A Guide to Orthodontist Services

How Much Does an Orthodontic Treatment Cost?

a Guide to Orthodontist ServicesHave you or your child been referred to an Orthodontist, and you’re looking for guidance on what to do next? Do you want to know more about costs, services, benefits, potential results and who to see?

At Oasis Orthodontics, we understand that sometimes referrals can be daunting, particularly for children, so we want to help ease your mind by providing some of the information that you might need to help you make it to your first appointment with our local Perth Orthodontist.

What Services Does an Orthodontist Offer?

When it comes to services, an Orthodontist can help you or your family out in a variety of ways, including:

  • Correcting overbites and underbites
  • Adjusting teeth to reduce the spaces between the teeth
  • Fixing overcrowding inside the mouth
  • Attending to both adults and children to ensure that everyone gets a lovely smile
  • Offering fixed and removable varieties so that you have the best option to suit your unique case.

When you were referred to the Orthodontist, your dentist may have mentioned some of these problems as their reason for your referral. If you’re not sure, your Orthodontist will be able to discuss these with you at your initial appointment.

How can Orthodontic Treatment Benefit You?

Whether you are looking at treatment for yourself or for your child, there are a number of benefits from deciding to proceed with an orthodontic treatment, which include:

  • Confidence: First impressions matter, and people can be very self-conscious of how their teeth appear.
  • Hygiene: When your teeth are crooked, overcrowded or overlapping it can be difficult to keep them clean, which can cause a build-up of plaque and contribute to decay. Having your teeth straightened will assist in looking after them.
  • Wear and Tear: Teeth that are crooked can cause additional rubbing of teeth on one another, that can contribute to the teeth wearing down.

Example of Successful Orthodontic Treatment

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Recently we had a young boy called Ryan who required treatment for an underbite where his upper teeth would get stuck behind his lower one. After only 12 months of braces on his upper teeth, Ryan’s teeth were aligned and his bite was back to normal.

What’s Next?

You can book your first appointment online or phone 08 6169 1699 and choose a time that will best suit you. Oasis Orthodontics conveniently located in Clarkson Perth have appointments available from 9am to 5pm weekdays to make it even easier to get to your initial appointment.

How do I know when to see an Orthodontist?

ReferralFirstly, if you’re reading this, then you have decided that improving you or your child’s smile has become top priority. Secondly, you’re probably here because your dentist has given you an orthodontist referral.

If you answered yes to the above – then you can be sure that yours or your child’s teeth and smile will be in safe hands with a qualified, trusted and friendly Orthodontist. Visiting any specialist can be a daunting process, that’s why Orthodontist’s like Oasis Orthodontics, Dr Anthony Hopkins, focus on providing a friendly and inviting environment for you and your family. Our aim is to ensure you have the most comfortable assessment, and are comfortable with your treatment plan moving forward.

If you or your child have been referred to an Orthodontist, and you’re looking for guidance on what to do next, then here’s some important information to help you make your initial appointment and to ensure you’ll be getting the specialist treatment you need.

Orthodontic vs Dentist Treatments

When it comes to services, an Orthodontist and a Dentist can help you or your family out in a variety of ways.

So, first things first let’s make sure you’re looking for the right type of specialist for your oral health.

Dentists:

Typically, your primary dental care provider will perform routine dental work like check-ups, cleanings and X-rays but they can also perform the following treatments:

  • Gum care
  • Root canals
  • Fillings
  • Crowns
  • Veneers
  • Bridges
  • Extraction of teeth
  • Teeth Whitening

Orthodontists:

Are facial growth and dental development experts specialising in treatment options and technologies for children, teens and adults for the following:

  • Correcting overbites and underbites
  • Adjusting teeth to reduce the spaces between the teeth
  • Fixing overcrowding inside the mouth
  • Offering fixed and removable varieties so that you have the best option to suit your unique case.

If you were referred to the Orthodontist, your dentist may have mentioned some of these problems as their reason for your referral. If you’re not sure, your Orthodontist will be able to discuss these with you at your initial appointment.

How much does it cost to see an Orthodontist

This is a common question we receive, so much so that we wrote a whole article about it. You can view all the information on how much do braces cost plus Invisalign and Incognito treatment options.

You’ve been referred to see an Orthodontist, what’s next?

Once your dentist has made an orthodontist referral for you or your child, you can book online to make an appointment or phone 08 6169 1699 – either as a new patient or to seek a second opinion. This initial appointment with your Orthodontist will simply help you understand which specific treatment options will be best for you or your child.

Between fixed and removable plates, metal braces, ceramic braces, lingual (invisible) braces and clear aligners, there are treatments to suit every need and lifestyle. We recommend you make an appointment with our Orthodontist in Clarkson prior to deciding on your treatment option and you can do so right here by completing the online booking form and choosing a time that will best suit you. Oasis Orthodontics are open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm and we’ll make it easy as possible to get to your initial appointment.

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