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How to tell if your teenager is wearing their clear aligners

Patient compliance is key when it comes to achieving effective results with clear aligners. Clear aligners are often an excellent alternative to traditional braces for those who would like a…

How often do you need to see your orthodontist during clear aligner treatment?

It is important to see your orthodontist on a regular basis throughout the course of your orthodontic treatment. If you have decided to go ahead with clear aligner treatment, you…

What is abnormal eruption?

Abnormal eruption occurs when the permanent teeth do not come through as they should. In the field of dentistry and orthodontics, eruption refers to the process in which the teeth…

How to choose an orthodontist for your child

It is advisable that your child sees an orthodontist for the first time at around the age of seven years old.   According to the Australian Society of Orthodontists, it…

Is Invisalign better than braces?  

Invisalign and braces are both effective orthodontic solutions. Choosing to go ahead with an orthodontic treatment is a big decision that should not be taken lightly. It is important to…

What are retainers for?

Retainers help to maintain the results of orthodontic treatment in the long-term.   Retainers are specially designed devices that are worn over the teeth to hold them in place after…

How to clean ceramic braces

Prevent stains and maintain your oral health by regularly cleaning your ceramic braces. Cleaning your ceramic braces can be a tricky task, but it is important that you practice proper…

Does Invisalign hurt?

Clear aligners are generally considered a comfortable orthodontic treatment. Clear aligners are often an excellent choice for those who would like to resolve an orthodontic issue, but would prefer a…

Can clear aligners fix an overbite?

Clear aligners can resolve a range of orthodontic concerns, including some bite-related issues. Clear aligners are an effective orthodontic option for people who would like to straighten their smile in…

How to protect your smile during an orthodontic treatment

Follow these five tips to keep your smile healthy throughout an orthodontic treatment. You have decided to proceed with an orthodontic treatment. Congratulations — this means you have made a…