Orthodontic blog

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At saacks orthodontics we ensure our patients are cared for the moment they walk through our door Visiting the dentist or orthodontist has such a negative stigma attached to it but at Saacks Orthodontists in Port Macquarie, we are changing the way our patients feel about their visits. We pride ourselves on creating relationships with


Leaving your teeth unaligned and uncared for can affect your overall bodily health. Some benefits to choosing an orthodontic treatment include: Healthier teeth and gums Broader smile Enhanced facial features Clearer speech for interviews, public speaking, etc. The fast treatment, self-litigating braces At Saacks Orthodontics we often recommend ‘Damon System’ – a discrete way to


The Australian Society of Orthodontists recommend a child should be examined by an orthodontist at around the age of seven “Orthodontic problems are usually apparent by the age of seven, when most of the adult front teeth have erupted.” The following is an extract from The American Association of Orthodontists: The American Association of Orthodontists

Why children should get braces.

As parents, we want the best for our children At Saacks Orthodontics, Port Macquarie we think that dental hygiene and properly aligned teeth should be a priority for most parents. We believe that braces, such as our Smart Smile treatments or Invisalign treatments, can help improve your child’s overall health, their ability to speak properly

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Focus magazine Port Macquarie December 2015 issue – half page editorial Extract from the interview by focus magazine, Port Macquarie December 2015 issue. We caught up with Dr Eric Saacks, specialist orthodontist and periodontist to talk about the different types of orthodontic treatments. Read the article in Focus Page 76 Why do you offer a


Children who mouth breathe do not have their tongue resting in the roof of the mouth resulting in the jaws getting pushed inwards. To successfully help children become nose breathers, the Buteyko Method of Breathing and Myofunctional Therapy are great interventions. Pay attention to how your children breathe. It is very important for their development