A straighter smile goes beyond merely aesthetic benefits. From improving oral hygiene to preventing unnecessary damage or dental injury, there's a range of oral health benefits that a straighter smile can help with:
Our dentists provide teeth straightening to help treat a wide range of conditions, including misaligned, crooked or protruding teeth, gaps between teeth and misaligned jaws.
We can explain what each option involves, including costs and timelines, so you can make a fully informed decision aout treatment. Our teeth straightening options include:
Orthodontic treatment straightens teeth by applying gentle force over time, gradually moving teeth into the desired position. Orthodontics is a long-term treatment that requires patient compliance to achieve a successful outcome.
Treatment involves attending regular appointments to check progress and adjust your braces or aligner sets.
Teeth straightening is a specific type of treatment that requires the adequate training and experience of a dentist. Our dentists have many years of experience providing teeth straightening treatments, however, if you have more complex needs, we may refer you to a specialist orthodontist who we'll work with to deliver your complete orthodontic treatment plan.
We'll make sure you have a realistic idea of what results to expect from teeth straightening. We'll also advise you how to care for your braces or aligners to prevent damage and interruptions to your treatment.
Teeth straightening treatments can feel abit uncomfortable at first, and may affect how you eat and speak, but you should get used to your braces or aligners before long. If your braces feel painful or you have other unexpected problems, book an appointment to see your dentist.
Individual teeth that are bent out of shape may be covered by a crown or enhanced with tooth bonding. If you only have a minor orthodontic issue, such as slightly crooked or gapped teeth, veneers could be a cosmetic solution to give the appearance of a straighter smile.
Alternatives to teeth straightening include the following dental treatments:
If you or your child have misaligned teeth or jaws, orthodontic treatment can help to bring them into alignment. A common misconception is that orthodontic treatment is only suitable for teenagers, however clear braces and aligners have made orthodontics increasingly popular with adults too.
If you're considering orthodontics for yourself or your child, talk to our experienced dentists in Mount Lawley to find out what your options are and decide what's best for you. Call (08) 9227 8777 or book an appointment online.
Treatment period varies depending on the orthodontic care required to straighten your teeth and align your bite and jaw effectively. Treatment time can range anywhere from 18 months to 24 months, and sometimes longer to correct complex orthodontic issues.
Orthodontic treatment costs in Perth can vary depending on the complexity of the orthodontic issue and whether you choose to straighten your teeth using modern braces or clear aligners.
Orthodontic treatment costs at Mount Lawley Dental can range from $3000 to $10000 depending on the treatment type and treatment period.Contact Mount Lawley Dental today for more information or to book an appointment.
Individual teeth that are bent out of shape may be covered by a dental crown or replaced. If you only have a minor orthodontic issue, such as slightly crooked or gapped teeth, dental veneers could be a cosmetic solution.
*Invisalign® aligners are a registered medical device, always read and follow the label and instructions for use from your dentist.