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To brace or not to brace

Early assessment and diagnosis helps our professional orthodontists correct issues before they become problematic…

Early intervention orthodontics can play a vital role to your child’s jaw development, and by discovering issues early we are able to proactively prevent these issues from becoming more severe later in life. At The Look Orthodontics in Melbourne we are dedicated to ensuring your child is able to achieve a beautiful, healthy smile earlier to avoid more invasive and complicated dental work further down the track.

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Types of Orthodontic Problems

Early assessment and diagnosis helps our professional orthodontists correct issues before they become problematic…

Early intervention orthodontics can play a vital role to your child’s jaw development, and by discovering issues early we are able to proactively prevent these issues from becoming more severe later in life. At The Look Orthodontics in Melbourne we are dedicated to ensuring your child is able to achieve a beautiful, healthy smile earlier to avoid more invasive and complicated dental work further down the track.

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Transfer patients

What happens if you move while your braces are still on ? No worries, the next orthodontist can pick up where we left off without affecting your treatment.

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Brushing With Braces

Brush the outer surfaces of your teeth and braces with a circular motion. Tilt your toothbrush 45 degrees to clean the top and bottom of the braces. Use a proxy brush for cleaning in between your brackets.

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Getting Separators

Separators or spacers are tiny elastic rings that are placed in between two teeth. The purpose of separators is to create space for placing bands. Bands are metal rings to which brackets or other orthodontic attachments can be connected to.

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Braces Problems

What to do with braces problems: pain, sore teeth, loose braces, broken bands, protruding wires, or other problems with your braces and how to handle them, what to do.

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