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Search results for: "Orthodontists"

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.

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Orthodontic treatments

Orthodontic treatments are dental procedures that help to straighten teeth and correct problems with your bite. Learn what to expect here.

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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.

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Dental appliances

Orthodontic and dental appliances are designed to improve the positioning of teeth, correct bite and repair decaying and cracked teeth.

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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.

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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.

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CT scans - information for dental practitioners and their patients

Information supporting dental healthcare professionals to talk with parents and carers about CT scans.

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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.

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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.

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