Orthodontics Services Sunshine Coast

As a leading dentist in Maroochydore, we’re seeing more and more orthodontic patients these days, and it’s not hard to figure out why. Orthodontic Appliances that are barely noticeable have been developed to give teenagers and adults more discreet choices when it comes to orthodontic treatment. Many adults and teenagers have realized that investing in a smile makeover can have significant benefits, socially and professionally and as such, teeth straightening can be an important part of that confidence-boosting makeover process.

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Orthodontic-Consultation

Orthodontist Consultation

Healthy teeth can be moved at any age, so there’s no such thing as being too old for adult braces. However, orthodontic treatment for adults is different from child orthodontics in two important respects:

  • For one thing, the growth and development of the jaws are complete in adults, so changes in actual jaw structure can’t be accomplished with orthodontic appliances in the way they can with a growing child.
  • Secondly, periodontal (gum) disease is more prevalent in adults than in children. While you are wearing the orthodontic appliances, gentle forces will be applied to your teeth so they can move through their surrounding bone. Periodontal health plays a key role in all of this; if the gum tissues are not healthy during orthodontics, bone loss can result and weaken the long-term prognosis of your teeth. For this reason, going for a periodontal exam is important, as this will help bring any gum disease under control before orthodontic treatment begins. Also, to maintain your periodontal health, you will need to make sure to have regular professional teeth cleanings during the orthodontics while maintaining good oral hygiene at home.

Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment

A Two-phase treatment occurs when a patient is evaluated and needs intervention before starting regular orthodontic treatment, resulting in two separate treatment plans.

  • The Phase I treatment usually occurs when the patient is a child and still has his or her primary teeth. The Phase I treatment plan can include preventive, interceptive or modifying treatment. Orthodontic appliances may be placed to prevent a problem from occurring, correct a current problem or help direct jawbone growth. Multiple problems with tooth alignment, gums, jaws and facial problems can be corrected with Phase I treatment. Another common added benefit of Phase I treatment is less Phase II treatment time.
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  • Typically, Phase II treatment is normal orthodontic treatment. This involves placing braces on the patient once his or her permanent teeth have erupted. The braces straighten the permanent teeth and finish correctly aligning the patient’s jaw.

Patients who have undergone both – Phase I and Phase II treatment are more likely to have lasting results. Our goal for your two-phase orthodontic treatment is to give you correctly aligned teeth that provide ideal jaw function and a great smile!

Orthodontic-Appliances

Types of Orthodontic Appliances

As an experienced family orthodontist in Maroochydore, let’s us make one thing clear. All orthodontic appliances work essentially the same way: by employing light, constant force to move teeth into proper alignment. But, how these forces are applied can vary, as numerous innovations have become available in recent years. Some of the newer, less visible orthodontic appliances have been designed to blend more easily into an adult’s personal and professional lifestyle.

Types of orthodontic appliances include;

  • Traditional Metal Braces:
    This is probably what you think of when you picture someone wearing dental braces – small metal brackets bonded to the front of the teeth. A thin wire runs through the brackets and is attached on either end to metal bands that go around a back molar.
  • Clear Braces:
    Instead of highly noticeable metal brackets, you can have clear ones made of ceramic, plastic or a combination of both. They are hardly visible, except for the thin wire running through, but they are more susceptible to breakage than metal braces.

Types of Braces for Kids and Teenagers

For many teenagers, wearing braces is a part of life – an important part of life because a beautiful and healthy smile can boost one’s self-confidence. While many patients begin wearing braces as a child, it is not too late to begin orthodontic therapy to correct the alignment of the jaw bone and teeth during the teenage years.

We offer different types of braces depending on the wishes and needs of our teens. Some teens enjoy using colourful bands to express favourite team colours or holiday & seasonal colours, while others prefer clear, ceramic braces for a more aesthetic look. We offer high-tech braces such as Incognito™, SmartClip™, Clarity™, Damon® and Invisalign®, which comprises of a series of clear removable “aligners” with no metal wires or brackets a.k.a. invisible braces.

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Invisalign

Invisalign®

Invisalign® is the clear way to straighten teeth without braces, using aligners. Aligners are removable and virtually invisible braces, which means you can straighten your teeth without anyone knowing; and you can still eat and drink what you want. Also, you can brush and floss normally to maintain healthy gums and teeth; and there are no wires, metal or brackets to cause mouth abrasions. As an Invisalign orthodontist, we have noticed that over the years many of our patients who have never considered traditional braces are now happily and comfortably improving their smiles with Invisalign braces.

If suitable for Invisalign® we wil refer you to a specialist Orthodontist.

Invisalign Sunshine Coast Treatment – Advantages

  • Invisible way to straighten your teeth without braces.
  • Series of clear, removable, and custom-made Aligners.
  • Uses no metal wires or brackets.
  • Custom-made for comfort.

Average number of Aligners is between 18 and 30. Also, while Invisalign treatment cost is a little higher than regular braces it is worth the money your pay. So, if you are looking for Invisalign specialist orthodontist in Sunshine Coast then OrisDental can help you out!

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Dental Braces After Care

As a professional orthodontist in Sunshine Coast, we counsel patients on wearing a retainer after orthodontic treatment, no matter which type of appliance they choose and what age they happen to be. Teeth that are not held in place by a retainer long enough for new supporting bone to develop around them can drift back to their original positions, and that’s certainly not something we — or you — want to see happen. We will make sure to instruct you on how to retain your new, more beautiful smile so that it continues to make you look and feel great for years to come.

OrisDental is the best orthodontist in Sunshine Coast offering a wide range of affordable braces for kids as well as adults. Thus, make use of the contact form below to book an appointment with us now!

Book your dental checkup and clean at Oris Dental today!

10/7 Nicklin Way

Minyama QLD 4575, Australia

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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(07) 5444 4308 & 1300 70 60 90

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dentist@orisdental.com.au

Adarsh (Principal Dentist)

Adarsh

Adarsh (A-Dash) is the principal dentist at Oris Dental. Adarsh graduated as a dentist in 1996 from the University of Mumbai (Bombay, India). He entered private practice as an assistant dentist in one of the leading practices in Mumbai from 1996-2002. The practice offered all aspects of dentistry with the exception of Orthodontics. This prompted Adarsh to pursue a post graduate degree in Orthodontics and successfully completed the 3 year Full time the master’s program from University of Mumbai (Bombay, India) in 2005. Since then, Adarsh has been in private practice both as a general dentist and an orthodontist. He also served as teaching faculty at University in Mumbai for 3 yrs and when in India, he has been ‘the dentist’ to many dentists!! In 2008, Adarsh took the Australian Dental Council exam for direct recognition of his skill in Australia. He successfully completed the exams in the first attempt and moved to Australia early 2009. He has been in private practice in Australia since Jan 2009. Oris Dental was set up in Minyama in 2011. Oris Dental is now over 8 years old and is growing to be a well-respected practice in the area. He is particularly interested in Cosmetic dentistry Dental implants and Orthodontics. Adarsh hopes to use all the experience he has gained in the past 22 years, to offer the best in dentistry to all his patients in this practice. Adarsh believes in spreading smiles and has successfully designed smiles and in doing so improved the lives and self-confidence of many Sunshine Coast locals (Take a look at our Smile gallery!). Adarsh is an active member of the Australian Dental Association since 2009 He held the post of Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics in Mumbai University before moving to Australia. He is a Life member of the Indian Dental Association, serving as the General Secretary of the Association (Mumbai City Chapter) 2007-2009 He is Life member of the Indian Orthodontic Society. He is Candidate for Membership Examination MRACDS (Ortho) and plans to complete his membership exams soon. Adarsh is also currently pursuing his Diploma in Implant dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons(Edinburgh). Adarsh has recently complete intensive training in implant placement and restoration in Neoss and TRI (Swiss) Implant system. He is married to Prachi for 15yrs and they have a 11 yr old son – Aarjav, a little daughter Aria who has just started prep and Daisy the mad Lab pup! He is currently learning to play Tennis and Badminton and loves watching the cricket!

Prachi (Owner/ Dentist)

Prachi

Prachi is the director, part time dentist at Oris Dental. Prachi graduated in 2002 from Nair hospital dental college, Mumbai (Bombay, India), one of the leading dental schools in Asia. She then worked in multiple private practices across Mumbai (Bombay, India). While working as a dentist in various practices she picked up the positives from them and implemented them into this practice at Oris Dental. She is very friendly by nature and is particularly good at handling children, preventive dentistry and hygiene. Prachi moved to Australia in 2009. Prachi has there on completed her Australian Dental council exams successfully in early 2011 and is now ready to bring in her 12 years of experience to Oris Dental. Prachi also serves as a part time dentist at the Oral Health Services Sunshine Coast in Caloundra Kawana and Nambour as needed.

Davina (Dentist)

Davina

Davina is the latest addition to the Oris dental family. After completing her bachelor’s degree form the University of Queensland, Davina has been in private practice in an around the Sunshine coast for a year. Davina is very highly recommended by her previous employers. Davina shows exemplary skills in building a great relationship and rapport with her patients and is well regarded by her peers. We are happy to have Davina as a part of our practice and hope her friendly personality will shine through to all our patients.

Lise Slack (Dental Hygienist)

Lise Stack

Our dental hygienist Lise Slack is a trained member of the dental team who works together with your dentist in preventing gum diseases and dental decay.

Lise joined OrisDental in 2015 and has worked extensively in private specialist practices. She graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1982 and has had specific training and exposure to an extensive range of periodontal conditions and treatment modalities.

Lise’s dad was a professor in dentistry and this is where her love of teeth comes from. She has invented two specialist oral care products which are available in Australia and several international countries. Lise has also lectured at international dental conferences on the maintenance of dental implants and how to help patients care for their teeth once they have contracted periodontitis.

Both adults and children can benefit from having an appointment with a dental hygienist as they are taught how dental diseases occur and how it can be prevented or managed.

Lise is married to Sam and they have two daughters. They value their family time and love adventurous outdoor sports.

Jesse (Dental Assistant)

Jesse (Dental Assistant)

Jess has been a part of Oris Dental from the outset in 2011. Always cheerful and welcoming Jess is the star amongst our patients at our practice. If you cannot find Jess in the practice she will be at the beach!

Debra (Receptionist)

Debra (Receptionist)

Debra is the pleasant voice that greets you when you phone the practice. Debra has over 30 years of experience in the dental field and it wont take you long to realize that she absolutely enjoys what she does. Debra is primarily involved in reception duties but is also a certified dental assistant and can seamlessly switch roles when needed. Debra ensures that the workflow of the practice is maintained and ensure that high practice standards our maintained. Debra is playing an active role in us achieving practice accreditation.

Tayla (Dental Assistant)

tayla (Dental Assistant)

Tayla is the latest addition to our practice but comes with a load of experience. Tayla has an endearing personality and absolutely loves talking with patients and meeting new people. Tayla is highly qualified and has a Cert 3 and Cert 4 in Dental assisting in Dental Radiology and is looking forward to welcoming you to our practice.

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