What is Orthodontics?

Dental specialists who specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating dental and facial irregularities are orthodontists.
Orthodontists deal with everything relating to straightening and aligning teeth – including painful misaligned teeth caused by accident or bad habits like thumb sucking, straighten crooked teeth, align the jaws correctly. They can also help with sleep apnoea which affects over 1 million Australians every year!

Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment

Here are some of the benefits of orthodontic treatment
Confidence: A dream smile can be a confidence booster. Likewise, a bright smile is something that many people strive for to feel confident about themselves.
Damage to gums : The lower teeth can cause problems with your gums if you have an unsound bite. If you have a deep bite, there’s a possibility that they will chew into your gums behind your front teeth, which will gradually cause discomfort.
Wear on your teeth : A tooth’s alignment can have a significant impact on its wear rate and uniformity. For example, you may experience tooth pain if you have an uneven bite that causes excess biting forces on one side of your teeth.
Hygiene: Your teeth are difficult to clean when they’re crowded and overlapping. Poor tooth cleaning can lead to plaque development, gum disease, and eventual loss of your pearly whites.
Problem in the jaw joint : Poor alignment can lead to wear and tear on your jaw. In addition, the joints in your mouth may rub against each other, causing pain that many people refer to as “jaw soreness.”
Speech : Some people have difficulty speaking properly because of misaligned teeth and jaws.

Why Choose Narre Warren Dental Care for Orthodontic Treatment?

We’ve been providing orthodontic treatments such as Invisalign and Braces for many years and have helped thousands of people get the smile they deserve. Our team is made up of highly trained professionals who are passionate about what we do. We offer the latest in technology for a clear diagnosis and Advanced teeth moulding techniques, so you can be confident that your treatment will be as comfortable as possible.

We want you to feel confident about your beautiful smile, so visit us today!

Frequently asked questions

Do you have questions about our dental services? We’re here to help! Check out the
answers to some of our most frequently asked questions or browse through below for more information.
Orthodontists and dentists want to get the best results for you and your children. Your family dentist is the best place to start, as they can do a check-up on your teeth and recommend someone who specializes in orthodontics.
Orthodontic treatments could involve fixed or removable orthodontic appliances. Depending on how severe your situation, you will be advised to choose the right one for you by your orthodontist. Some of the fixed appliances are Braces, aligners, splints for jaw repositioning, lip and cheek bumpers, headgear, removable retainers. These appliances are used in order to retrain muscles that affect your teeth’s growth by applying gentle pressure on them while they’re being worn.
It is never too late to get braces for your teeth. Anyone can benefit from orthodontic treatment regardless of their age; braces can be worn at any age.
Mild pain or discomfort is a normal side effect of wearing braces but don’t worry! You should only feel this immediately after your orthodontist places or adjusts your brace in some manner. The pain usually disappears within four days max! It’s also common for those with new appliances on their teeth (braces) will experience some cheek aches as well, which typically dissipate after one week.

Wearing braces in childhood has many benefits. Children’s teeth and jaws can be shaped more easily than adults.

Early orthodontic intervention can also provide the following benefits:

  • It prevents future surgery and other treatments
  • Low risk and relapse rates with higher quality results
  • Eliminates poor oral habits and prevents their reoccurrence

Lingual braces are designed to improve the comfort of traditional braces, where cheeks and lips take on most of the force. In addition, lingual braces will affect the tongue. Orthodontic patients typically spend 1-2 weeks until they can achieve a good comfort level for traditional braces and Lingual braces.

Dental Restrictions Officially Lifted As of 22/10/21

As advised by Victoria's Chief Health Officer and Premier Daniel Andrews, it is expected that from 11.59 pm Thursday, October 21, 2021, the current COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted for Greater Melbourne.

Lockdown restrictions have now been lifted across Victoria. The Authorised Worker list no longer applies which means that dental practices can return to pre-lockdown settings with no restrictions on patient access to care.

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