Many people are surprised to learn that their health insurance does not fully cover the cost of braces. Orthodontics is usually an optional extra, carries a lifetime dollar value limit, and can be subject to annual claim limits too. Your yearly limit is the amount you receive from your health fund each year. Your lifetime […]
Adult Braces Information Posts
Many adults are discovering that there are plenty of options available to them to straighten their teeth. Modern low profile Damon system brackets are more comfortable and Damon Clear or Invisalign make treatment almost invisible.
Read through some of the posts below to learn more about various options, and follow one of the MOG staff on her Adult Braces Journey
Facial piercings in lips, tongue and cheeks have become popular forms of self-expression however we strongly advise you to think carefully about the oral health risks associated, especially if you are considering orthodontic treatment. Lip rings rub against your teeth and scratche the surface, over time they may even wear a groove in them. For […]
You’ve spent the better part of 2 years or more with contraptions on your teeth….hoooray!!! It’s braces removal day. You farewell the metal and skippety doo daa happily away! Only to return a few hours later to have your removable retainer fitted…what? You see when you reach the end of your braces journey your teeth […]
Is anybody else out there scared of the dentist? If you followed the Adult Braces Journey, you would know that – nothing personal to the kind dentists I have visited as an adult – I have a bit of an issue with sitting in a dentist chair. So, whatever possessed me to go ahead and […]
Many patients have heard of the Invisalign™ invisible braces system. There are a few things you need to know about the Invisalign system; If you are considering this option for a teenager, its success very much rests on patient compliance. If you don’t wear your aligners as directed, continuously, all day (other than when eating […]