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What can you do about a crossbite

What can you...

A crossbite is a common orthodontic issue that can, fortunately, be resolved in a number of ways. A crossbite is an orthodontic issue that affects many people. The issue refers to a case in which the...

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How does a...

A retainer is used to maintain the results of orthodontic treatment by retaining the proper position of the teeth. If you have decided to go ahead with orthodontic treatment in the form of braces, you can...

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How effective are...

Clear aligners, also known as removable braces, are an effective treatment for many orthodontic issues. If you are concerned about the alignment of your teeth, there’s good news — thanks to advancements in the field of...

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What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry that focuses on the alignment of the teeth and jaws. You might know that an orthodontist is responsible for providing you with treatments like braces or clear aligners, but...

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What you should...

Invisalign attachments help to achieve excellent results, especially in more complex orthodontic cases. Invisalign clear aligners are an increasingly popular orthodontic solution, especially for teenagers and adults. And, it’s easy to see why. The treatment is...

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Why do you...

Straightening your smile has aesthetic benefits, but it can also benefit your health. If you are thinking about undergoing orthodontic treatment in order to achieve a straighter smile, it is likely that you have considered the...

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Do braces hurt?

Braces may cause mild discomfort at certain stages of treatment. If you are considering braces, you might be wondering if the treatment is at all painful. While braces can cause some level of discomfort at certain...

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How are braces...

Braces are put on at your orthodontist’s office in a process that takes an hour or two. If you are considering having braces placed to straighten your smile, you may be wondering what to expect. Having...

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Do I need...

Braces can be used to address a range of orthodontic concerns. Braces are a very popular orthodontic treatment and can be used to resolve several alignment and bite-related concerns. They are suitable for children, teenagers and...

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Should I get...

It’s never too late to begin orthodontic treatment for a straighter, healthier smile. If you never had the opportunity to have orthodontic treatment as a child and would love a straighter smile, you might be wondering...

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Is orthodontics only...

For most patients who do not suffer from any dental health issues, the reason behind straightening their smile is solely for aesthetic purposes.  Some people tend to feel uncomfortable when their smile is not straight due...

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What is the...

Wearing braces or clear aligners may create a beautiful smile, but it doesn’t retain the smile post treatment! Once your treatment is finished, your teeth want to return to their original positions, as teeth are always...

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Children’s orthodontic issues

Would you like to know if your child is suffering from any abnormalities in their mouth? The best way to find out is to bring your child to an orthodontist at age seven for a check-up....

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The dangers of...

Orthodontists are warning against the dangers of DIY orthodontic treatments like DIY braces and aligners. Orthodontists and dentists alike are warning Australians to avoid the allure of do-it-yourself braces and orthodontic treatment, out of concern that...

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Why choose Invisalign...

Invisalign aligners are becoming increasingly more popular because these appliances won’t stop you from living your life. Teens live in the present and it can feel overwhelming to have their reality disrupted with something that can...

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Do you know...

Even celebrities require orthodontic treatment Not all celebrities have always had the pearly white, straight teeth look. Just like the general public, they have also had to go through orthodontic treatment.  Here is our list of...

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How old is...

At iSmile Orthodontics we understand the importance of straight teeth. It is no wonder that no matter what age you are, the desire to have a straighter smile is still there. But is there a cut...

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Take care of...

Invisalign is a popular new form of orthodontics that many people with teeth problems are making use of. Knowing how to properly care for this new form of orthodontics can help your treatment process yield the...

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3 New Trends...

Orthodontic treatment has undergone something of a revolution over the last decade or two but what can we expect to gain from these innovations?   One of the driving forces behind the revolution and evolution of...

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The Benefits Of...

Orthodontic treatment is aimed at anyone who wants to improve their oral health and aesthetic. At iSmile Orthodontics, we have a range of treatments that are designed to help our patients achieve their best smile. From...

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Foods to avoid...

If you’re new to the world of braces and Christmas - with all its goodies, mounds of food, and candy galore – this may be a daunting time for you. While this was never a concern...

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The Best Post-Braces...

If you are coming to the end of wearing your braces, you are probably looking forward to running your tongue along your smooth, straight teeth and enjoying flashing your pearly whites to the world for the...

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Orthodontics And Bruxism

Between 10 and 30 per cent of the population suffers from bruxism, the practice of grinding your teeth against one another. Over time, this habit can cause enamel erosion, leading to damaged teeth, jaw disorders and...

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How Braces Impact...

Teeth are something we take for granted, for the most part. So you may not yet have thought about how your new braces are going to impact your lifestyle. While orthodontic treatment is going to deliver...

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Extractions And Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment can move your teeth into better alignment to deliver a beautiful, healthy smile. The teeth in your upper and lower jaw should meet without overlap. This will make it easy to brush, speak, chew...

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Why Orthodontics Is...

Many parents are apprehensive about starting orthodontic treatment for their children. They imagine years of expensive bills on their doorstep alongside discomfort for their kids. However, it doesn’t have to be this way and here at...

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Wisdom Teeth And...

Most of our adult teeth grow between the ages of six and thirteen. But what about our wisdom teeth? These large molars at the very back of our mouths don’t usually erupt until our late teens...

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Fixed Retainers –...

Are you about to finish your orthodontic treatment? Congratulations! We hope you are looking forward to seeing your perfect smile once your braces are removed. But the removal of your braces is not the end of...

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More Than Braces

While the majority of our patients can achieve better alignment and their perfect smile with standard orthodontic treatment, some people require a little more than braces. Some malocclusions can only be corrected with orthodontic surgery because...

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A History Of...

Did you know that orthodontics has been around since Ancient Egypt? While techniques have changed dramatically, humans have recognised the importance of straight teeth for millennia. Not only are perfect teeth a confidence boost but they...

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Adult Braces At...

Many people associate braces as a treatment for misaligned teeth or bad bites available only for children and teenagers. In fact, adult braces are becoming increasingly popular and can deliver exceptional results. Discrete braces can be...

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Daily Brace Care

So you’ve just had your braces fitted? Congratulations! Soon you’ll start to see the change to your bite as your braces gently move your teeth into a better alignment. Before you know it, your orthodontist will...

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Does My Child...

Do you have children and are unsure whether they may need braces? The prospect of orthodontic treatment is not an enjoyable one for any parent. Children and teenagers are usually reluctant to have braces but as...

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How 3D Technology...

There are new technological developments every day in the modern world. From advanced smartphones and the Internet of Things, hydrogen-powered cars to cutting edge medical treatments, science and technology is changing our world in countess ways....

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The New Site...

Do you live in Caroline Springs? Then iSmile Orthodontics just became your state-of-the-art local orthodontic surgery! We’re about to open our brand new location in Caroline Springs and are very much looking forward to bringing advanced...

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What Orthodontic Appliance...

Just like any dental or medical treatment, orthodontics is different for every person. That’s why iSmile Orthodontics works to provide a wide range of orthodontic appliances to correct any malocclusion or misalignment problem. From appliances designed...

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Orthodontics and Teenagers

Few of our patients are enthusiastic about starting their orthodontic treatment but some are more resistant than others. Teenagers in particularly can be reluctant to wear visible braces for fear of teasing at school. However, it...

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Fast Orthodontic Treatment

Do you need straight teeth fast? We often see patients who have an upcoming event for which they desperately want to show off their newly straight smile. iSmile Orthodontics is now proud to be bringing Invisalign...

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Orthodontics At Any...

There is a common misconception that braces and orthodontic treatment are for children and teenagers. Increasingly, however, here at iSmile Orthodontics we are seeing adults coming to treat their crooked teeth, improve their oral health and...

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Sports and Braces

Having braces does require some changes to your lifestyle. There are many kinds of food which should be avoided during your orthodontic treatment to prevent damage to the braces themselves and make cleaning easier. If you...

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Advantages of Early...

If you are thinking of orthodontic treatment for your child, we recommend that they first see an orthodontist when they are seven or eight years old. This may sound young but scientific research illustrates there are...

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Invisalign’s 3D Technology

Invisalign & iTero's 3D Scanner Orthodontic services are benefiting from recent technological development. Invisalign retainers can be created using 3D technology based on 3D images; making the process of being fitted for your aligners quicker, easier...

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What Not To...

If you’ve recently had braces fitted, you may be struggling to eat comfortably. As well as your mouth feeling tender at first and after tightening sessions, it is important to consider carefully the impact hard or...

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Good Oral Hygiene...

Once you have had your braces fitted, it is very important you listen to your orthodontist’s instructions in relation to maintaining good oral hygiene. With fixed brace types such as metal braces, ceramic braces and even...

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Looking After Braces

Have you just got your braces fitted at iSmile? Here’s a handy guide to looking after your braces and making sure your treatment is not delayed as a result of breakages or poor dental hygiene. The...

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Invisalign Vs Braces

iSmile Orthodontics offers a wide range of orthodontic treatment to our patients. There is much to consider when deciding what form of treatment suits you, your teeth and your lifestyle which is why we want to...

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Retainer Care

Firstly, congratulations on getting to the end of your orthodontic treatment! Secondly, it’s not quite over yet. We’ve spent the last two years carefully moving your teeth into the perfect position and without guidance, these teeth...

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Am I Suitable...

Many people consider braces and other forms of teeth realignment something only suitable for children. In recent years, orthodontic treatments have advanced so much that many adults and older teenagers are seeking to achieve their perfect...

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