Here at Gold Coast Holistic Dental Care, we offer standard Gold Coast orthodontics to each and every one of our patients, when and if they need it. We dedicate ourselves to a full transparency and will discuss the full process of any orthodontic treatment that you may need, such as clear braces or traditional braces, with honesty.
Here at our holistic dental practice, we always focus on the overall wellbeing of the patient and will advise you if you would benefit from an alternative treatment instead. We will also advise you on our other holistic treatments if we think you would benefit from them, like acupuncture or dry needing for TMJ. If you suffer from misaligned teeth, low self-confidence due a crooked smile, or a crowded mouth that causes pain and discomfort, contact your local dental practice today.
Orthodontics is a special area of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and correction of malocclusion. The term describes the malposition of your teeth and jaws. Malocclusion represents the abnormal alignment of the teeth and how the upper and lower teeth fit together. Orthodontic treatment can focus on dental displacement or crooked teeth as well as with the control and modification of facial growth. this may be referred to as dentofacial orthopaedics.
Here at Gold Coast Holistic Dental care, we offer 3 main types of orthodontic treatment. These are Myofunctional orthodontics, Traditional orthodontics and clear aligner orthodontics.
Myofunctional therapy actually focuses on training your body to rest naturally. This is to treat mouth breathing, which can completely change the function and the aesthetic of your jaw, mouth and face. Changing your posture with your lips closed, teeth closed and tongue resting against the top of your mouth is what Myofunctional orthodontics is focused on. This can actually transform your appearance, narrowing the arches and lengthening your facial structure. Avoiding mouth breathing can have a significant effect, especially in children and growing teenagers and can heavily reduce the risk of breathing issues later on.
Braces have been around a long time, for children to adults and have many benefits. As well as straightening the teeth and improving the aesthetic of your jaw and smile, braces can help with:
The benefits of clear aligners such as Invisalign are also many, growing in popularity with adults who are concerned about wearing metal braces later in life. Clear braces can help to:
Gold Coast Holistic Dental Care also offers an extensive range of holistic based practices and services. These include things like acupuncture, massage, infrared sauna treatment, dry needling for TMJ and naturopathy.
Choose a dental care practice that really cares about you; all of you and not just the mouth. Book an appointment online today.