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The past and future of braces

In a recent survey conducted by Orthodontics Australia, 60% of Australians would like to do something to fix their smile. This means that braces are an option for many people with the desire to alter their smile. With such a…

The benefits of wearing braces

Braces can fix a lot of problems for you Here are the benefits of wearing braces and how they can fix each issue experienced: Straightening teeth Everyone dreams of having a pearly white smile with a beautiful set of straight…

Do you suspect you have bad breath?

In the medical field, bad breath is referred to as halitosis, an unpleasant odour coming from the mouth.  It can occur occasionally or turn into a chronic condition, the causes range from food, poor dental hygiene, oral diseases and other…

3 Animated Villains Who Need Braces

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There have been all manner of villainous characters over the years for us to choose from but which animated baddies could do with braces? The villains of animated movies have played a huge roll in the childhoods of generations upon…

Who Pioneered The Science of Orthodontics?

Orthodontic Treatment In The Modern Age Is Nothing Short Of Alchemy And You Have These Men To Thank For Your beautifully Straight Smile Orthodontic treatment has come a very long way in recent times but it has been around far…

Why You Should Consider Adult Braces

It is never too late to straighten your smile. With adult braces from South East Orthodontics in Melbourne, we can achieve fantastic results whatever your age. The great thing about recent developments in adult orthodontics is that they have been…

Adult Orthodontic Treatments: Why its Never Too Late

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Braces are small appliances that are attached to the teeth. This provides a handle-like instrument for the orthodontist to move your teeth and here at South East Orthodontics, we provide our Melbourne patients with discreet and effective solution adult orthodontic…

What to expect when getting braces

The braces procedure explained Taking a step to having braces fitted can be nerve-wracking, especially when you do not know what exactly the procedure entails. While everyone's experiences might differ slightly, we have put together a guide of what you…

6 Signs Your Child May Need Orthodontic Treatment

6 Signs Your Child May Need Orthodontic Treatment | South East Orthodontics

How to Know if your Child Needs Braces Knowing whether your child may need braces is not always a conclusion you can reach on your own. Everyone is different and there are various factors, both environmental and hereditary, that can…

Invisalign vs Lingual Braces: which is best for you?

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

You’ve decided to get your teeth straightened. Now comes the big decision: which orthodontic option to choose? Knowing there are discreet options that shouldn’t impact your day-to-day is a big bonus. But it’s not just about aesthetics. The treatment has…

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.…

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…

How do I get my teeth straight without braces?

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…

Get Lingual Braces at South East Orthodontics

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…

Straight talk about Invisalign for adults

Straight talk about Invisalign for Adults

Are you sick of living with crooked teeth but aren’t sure if you’ve left it too late? Want an orthodontic treatment that doesn’t draw attention to itself, but still gets the job done? If this sounds like you, Invisalign might…

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…

Eating and Invisalign®

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…

How do teeth move with braces?

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…

Undercover Teeth Straightening

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…

Top Things to do BEFORE You Get Braces

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…

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