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Straighten Your Teeth: Dental Braces Near Me Brisbane

Looking for dental braces near Brisbane? Dr David Kerr is an experienced and award-winning dentist who’s helped over 1,000 patients straighten their teeth with a range of orthodontic options including traditional metal braces, tooth-coloured ceramic braces, and clear aligners.

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Straighten Your Teeth With Orthodontics in Chermside, Brisbane

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What are Orthodontics / Dental Braces?

Orthodontics is all about correcting misalignment in the teeth and jaws. There are different types of dental devices used to correct misaligned teeth, bite issues, and other dental irregularities. Dental braces are one of the available orthodontic devices, and they work by applying gentle, constant pressure to gradually shift your teeth into their desired positions over time.

At Today's Dentistry, we offer two types of braces options to suit your unique needs and preferences:

Traditional metal braces: These braces consist of metal brackets and wires that are affixed to your teeth. They're a time-tested and effective solution for a wide range of orthodontic issues.
Ceramic braces: Similar to traditional braces in design, ceramic braces feature tooth-coloured brackets that blend in with your natural teeth for a more discreet appearance.
We also offer clear aligners if you're looking for a more discreet teeth straightening solution.

Smile Transformations 
Before & After Dental Braces Brisbane

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What Are The Benefits 
of Orthodontics / Dental Braces?

Choosing braces for your orthodontic treatment offers several advantages:

Effective solution for a wide range of dental issues, including for complex cases.
Customisable to suit your individual needs and preferences, including the material used in the braces (metal or ceramic) and the colour of the bands used.
By straightening your teeth and correcting your bite you improve your oral health and function.
Enhanced self-confidence so you love smiling.

Orthodontics Chermside, Brisbane: What To Expect At Your Consultation?

At your orthodontic consultation we’ll take photographs, scans and x-rays of your teeth to make sure we can identify all the things that might impact your treatment. For example, we need to assess whether you have any underlying issues like tooth decay or gum disease, which would impact our recommendations.

We also assess your bite and function, and the extent of misalignment in your teeth so that we can discuss all the relevant orthodontic options with you. At Today’s Dentistry we offer a full range of braces and clear aligners, and we’re committed to helping you find the treatment option that’s best for your unique situation.

Don't wait to transform your smile – contact us today to schedule a consultation!

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Frequently Asked Questions 
About Orthodontics / Dental Braces Brisbane

General Information

How do braces work?

Braces work by applying continuous pressure over a period of time to slowly move teeth in a specific direction. The braces are adjusted periodically by your orthodontist to keep the appropriate amount of pressure on the teeth and to ensure they move into the correct position.

Do braces hurt?

You might experience some discomfort when you first get braces and after adjustments, as your mouth and teeth adjust to the new pressure. However, this discomfort generally subsides after a few days.

What age should kids get braces?

The best age for children to get braces often depends on the specific orthodontic issues they face. At Today’s Dentistry we usually assess orthodontic issues around 10 years of age and monitor the child’s development to determine the right time to start orthodontic intervention.

Can I get braces overseas?

While braces are available internationally, they require a lot of regular appointments and it’s important to choose a provider of dental braces near you who is within a comfortable travelling distance.


How do braces get put on?

Braces are put on by a process that generally involves cleaning and drying your teeth, applying a special adhesive to your teeth, placing the brackets on the adhesive, and then attaching the archwire to the brackets.

How do braces get tightened?

Your clinician will tighten your braces by adjusting the wires that connect the brackets. The tension in these wires moves your teeth into the desired position over time.

How do braces rubber bands work?

Rubber bands, or elastics, are used with braces to apply additional force to move the teeth and jaws into desired alignment. They're often used to correct overbites or underbites and must be worn as directed to be effective.

How do braces fix an overbite?

Braces fix an overbite by applying consistent pressure to gradually shift the teeth and/or jaw over time. In some cases, elastic bands may also be used to help move the upper and lower jaws into alignment.

How do braces fix an underbite?

Braces can correct an underbite by moving either the lower teeth backward or the upper teeth forward. In more severe cases, jaw surgery may be needed along with orthodontic treatment.

How do braces close gaps?

Braces close gaps by exerting consistent pressure on the teeth, which encourages them to move towards each other, thereby closing the gap.

Issues / Challenges

How to brush with braces on?

When brushing with braces, use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Begin by brushing at a 45-degree angle at the gum line. Then, clean each bracket by brushing downwards on the upper teeth and upwards on the lower teeth. Be sure to brush every tooth at the gum line as well as above and below the brackets.

How to use dental floss with braces?

Flossing with braces can be a bit tricky, but it's crucial for maintaining oral health. Threaders can be used to help get floss behind the wire of the braces. Then, carefully floss up and down along the gum line of each tooth.

What Our Patients Are Saying

"When you’re prepared to drive more than 2000km to visit the dentist

it says everything you need to know about the service from the incredible team at Today’s Dentistry!"
Ross McHutcheon

"After 30 years of being terrified and avoiding dentists I have finally found "the one".

I could not recommend this place more. From the staff to the facilities, I have absolutely nothing to fault. My phobia is
gone and I will go nowhere else."
Lauren West

"The interior of the dentist feels more like a 5 star hotel spa and provides a very comfortable,

almost luxurious experience.
I highly recommend this dentist, especially if you suffer with anxiety or a fear of dentistry."

Adele Rooney

Get A Custom Dental Roadmap

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Your first visit at Today’s Dentistry is all about creating a Dental Roadmap so you know exactly what condition your teeth and gums are in, and what your options are for treatment.

Your first appointment includes:

An Intraoral Scan displayed on our chair-side TV so you see what we’re seeing.
A review of your Dental Roadmap, including interest-free payment plan options.
Diagnostic X-Rays to spot any hidden issues.

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Today's Dentistry Location Best in Chermside, Brisbane

Today's Dentistry
Is Located At

91 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside

Opening Hours:

Mon - Thu 8.30am - 8pm

Fri 8.30am - 2pm