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14 Dec
happy holidyas from bachmayer orthodontics

The holiday season is well and truly upon us and what better way to welcome the New Year, than to thank all our patients for a successful 2018! It’s been our pleasure to perfect so many smiles and have the opportunity to change our patient’s lives for the better – there’s no better gift than …


7 Dec
wife is kept awake in bed due to husband's sleep apnoea

Sleep Apnoea is a condition that is all too common. In fact, many people suffer from it and don’t even know it! As the tongue and soft palette slide to the back of the throat, they can obstruct breathing. In some people, this can happen multiple times per hour. When it does happen the brain …


Do Any Dental Plans Cover Braces?

Author: Katie Beazley
30 Nov
Do Any Dental Plans Cover Braces

Braces, whether for cosmetic or medical purposes, are a life-changing smile-transformation treatment. But, there’s no denying they can sometimes come with a significant financial investment. If you know braces are in your future, it’s never too early to start talking to your insurance company about your coverage options. Before you pick up the phone, start …


What is the Best Age to Get Braces?

Author: Katie Beazley
23 Nov
What is the best age to get braces

A child’s mouth is still in the formative years of growing and changing, which can make it good time to start considering braces. Braces can help to correct many smile concerns such as an underbite, overbite, crooked teeth, overcrowded teeth or uneven spacing between the teeth. These dental imperfections can worsen over time. Typically, they …


16 Nov
Man selects an Australian Board Certified Specialist Orthodontist to straighten teeth with perfect results

Due to the fast technological advances in the different fields of dentistry, it can be nearly impossible for any single general dentist to be totally proficient in all of the technologies. That is why many patients prefer to visit a certified specialist orthodontist to treat their dental problems. Just as medical doctors choose to specialise …


9 Nov
man has orthodontic treatment to straighten teeth with perfect result Bachmayer Orthodontic

Not everyone is blessed with the genetics for perfect, straight teeth. But remember, if you have teeth, you can have orthodontic treatment. Is Orthodontic Treatment for You? If you have been considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or someone else, you may be wondering when the right time to see an orthodontist is. This is a …


Can Your Teeth Move Overnight?

Author: Katie Beazley
2 Nov
Can Your Teeth Move Overnight

Numerous people think that adult teeth won’t change or move over their lifetime because they’re permanent. This is false: adult teeth do and can shift over time, whether or not you had braces as a teenager or child. So yes, teeth move overnight, though the change might be imperceptible at first. Regardless of dental decay …


26 Oct
How often does a teen need to wear Invisalign? 22 hours a day minimum, for the duration of treatment.

One of the biggest benefits of Invisalign treatment is one of its drawbacks as well. The aligners are detachable, making it a cinch to sustain oral hygiene while ensuring there’s no need to modify diet throughout treatment. However, the fact that they’re removable also implies that patients may forget to wear them as recommended. Your …


19 Oct
Why See a Specialist Orthodontist at Bachmayer Orthodontics Rather Than a General Dentist for My Invisalign

These days, numerous options exist for teeth straightening and there’s no doubt that Invisalign is a great option for numerous patients. However, you might wonder whether it’s necessary to see a general dentist or a specialist orthodontist for your treatment. While numerous similarities exist between the two professionals, various differences distinguish them. For instance, all dentists …


How Effective Is Invisalign?

Author: Katie Beazley
12 Oct
How Effective Is Invisalign? Just as effective as traditional braces

Choosing to get your teeth straightened can be a major decision. There are a few things to consider, too, including time commitment, convenience, and appearance. The results of a straighter smile can last a lifetime, giving your teeth an ideal position, proper function, and improving the look of your smile. If you’re looking into invisible …


5 Oct
How Long Is The Invisalign Treatment? Invisalign Clear Aligner trays can correct your smile in as little as six months I Bachmayer Orthodontics

Transforming a smile is a process that requires the hands and mind of an experienced orthodontist. It takes both advanced dental technology and many years of study and practise. Invisalign has many advantages over the traditional metal and bracket braces – the most important being that Invisalign is virtually invisible. Invisalign fits your lifestyle and doesn’t interrupt it, …




  • Katie

    About Katie

    Katie is a passionate and experienced treatment coordinator, having spent the last 17 years in the dental field, seven of which focusing specifically on Orthodontics. She loves to interact with all patients and in particular, watching their smiles transform over their treatment journey. During her spare time, Katie enjoys fine food and wine, outdoor activities, and relaxing with her family.