Tag: Invisalign

Is Invisalign suitable for everyone?

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

Invisalign is not suitable for everyone – for example, this treatment cannot correct severely rotated teeth or deep bites. Invisalign is also not the best option for extraction cases, one exception being where a patient has an ideal bite on the back teeth but severe crowding on the lower front teeth; in such cases, removing Read more...

How do I know which orthodontic treatment is best for me?

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

There are very few people who are lucky enough to avoid ever requiring orthodontic treatment. The difficult part is knowing or deciding which type of orthodontics is best for you and who to see to perform that treatment.  Nowadays, with changing technologies and new innovations, there are several types of orthodontic appliance on offer.  Traditional Read more...

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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...