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Dr. Piet Botha


Lynnwood – Pretoria

Braces for Children

“prevention is better than cure”

It’s our policy to screen most children at the age of ± 8 years by clinical examination and taking a panoramic x-ray to determine the position and development of the permanent teeth. Thus we can assess whether any early treatment is indicated and make sure of the correct timing. Usually most children will be followed up on a yearly basis, or longer, if no treatment is indicated.

The old adage saying, prevention is better than cure, can be adapted in Orthodontics, too: In most cases early treatment is not indicated, but when it is, it is essential to do it in order to avoid/lessen future problems…. read more

Braces for Adults

“the headaches and the pain will not go away”

Most people don’t realize that adults can successfully receive orthodontic treatment. There are many orthodontic treatment options available some of which are very aesthetic and almost completely invisible. Foremost, the main complaint of patients will be addressed but all aspects will be fully discussed.

Treatment is very seldom just for aesthetic purposes because many adults have temporal mandibular joint pain (“earache”) and headaches and don’t realize it is caused by the teeth not fitting properly. Crown- and bridge-work (Prosthodontics) can help improve aesthetics but if the bite is not corrected before prosthodontics, the headaches  …. read more

Who need braces? Common Problems


Damon Braces

Damon Braces

Speed Braces

Speed Braces

Porcelain Braces


MARA Braces

Mara Braces

Speed Braces

Clear Aligners

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