Dental Braces 

Straighten your smile and boost your confidence with dental braces from Innova Dental Australia.

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Understanding Orthodontic Treatment

Dental braces have long been a cornerstone of orthodontic treatment, offering a solution for correcting misaligned teeth and achieving a straight, beautiful smile. Whether it's addressing crooked teeth, crowded teeth, or a misaligned bite, braces play a vital role in orthodontic care.

Despite the prominence of metal braces, advancements in orthodontic technology have introduced various alternatives to suit lifestyles. 

By seeking regular dental check-ups and working closely with a dentist or orthodontist, patients can achieve the straight, healthy smile they desire. Patients can look forward to a confident smile for years to come.

Types of Braces

Understanding the differences between types of braces can help individuals make informed decisions about their orthodontic treatment journey. 

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Traditional Metal Braces

Made of high-grade stainless steel, these braces consist of metal brackets and wires that apply pressure to gradually move teeth into alignment.

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Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces blend with the natural color of your teeth, offering a less noticeable alternative to traditional metal braces.

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Lingual Braces

Placed on the inside surface of the teeth, lingual braces are virtually invisible from the outside, providing a discreet orthodontic option.

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Self-Ligating Braces

These braces use special brackets that eliminate the need for elastic bands, reducing friction and discomfort during treatment.

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Clear Aligners

Clear aligners are removable trays made of thin plastic, which gradually shift teeth into alignment without the need for brackets or wires.

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Lingual System

This innovative system utilizes self-ligating brackets and wires to minimize friction and discomfort, offering efficient and comfortable tooth movement.

Benefits of Dental Braces Treatments

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Orthodontic treatments, apply constant pressure to gradually move teeth into their proper positions, resulting in a straighter and more uniform smile.

An orthodontist assesses individual cases and designs a custom treatment plan that may include traditional metal braces, lingual braces, or clear aligners, ensuring optimal results for each patient.

Dental braces provide long-term stability by not only straightening teeth but also correcting misaligned bites and jaw alignment issues. By addressing underlying dental issues, braces help prevent future problems such as tooth decay, gum disease, and uneven wear, promoting overall oral health and stability.

Straightening teeth with dental braces contributes to improved oral health by making it easier to maintain good oral hygiene practices. Straight teeth are easier to clean with brushing and flossing, reducing the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental issues associated with crowded or misaligned teeth.

Whether using traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, or virtually invisible clear aligners, orthodontic treatments can boost self-esteem and confidence, allowing individuals to smile with pride and feel more comfortable in social and professional settings.

Why Dental Braces At Innova Dental

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At Innova Dental, we offer a range of orthodontic treatments, including traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, lingual braces, and invisible braces, to address various dental alignment issues. We understand the significance of a confident smile and optimal oral health. 

We offer diverse options from traditional braces to discreet clear aligners, to suit your preferences. Prioritising patient comfort and convenience throughout the braces treatment process. We guide you through orthodontic treatment to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. With our commitment to a patient-focused approach, you can trust us to provide the right solution for your orthodontic needs, helping you achieve the straight, healthy smile you deserve.

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We believe in transparency when it comes to pricing. Our team will discuss the cost of treatment upfront and work with you to explore payment options and navigate any insurance coverage you may have.

When you choose dental braces at Innova Dental, you're opting for quality orthodontic care delivered. 

Our clinic is conveniently located, making it easily accessible for patients from across the region. Contact us today to schedule your first appointment and take the first step towards achieving the smile of your dreams.


Braces are Suitable for

Dental braces are suitable for individuals of all ages who seek to improve the appearance and function of their smile. You may benefit from braces if you experience:

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Misaligned Teeth

Braces can effectively straighten teeth and correct bite issues, enhancing both aesthetics and oral function.


Gapped Teeth

Whether your teeth are crowded together or spaced too far apart, braces can create a more harmonious and balanced smile.


Jaw Joint Problems

Orthodontic treatment with braces can help alleviate symptoms of TMJ disorders by improving tooth alignment and reducing jaw strain.

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Speech or Chewing Difficulties

Straightening teeth with braces can enhance speech clarity and chewing efficiency, improving overall oral function and comfort.

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Preventive Orthodontics

Even if you don't have noticeable alignment issues, braces can proactively address potential orthodontic problems and maintain optimal oral health.


Confidence Boost

Achieving a straighter and more symmetrical smile with braces can enhance your self-esteem and confidence, leading to a happier and more fulfilling life.

Choosing between traditional braces and clear aligners


Type of Treatment




Treatment Duration



Fixed orthodontic appliances

Can be metal, ceramic, or lingual

Usually visible

Require periodic adjustments by the orthodontist

Typically longer treatment duration

Requires regular cleaning and maintenance


Removable clear plastic trays

Made of clear plastic material

Virtually invisible

Progression through a series of aligners

Treatment duration can vary depending on the case

Easy to clean and maintain


Type of Treatment




Treatment Duration



Fixed orthodontic appliances

Can be metal, ceramic, or lingual

Usually visible

Require periodic adjustments by the orthodontist

Typically longer treatment duration

Requires regular cleaning and maintenance


Removable clear plastic trays

Made of clear plastic material

Virtually invisible

Progression through a series of aligners

Treatment duration can vary depending on the case

Easy to clean and maintain

Process of Dental Braces

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Your orthodontist will conduct a comprehensive examination and discuss your treatment goals and options.

Treatment Planning

A customized treatment plan will be created based on your specific orthodontic needs and preferences.

Braces Placement

Metal brackets will be bonded to your teeth, and wires will be attached to guide tooth movement.

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Adjustment Visits

Regular adjustment appointments will be scheduled to tighten wires and make necessary adjustments to your braces.


An orthodontist will monitor your progress throughout treatment and make any modifications as needed to ensure optimal results.

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Braces Removal

Once your teeth have reached their desired positions, your braces will be removed, and you may be fitted with a retainer to maintain your new smile.

Do's and Don'ts of Braces

Essential tips and precautions for individuals undergoing orthodontic treatment.


  • Follow your orthodontist's treatment plan
  • Maintain good oral hygiene with braces
  • Wear rubber bands or other appliances as directed
  • Attend scheduled adjustment appointments
  • Use floss threaders or interdental brushes
  • Report any discomfort or issues to your orthodontist
  • Protect your braces during physical activities
  • Eat a balanced diet for healthy teeth and gums


  • Neglect regular dental checkups and cleanings
  • Consume hard, sticky, or sugary foods frequently
  • Skip wearing rubber bands or appliances as prescribed
  • Chew on pens, pencils, or other objects
  • Neglect flossing between brackets and wires
  • Miss or postpone orthodontic appointments
  • Bite into hard foods with front teeth
  • Engage in habits like nail-biting or chewing ice

Take it from our patients

Samina Alam
I've been Dr. Amir's patient for a while now. He always takes the time to explain the processes in detail and really shares his wisdom to keep teeth healthy.
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Codie Kringle

Emergency same day treatment of the front tooth. Jess and assistant was lovely and kind. Jess work is amazing and so gentle. Going back in the future.

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Lacie Hall

Absolutely amazing, Lauren the receptionist was so lovely and Dr Olan (I think that was her name) done such a great job with me, so gentle, polite and comforting.

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Brad Bell

Great experience and always friendly staff 👍🏼

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Linda Cundall

Great work
Made me feel as comfortable as he could as I get very nervous.
Next day it feels great isn’t as sore as I was expecting.

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Tracey Wheatley

Amazing service, would definitely recommend this dental surgery. Made me feel super comfortable and relaxed. I’m actually looking forward to my next appointment!

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James_T _Ripper

My experience with Dr. Jess was great. I found her not only to be incredibly professional but also kind and helpful with even the dumbest if questions from me.
I cannot recommend this place enough.

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Di Robbie

Excellent communication and front desk service. Dr Ha was very thorough and approachable.

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Chloe Wilson

Amazing experience at Innova!

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Joel Baker

Highly recommended, I’ll definitely be staying with Innova Dental. Great people

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Andrea Dawkins

I had 4 wisdom teeth out under a local and didn’t feel a thing. The team are amazing, ensuring you feel safe and comfortable. Can’t recommend this dentist enough.

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Gregory Potters

Dr. Xuan Xi is a great communicator, a gentle practitioner, and his work is always perfection.

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Jason Barber

Top class facilities and friendly staff from reception to the dentists and assistants. State of the art equipment. Very comfortable experience! Super nice people :)

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Steph Brake

Great service, very friendly. Explained everything really well and went above and beyond with their quality care

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Debbie Strange

Made me feel at ease, very happy with my visit.

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Jen Evans

Dr Olan and her team provide professional and friendly service. I’m delighted by the dental work I received and can highly recommend.

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Taryn Visser

There is definite soreness from where the teeth were taken, but all of the bleeding has stopped and there’s not too much bruising. A really good experience

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Helen Morice

Excellent service provided and would highly recommend Innova Dental Launceston

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Denise Hay

Easy access to last minute appointment, gentle, thorough and welcoming.

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Elizabeth Skirving

You feel cared for by the team at Innova Dental, Dr Ha is very professional, efficient and has a lovely approach when looking after my teeth.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Explore common queries about Dental Braces

No, dental braces can be used to straighten teeth and correct bite issues in patients of all ages, including adults. It's never too late to achieve a straighter smile with orthodontic treatment.

The duration of orthodontic treatment with dental braces varies depending on the severity of the dental issues and the type of braces used. On average, treatment can take anywhere from 12 to 36 months.

Yes, maintaining good oral hygiene is essential when wearing braces to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Patients should brush and floss regularly, use floss threaders to clean around brackets and wires and attend regular dental check-ups.

It's common to experience some discomfort or soreness after braces are first applied or adjusted. This discomfort usually subsides within a few days. Over-the-counter pain relievers can help alleviate any discomfort.

Yes, you can participate in sports and activities with dental braces, but it's advisable to wear a mouthguard to protect your teeth and braces from injury. Playing musical instruments may require some adjustment, but most people adapt quickly.

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Launceston TAS 7250

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