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Invisalign vs Lingual Braces

Lingual Braces or Invisalign: Which is best for you? | South East Orthodontics

Your smile is not something to be taken for granted and when it comes to discrete orthodontic treatment options, Invisalign and Lingual Braces are the two most popular options amongst our adult patients. While realising that you require professional treatment is the first step in the orthodontic process, deciding on which option…


9 Bad Habits that are Destroying your Teeth

Bad habits for teeth and gums | South East Orthodontics

9 Things that are damaging your teeth Are you aware that our habits could be causing damage to our teeth? Here are a list of 10 habits that people don’t realise are affecting their oral, and overall health care. 1. Aggressive brushing People often think that the harder they brush…


What You Need To Know About Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment

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Why is Early Treatment Orthodontic Important? With most people realising the importance of orthodontic treatment at an older age, many parents do not consider the option for their children when they are still young - thinking that 'the phase will pass.'  Unfortunately, once your child has trouble with their bite…


Everything You Should Know About Braces And Invisalign

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The pros and cons of Braces and Invisalign Straightening your teeth in the 21st century leaves you with more options than the usual, traditional braces. The new kid on the block, which we are sure you have heard of, is Invisalign. Invisalign is a modern approach to discretely aligning your…


How to keep your teeth straight after orthodontic treatment

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Neglecting to retain your straight smile following orthodontic treatment can mean wasted time and money Orthodontic treatments, like conventional braces, clear aligners, plates and lingual braces, can take a tremendous amount of patience and commitment in order to achieve the initial goal. Once treatment is complete, many people forget about…


How do I get my teeth straight without braces?

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If you’re ready to get straight teeth without any visible evidence, then lingual braces or Invisalign could be the appropriate treatment for you In today’s constantly moving, career-driven society, many patients wish to straighten their teeth invisibly with the same results as traditional metal braces. With the continual advancements in…


Get Lingual Braces at South East Orthodontics

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There are many different options available for patients who want straight teeth, but one you may not have thought about is lingual braces. Lingual braces are placed behind the teeth (the lingual side), rather than on the visible side of the teeth. This makes them a great cosmetic alternative for…


Early orthodontic treatment is beneficial

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Are you considering orthodontics for your child? Bringing your child to see an orthodontist early can prevent future problems and often avoid surgery. Early intervention treatments utilise the fact that the child is still growing. Early treatment occurs when children around the age of seven to ten still have a…


Straight talk about Invisalign for adults

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Are you sick of living with crooked teeth but aren’t sure if you’ve left it too late? Here’s all you need to know about Invisalign for adults. When is the best time to straighten teeth? You may be aware that most orthodontists recommend straightening teeth in the teen years. Perhaps…


Early dental treatment to save your child’s teeth

Early dental treatment to save your child’s teeth | South East Orthodontics

Are you wondering at what age your child should visit the dentist? Gain the benefits of introducing your child to the right dental routine and prevent long-term dental problems. At South East Orthodontics we are committed to providing the highest quality introduction to dental care for your child and their…


What are lingual braces?

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When it comes to straightening your teeth, there are many options available. For adult patients, visible braces can be impractical and unsightly for professional workplaces and everyday life. That’s why South East Orthodontics offers discreet solutions for your orthodontic needs. One such solution is lingual braces, which combine the efficiency…


Eating and Invisalign®

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One of the greatest advantages to using Invisalign is that it provides maximum results with minimal impact on your everyday life. Invisalign is comfortable, easy to insert, and simple to remove. Because you can remove Invisalign aligners, you can enjoy all your favorite foods and beverages without worries about getting…


How do teeth move with braces?

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Although teeth seem to be solidly fixed in their sockets (at least they don’t wobble when we chew!), all teeth can easily be moved if Dr Kip Homewood, Dr Theresia Sudjalim, and our staff attach brackets and wires to them called braces. In the past, all braces were made of…


Undercover Teeth Straightening

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Lingual braces may be your new wingman when it comes to discreetly pulling your teeth back into line. If you’ve been considering braces for a while, but don’t want to show the world you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, then we have the solution for you. At South East Orthodontics we realised…


Top Things to do BEFORE You Get Braces

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So you’re about to get braces. Congratulations! You are taking a very smart step to improve the health of your teeth as well as get that killer smile in shape. But, as with anything that is good for you, there are a few things you will have to avoid while…


Invisalign® vs. Traditional Braces

A great smile can go a long way. Scientific research suggests that people who smile are perceived as more attractive and confident than those who don’t flash their pearly whites. When it comes time to invest in orthodontics to improve your beautiful smile, choosing the best option can be daunting.…


Braces-Friendly Snack Ideas

Wearing braces limits some of the snacks you can eat. However, you still have plenty of choices for fun and healthy foods that will not harm your braces. You can even enjoy a few crunchy treats as long as you choose them carefully. Sweet Treats Puddings provide a sweet and…


How can I protect my child’s teeth during sports?

Sports are great for children for a variety of reasons. Children can develop their motor skills, learn how to solve conflicts and work together, and develop their work ethics. As a parent, you may recognize the benefits of sports, but also naturally worry about your child’s health and safety. Your…


Best Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

Nobody likes bad breath, and although it can sometimes be difficult to tell if you have it, it is always better to practice good oral health than risk having a smelly mouth. There are many ways to reduce or eliminate bad breath, some are definitely more effective and longer lasting…


Not-So-Sweet Sweets: The five worst candies to eat during orthodontic treatment

Sticky, hard, and gooey: these candies fill your dopamine receptors with spasms of sugar-filled joy, but if you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment at South East Orthodontics to straighten your teeth, then these sweets are not so sweet. While you may have a Willy-Wonka-sized sweet tooth, there are some candies you’re going…


Looking Back at the Old Days of Braces

Braces can be painful, but if you are a teen who loves being social, the worst part about them can be their look. They show up in your photos, and you will not be able to take braces-free photos for several months, or even years. The time will pass, though,…


What should I ask during my orthodontic consultation?

If you have been thinking about undergoing orthodontic treatment to straighten teeth or correct jaw alignment, the first step is scheduling an orthodontic consultation at South East Orthodontics. During the consultation we will actively listen to your concerns and address all of your questions, as well as discuss a treatment…


My mouth is dry. What can I do?

Nobody likes a dry mouth. It is an uncomfortable and sometimes oddly unexplainable sensation that most people like to avoid. It is not a condition that automatically sends you into a panic about your health, however, a dry mouth can be a bother and something you certainly want to change…


Feeling Confident at Your Orthodontic Consultation

How You Can Start Preparing Now When you first start thinking about going to the orthodontist, it is normal to feel apprehensive. What will your orthodontic experience bring? Whether you have been advised by a dentist or chosen to seek out orthodontic care from our team your own, there are…


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