Some myths being discussed around the web regarding braces…we’re not laughing…they are legitimate concerns people may have…(Ok, we’re chuckling just a bit…but that’s because we already know the answers!) If you kiss with braces, your teeth will get locked together…do you know in over 30 years in practice we have never had an emergency call for […]
Read about different treatment appliancesThere are a range of appliances that can be used to achieve a straighter smile. The benefit of modern orthodontics is the research into new and faster treatments is happening all the time. The posts below highlight various appliances used at Melbourne Orthodontic Group.
I was very excited to be attending the International Orthodontic Congress in Adelaide with the rest of the MOG team. Not the least of which was because I now had the experience of braces and beautifully aligned teeth, rather than feeling I had to hide my rotated teeth as I mingled with industry professionals. I […]
Stubborn…I think that is the best word to describe him! But what would I know right? Henry has been suffering a little from the rear brackets rubbing on his cheeks as I did, and I am fairly certain most other new braces wearers do too. “Use the wax Henry” I implored Obi-wan Kenobi style…but alas […]
If there is one thing I should have learned throughout this whole experience, it is that these guys know what they are talking about! I was assured that I would get used to the retainer and that it would not be so difficult to talk the more I did it. I, on the other hand, […]
My wonderful 24 hours of appliance free mouth was soon to be disrupted with the collection of…’The Retainer”. Yes, it was a stunning purple glittery number, resplendent with teddy bear sticker embedded in it….but it seems to take up a very very large amount of space inside my mouth! Add to that the lower retainer that […]