Dr Georgia Sheahan has been delivering orthodontic solutions to our patients at North Brisbane Dental Clinic for years. Braces and invisalign are available to people of all ages who want straighter teeth.
Orthodontics for Children
As a general rule, we like to use braces (fixed brackets) to straighten children’s teeth. They are low maintenance and extremely reliable. Usually, we wait until all the permanent (adult) teeth are present before commencing orthodontic treatment. Braces can be metal or ceramic, and treatment can take anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.
There are some specific types of bite and alignment problems that can benefit from earlier intervention. Some children may be suitable for orthodontic treatment ...