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Orthodontics

We share some information on orthodontic procedures and tips on managing pain you may feel when having braces.

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I’m getting braces. Why must I have teeth removed?

I’m getting braces. Why must I have teeth removed? 800 498 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Patients often ask why it’s necessary to have teeth removed when getting braces. Well, if possible, we prefer not to remove teeth—treament is faster if we don’t. However, to ensure…

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How much longer before I can get my braces removed?

How much longer before I can get my braces removed? 640 426 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

As an orthodontist, I’m often asked is “how long will my treatment take?” Well, like many things in life, the answer is not straight forward. In reality, it’s hard to…

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If your dental braces are causing discomfort, here are some helpful tips

If your dental braces are causing discomfort, here are some helpful tips 360 222 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

When you get dental braces fitted, it’s not uncommon to feel a little discomfort. In this post I offer some tips on managing pain you may feel when having braces…

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Wish for a Smile

Wish for a Smile 360 222 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

A bright new smile for Megan Who can forget little Evan Hill, who featured on Campbell Live a few years back with what his orthodontist described as the worst teeth…

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When should I take my child to an orthodontist?

When should I take my child to an orthodontist? 360 222 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Braces are more commonly worn by teenagers. However, increasingly more adults now choose to wear braces to straighten their teeth and correct their bites. Thankfully, braces are smaller and more…

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What to expect during your first visit to an orthodontist

What to expect during your first visit to an orthodontist 360 222 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

So, you’re unhappy with your teeth. Maybe they are crooked or stick out. The obvious solution, of course, is to see a specialist orthodontist. Despite this, your nervousness about what…

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Turner Lim Orthodontists: Luca’s Experience

Turner Lim Orthodontists: Luca’s Experience 360 222 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Turner Lim Orthodontists provide a broad range of orthodontic care. This post details the recent treatment of eight-year-old Luca De Biasio. The problem Luca visited Turner Lim with his mum,…

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Need your teeth straightened? See a Specialist Orthodontist

Need your teeth straightened? See a Specialist Orthodontist 360 222 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

You needn’t be an orthodontist to straighten teeth. Some dentists perform orthodontic treatment too. So, if you need orthodontic treatment, for yourself or your child, who should you see? In this…

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What is SureSmile and why should you be interested?

What is SureSmile and why should you be interested? 150 150 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Have you heard about SureSmile? Actually, it is quite likely you haven’t because, despite the fact that orthodontists in the United States and Australia have been using it for a…

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