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Got questions? We have answers! Your orthodontic FAQs

Here at Auckland Orthodontics we’re passionate about patient education. A well-informed patient means better results, for a healthier mouth and the most beautiful smile.

What is “orthodontics”?

Can you explain more about what a “malocclusion” is?

Why is orthodontic treatment so important?

What is the difference between a dentist and orthodontist?

Will I need teeth removed?

Do I need my dentist to refer me?

When should I visit the orthodontist?

What are functional appliances?

Do braces hurt?

How long does treatment take?

How much does orthodontic treatment cost?

What types of braces can I choose from?