Artarmon Fine Dental

INTERCEPTIVE ORTHODONTICS

Worried about your kids' smile?

Variety of options

Depending on the growth and structure of your child's anatomy Dr Mark Chung has different options

Develop Along Your Child's growth

Dr Mark Chung doesn't usually recommend orthodontics for your kid until around the age of 13 to ensure a safe and stable outcome

Effective & Efficient

Most dental problems are preventable. When we develop a relationship with your child from a young age, they get to experience preventative dentistry in a positive light

More benefits

Having a properly aligned bite can improve its function and health. A straight smile is less likely to experience recession, cracked teeth, sensitivity, gum disease and extra restorative work

Australian Quality Made

We undertake extensive preparations ensuring your child is ready for their orthodontics procedure

Various Payment Plan Options

Perfect yourself now, pay later! We have many payment plan options available for you to make it easier for you

Our Work Delivered With Finesse

Orthodontic Cases

5 Reasons

To Choose Us

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Unique Dental Expertise And Care

Artarmon's Finest Dental

Looking for the best cosmetic dentist, close to your home in Artarmon? Artarmon Fine Dental provides comprehensive dentistry for all ages. Here, you’re treated like a part of the family; your input and comfort are highly valued and looked after, meaning you’ll never feel pressured into a treatment you don’t need. But ones that will enhance your true you.  

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We're A Dentist With Finesse

State-Of-The-Art Technology

The latest technology to assist you in making a customised plan. Every smile and set of priorities are different. Our Artarmon dentist works by your side to curate a care plan that fits your needs and expectations. Your input and preferences play a key role in care recommendations, so we encourage you to feel comfortable sharing those with us during each exam.

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Our Actions Speak For Themselves

5 Star Google Rating

We are rated 5.0! A perfect score by over 110 various clients that we've helped achieve rejuvenate a beautiful smile. We want to provide you with the most professional and personal service, and most of all, help you project your inner beauty to its full capacity.

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Localised and Specialised Dentist

Refine Your Smile in Artarmon

Being your local dental provider means you’ll always have someone by your side for emergencies or to offer unbiased advice. As your family grows with us, we’ll be your partner in health for the years (and smiles) to come here in Artarmon. 

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Payment Plan Options Available

Redefine Yourself Now, Pay Later

We make it accessible for you to elevate and stimulate your inner self. With the flexibility and variety of our payment plans. It is very simple & quick to set up and can even help you select one if preferred. 

What It Is

You can straighten your child's teeth with our orthodontic treatments, providing your child with a more symmetrical enjoyable smile in their near future

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What Is A Good Age To Start My Child?

Your child’s early orofacial development, including tongue positioning, can affect the alignment of their future smile. While Dr Mark Chung (Dentist) doesn’t usually recommend teeth straightening until around age 13, we can provide early interceptive orthodontics around ages 8-12 to minimise issues like crowding, crossbites and overbites or underbites.

Types of Interceptive Orthodontics

Depending on your child’s unique oral anatomy, one type of interceptive strategy is to use an expander. These devices go inside the roof of the mouth and help to widen the jaw as it grows. This measure creates extra room for larger adult teeth to erupt properly, reducing the chances of impacted teeth or crowding.

Functional appliances such as Myobrace are also helpful. If your child has physical habits related to their lip positioning, swallowing patterns or other muscle movement, Myobrace can help to reduce the body’s own natural tendency to cause long-term tooth misalignment. Most kids wear their Myobrace appliance overnight for a year or two.

Dr Chung will also give them special exercises to help re-learn proper tongue and lip habits.

What Will Happen The First Time?

Most orthodontists and dentists recommend that a child have their first orthodontic evaluation or exam by age 7. At this point in their rapid development, children have a combination of primary (baby) and permanent (adult) teeth in their dentition. As such, we’re able to see if potential concerns could arise, such as spacing issues, impacted teeth, or growth patterns that require intervention.

Dr Chung will continue to monitor the alignment of your child’s teeth at each of their six-month checkups. Should anything noteworthy arise, he may recommend incorporating interceptive orthodontics as part of their long-term oral health strategy.
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How To Take Care Of My Child's Bite?

When your child’s mouth is completely developed, the only way to address structural concerns is to perform treatments like jaw surgery. With interceptive orthodontics, Dr Chung can reduce the need for surgical steps by proactively getting ahead of the condition before it has a chance to get any worse.

Additionally, interceptive orthodontics can reduce the length of time your child spends in comprehensive braces treatment when they’re older. That way when your teen does need braces, it’s easier to fine tune their existing bite alignment.

About Interceptive Orthodontics

CAPABLE OF A PROMISING SMILE

A properly aligned bite does more than just affect a child’s self-confidence and self-esteem. It goes much deeper. When teeth are crowded, crooked or gapped, they have a higher tendency to lead to complications like:

  • Cavities
  • Gum disease
  • Premature tooth wear
  • Fractured dental work
  • TMJ disorder
  • Speech impairments
  • Dietary problems
  • Dental emergencies

 

Giving your child the gift of a healthier, straighter smile is something they can enjoy for the rest of their life. With interceptive orthodontic strategies, we can help our young patients take advantage of natural growth patterns that optimise their future bite.

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Does My Child

Need Braces?

You’re never too old to finally enjoy straight teeth.

Schedule an evaluation and interceptive orthodontic Artarmon exam with us today!

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Artarmon Fine Dental QIP (ACCREDITED) Dentist Office

 

The compassionate and highly experienced dentists of Artarmon Fine Dental are committed to providing the highest level of safety and quality care to each patient. Contact our office today to discover how innovative cosmetic dentistry can transform the way you look and feel.

What Our Clients Say

Testimonials

Our dear patients are the finest you can ask for. 

As an adult who’s spent 6 years scared of going to the dentist, my first visit at Artarmon Fine Dental and Dr Mark and Molly made every effort to ensure I was comfortable throughout my visit. I was given options and plans about how to progress with my treatments and included in the decision making every step of the way. You guys are amazing.

Jodie Catalano

Dr. Mark is a excellent Dentist. He is caring and professional. A very knowledgeable Dentist, And his fee is very reasonable. His assistant- Molly, she is charming, cheerful and helpful, With very good customer service skills. I’m glad that finally I have found Artarmon Fine Dental

Alice Lim

A very professional and humble dentist with a wealth of experience. Despite having a fully booked schedule and without booking, he skipped his meal break to carry out some urgent dental work for my teeth. Thank you very much Dr Chung & Molly.

Gary Ng

I have had 3 of my teeth filled and one pulled out. Never felt a thing. Great service and environment. Vary caring and passionate. Prices are very reasonable compared to the services they provide. 5 out of 5 for me. Highly recommend them!

Kamibz Shojaee

Mark and Molly and the team work together really well. The friendly culture extends to making sure patients are comfortable. They take time to answer questions, and are very responsive to preferences in treatment.

Joel Penson

I had a great experience with Mark. I had a difficult tooth extraction at a different dentist and I was in pain even after good 10 days. I decided to visit Mark and he and his team did a fantastic job in making sure I was healing well and was feeling better. I cannot recommend Fine Dental and Mark enough. I’m very happy with my treatment so far and I look forward to returning for my implant later this year. Thank you Mark.

Mehra Jehangir

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