Katoomba Dental Centre

Are Clear Braces Right for Me?

May 29, 2020
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Posted By: Katoomba Dental Centre

If you take excellent care of your teeth but are not happy with their appearance, clear braces in Katoomba may be a good choice for you.

We know how frustrating it can be to brush and floss daily and visit your dentist on time but be unhappy with the aesthetics. We also understand that you may not want to spend a long time in metal braces.

In our dental clinic, we offer Invisalign and traditional orthodontics to help improve the appearance of your smile as well as your oral health. It’s true. Straight teeth and an aligned bite may also improve your oral health.

Determining Whether Clear Braces Are Right for You

Your dentist in Katoomba carefully examines your teeth and gums—takes x-rays if necessary—and talks to you about your smile goals. If it’s determined that Invisalign may be a good option, we take an accurate impression of your smile. Invisalign uses these results to create custom aligners that fit your smile.

Every two weeks, or according to your dentist, you change your aligner until you have exhausted the supply. During these months, you can watch your teeth straighten in real-time, which can be exciting.

After therapy, your aligned bite may mean less wear on specific teeth and more productive brushing and flossing.  

At the end of your Invisalign therapy, we provide a custom retainer to help your teeth maintain their new straight positions.

Invisalign may be a good option for mild to moderate alignment problems, crooked teeth and smile gaps, but your dentist may recommend traditional orthodontics for more severe or complex cases.

For Clear Braces in Katoomba, We Welcome Your Call

In many cases, Invisalign is an ideal therapy for teens and older adults. To learn more, or to arrange your Invisalign consultation, we encourage you to call a member of our friendly dental team today.

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In accordance with recent ADA recommendations, we are operating at Level 1 restrictions. We can continue seeing patients for all routine treatments, including checkups and cleans. We will continue to screen patients before seeing our dentists, and any patient that is suspected of having COVID-19 will not be able to be treated. This protocol will be in place until at least the 31st May 2020. If you have any questions, please call us.