Do’s and Don’ts for Christmas dinner and braces

Hi everyone well we are not far away from Christmas and we thought for those of you wearing braces we would give a quick reminder about the right food to eat over the Christmas break! You should always avoid hard sticky foods, but you need to be extra careful at Christmas time with all the...

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Braces & Bullying, what are the facts?!

Braces are common today but, sometimes looking a little different means bullying still occurs! Craig Scott believes braces are becoming more and more accepted in our community. So many kids today are having their teeth aligned and their smiles fixed, but even still we will sometimes hear reports of bullying or teasing because a child,...

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Keeping your teeth clean. Why is it important?

Well there are a number of good reasons to keep brushing your teeth. Yep! We know it’s really boring to brush your teeth every day, yet alone two or three times after meals. But guess what? It is really good for your overall health and general dental hygiene! The number one reason to ensure you...

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What Makes Us Such A Great Fresh Smiles Team?

One of our clients commented the other day about our great team here at Fresh Smiles. It wasn’t just a passing comment the comment was heart felt and suggests that we have something really special going and it got us thinking; so we thought we would put a post together that tells the story of...

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How long it will take to straighten my teeth

The most common question we get asked here at Fresh Smiles is “ how long it will take to straighten teeth? ” Of course that can be a tricky question to answer! It really depends on your individual treatment plan and the type of treatment you need. But there are a few tips that can...

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Newtown & Belmont, giving you choices! | Fresh Smiles

We understand how little time we all have in our busy lives. Fresh Smiles Belmont and Fresh Smiles Newtown are here to make life a little easier with the choice of two clinics on two locations in Geelong, specialising in oral heath including Invisalign the clear braces, braces, teeth whitening and much more.For all those...

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Orthodontist / Dentist? What’s the difference

Some people assume that there isn’t much difference between a dentist and an orthodontist. But, did you know? Not only do they provide different treatments, but they also have vastly different qualifications. So, what is an orthodontist? An orthodontist is a specialist who focuses on the development of the face, teeth and jaws to reach...

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The health benefits of straighter teeth

You may be surprised to know that the benefits of having properly aligned teeth extend far beyond a confident smile. It is well known that healthier gums straighter teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health.If we all think about it — a smile can hardly be perfect if it’s not a healthy one....

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You are never too old for braces or Invisalign!

About 40% of our orthodontic patients are adults. Increasingly, adults are becoming more aware about the benefits of straight teeth and we now know that tooth alignment can be changed at any age if your gums and bone structures are healthy. Orthodontic treatment at later stages in life can dramatically improve your personal appearance and...

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OMG! I have bad breath now that I have braces! | Fresh Smiles

OMG! I have bad breath now that I have braces! Bad breath, or halitosis, is most commonly caused by poor oral hygiene, medical problems, or habits such as smoking or eating certain foods. But did you know that bad breath can also develop after getting braces fitted to straighten your teeth. Bacteria feeds on food...

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