Early Orthodontic Treatment

When to begin treatment

Visiting Solas Orthodontics from the age of 7 will allow Dr O’Connor to monitor your child’s jaw and tooth development to begin treatment at the right time.

Your first visit

Kids love us!

Our waiting rooms have iPads loaded with games (you can play too!) and Dr O’Connor’s experience in paediatric dental care makes a visit to the ‘dentist’ far from scary!

Easy payment solutions

HICAPS is available for an immediate health fund rebate. Interest-free payment plans are available on selected treatments.

Payment options

Meet Perth’s recommended early orthodontic specialist.

Sibling and family discounts

If you have more than one child in need of braces, or you’ve been considering a corrective dental treatment yourself, ask about our family discount policy.

Is your child a candidate?

Dr Daniel O’Connor treats children with:

  • Irregular facial profile
  • Severely crowded teeth
  • Underbite and overbite
  • Early or late loss of baby teeth
  • Speech difficulties
  • Finger sucking and other habits

Do I need a referral for my child to see a specialist orthodontist?

No! You don’t need a referral from your doctor or dentist to make an appointment with Dr O’Connor. You’re welcome to bring previous scans, however, we have X-ray and 3D scanner facilities on site for your convenience.

How frequently does my child need to see the doctor?

Depending on treatment and case, children may need to visit every 1 to 2 months for up to a year.

Can my child play sport during early treatment?

Yes, personalised mouthguards are available for all early treatment patients.

Do you have payment plan options?

Yes we do! Find out more about orthodontic treatment payment plans in Perth.

Where is Solas Orthodontics located?

Will Medicare cover the cost of my child’s braces?

Medicare does not cover the cost of braces, though some health funds will. Find out about payment plans which may be available for your child’s treatment.

Book your child’s initial appointment and see them start smiling sooner.