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Treatment options for a dental malocclusion

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September 18, 2014

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Strictly speaking, “occlusion” is the manner which the upper and lower teeth come together when the mouth is closed, and a “malocclusion” occurs when there is a problem in the way the upper and lower teeth come together when biting or chewing. A malocclusion can cause more than an awkward bite; it can cause a […]

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Invest in your teen’s smile

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September 4, 2014

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Want to succeed in life, be surrounded by great friends and enjoy more out of life? One secret may be in your smile. Specialised teenage orthodontic treatments can help improve oral health, reduce tooth decay and gum disease and also set your teenager up with a better smile, and most likely better confidence that comes […]

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What can I do if my braces break?

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August 21, 2014

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When you first get your braces, you will be given a list of things not to eat. The list of things includes foods like popcorn, corn on the cob, uncut apples, caramel, hard lollies and sticky chewing gum.  Avoiding these foods keeps your teeth healthy and protects your braces from breaking. The main reason for […]

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Braces for teenagers – the 101

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August 21, 2014

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Braces to straighten teeth have been around since the early 1800s but braces for teenagers have come a long way since then! Teenagers with braces have had a certain stigma surrounding them for many years. Images come to mind of a mouth full of metal and names such as ‘brace-face’, the connotations haven’t always been […]

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Building your teen’s self-esteem with braces

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August 21, 2014

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Building a teenagers self-confidence is all part of creating a positive and well-adjusted young adult, someone who takes pride in their work and is set up to tackle the challenges of teenage years and beyond. One way you can help to grow a teenager’s self-confidence while wearing orthodontic braces is by choosing an invisible braces […]

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Meet Tina! Our Oral Health Therapist

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August 20, 2014

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Tina – Oral Health Therapist (OHT) What does an Oral Health Therapist do? As an Oral Health Therapist in an Orthodontic practice we work alongside a Specialist Orthodontist under their supervision to change arch wires, bond indirect braces, place fixed lingual retainers, to remove braces, take photographs and moulds and ensure patients maintain good oral […]

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Find a braces treatment that suits your busy lifestyle

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July 30, 2014

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As adults it can be hard to find time in our busy days to schedule appointments, let alone turn up for them and continue with any follow up needed. If you’ve decided to make improving your smile a priority, Norwest Orthodontics will create a treatment plan to suit your busy lifestyle. Norwest Orthodontics offers a […]

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The straight facts about braces and your health

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July 21, 2014

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Braces use a combination of pressure and time to make corrections and movements to straighten teeth, creating a perfect bite or a better smile. Dental braces have evolved so much that you may not recognise them, in fact, many of today’s treatments available ensures that you can barely see them at all.  Today’s dental braces […]

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Something old, something new

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July 21, 2014

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Your wedding day will be the most memorable day of your life and having beautiful, straight teeth will be part of the picture. Invisalign is the popular choice among brides and grooms who want to completely transform their smile before their big day. If you’re ready for a smile that transforms your appearance within a […]

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