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Brace yourself for a new smile!

They're probably the first thing you think of when considering orthodontic treatment but with modern technology, braces have come a long way. At Batemans Bay Orthodontics, our specialist orthodontist combines knowledge, experience and extensive training with the best orthodontic technology to create beautiful smiles.

​At Batemans Bay Orthodontics we offer two main types of braces, metal and the more discreet ceramic braces. 

Metal Braces Batemans Bay Orthodontics

Metal Braces

Traditional metal braces are still one of the most effective orthodontic treatments available.

 

​Fixed braces are never removed meaning they are constantly working to straighten your smile. The braces are attached to the outer surface of your teeth using small, metal brackets on each tooth. They are then linked together with thin, discreet metal wires.

Ceramic Braces Batemans Bay Orthodontics

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces (or clear braces) are similar to metal braces but instead of using silver/grey metal brackets we use clear or tooth-coloured brackets to create a more discreet alternative to traditional braces. 

Clear Ceramic Braces may be perfect if you are concerned about the aesthetic aspect of orthodontic treatment. Ceramic braces offer the same benefits as traditional braces but they are much less noticeable so you can smile confidently.

What to expect

Appointments

Regular appointments are needed every 6 to 8 weeks for braces adjustments

  • Consultation visit includes discussing treatment available to you, examination, x-rays, photographs possibly impressions to make moulds of your teeth

  • At a later visit, you will have the braces fitted to your teeth surfaces

  • After your braces are on, wires are adjusted every 6 to 8 weeks to make sure your teeth are moving into the correct position

  • Once your teeth are in position, your braces are removed

  • Additional appointments may be needed if you have problems with your braces or to monitor your progress after treatment.

What we'll ask about

  • Your dental and medical history

  • Your oral health care routine. It is important that this is of a high standard before orthodontic treatment starts

How long braces will take

Total treatment time varies depending on your individual orthodontic case. On average braces will be on for up to 2 years.

  • A consultation takes around 60 minutes

  • Getting your braces fitted can take around 60 minutes

  • Regular check-ups every 6 to 8 weeks usually take around 15 to 30 minutes

  • Removal of your braces can take at least 60 minute

Before you start

No special preparation is needed

Once you get your braces on

  • You will need to follow the home care routine recommended by your orthodontist.

  • After your braces are removed, you will need to use a retainer, custom removable plate or have a fixed wire positioned behind the teeth.

  • Cash
    You are welcome to settle your account using cash at our practice. Please note: no cash is left on premises overnight.
  • Credit/Debit Card
    Our practices accepts all major credit and debit cards, including Visa and MasterCard. Some of our practices also accept American Express and Diners Club. Simply confirm when you book an appointment if you would like to pay using either American Express or Diners Club.
  • Cheque
    You are welcome to settle your account with Cheque at this practice. Please discuss this payment option with our reception team to find out more information.
  • Humm Interest Free Ortho
    Humm allows you to get the dental treatment you need and pay for it over time in fortnightly instalments with no interest ever! Get up to $12,000 worth of dental treatment with Humm Interest Free Finance at Batemans Bay Orthodontics. Find out more
  • Direct Deposit
    You are welcome to settle your account with Direct Deposit at this practice. Please discuss this payment option with our reception team to find out more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

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