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Orthodontics for Teens


Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Teeth that are crooked and don’t fit together correctly are harder to keep clean and are at a higher risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Additionally a misaligned jaw can add extra stress on the chewing muscles causing headaches as well as neck, shoulder and back pain. The appearance of teeth that are crooked or not in the right place can also be distressing to children and teens.

Orthodontic problems are usually obvious in children by the age of 7 but treatments don’t usually begin until the teenaged years. Early treatment may prevent more serious problems from developing or make treatment at a later age shorter and less complicated.

Orthodontics for Teens


The team at Paramount Dental Sydney are qualified dentists with a special interest in Orthodontics and able to you make the best long term choices for the dental health and cosmetic appearance of your children and teens.

All orthodontic teeth straightening options are available for teens, including Invisalign. 

Invisalign (Clear Braces)

Ceramic Braces

Metal & Coloured Braces

Removable Appliances

Lingual Braces


From $2,500 - $8,500

Medicare rebates and Healthcare cover may cover some of the costs associated with orthodontics for teens. The complexity of each indiviual teen's case will determine the price for the treatment plan.