weak chin

Will [braces] fix my weak chin? If not, what will?

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Today’s orthodontic specialists use cutting-edge oral health science to tailor each patient’s treatment to their individual needs. Some patients may seek treatment to fix an overbite or an underbite.
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Overcrowding

How to Fix Minor Overcrowding Teeth without Braces or Invisalign

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LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 30, 2018

A nice smile has an impact on how people perceive you as well as how you perceive yourself. While braces seem to be almost a rite of passage for teens and even some adults, they are not necessarily required for all overcrowded teeth. You may not realize that fixing overcrowding teeth can be accomplished without braces.

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Orthodontic Braces

What is the [Best Age] for Your Child to Get Orthodontic Braces?

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Many parents start planning for their children before they are even born. Preparations like the best pre-schools, college savings funds and life insurance policies are in place when the child arrives. This is also a great time to start thinking about orthodontics for your child.
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Difference

What’s The Difference between a [Dentist, Endodontist, And Orthodontist]?

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Dentistry has come a long way since the time when it was performed by the first experts. Now, it has divided into specialties that treat different types of problems that have to do with the mouth. Two of those specialties are orthodontics and endodontics.
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Team Demas Orthodontics – Newsletter #3 – January 2018

 

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Many people find themselves thinking about their appearance this time of year. How do I update my wardrobe to stay current with the trends? Which diet should I try? How do I look my best?

Recently, a mother came into my office with her appearance in mind. I had treated her children years earlier and hadn’t seen her since. Now she’s in her 60s and making health a priority. By taking simple steps like exercising every day and skipping a glass of wine in the … CONTINUE READING

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Want to See Better Report Cards in 2018?

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How Invisalign Revolutionized Orthodontics

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Escape to Nicaragua

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Can You Still [Get Braces] If You Have Fillings?

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LILONGWE, Malawi – Master Sgt. Teresa J. Morgan, dental non-commissioned officer in charge of MEDREACH 11 of the 908th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, from Ariton, Ala. performs a dental procedure on a Malawian patient at the Partners in Hope Medical Centre.

LAST UPDATED: DECEMBER 26, 2017

You are likely interested in getting orthodontic braces in Southington because your teeth are crowded, misaligned,

protruding or do not come together comfortably in a proper bite. Such problems may be genetic. Other issues may have been caused by thumb sucking as a young child, mouth breathing from allergies or due to large tonsils, or you may have lost your teeth prematurely.

Some of these reasons for getting braces Southington has to offer are also contributing factors in the occurrence of cavities. If your teeth are crowded or not properly aligned, it can be difficult to keep them clean. Add to that difficulty any lapse inadequate oral care, and cavities erupt.

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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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Crooked Teeth

How Long Would it Take to [Fix] My Crooked Teeth?

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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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Braces

How Much Can I Expect Braces to Help my [Overjet, Open-bite, and Cross-bite]?

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If you’ve been dealing with a teeth alignment issue, you’re probably frustrated with the imperfection. You may have an overjet, crossbite, open bite, underbite, overbite, gap or something different that may be chipping away at your self-esteem. You may be asking yourself questions like, “How much can I expect in braces?” That’s a normal question that many people ask. However, it doesn’t have a quick answer. The following is some helpful information about all the factors that weigh in on the success that your alignment treatment has.

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Bending Wires

Bending Wires: A Procedure that should be Accurately Done

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LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 28, 2017

SureSmile: Can Robots Bend Wire Better Than Orthodontists?

It seems as though we can find robots in just about every facet of manufacturing technology as well as in the medical world today. Many robots now are responsible not only for packaging and manufacturing much of the goods that we use daily but also for performing complex surgeries for which human hands are simply too bulky and too imprecise to complete. Computer-aided design, as well as computer-aided manufacturing in dentistry, has existed for more than a decade. Perhaps one of the best examples of this technology in an orthodontic setting is Suresmile.

FAQ

What is Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing?

Computer-aided designs and manufacturing can work to increase efficiency as well as make precise adjustments that a human could never complete by estimations and experience alone. In orthodontics, pressure needs to be applied to teeth inside someone’s mouth so that they can be moved and ingested into their proper position. Whether these forces are applied by traditional braces, orthodontic appliances or a product like Invisalign the processes and results are all very similar. In order to shorten the length of a treatment and make treatment more comfortable for patients technology can be a large aid when it comes to producing these appliances for orthodontics. Regardless of an orthodontic experience or training, the use of a computer-aided system in designing orthodontic appliances can work to improve the traditional orthodontics which does not use computers or robotic help to design and manufacture orthodontic appliances.

How does it work?

With traditional orthodontics, an orthodontist will be responsible for completing any of the adjustments to an orthodontic appliance as well as bending it to the desired shape in the original manufacturing process. With robotics, this process is a little bit different. The orthodontist will first have to look through appropriate records through a detailed examination as well as collecting detailed information like x-rays, your medical history and some information about you and your health. Each of these variables will help an orthodontist to prescribe better treatment options for your individual case. Any number of variables can work against each other and complicate your diagnosis but with the use of computer models, the process of diagnosing your condition and organizing your treatment can be simplified.

 

What will the robot tell you?

When a diagnosis is finalized using computer models a treatment plan can be fully prescribed to give you the ideal outcome you are interested in. Complex computer models and software can interpret all of the variables to provide extremely detailed simulations of your overall progress. After your progress has been measured the orthodontist can then send off this data to a Suresmile manufacturer who will have robotic arms bend wire for the final stages of your braces to deliver precision adjustments far exceeding what an orthodontist could deliver. Using these complex 3-D models is far more accurate and can work to cut treatment time by up to 40% versus the adjustments made by the hands of an experienced orthodontist. The short answer to this question is that wires which are bent by robots can deliver a far greater level of precision which will help you to shorten your treatment time and achieve better results.

Schedule Your Consultation Today

If you’re ready to find out about your situation and set up your treatment plan, you can make the first move by calling Team Demas Orthodontics. A staff member will set a date when you will come in and have a full examination by an orthodontic expert. If you would like to learn more information about Suresmile please contact Team Demas orthodontics.

Team Demas Orthodontics

27 Meriden Ave #2a, Southington, CT 06489, USA

Phone: 860-276-0333

Bending Wires: A Procedure that should be Accurately Done

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