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When Is the Right Time for Braces?

Whether you’re thinking about getting braces for your teenager or yourself, orthodontic treatment can have different results depending on your problems. The good news, though, is that you’re never too old to achieve a straight and healthy smile. As long as you have...

Should You Clean Your Teeth Before Getting Braces?

This question may seem obvious to some, but the answer is "yes". If you can, try to schedule a regular professional cleaning appointment with the dentist a couple of days before you are due to get braces. This will ensure your teeth are plaque-free and ready - before...

Can You Fix An Underbite with Invisalign?

An underbite is just not fun at all. Not only does it look a little peculiar, but it poses some serious health risks, too. It used to be that the only way you could rectify an underbite was with braces or surgery. Today, thankfully, there are far less invasive ways to...

Types of Braces and Cost : Gold Coast

Braces are devices that help align and straighten your teeth. While some dentists apply some kinds of braces, only an orthodontist has the specialist experience to work with all types of braces. With so many different orthodontic tools out there to help you achieve a...

Can You Eat With Invisalign On?

Invisalign has become a popular orthodontic treatment. That’s because it offers a whole host of great benefits, including that it is a virtually invisible way to straighten teeth. The clear aligners are also removable, so patients don’t have to give up their favourite...

How Do Braces Know Where to Move the Teeth?

Although we are trending toward a world of Artificial Intelligence, braces cannot yet think for themselves... Braces move teeth into place through a treatment schedule devised by your orthodontist. Orthodontists will place the brackets in exactly the right place on...

Can Braces Change Your Appearance?

Braces seek to shift your teeth into improved alignment, using a metal wire and bracket system. Your orthodontist can rectify any bite problems, including overbites and underbites, and allow you to smile confidently. Orthodontic treatment doesn't just change the...

Do Lingual Braces Work on Overbites?

If you find that your upper teeth are protruding over the lower ones by a comparatively large proportion when biting down, then you're suffering from an overbite. Overbites or malocclusions arise due to numerous factors. While some are hereditary, others are the...

What Causes Teeth Shifting In Adults?

Have you noticed a slight shift in your teeth? You may not have, as the changes daily are almost imperceptible. But over time, these small changes can result in teeth misalignment.  It’s an uncomfortable thought, especially if you’re experiencing pain from your teeth...

How To Relieve Jaw Pain Quickly and Permanently

Have you heard of Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)? TMD is a pain in your jaw caused by a number of factors. The pain can range in severity, too, from mild to frankly excruciating. Jaw pain can be brought on by something as simple as chewing gum all day long, or by a...