It’s even difficult to say, let alone understand! That is why at The Look Orthodontics we have developed this small guide to help better explain this surgical procedure…
Not all malocclusions are caused solely by the alignment of the teeth. Some malocclusions are caused by a problem with the size, shape or alignment of the jaw bones. This can be the underlying cause of the poor bite and unbalanced facial proportions.
Unfortunately some people are born with, or even develop, skeletal problems that prevent them from developing an optimal bite. A lower jaw that is shor
Have you been avoiding straightening your smile because you feel it is simply too late to change it?
At The Look Orthodontics we are able to provide several treatment options to adults to help realign bites and straighten teeth. Whilst adult jaws have ceased growing, treatment to align the teeth is still effective and can usually be conducted within the same time frame as adolescent treatment (6 – 20 months).
At The Look Orthodontics we are dedicated to providing the best treatment for you…
For this reason we provide not only conventional orthodontics such as metal braces, but also provide adults who do not wish to hinder their appearance thro
THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF ORTHODONTISTS RECOMMENDS THAT A CHILD UNDERGO AN ORTHODONTIC ASSESSMENT AT THE AGE OF 7 OR 8 YEARS OF AGE.
This is the period when the adult teeth commence eruption and is the best time to do an initial assessment of the development of the teeth and jaws. Early recognition and treatment of problems can prevent more serious complications developing. Not all problems require early intervention and your orthodontist is the best person to advise on this matter. The orthodontist will also continue to monitor the development of the adult dentition and will advise on the optimal timing of treatment.