Do I need an orthodontist or a dentist?
An orthodontist is a dental specialist who diagnoses and treats teeth and jaw misalignments. So while you continue to have regular check-ups with your dentist to look after general dental hygiene and issues that affect your teeth, mouth and gums, a visit to the orthodontist usually means you have a problem with the appearance and uniformity of your teeth. It is ...READ MORE
Dental Hygiene – why it’s more important than ever
We all know we should brush and floss regularly to maintain healthy teeth and gums. What you may not know however, is that recent studies have linked periodontal disease with an elevated risk of cognitive decline and cardiovascular disease, creating even more reason to maintain good dental hygiene. Researchers have discovered that people with periodontal disease ...READ MORE
Improve your smile without braces
A recent study by the Australian Society of Orthodontists found that almost half (46%) of Australians would choose to ‘change’ the appearance of their teeth over any other facial feature. Braces are the most popular and often necessary way to produce a perfect smile. However, braces have changed over the past decade and more options are now also available to ...READ MORE