The key to your orthodontic treatment success is ensuring your braces are in peak condition throughout your treatment journey. This will allow them to work to their maximum ability to move your teeth into the desired position, giving you that winning smile.
Keeping your braces clean is your responsibility throughout treatment but we’ll show you how best to do this after your braces have been fitted. The important things to remember are:
There aren’t many changes you’ll have to make to your lifestyle when wearing braces but avoiding some foods is one of them. We recommend you do the following:
If any part of your braces break, inform us immediately, even if you have an appointment that same day. Frequent breakages will extend your treatment duration significantly and can also affect the quality of your treatment result.
Once your braces have been removed, the next step in your treatment is retention. Your orthodontist will explain why wearing retainers are so important to maintaining your new smile.
Invisalign is an exciting technology that presents a great means of straightening teeth without wearing braces. It is a system that can be used for almost anyone wanting an aesthetic alternative to braces.
Clear braces, or cosmetic braces are made out of a variety of materials that are either transparent or mimic tooth colour. With new tooth-coloured wires, clear braces aren't very noticeable and are a great option. Read more
Lingual braces placed on the back of the teeth means your teeth will get straightened without anyone seeing your braces. Dr Stephen Papas uses the Incognito system for lingual braces. Read more