LightForce or Invisalign – which option do I choose?

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When it comes to orthodontic treatment, there are various options available to help you achieve the smile you want. Two of the many forms of treatment provided at Mehta Orthodontics are LightForce Braces and Invisalign Aligners. Both treatment methods offer effective solutions in correcting your smile, but which method is the right choice for you? […]

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 […]

Sugar and Your Teeth: The Facts


When you proceed with orthodontic treatment, either with Braces or Clear Aligners such as Invisalign, it is important to ensure you are looking after the health of your teeth. If you have a sweet tooth, it is even more essential that you maintain a disciplined brushing and care routine. We all love a little bit […]

Do I Have To Wear My Retainer Forever?

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Regardless of the type of Orthodontic treatment you have had, Invisalign or Braces, retainers need to be worn in order to maintain the beautiful smile that your Orthodontist has created. Teeth always want to move back to where they were originally positioned, so it’s important to ensure a retainer is worn to minimise any tooth […]

Mehta Orthodontics Has Re-Opened

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The Australian Dental Association and Australian Government have recommended that all restrictions placed on dental practices be reduced to implement Level 2 Restrictions. This means that we can deliver ongoing orthodontic services to our patients. While there are still some restrictions regarding the types of procedures we can perform, we can begin seeing patients again. We will […]

Common orthodontic problems in children

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Orthodontics is not just about creating a beautiful smile. It is about creating a healthy bite that will benefit the child for the rest of their life. Orthodontists are trained as dentists and have an additional three years of full-time specialist training so they can provide the highest standard of care for you and your […]


Removable Retainers

Wearing retainers is equally as important as your orthodontic treatment!  Orthodontic treatment with braces or clear aligners will create a beautiful smile, but wearing retainers afterwards is what maintains and protects your smile into the future. The importance of a retainer Retainers are custom-made orthodontic appliances that are designed to hold the teeth in their […]

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 […]



Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners that other people won’t notice you’re wearing. Invisalign is made in the USA using 3-D computer imaging technology. Mehta Orthodontics specialises in Invisalign for both adults and children. Whilst Invisalign technology has come a long way recently, there are still some complex cases where using Invisalign will […]