Can anybody get Invisalign?

Invisalign can effectively straighten teeth in around 80% of patients. The other 20% need traditional metal braces because of complex issues such as a misaligned jaw Unfortunately not all AAA Orthodontics patients can receive Invisalign treatment, so Dr Peter McMahon has written a blog to address how Invisalign works, and…

Can anybody get Invisalign?

Invisalign can effectively straighten teeth in around 80% of patients. The other 20% need traditional metal braces because of complex issues such as a misaligned jaw Unfortunately not all AAA Orthodontics patients can receive Invisalign treatment, so Dr Peter McMahon has written a blog to address how Invisalign works, and…

Are braces painful?

One of the most commonly asked questions in our practice is whether braces hurt our patients In the first appointment, there is no pain when cementing the braces to the teeth. You will be introduced to your journey with braces comfortably. Some mild discomfort can usually start after the first…

What are lingual braces?

The days of bulky metal braces are gone – lingual braces are virtually invisible and provide an alternative to traditional braces Lingual braces are hidden behind your teeth and are virtually invisible and custom made to your individual teeth. It’s fast becoming one of the more popular choices for orthodontic…

The benefits of Invisible braces

The days of chunky, clunky metal braces are long gone. Orthodontic technology has improved not only the way we straighten teeth but how we do it. The predominant use of braces is to straighten misaligned teeth, or to improve an overbite. These problems are often fixed in late childhood; however,…

Straight teeth at any age

It’s never too late to achieve straight teeth Research from the Australian Society of Orthodontics indicates that over half of Australians feel self-conscious about their smiles and more than two thirds were considering orthodontic intervention to improve their smiles. There are various reasons why adults would want to improve the…

Adult Orthodontics For Working Professionals

Orthodontics as an adult in the workplace can pose some challenges; thankfully there are many options to consider. There are certainly some differences when it comes to getting orthodontics as an adult as opposed to a teenager. Where it is commonplace for teens to have braces during school, in the…

What age do you get braces?

Are you putting off orthodontic treatment because of your age? At AAA Orthodontics, we see patients for early treatment around the age of seven all the way through to adults. It’s never too early or late to start your teeth straightening journey. Braces for kids Early treatment with AAA Orthodontics…

Am I too old to benefit from braces?

“Braces” and “teenager” seem to go hand-in hand without a second thought, but did you know an increasing number of adults are deciding to undergo orthodontic treatment? If you’re an adult who’s now grieving over your teenage rebellion toward the idea of braces, you don’t have to. The number of…

What to eat when you have braces

When you receive your braces, your orthodontist will go through with you the importance of avoiding some foods. The list can seem fairly long and daunting at first, but it’s important to remember that it will really help your braces to work efficiently. What can’t I eat? When you get…

Comparing our orthodontic treatment options

When considering orthodontic treatment, it can be overwhelming to choose the most effective and most comfortable treatment method for both your teeth and your lifestyle.  While your orthodontist will recommend the best treatment option for your specific case, we’ve outlined our orthodontics options so you can compare and evaluate them.…

Keeping your braces clean

How thorough is your daily dental routine? When you have braces fitted, keeping a clean and healthy mouth should become top priority to ensure a life-long healthy smile. Braces make the teeth harder to clean, as they tend to trap food particles between the teeth and the braces. Extra care…

Does my child need Orthodontics?

The importance of early intervention treatments An early orthodontics consult for your child provides the opportunity to identify dental problems that may need correcting. Certain issues are more effectively treated if they are treated early, while the jaw is still developing, and is more easily and effectively adjusted into a…

Breaking the myths: The truth behind braces

Clear, Invisalign and Incognito braces are just a few of many new alternatives to traditional metal braces. AAA Orthodontics, in Strathpine and Albany Creek can help you make the right choice when it comes to getting that perfect smile. Braces have come a long way since the days of multi-coloured…

Benefits of Lingual Braces

Have you considered braces but don’t want to compromise the appearance of your smile throughout treatment? AAA Orthodontics, Brisbane introduces you to the benefits of Lingual Braces. Lingual Braces Brisbane Lingual braces are fast becoming the orthodontic treatment of choice around the world for straightening teeth. The advanced technology is…

5 Things You Must Know About Invisalign

Have you considered Invisalign as an alternative to braces? AAA Orthodontics, in Strathpine and Albany Creek shares the five things you need to know about Invisalign. Acquiring straighter teeth from the orthodontist can be achieved through various methods. Metal braces are an option that is often avoided due to the…

When should my child see the orthodontist?

If you are worried about the way your child’s teeth are coming through or want to ensure they come through evenly, a visit to the orthodontist can help. AAA Orthodontics in Albany Creek and Strathpine are family focused practices who have a genuine care for the development of children’s teeth.…

You thought sugar was bad? Acid could be literally dissolving your teeth.

We all know sugar is bad for our teeth. Its cavity causing properties have brought nothing but woe to dentists and orthodontists alike, but is avoiding sugar enough to maintain optimal oral health?  Your dentist says it, your parents say it, the media says it – everyone knows it. Sugar…

Straight teeth help you lead a healthy life

Straight teeth look great – the social and personal benefits are evident in their effect. What you might not know is that having crooked teeth can have a negative impact on your overall health!  Unless they’re preparing for a role as an alien on the new men in black movie,…

Five weird things you don’t know about smiling

In this article AAA Orthodontics in Albany Creek and Strathpine presents some interesting and quirky facts about the smile throughout history and how smiling can affect your day-to-day life. If you want to start achieving a smile you can be confident about or to correct a crooked smile of a…

What was Mona Lisa really trying to say?

Your smile and expressing your emotions Many of us who are embarrassed about our smiles might have become very good at pulling a Mona Lisa-esk cheeky toothless smile. That painting is marked in history with an unparalleled air of ambiguity. What is she smirking about? Is she actually happy or…

The secret smile

Invisalign can help you straighten you smile virtually invisibly, so no one will know you’re receiving treatment. At AAA Orthodontics we pride ourselves on offering the full spectrum of orthodontic treatments. This comprehensive range means we can treat each and every one of our patients, tailoring a treatment plan to…

Give your child their best ever smile

Our team believes early intervention is always better than providing a cure In recent years early intervention has become a cornerstone practice within orthodontic dentistry. Early intervention can potentially prevent the later need to wear braces, or minimise the extent of the required treatment during adolescence. AAA Orthodontics in Strathpine…

Why do I need to correct crooked teeth or a misaligned bite?

Why do I need to correct crooked teeth or a misaligned bite? There is a widespread assumption that orthodontic work purely improves the appearance of crowded smiles. Despite this, our orthodontic treatments here at AAA Orthodontics in Albany Creek can address much more than just a smiles appearance. Crooked or…

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