comes to making a good first impression. It also brightens the day of anyone who sees it. As Vironika Tugaleva said, “No one is too poor to give a smile – a gift, often, of greater consequence than any sum of money.” When it comes to orthodontics, a smile can also be a gift someone gives themselves, or that a parent gives a child. Team Demas has dedicated their career to giving anyone seeking an orthodontist in Southington that gift. Though braces and other implements are an investment, they are one that pays off a thousand-fold throughout a person’s lifetime.

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Turn the Lights on by Smiling


“To smile is to turn the lights on, the lights of existence within you!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

Since a smile is the first thing that people notice, why not have a perfect one? A “smile does turn the lights on, the lights of existence within you!”

Not only does orthodontic treatment repair and straighten misaligned teeth, which is important, but it also gives patients the confidence to do anything. Young people and adults alike should not be afraid to smile or be ashamed of their smile. A smile really is the key to success in so many aspects of life and no one should feel as though they are hiding behind an imperfect smile. A beautiful smile not only enhances one’s looks, but is also known to your boost overall confidence for life.

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Keep Smiling for a Longer Life



“Always keep your smile. That’s how I explain my long life.” – Jeanne Calment

There is nothing better than an authentic smile on a happy person. A great smile communicates confidence, poise and joy. If you do not have an authentic smile, people will be able to see right through it. More importantly, there is no reason that your smile should be inauthentic when you can fix everything about it with the right orthodontics for Southington residents.

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Smiling Doesn’t Need a Reason

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The power of smiling to everyone around you will surprise you big time.

“A beautiful smile without any reason is the smile of the existence!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

People can tell if you are not smiling with any passion. The world requires that we smile in certain situations, but your personal hang-ups may be keeping you from smiling from your core. This will get you nowhere! The real issue is how to fix the issues that are keeping you from giving your all to the world.

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Are Braces Painful?

Orthodontic braces have come a long way over the years. They are smaller, faster and, in some ways, less painful than they were decades ago. The one thing that hasn’t changed, of course, is that they move your teeth. It is not

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possible at this time to accomplish this purpose in a completely pain-free way, but there is also no need to believe any horror story you have heard about excruciating, constant pain.

Painless Attachment

There was a time when the process of having braces put on involved forcing a metal band around each tooth, rather like putting rings on your fingers. These bands held the brackets that the wires were threaded through. This process was painful, as you can imagine, because space for two thicknesses of metal had to be created between every tooth and its neighbor before the actual straightening even began.

Fortunately, the attachment phase for braces has been refined substantially over the years. Today, each small bracket is cemented independently to the surface of the tooth. This process is relatively quick and painless. The only discomfort you should experience is the same you would expect from a routine cleaning: having your lips stretched and having your mouth prodded with instruments.

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