3 years of additional training to give you the best smile
Your orthodontic journey
There’s no substitute for a specialist
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About Orthodontics Australia

Orthodontics Australia is the Australian Society of Orthodontists’ public advice channel, created to help you understand the different treatment options available and to find a qualified specialist orthodontist.

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There’s no substitute for a specialist

All orthodontists were once dentists, but not all dentists are orthodontists. It takes three years of full time study and 5,000 hours of practical training over and above general dentistry to become a specialist orthodontist. Your smile is a big deal and when it comes to straightening teeth, your choice of practitioner is a big deal too.

Your orthodontic journey

From your first appointment to the all-important refinement period, this guide will help take the stress out of your orthodontic treatment. more


Find your specialist orthodontist

Use our finder tool to search the ASO database. more


Why see an Orthodontist?

Here are the top five reasons to visit an ASO Orthodontist today 1. Orthodontists are… more

Consumer Warning: Direct-to-consumer …

Orthodontics Australia strongly urges consumers to be wary of the safety risks of DIY and direct to consumer orthodontic products now being offered in Australia. These clear… more

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