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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...

Who are Invisible Braces Good For?

If you are in need of a straighter smile, but the idea of wearing traditional metal wire braces is causing you to hesitate over seeking treatment, there is another option: invisible braces.  Due to the advances in orthodontic technology, invisible braces are changing...

What Makes Adult Teeth Straightening Different?

People sometimes associate the desire for straight teeth with the desire for a Hollywood smile. But, adult teeth straightening doesn't only address aesthetic concerns. If you’re an adult with crooked teeth, there could be health risks involved. Orthodontic treatment,...

Happy Holidays From Medland Orthodontics!

The holidays are just around the corner! And what better time for the team at Medland Orthodontics in Brisbane and the Gold Coast to wish you a safe and happy holiday season! After a busy year perfecting smiles, we are all looking forward to quality time spent with...

How Braces Can Help Ease Jaw Pain

Popping, cracking sounds, sore jaw points, facial pain, headaches and stiffness. These are just some of the common symptoms of jaw pain. Your jaw joint is called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). When this area that runs just in front of your ears is strained, you...