Orthodontic treatments, such as traditional braces and clear aligners (e.g. Invisalign), correct crowded or crooked teeth. This is more than just aesthetics, crooked teeth can be more difficult to clean and may increase your risk of cavities and gum disease. Teeth may also need to be straightened to allow other treatment to be carried out successfully such as crowns and implants.
A number of our Maven Dental Practices across Australia are experienced in offering teeth straightening treatments for Adults and children. Your treatment options may vary for both adults and children including fixed braces, removable appliances clear aligners and more. Although they are not specialists in orthodontics, dentists who have pursued additional training and qualifications are able to provide clear aligners and fit braces. Your Maven dentist will recommend the best option for you, after assessing your teeth and mouth condition. In some cases, this may include referring you to a specialist orthodontist.
Over the years, modern and digital technology has revolutionised the way your dentist or specialist orthodontist can straighten your teeth.
Apart from making your teeth look great, there are also important functional reasons for straightening teeth:
Consult a dentist or specialist orthodontist if you are concerned about your teeth or your child’s teeth.
We believe wellness starts with your mouth. Whether that be what you eat and drink, your breathing patterns or your oral health, your mouth is the window to many other systems in your body. So how does orthodontics benefit your health and wellness?
Crooked or crowded teeth are known by dentists or orthodontic specialists as malalignment. Everyone’s situation and teeth are different, the treatment available to you will vary depend on your mouth.