Orthodontic blog

Early Intervention Orthodontics

You’ve left the toddler tantrums far behind you and navigated your way through the early years of school. Before the middle years approach it’s time to think about teeth. Whether the tooth fairy is a regular visitor or a fly by night – a timely assessment is tipped by the Australian Orthodontics Association as the

Invisalign is a revelation in orthodontics and it serves the purpose of re-aligning your teeth and jaw using removable clear aligners Invisalign is a great parallel to braces that is often chosen by adults who work in a professional environment. How do they work? Using 3d image scanning your orthodontist will custom fit you for

Have you thought about undergoing orthodontic treatment, but are worried that you are too old or you will be stuck with a mouth full of metal? Braces have become less intrusive and no longer involve bulky metal brackets that must be worn at all hours. With the continual advancements in the field of orthodontics, braces

Orthodontic treatment has come a long way since the dawn of traditional metal braces, now contemporary orthodontic treatments are discreet and as practical as possible In today’s fast paced, career driven society, many patients want to straighten their teeth invisibly, but still achieve the same outcome as the results-focused traditional metal braces. With the continual

The Australian Society of Orthodontists recommends children 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 come through. To create a smile that lasts a lifetime, children need teeth that are straight and jaws

A specialist orthodontist can spot subtle problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth in young children, even while some baby teeth are still present. It’s call interceptive orthodontics. Saacks Orthodontics is the leading specialist practice on the mid-north coast and recommend parents have their children assessed when they are seven or eight years old. At

I like so braces so much blog

The Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO) recently conducted a study which shows that attitudes towards dental health has changed significantly. In fact, seven out of 10 orthodontists have said that children reacted with happiness and excitement when they were told they needed braces and an astounding nine in 10 orthodontists witnessed kids get visibly upset


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