Does Age Matter When Getting Braces?

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When thinking about braces, we tend to think of a teenager who has a mouth full of brackets and wires when smiling. But the truth is that people of all ages wear braces which causes some questions to be asked. Is it important for someone to wear braces when they are young? Are there complications for an older person who wants to get braces? Is there a specific age for taking up braces? What is the best age for getting braces? Does age affect the success of braces? Am I too old to get braces? These are valid questions to be asked, and we are going to shed more light on this topic. 

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How Do I Fix My Flared Teeth After Braces?

Orthodontic treatment, such as braces, is an effective way to achieve straight teeth and a healthy smile. When an individual’s teeth are overcrowded, it can cause a wide range of problems including difficulty talking and eating. Although many individuals feel that braces can treat crooked teeth in a few months, the process takes much longer. Aside from braces, individuals may also need retainers or other orthodontic appliances.  

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Team Demas Orthodontics – Newsletter #2 – December 2017

 

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Happy holidays! I can hardly believe Thanksgiving is over and we’re already decorating the Christmas tree.Around the holidays, everyone at our office gets pretty excited to take part in a number of traditions, and we thought it would be fun to share some of those with you. Here are a few ways our team members celebrate at home. Maybe you’ll get some ideas of your …CONTINUE READING
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This Christmas, Give a Gift That Gives Back

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Meet Tracy!

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The Unclear Origin of Christmas Trees

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How Long Would it Take to Fix My Crooked Teeth?

Do you have crooked teeth? If you do, you are not alone. Very few people are born with teeth that are completely straight. Some people have just a few crooked teeth while others have many teeth that are out of alignment. In either case, having crooked teeth can make you hesitant to share your smile with others. Fortunately, we have the technology today to fix crooked teeth and make your smile look its best! Check out a gathering of facts including how long it takes to fix crooked teeth as well as examples of the methods used to accomplish this goal.

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Do [Braces] Cause Difficulty in Speech?

If you are considering braces, it is important that you ensure you have all the information you need. Some questions people ask include:

Are the braces painful?

Will they require maintenance?

Will they make you speak differently?

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Can You Get Braces with a Missing Tooth?

Braces are becoming more common among people of all ages. Both children and adults can benefit from the corrective help of orthodontic braces. But many adults wonder if it is possible to get braces if they have a missing tooth in their mouth. 

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Is Tooth-Whitening Recommended for Children and Teens? 

Tooth whitening is done for different reasons that range from cosmetic to medical. The practice has one clear benefit; when you are done, you will have stunning white teeth. It is mostly done by adults using whitening strips, but first, one has to consult an orthodontist. 

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Is It Safe to Undergo Orthodontic Treatments During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a vulnerable time, and in light of the potential risks some women may feel hesitant to undergo orthodontic treatments during pregnancy. The fear of radiation exposure associated with medical imaging is particularly common, and it’s natural for mothers-to-be to worry that their babies might be adversely affected.
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Every tooth in a man’s head is worth more than a diamond

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If you look at the title of this article and think that it cannot be taken literally, think again. Although the sentiment may be heartfelt, every tooth is actually worth around the price of a small diamond to you. If you lose a tooth because of a lack of care for that tooth, the amount of money that you will have to pay in order to repair the subsequent damages will total up to about the price of a diamond.

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Every Time You Smile at Someone, It’s an Action of Love, a Gift to that Person, a Beautiful Thing!

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Smiling for someone truly is the action that can move mountains. No matter how bad of a day you’re having, if you can take a look at a wonderful smile from a person who is truly wishing you well, then you will be more likely to smile at someone.

However, if you do not feel as though your smile is truly beautiful, then you will not be able to express the love and happiness that is in your heart to someone else. If you are not confident in your smile, then make the necessary actions to change it! This is something that can be easily fixed, no matter how bad you think your smile maybe.

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