For most people, a pleasing smile is the main benefit of orthodontics. After your braces are removed, you’ll feel more confident. During your orthodontic treatment, we want you to feel as comfortable as possible.
Braces for Children
While there is no exact age to begin orthodontic treatment, Norlane Dental Surgery recommends visiting the dentist Norlane around age seven.
By seven, most children have a combination of baby teeth and permanent teeth, making it easier for us to diagnose and adjust tooth and jaw alignment issues at and earlier stage.
Early treatment allows your dentist to do several things for their young patients, including:
- Correcting and assisting the growth of your child’s jaw to help the permanent teeth erupt straight
- Regulating the wideness of the upper and lower arches
- Creating more space for crowded teeth
- Avoiding the need for permanent tooth extractions later in life
- Correcting thumbsucking and improving minor speech issues
Please contact us to book an appointment for an orthodontic assessment. Early treatment will provide a healthy, beautiful smile for the child.
Braces for Teenagers
Crooked teeth can have great effects on your teenager’s self-esteem and social skills. That’s why our team at Norlane Dental Surgery offers orthodontic solutions for teens to help them achieve healthy, beautiful and confident smiles for a lifetime.
Braces for Adults
Orthodontics is not just for teens. In fact, many adults are receiving treatment because they understand the importance of maintaining dental health, and they want to feel good about their looks. Adults are taking advantage of the opportunity to receive orthodontic care, and now you can too.
Common reasons why adults consider getting orthodontic treatment:
- Bad bite causing teeth to fit together irregularly
- Crowded or spaced apart teeth
- Abnormal jaw pain, or pressure caused by crooked teeth
- Desire to achieve a healthier mouth and a more beautiful smile
Norlane Dental Surgery offers a variety of braces, types, and styles, to choose from.
Some common teeth straightening options include:
- Traditional metal braces
- Ceramic (Clear) braces
Orthodontic braces play an essential role in the lives of many people. While braces may have had a bad reputation in the past, modern dental advances make it easy to look good and feel good! Contact us to schedule your orthodontic check-up.
Benefits of Orthodontic Treatments
Straighter teeth, healthy teeth
Properly aligned teeth are easier to manage with flossing and brushing, and may help prevent other health problems.
Building beautiful smiles, building confidence
Orthodontics can help boost your self-confidence, giving you a positive outlook in life and the freedom to smile without holding back!
Mouths left untreated can get worse
Not receiving orthodontic treatment when it’s needed can create long-term health issues costing you more in the long run.
Dental Braces in Norlane Geelong
Orthodontics performs a great role in building one’s self-esteem and dental health.
At Norlane Dental Surgery, we provide effective orthodontic solutions to irregular bites and jaw alignments.
Dental Braces in Norlane Geelong
We are located at 124 Sparks Road in Norlane.
Frequently Asked Questions
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