Our Specialist Orthodontist, Dr Ping Ping, was recently interviewed by The Age. In this article, Dr Ping Ping discusses when you should take your child to visit an orthodontist.
Invisalign is the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without braces. The Invisalign System uses a combination of 3-D virtual modelling software, customised manufacturing and virtually clear, removable ‘aligners’ to straighten teeth without metal or wires. The Invisalign system is prescribed to patients through trained Invisalign Orthodontists, who can determine a patient’s suitability and exact […]
If you have not had your wisdom teeth checked by your dentist, you might have already heard stories about someone having troubles with their wisdom teeth or had a not-so-good experience with wisdom teeth removal. So, you may be wondering, ‘What about me wisdom teeth?’. What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are […]
Many orthodontic patients are foreign to flossing and they do not know how to floss with braces. And, many do not know the importance of flossing during their orthodontic treatment. While braces are in place, food particles get trapped between teeth, wires and braces easily. Tooth decay and gum disease may develop if these food […]
Recently, there were news reported that there was little scientific evidence to support the benefits of flossing your teeth. Despite this news, however, both the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) still recommend flossing daily because a lack of strong evidence doesn’t equate to a lack of effectiveness. So, […]