Dental Orthodontics

Orthodontics Clinic Donaghadee

Are you looking to achieve a straighter and more beautiful smile? At Harbour Dental Clinic, we offer comprehensive dental orthodontic services to help you achieve the smile you’ve always dreamt of. Our experienced orthodontic team is dedicated to providing personalised treatment plans that address your unique dental needs and deliver exceptional results.

What is Dental Orthodontics?

Dental orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry focused on correcting misaligned teeth and jaw irregularities. Orthodontic treatments aim to improve the alignment of your teeth, creating a harmonious bite and a confident, well-aligned smile.

The Importance of Orthodontic Treatment

Aesthetics: Orthodontic treatment can dramatically enhance your smile by aligning crooked or crowded teeth and closing gaps, boosting your self-confidence and overall appearance.

Improved Oral Health: Properly aligned teeth are easier to clean, reducing the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental issues. A straight smile promotes better oral hygiene habits and a healthier mouth.

Enhanced Functionality: Orthodontic treatments can improve the function of your bite, making it easier to chew, speak, and perform everyday activities comfortably.

Prevention of Dental Problems: Addressing orthodontic issues early can prevent more severe dental problems in the future, saving you from costly and extensive treatments.

Comprehensive Orthodontic Solutions

At Harbour Dental Clinic, we offer a range of orthodontic treatments to cater to your unique needs:

Clear Braces: For a more discreet option, we offer clear braces, which use ceramic or porcelain brackets that blend with the natural colour of your teeth, making them less noticeable.

Invisalign®: Invisalign is a popular and innovative orthodontic solution that uses a series of clear, removable aligners to straighten teeth. It offers a virtually invisible and comfortable alternative to traditional braces.

Lingual Braces: Lingual braces are placed on the back surface of your teeth, making them virtually invisible from the front. They provide a discreet option for those who want their braces to be less noticeable.

Orthodontic Care and Maintenance

Orthodontic treatment requires consistent care and maintenance to achieve the desired outcomes. Our team will guide you on how to care for your braces or aligners properly, as well as regular check-ups to monitor your progress and make any necessary adjustments.

Take the First Step towards Your Dream Smile

If you are ready to transform your smile and improve your oral health with orthodontic treatment, contact us today to schedule a consultation.

Dr Michael Long BDS

Principal Dental Surgeon, Practice Owner GDC No. 69561

Dr Clive Kirkpatrick BDS

Associate Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 151745

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Orthodontic treatment can be beneficial for children, teenagers, and adults. The ideal age for treatment varies, but early intervention around age 7 is common for some issues.

Types of orthodontic treatments include traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, lingual braces, clear aligners (such as Invisalign), and retainers.

Cleaning teeth with braces requires extra care. Use a soft-bristle toothbrush, an interdental brush, floss threader, and fluoride mouthwash.

Initially, orthodontic treatment may affect your speech slightly as your mouth adjusts. Most people adapt quickly, and speech returns to normal.

Yes, orthodontic treatment can sometimes alleviate jaw pain or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) issues by correcting the bite and aligning the teeth.

Yes, if you opt for traditional metal braces, you can choose from a variety of colours for the bands that hold the wires in place.