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Recommencing Smiles for Life in the days of Coronavirus

In line with the updated Government recommendations, we are very pleased to have recommenced practice. Patient care and safety remain our priority. We will contact all patients to reschedule appointments which were postponed when we had to close. All patients will receive a message prior to their new appointment to ensure no-one attends who shouldn’t […]

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Smiles for Life in the days of Coronavirus

As per the recommendation of the Government and the Australian Society of Orthodontics, our practice will now be closed until we receive permission to reopen. Accordingly, we have had to reschedule all upcoming appointments. We sincerely apologise for all disappointment and inconvenience caused. In the meantime, our reception will be open part time to receive emails and take calls, and Dr […]

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Why should I wear my retainer?

Jeff and the team have worked hard, and we are all sure you are very pleased with the straight teeth and beautiful smile you are enjoying. Now that you have had your braces removed, you may think that treatment is complete, but this is only the end of your ‘active’ stage of treatment. Being brace-free […]

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During treatment concerns

During the time you have braces, you may occasionally need to visit us in between your scheduled appointments for a ‘repair’, as there are many small parts and components working in conjunction with each other. Sometimes a brace can come loose, a wire become long or something may not feel quite right. Depending on what […]

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Food: What to avoid with braces

You have now had braces fitted and there are certain foods that need to be avoided to ensure the best results are achieved in the least amount of time. Not only can certain hard foods be uncomfortable to eat with braces, but you are also at risk of bracket or wire breakages which will require […]

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“No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.” Lewis Carroll

We are thrilled to introduce the latest team member to everyone! Jeff & Marshall saw each other across a crowded craft market in Bright and that was it – the bond was instant! Back then, he didn’t even have a name but after considering a range of suggestions from our patients, the name Marshall was […]

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Dental Health week – How’s your oral health tracking?

Every year the Australian Dental Association (ADA) celebrates Dental Health Week. Between the 5th and the 11th of August the ADA is promoting oral health with the aim of educating Australians about the importance of maintaining good oral health. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in Australia with 90 percent of Australians having […]

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iTero Element Scanner

At Jeff Lipshatz Orthodontics, we like to keep up to date with state-of-the-art technologies and as well as focus on maximal patient comfort and convenience. We recently introduced an ‘iTero element’ digital intra-oral scanner into our clinic and Jeff and the team completed comprehensive training in using it. The iTero scanner allows us to create […]

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Baby news!!

A big congratulations to our beautiful Hygienists Jo and Laura who have both recently added to their families. Laura, who has been a hygienist with us for the past two years, welcomed her first child and cute baby boy Julian into the world in January. Jo has given birth to her second child, a gorgeous […]

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Custom-Fit Mouthguards – Why you should wear one after Orthodontic treatment

Your braces have been removed and now you have your amazing smile for life… it is important to protect that smile from trauma whilst training and playing any contact sports. These sports include AFL, rugby, hockey and martial arts as well as some sports considered ‘non-contact’ – basketball, netball, soccer and cricket. A custom-fit mouthguard […]

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