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Your safety is our utmost priority. In response to the most recent announcement from the South Australian Government, we will be adhering to the mandated 7 day lockdown.
We will be closed from 6.00pm Tuesday 20th July, anticipating to re-open from Wednesday 28th July (pending Government confirmation).
If you have an appointment scheduled from Wednesday 21st July to, and inclusive of Tuesday 27th July, it will be automatically cancelled and we will be in touch to reschedule as soon as possible.

Orthodontists vs Dentists

Should you see an orthodontist or a dentist? Both have an important role to play in your oral health.

Orthodontist Dentist
Qualifications & Memberships
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (5 years)
Master of Orthodontics (MOrth) (3 years)
General Dental Council Registered Specialist in Orthodontics
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 and gums
Fitting of orthodontic appliances, such as braces & Invisalign aligners Some general dentists may fit braces and Invisalign but they are not specialists in orthodontics
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.

Source: The Invisible Orthodontist

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