All the team at Tooth Co Orthodontics wish you a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year.
Smales Farm Ortho and Eastridge Ortho are closed for the Xmas break from the 21st December and our normal hours resume on the 9th of January. You can still book appointments online for new patients in 2023. In the unlikely event that you have an orthodontic emergency during the Xmas period our dental clinics at Smales Farm and Eastridge are open 9am – 4pm. If you need to book an appointment you can call Smales Farm on 094109971 or Eastridge on 095212021. Have a safe holiday and see you next year.
While traditional metal braces are still used to straighten teeth, modern braces are far more advanced. Technology advancements in orthodontics have made braces more comfortable and less noticeable with proven results.
The average treatment time for adult braces is 12 to 18 months. Every person has different needs, so this will always vary.
A variety of reasons can lead to people needing braces at any age. They may need orthodontic treatment or they might just wish to have a perfectly straight smile if their teeth aren’t naturally straight. If you have any of the following problems, you may want to consider braces:
There may be crooked/crowded teeth, spacing between teeth, an underbite or overbite, a crossbite, or an incorrectly positioned jaw. Braces not only correct the position of the teeth, but also improve the overall health of the mouth, regardless of whether they are recommended to correct structural issues or improve aesthetics.
The cost for adult braces ranges from $8250 for single arch treatment and $10250 for double arch. This includes the retainers at the end of your treatment.