Mild orthodontic treatment
The 3 STAGES of your Mild orthodontic treatment process
Stage 1 - Dental Problem
Understanding the severity of your dental problem is important in helping you agree to a suitable treatment plan.
To view an image of a typical Mild dental difficulty, click here. For a broader understanding of different types of difficulties commonly seen, click here to view videos of Spacing, Crowding, Overbite, Open Bite, Prominent and Underbite.
Stage 2 - Treatment Timeline
Your timeline of treatment for Mild difficulties is marked on your OrthoMap to the left. See below for explanation.
Initial Consultation is FREE
Week 1: Exam/X-ray
Week 2-4: Impressioning or extraction
Week 4-6: Start treatment
6-8 months: Finish treatment
0-8 months: Maximum treatment time from initial consultation
12 months: Aftercare starts from finish of treatment
20 months: Total maximum treatment time including Aftercare
During your treatment process there are appointments every 6 weeks.
Within your Aftercare time there is a minimum of 3 appointments.
Stage 3 - Options & Solutions
Knowing the option of braces suitable for you make choosing your solution easy.
Types of braces available for Mild orthodontic treatment:
Please click images below to watch the videos.
Lingual or inside braces
Six months braces
Six months braces are only suitable for a small amount of patients where the bite is not a problem (approximately 5%). Your Orthodontist specialist will advise if this option is suitable for you.