Is it Possible for a Patient to Change Orthodontists?

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Is it Possible for a Patient to Change Orthodontists?

Sometimes, the relationship between a patient and an orthodontist is unsuccessful. The patient may feel as if the orthodontist is not acting in his or her best interest. The patient may have experienced an unexpected painful treatment or an attitude that was unprofessional. Perhaps, the person feels as if a different orthodontist may offer affordable braces, whereas the current orthodontist does not. In such cases, a person may want to change the orthodontist from which he or she has been receiving care. This individual may want to know if changing an orthodontist is allowable. The short answer to the question is “yes.”

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Mirrors Never Lie

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Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it

Life is like a mirror. We get the best results when we smile at it, yet so many of us hide our smiles because of imperfections with our teeth. If your child is struggling with orthodontic issues, don’t hesitate to do something about it. Whether there is a problem with too much space, not enough space, or your child has an issue with his or her bite, braces for kids can mean a total transformation. Help your child get a beautiful smile and your child won’t only look better, but will have a boost in confidence as well. A smile is a calling card for the world. You want it to look its best and sometimes it means getting an orthodontist’s help.

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Smiling is the Easy Way out

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It takes 17 muscles to smile and forty three to frown

It takes 17 muscles to smile and forty three to frown. If you see your child spending too much time frowning because of an imperfect smile, it’s time to do something about it. Why put those muscles to work for the wrong reason? A visit to an orthodontic specialist can make a world of difference, giving your child a reason to flash those pearly whites. However, you need to take the first step and find out how braces could be the answer that your child needs.

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Precursors to Braces

Five Signs that a Child, Teen, or Adult Needs Braces

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Many people have considered whether they need braces at one time or another. Nearly everyone has some kind of physical imperfection with their teeth. People with at least some slightly askew teeth are the norm, they are not the exception. Not everyone who has a few off kilter teeth needs to be fitted for braces. If you have ever wondered do I need braces, follow this guide to five signs that a child, teen or adult needs braces.

1. Strong Child Signs

There are some strong signs that a child needs braces. One of the strongest signs that a child needs braces is missing or irregular baby teeth. Also, if they have crooked or misplaced teeth, you should be sure to take your children in to see the orthodontist. Also, children who do excessive thumb sucking are also more likely to need to be fitted for braces at some point.

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Here is a Riddle for You

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Smile Quote No. 3: Is a Smile a Question or is it the Answer?

Your smile says so much about you. Whether you’re beaming for a family photo or sharing a silent joke with a close friend, the way you smile says it all. Unfortunately, unsolved dental problems can get in the way of letting your best smile shine through. Do you shy away from baring your teeth in photos? Perhaps you even cover your mouth when you laugh. If you are insecure about the appearance of your smile, your insecurities may be holding you back from enjoying life fully.

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Smiles can Serve any Purpose you Want

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Smile Quote No. 2: You Want To Spoil the Day of a Grouch, Give Him a Smile

There is no better answer to a grouch than flashing them your best smile. In this and many other situations, a brilliant smile is one of the best weapons you can have. That makes it important that you have a beautiful smile, and it makes it even more important that you make sure that your kids have one. Looking for different and affordable types of braces is one of the best moves you can make to ensure a great smile.

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Smiles have a Tendency to Bounce Back

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Smile Quote No. 1: If You Smile at Someone, They May Smile Back.

During your children’s teenage years, they undergo a number of trials and tribulations. Some of these situations test their confidence and make them wonder where they fit in with the rest of the world and their peers. After an appointment with Dr. Don Demas, you might find that they need braces, but you can teach them that what they give out to the world, they can bring back.

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Lasers in Orthodontics

Can Lasers Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Faster?

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You likely know that lasers are precision instruments. No matter the application, in experienced hands, lasers usually get the job done faster than the alternative. This is certainly true in the world of orthodontia.

How Do Lasers Brighten Smiles Faster?

At Team Demas Orthodontics, we are the smile specialists. The newest orthodontia tools with built-in lasers help us precisely target areas where we can improve your child’s smile. Precision makes us more efficient and effective. We like those two qualities very much, and we imagine you do, too.

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Keeping your Teeth Shining, Always

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Words Of Wisdom No. 8: Practice Flossing with Your Eyes Shut

Flossing is important as it helps to remove food particles that may be trapped in between the teeth. You can purchase a packet of floss, which you can use to clean between your teeth, from any drug store. You can keep it in your bag or office desk drawer. This comes in handy for people who do not have time to brush after every meal. It can also be used with other mouth washing detergents such as a mouth wash spray, to maintain a fresh breath even after a meal.

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Oral Cleansing Foods

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Word of Wisdom No. 4: Eat ‘Detergent’ Foods

This are food stuffs that helps in cleaning the teeth instead of brushing, an example is an apple which is in most cases referred to as the natures tooth brush, other foodstuffs that may also be used for cleaning purposes includes, raw carrots and popcorns just but to mention a few. If one is unable to brush the teeth after a meal, one should consider having these food detergents after any meal. In addition to these natural food detergents, there also exists other saliva generating stuffs.

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