The Comprehensive Guide to Orthodontic Treatment Options at Chatswood Orthodontics


Orthodontic treatment has undergone a major change over the years which has provided many choices to the patients to get a beautiful as well as a healthy set of teeth. Welcome to Chatswood Orthodontics where we offer the best treatments that are unique to every client. This guide aims to offer information about the various orthodontic treatment options offered at our practice.

Ceramic Braces:

Overview: General information on ceramic braces and their beauty.

Advantages: Clear and somewhat discreet as compared to metallic braces; suitable for all types of orthodontic problems.

Ideal Candidates: Specifically, four following patients may be interested in invisible braces: Nancy, who does not want to wear metal braces; Bob and Julia, who have cosmetic issues with metal braces’ appearance; and Tom who has no preferences about the type of braces.


Overview: Invisalign is a new-age orthodontic treatment that involves fancy and invisible clear-brace aligners that are also detachable. These settle to gradually move the teeth into the intended position.


Removability: Aligners are removable for eating, drinking, and even brushing the teeth so they are convenient.

Unobtrusive Design: Transparent aligners are barely noticeable; therefore making it a better option than the conventional braces.

Comfort: Fitted to the patient’s teeth, Invisalign aligners are made of smooth plastic are much more comfortable compared to metal braces, and do not cause as much irritation.

Ideal Candidates: Invisalign is meant for adults and teenagers who would prefer an almost invisible orthodontic system. It is specially designed for those persons who look for a convenient, beautiful, and invisible way to improve the position of their teeth.

Lingual Braces:

Overview: Lingual braces are fixed to the surface of the teeth which is at the back, thus, they are invisible from the front.

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Advantages: These braces are non-visible and are a good way to treat your teeth since you won’t be embarrassed by the braces. They are mostly made to the patient’s specifications for a perfect fit and effectiveness in the process. The great advantage of lingual braces is that they can facilitate teeth complex movements and adjustment.

Ideal Candidates: Orthodontic patients who need an aesthetical treatment that at the same time is effective. They are especially recommended for adult and teenage patients who have aesthetic issues with conventional braces and need a hidden type

Self-Ligating Braces:

Overview: Self-ligating braces employ a particular bracket kind that does not require either the use of elastics or metal ties.

Advantages: These braces have less friction and the teeth have more freedom to move around which in turn decreases the time spent in treatment and the visits to the dentist. They are also easier to clean which enhances hygienic standards when undergoing the treatment.

Ideal Candidates: Self-ligating braces are recommended to patients who would like to have a comfortable as well as faster orthodontic treatment with fewer visits to the orthodontist and less discomfort.


The decision on the type of orthodontic treatment to be used is very important so that effective and the best results are obtained. Chatswood Orthodontics is headed by professional orthodontists who are always ready to listen to your needs hence giving you the best solution for your smile. There are different approaches to address discolorations; see a dentist for professional advice on treatment plans and get on the path to a brighter beautiful smile.

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