Am I too old to have orthodontic treatment?

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

“Am I too old to have orthodontic treatment?” is a question commonly asked by adults considering treatment. The answer is, of course, no. As long as you are determined (and still have teeth), it is never too late to have a great smile. Over recent years we have all become much more aware of our teeth Read more...

What are the different types of Invisalign, and what are the differences in cost?

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Dr Stephanie Tang

Specialist Orthodontist
Orthodontic Care
BDSc (Melb), MOrth (Hong Kong), MOrth (RCS Edin)

During consultations some adult patients tell me “I can’t have any kind of braces, not even clear braces.” In these cases I recommend Invisalign, which is a set of clear aligners that are removable. These clear aligners should be worn for 22 hours per day, including while sleeping, only being removed for eating and for Read more...

What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of conventional braces, lingual braces, ceramic braces and Invisalign, and which are the more cost effective?

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Dr David Austin

Specialist Orthodontist
Orthodontic Care
BDSc (Melb), MDS Orth (Hong Kong), MOrth RCSEdin

At Smile Solutions we offer world-class orthodontic treatment under the care of our team of specialist orthodontists. We offer a great range of different orthodontic treatment options, so that each patient can find the ideal solution for creating their ideal smile. Conventional braces is the term for an orthodontic appliance that is fixed to the Read more...

What options exist today for adults who want straight teeth without braces? And what can I expect to pay?

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Dr Stephanie Tang

Specialist Orthodontist
Orthodontic Care
BDSc (Melb), MOrth (Hong Kong), MOrth (RCS Edin)

My patients often say to me, “I would like to straighten my teeth, but I don’t want traditional braces.” Traditional braces are usually made from stainless steel and are therefore silver in colour. It’s understandable that the appearance of such braces is undesirable for many adults, so I usually offer them the alternative of clear Read more...

I hate my crooked teeth – what can I do?

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Dr Stephanie Tang

Specialist Orthodontist
Orthodontic Care
BDSc (Melb), MOrth (Hong Kong), MOrth (RCS Edin)

Patient concern about crooked teeth is one I deal with daily. If you have crooked teeth and would like them straightened and your smile improved, you may have already seen your general dentist about it. You may have been given the options of veneers or teeth whitening, after considering alignment of your teeth first. Then Read more...

Everything you need to know about your Invisalign aligners

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

If you’ve taken the step to straighten your smile with Invisalign, you no doubt have a ton of questions about your treatment plan. Here, we outline everything you need to know about your Invisalign aligners. How do I insert my Invisalign aligners? To avoid confusion, each aligner is marked with the following: your individual case Read more...

How much does Invisalign cost?

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

When you’re looking to make any big change in your life, we understand price is a very important consideration. As with other types of orthodontic treatment, Invisalign cost is dependent on the complexity of your case and your prescribed course of treatment. No two mouths are the same; hence, the cost of fitting these invisible Read more...

6 reasons Invisalign is the right orthodontic treatment

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

Invisalign provides teens and adults with a flexible orthodontic solution to their crooked teeth. Invisalign treatment comprises of a series of clear aligners that are individually made for your orthodontic requirements. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. With Invisalign, your teeth are gradually moved Read more...

Does Invisalign work for everyone?

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Christina Melas

Orthodontic Dental Therapy
Dip.OHT (Melb)

Have you ever considered having your teeth straightened by a dental practitioner? If so, do you know all the teeth straightening options available to you – for example, conventional braces, clear braces or Invisalign? And the biggest question of all: Which of these is most likely to work for you? These days, choosing from among Read more...

Smile Solutions: The only Blue Diamond Invisalign provider in Australia

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

For many adults who are interested in straightening their smile, the thought of conventional braces can be somewhat undesirable. As an alternative to conventional braces, Invisalign can be used to successfully treat a wide range of orthodontic problems, including crooked, crowded or spaced teeth. And in some instances, more complex cases such as overbites, under-bites and Read more...