• The Surprising Benefits of Drinking Water for Oral Health
    Water is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and is the key to life. Drinking water can help keep your body functioning properly, as it helps to regulate body temperature, Read more
  • Why Brace Check-Ups Are Essential
    If you are wondering why braces check-ups are important or what they do at a braces checkup, you have come to the right place. Braces check-up appointments are an important part Read more
  • How Long Do You Need to Wear Braces?
    One of the most common questions about braces is “how long does it take for braces to straighten your teeth?”  The period for wearing braces varies from one patient to another. Read more
  • Is it normal to have teeth removed for braces?
    Tooth extraction – or removing teeth is sometimes necessary to achieve the best results when getting braces. Depending on the patient and treatment plan, your orthodontist will consider all options to Read more
  • How to keep your mouth healthy
    September is National Oral Health Month and PretoriaSmile is offering free consultations! A healthy smile can be a great asset and it is because of this that it makes sense to Read more
  • Bad Breath and Braces
    Do braces cause bad breath? The simple answer is no. Bad breath can affect anyone, even people without braces.When you have braces, you’re at a slightly greater risk of having Read more
  • How to Whiten your Smile
    Looking for ways to whiten up your smile? Odds are you’ve come across teeth whitening in your research.Tooth whitening allows you the opportunity to get a brighter and younger-looking smile. Teeth Read more
  • Will Braces Help Me Lose Weight: All About Jaw Wiring
    Do braces for weight loss work? Inter-arch dental fixation also known as jaw wiring is when wires are woven between teeth on the upper and lower jaw, leaving eyelets to Read more
  • How to Floss with Braces
    Whether you have braces or not, flossing after every meal makes sure you don’t leave food particles on your teeth and in your braces, so they can form plaque.It’s advised Read more
  • Braces Emergencies
    Have you ever wondered what to do when braces emergencies happen?  Types of Orthodontic Emergencies Orthodontic Emergencies are also known as “Braces Emergencies” are rare but if it happens, the first step Read more
  • Can Thumb Sucking Cause Dental Problems
    Thumb sucking is common and normal in young children. In fact, many babies begin to suck their fingers while still in the womb. This is a normal and healthy part Read more
  • Questions to Ask an Orthodontist Before Getting Braces
    Many people feel some sort of anxiety or fear when visiting the orthodontist, which often leads to a “get in and get out” mentality during appointments. This rush and lack Read more
  • Why you need a mouthguard
    A mouthguard is an oral device made of soft plastic or laminate. There are different types with an aim to protect your teeth, tongue, gums, and cheeks from teeth grinding, trauma, Read more
  • Post-Treatment After Care: Will my teeth move again?
    Will my teeth move again after my brace treatment is one of the most common questions asked by our patients.The simple answer is YES. Your teeth can move back after Read more
  • Axeos 2D/3D Imaging System
    The Axeos 2D/3D specialist system is the latest addition to PretoriaSmile’s practice. With a large volume and high image quality for practices with a broad treatment offering, this is one Read more
  • Can braces help with teeth grinding?
    “Will teeth grinding affect my braces?” is a common question from soon-to-be brace-wearers and, but before we discuss that, let’s have a look at the causes of tooth grinding, and Read more

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Queenswood Practice

Monday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Silver Lakes Practice

Monday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed