Benefits of Getting Braces as an Adult

A couple of decades ago, most people would have thought that getting braces was only something you did if you were in high school. Not anymore! In fact, adult orthodontic patients are becoming increasingly common in Brighton and Ferntree Gully. There are several reasons why. Not only do adults tend to have more access to quality dental and orthodontic care than what might have been available when they were children, but the health benefits of straighter teeth make getting braces a smart investment at any age.   Prolong the Health of Your Teeth  Properly aligned teeth tend to suffer less … Continue reading

What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

Are you bringing your child to Centre for Dentistry for their first checkup? You may be wondering how to prepare your son or daughter (or yourself) for that important first visit to our Brighton or Ferntree Gully family practice. Depending on your child’s age, the initial dental visit will look something like this:   A Tour of the Office: If you haven’t been here before, we’ll show you around and give you a chance to meet the staff.  A Few “Pictures”: Older children may have a couple of X-rays taken to assess their orofacial and tooth development. Radiographs allow us … Continue reading