At Annerley Dental, we offer –
Conventional braces (wire, brackets, ties, elastics & self-ligating braces – can choose clear or
different colours). Braces are a combination of brackets and wires attached to the front of your
teeth. The brackets grip onto your teeth while the wires are gradually made thicker allowing the
bracket to move your teeth into the desired position. The length of your treatment will depend on
how far your teeth need to be moved. In some cases it will only take a few months; others, can be a
Clear aligners (removable clear plastic aligners that are molded to the shape of your teeth). Clear
aligners are where you take home a pack of clear aligners that are numbered in order 1-12, and
every 2 weeks, you change to the next clear aligner, moving your teeth into a straighter position
step-by-step, until you have a more beautiful smile. The treatment is almost invisible, comfortable to
wear & easy to remove when you eat, brush or floss.
Orthodontic treatment provides so many physical benefits, if you have crooked or over-crowded
teeth that don’t function properly. It’s harder to keep them clean – leading to a greater chance of
cavities, gum disease and potential tooth loss. Orthodontic treatment also can improve a bad bite
and realign your jaw which may also improve sleep disorders, teeth grinding, breathing and chewing
More significantly, Orthodontic treatment provides so many other benefits, cosmetic enhancement
of your smile, improved mental health and self-confidence.
Dr Basil strives to make Orthodontic treatment affordable to everyone. Every patient is unique, so
we won’t know your exact treatment costs until we assess your situation at your consultation.
Orthodontic treatment is the best investment you can make, that will last your lifetime!