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3 Jun

Orthodontics has become a dynamic and ever-evolving field, with new developments introduced constantly. Modern Orthodontics take pride in keeping abreast with these developments by ongoing training and education initiatives. When innovative technologies or approaches are put into operation, we assess them to see how they can improve our patients’ experiences. With the recent advances of […]


2 Apr

There are many true benefits of starting orthodontic treatment between 12 and 18 years of age, as this is when growth is actively taking place. 1. Prevention of More Serious Dental Problem A certified orthodontist can detect first signs of a problem in one’s teeth, mouth, and jaw. Early detection of these problems can prevent […]


5 Feb

Everyone deserves that million-dollar smile. Sadly, it doesn’t naturally come to everyone. The concept of having dental braces as an adult isn’t inviting. However, experiencing dental complications may pose adverse effects, not just for your teeth but also for your social life. The choice to have your teeth fixed up is life-changing, so don’t just […]


9 Nov

Clear Aligner Therapy (CAT), such as Invisalign® and Spark®, is a type of orthodontic treatment that fixes teeth alignment using a clear thermoplastic instead of metal braces. It’s a powerful device that covers the teeth and gently moves them into a proper position. David Wilson, a Monkey Foodz health consultant, advises “While people of any […]


19 Jan

How do your teeth make you feel? Poorly aligned teeth are an issue that can do more than deteriorate your oral health. There are similar factors that may negatively impact your overall health – particularly your social health and wellbeing. Do you feel like social situations are taxing and terrorizing because of your teeth? Where […]


1 Oct

Orthodontic braces serve the purpose of realigning and straightening teeth, which results in an appearance that is more pleasing, along with making it an easier task to keep your teeth clean. However, your braces can only be effective if you are caring for them in the correct way, and there are certain types of food […]


7 Jun

Every time a high profile celebrity appears in public for the first time with braces, the media circus is sent into a frenzy. Tom Cruise, Faith Hill, Emma Watson, Angelina Jolie. These are a few of the stars who braved the media spotlight under the orthodontic spell. But what about the celebs who wore braces […]


11 May

Braces are only for teenagers and kids, right? Adults don’t wear braces, and when they do, they look silly and unprofessional. This is perhaps the biggest misconception surrounding orthodontic treatment in the 21st Century. In recent years, adult orthodontic treatment has gained rapid popularity. Thanks to some amazing advancements in orthodontic technology and treatment, adults can […]


18 Mar

The rise in orthodontic demand coupled with rapid advancements in technology has encouraged many general dentists, outside the specialised field of orthodontics, to offer orthodontic treatments. While a general dentist can provide orthodontic solutions to help correct minor orthodontic issues, only a trained orthodontic specialist is equipped to provide an accurate and comprehensive orthodontic assessment […]


21 Jan

While it sounds a little bit scary and strange, growth modification could actually help to reduce the likelihood of your child needing complex orthodontic treatment such as jaw surgeries later in their life. Growth modification treatments involve the use of a functional appliance which can help to correct issues in those with an overbite, without […]


16 Nov

Last year A Current Affair presenter Leila McKinnon got braces. Have you noticed them? Probably not. That’s because Leila went down the path of lingual braces. So how do lingual braces differ from “normal” braces? Let’s take a closer look. How are lingual braces different? Unlike your usual metal braces which are attached to the front […]


16 Nov

Straight teeth are healthier teeth, but making the decision to get braces can be daunting. Especially with the images of bulky, metal braces in mind. Thankfully modern invisible aligners, like Invisalign, are now an option. Do I really need braces? A dentist will usually recommend orthodontic treatment to you in order to improve the appearance […]


11 Sep

Brace yourself Braces are an old favorite of orthodontists the world over; they are proven to work time and time again and very few people come away without a satisfying result. This is why it’s always a hot topic. Not long ago though, we had very few options at our disposal except for the classic […]


6 Jul

If you’re looking to straighten your smile without being given nicknames like ‘metal mouth’, Invisalign could be just what you need. Modern Orthodontics offer Invisalign to their Melbourne patients as an alternative to traditional metal braces. But how much does Invisalign cost, and is it worth it? An introduction to Invisalign In case you’ve not […]


How to straighten teeth

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6 Jul

Braces before and after An orthodontist will recommend braces to improve a patient’s “orofacial” appearance through a number of orthodontic treatments. These orthodontic treatments treat problems such as crooked or crowded teeth, overbites, under-bites and incorrect jaw position. If left untreated, these problems can result in a number of problems, such as tooth decay, gum […]


13 May

Have you always wanted to straighten your teeth, but never wanted to wear braces? For many of our patients, the prospect of wearing metal braces puts them off straightening their teeth. In light of this, our team at Modern Orthodontics has invested in the latest technology to help our patients of all ages discreetly and […]