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, […]
Read about different treatment appliances
There 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.
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 […]
I have seen other people being presented with their elastics, with fun animal names like Bear, Impala, Monkey, Penguin, Kangaroo… and now it is my turn! This visit I needed a lower wire change, upper remains the same, and hooray my buttons were removed! They really didn’t bother me from a discomfort point of view – […]
My reason for wanting to get adult braces was largely due to how my upper teeth looked in photos. So apart from noticing a little bit of crowding in my lower teeth, I never really suspected just how much movement was required to correct them until I saw that first wire threaded through the brackets. The […]
Up until now the wires I have had in place have been fairly thin and round. When they are put into the brackets there is a bit of a tighter feeling, and a slight return of the tender feeling, but this quickly passes. Today I was to receive my first thicker square profiled wire…we’re starting […]