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Orthodontic Braces Buying Guide

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Dentists Undertaking Orthodontic Treatment

The following article appeared in the March 2017 edition of the “NSW Dentist”, the magazine of the Australian Dental Association NSW Branch. Orthodontics was one section of the article.  The section reproduced below deals with general practitioner [GP] orthodontics; in other words dentists [as opposed to orthodontists] undertaking orthodontic treatment.…


Dental extras with private health insurance [PHI]

Should I take out dental extras with my private health insurance [PHI] for orthodontic treatment? There is no dental equivalent to ‘Medicare’ when it comes to dental care. Medicare does not cover orthodontic treatment. For those people that have PHI but no dental extras and are considering orthodontic treatment then…


Dentists can be trained in orthodontics but they’re not orthodontists

Buyer beware: Dentists can be trained in orthodontics, but they’re not orthodontists! A Global News story about dentists moonlighting as orthodontists had many viewers wondering what they should be asking when they’re looking to get braces.A Global News story about dentists moonlighting as orthodontists had many viewers wondering what they…


Buyer beware: Dentists can be trained in orthodontics, but they’re not orthodontists

A Global News story about dentists moonlighting as orthodontists had many viewers wondering what they should be asking when they’re looking to get braces. Global’s Crystal Goomansingh spoke with 18-year-old Alec Stephen, who got braces from her dentist – who said he could do the job of an orthodontist for…


It is never too late to start Orthodontic treatment – and now you can straighten your teeth without the need for braces!

It can be daunting to undergo orthodontic treatment as an adult, but now there is no need to stress with our virtually invisible options! At Glenn Carty Orthodontics in Canberra, we understand why many Australian adults avoid orthodontic treatment since conventional treatment for crooked or misaligned teeth involved painful, obstructive…


At what age should my child see an orthodontist?

This is one of the most common questions I am asked. While there is no single 'correct' answer for every child, there are guidelines that can be applied in assisting with your decision. In an attempt to provide you with guidance, it is worthwhile to consider at what age can orthodontic…

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