Orthodontic Treatments (Braces) For The Whole Family

What are orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that specialises in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of misaligned teeth, discrepancies in tooth and jaw size and shape.

Orthodontic treatment is the treatment to straighten or move teeth, to improve the appearance of the teeth and how they function. Problems with teeth alignment can be the result of genetic or environmental factors or a combination of both.

Depending on the severity of the misalignment and the age of the patient there are a variety of options available at Heidelberg Dentist. We have a number of treatment options that cater to the specific dental needs and lifestyle requirements of our patients:

What are the benefits of braces?

While the benefits of straighter teeth appear only cosmetic in nature, in reality our patients tell us that their lives are enhanced in many ways, including:
  • Greater personal confidence and self-esteem 
  • "The smile I've always wanted!"
  • "I'm not ashamed of my teeth any more"
  • Easier to clean, which can reduce gum disease
  • More stable bite for less jaw pain and potentially fewer headaches
Our patients often find that successful orthodontic treatment can have many psychological benefits beyond what they hoped for at the start of their treatment.

The benefits of orthodontics also extend to many oral health issues and our patients have benefited from rebuilding functions (eg. speaking, chewing, locked jaws) and the prevention of further diseases such as joint pain.

To book an appointment, call us on (03) 9459 6300 or you can even book an appointment online:

How much does orthodontic treatment cost?

The cost of your orthodontic treatment can depend on a variety of factors including your age; how you wish your teeth to look; level of misalignment; the current health of your teeth; any existing medical issues and a myriad of other factors that are best explained to you in person by an expert orthodontist.

We recommend you book an appointment for a gap-free orthodontic assessment and allow us to answer all your questions, having understood your specific requirements and circumstances.

What about payment options for orthodontic treatment?

We want to make the financial cost of your orthodontic treatment as painless as possible, so we can offer you a number of easy payment options. We will tailor your payment options to your specific needs after we fully understand your requirements and dental history.

Your costs can be greatly reduced if you already have health insurance. It does not matter who you are insured with, because we accept patients from all health funds. We also have interest-free payment plans for orthodontic treatments through ZipMoney and other providers.

So call us on (03) 9459 6300 or book an appointment online for your personalised orthodontic assessment and to understand how this treatment may benefit you:
Or you can book an appointment by calling us on (03) 9459 6300 during business hours