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Orthodontics treatment may incorporate conventional braces, internal lingual braces, clear braces or Invisalign. Orthodontics treatment enable for you to make the health and function of your teeth better, also enables enhancement of health and function of your jaw and associated joints. It becomes much simpler to retain better oral hygiene if your teeth have been on correct position. Last but important, orthodontics treatment can also enhance the look of your smile. No two mouths are similar and this is the reason orthodontics treatment that is suitable for you may not be inevitably suitable for others. At Figtree Family Dental, we have team of expertise and dedicated specialist orthodontics who gives you brief guide on orthodontics treatment and also conduct this treatment.

When is the best time to have orthodontics treatments?

An orthodontics treatment is ideal for anyone irrespective of age. The general time to begin orthodontics treatment in the kind of braces is at between 10 to 14 ages, when most permanent teeth have come through, however you can initiate treatment at any age. At Figtree Family Dental we have witnessed adult patients who have not been not treated orthodontic treatment during young age. Most of the orthodontics patients are adults comes at our dental clinic. Despite of old age you can begin to wear braces or Invisalign. Hence if you desire for straighter teeth, visit us and consult with our orthodontist to talk regarding different orthodontics options available to you.

Which problems can be fixed with orthodontics treatments?

Besides from making teeth straight and enable for teeth to appear better, Orthodontics treatments can solve bite problems including crowding, excessive spacing, crossbite, overbite, underbite. How appropriately you can chew your food can be influenced by your bite and can make difficult to sustain oral hygiene. This is the reason that full set of braces or Invisalign is few times required. When suggesting treatment, your orthodontist will evaluate your bite to decide if extractions or surgery are needed or whether your bite can be corrected with braces or Invisalign. Those patients having bad jaw alignment may need extra treatment as a kind of orthopaedic appliances or surgery.

How long does orthodontics treatments take?

The time period needed for orthodontics treatments is based on the types of problems which to be treated, and how much movement is require to place the teeth into correct position. Treatment time can vary from straightforward cases to complex cases. Another aspect is the kind of treatment option you opt; treatment with conventional braces is possibly to have a different timeline from treatment with Invisalign. Your orthodontist can give you a time estimate during initial consultation.

Our Orthodontics Treatment:


Invisalign No Braces

Invisalign, a virtually invisible approach of making teeth straighten and enhancing smile without requiring fixed braces. Invisalign is one sort of orthodontic treatment which utilizes series of clear aligners that are tailor made for your particular orthodontic requirements. The placement of your teeth is slowly adjusted over a period by a series of clear, removable aligners, rather than fixed brackets and wires. The kind nature of this treatment makes it delightful option for many people. In actuality no one will recognize that you weared aligners, and you can remove it while eating or during special occasions.

Traditional braces

Conventional braces are attached to the front of the teeth. Appropriate for all ages patients, traditional braces includes two parts: a series of both metal or clear brackets that are attached to each tooth, and an arch wire that runs through slots in the brackets. When tensioned, the wires gradually shift the teeth into the correct position.

Clear Braces

Clear braces, also called ceramic or porcelain braces, are made from a ceramic stuff to suits the colours around the tooth. Similar to traditional braces, the clear brackets are attached to each tooth with a clear arch wire that runs through the slots in the bracket to guide teeth into their new positions when tightened. Clear braces work just as well as traditional metal braces but are more aesthetically pleasing.

Why choose Figtree Family Dental for orthodontics treatments?

Figtree Family dental is Wollongong’s largest dental practice, which means we serve to all your dental demands under the one roof. We have a team of experienced orthodontists to conduct your orthodontic treatment and help perfect your smile. We take pride on our beautiful and peaceful practice, so our patients feel comfortable throughout the treatment. We like to make your experience easy and tension free with us and you can be assured that we will provide you the top level of care.