We will be closed from the 22nd of December and will re-open on the 8th of January, 2024. For emergencies, we are open on the 28th of December and the 3rd of January at our Canning Vale clinic. No appointment needed - just walk in from 8am to 1pm. Wishing you a festive season filled with joy!
Who should I see?
Wondering what the difference is between an orthodontist and a dentist and who you should see for treatment?
Take a look at this comparison table. As you can see, both dentists and orthodontists are well qualified to look after your teeth, but they do play very different roles.
|Qualifications & Memberships|
|Bachelor of Dental Surgery (5 years)|
|Master of Orthodontics (MOrth) (3 years)|
|Membership of professional orthodontic bodies, eg. Australian Society of Orthodontists|
|Treatments & Services|
|General 6-month check up|
|Fillings & extractions|
|Cleaning & polishing|
|Advises on overall oral health of teeth
|Fitting of orthodontic appliances, such as braces & Invisalign aligners||Some general dentists may fit braces and Invisalign but they are not specialists
|Experience & training|
|Is specifically trained in the movement of teeth and bite issues|
|Recommends and treats patients after assessing overall facial profile|
|Uses the latest in orthodontic technology for the benefit of patients|
|Attends regular training on developments in the orthodontic industry|
|Is a member of The Invisible Orthodontist (TIO) Network||Not all orthodontists are members of TIO but those that are demonstrate further commitment to promoting invisible orthodontic treatment.|
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Class 1 Orthodontics
42/44 Parliament Place
263 Boardman Road
Unit 4/14 Livingstone Road
254 Bussell Highway