What is an orthodontist?
Orthodontists are dental specialists who treat crooked teeth and jaws. They aim to improve how teeth and jaws function, while improving a person's smile.
Dental braces and retainers
Dental braces and retainers are designed to improve appearance or correct your bite or jaw function. Learn about the benefits, risks and how much they cost.
Orthodontic treatments are dental procedures that help to straighten teeth and correct problems with your bite. Learn what to expect here.
Orthodontic and dental appliances are designed to improve the positioning of teeth, correct bite and repair decaying and cracked teeth.
Dental appliance problems
Problems with orthodontic and dental appliances will arise from time to time. In most cases a dentist will advise on the best treatment plan for you.
Cleft lip and cleft palate
Cleft lip or palate develops when parts of the lip, upper jaw or roof of the mouth don’t join properly early on in pregnancy, resulting in an opening or cleft.
CT scans - information for dental practitioners and their patients
Information supporting dental healthcare professionals to talk with parents and carers about CT scans.
Removing wisdom teeth
Wisdom teeth can cause serious problems. Removing a wisdom tooth is usually a safe and effective way to prevent your symptoms from coming back.
Guide to dental procedures
Your dentist may recommend you have a dental procedure if you have pain, infection, an injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Learn more here.