Orthodontics – Are You Worth it?

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The short answer to this question is, yes- you are worth it! Orthodontic treatment involves using clear or metal braces or Clear Aligners (also known as Invisalign®). It may also require the use of a functional appliance. It is important to delve into the 3 key reasons why you should consider aligning your teeth with […]

Braces or Invisalign…Which Option Should I Choose?

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After your orthodontic consultation, you may still be asking yourself what the difference is between Braces and Invisalign, and which option would be best for you. In order to help with your decision making, we have outlined the core differences between the two systems for tooth alignment. Benefits of Braces: Braces are glued onto the […]

My teen doesn’t want braces… What are the alternatives?

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70% of kids are happy or excited when told that they require braces, based on research from the peak industry body, Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO); however it is understandable that some feel less enthusiastic. Although traditional standard stock metal braces (now more than 50years old) are an effective treatment option, at Mehta Orthodontics, we […]


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There are often many questions that arise when you first get braces. We are here to answer any questions you may have about orthodontic care. Will having braces hurt? This is definitely the most common question asked and we completely understand your concerns. The process of getting braces can be a scary experience but we […]

Top 10 Myths about Braces


Myth 1: Braces are only for children FACT: A recent survey* revealed that 62% of Australian adults are considering orthodontic treatment. As a result, orthodontists from all over Australia are increasingly treating more adults. At Mehta Orthodontics, 25-30% of new patients are over 18 years old.  Myth 2: Dentists and orthodontists offer the same services […]