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Edward Kosy

Orthodontist

Dr. Edward Kosy is a top Orthodontist in Broadmeadow , . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Edward Kosy is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Edward Kosy is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Edward Kosy is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Broadmeadow , NSW, Dr. Edward Kosy is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Edward Kosy
  • Broadmeadow, NSW
  • University of Sydney
  • Accepting new patients

Can thumbsucking cause changes in the shape of the teeth?

Yes, a thumb-sucking habit will cause flaring of upper incisors and tetrocline lower incisors and narrow the palatial vault. Stop the habit with appliance in upper jaw, which stops READ MORE
Yes, a thumb-sucking habit will cause flaring of upper incisors and tetrocline lower incisors and narrow the palatial vault. Stop the habit with appliance in upper jaw, which stops thumb sealing against the palate.

What are zirconia braces?

See a specialist orthodontist. Zirconia is a porcelain type of bracket-clear/white.

Speech therapy or braces first?

Ortho first to assess. Orthos work closely with speech therapists, but function follows form and if teeth are positioned badly, this can affect the ability of the lips and tongue READ MORE
Ortho first to assess. Orthos work closely with speech therapists, but function follows form and if teeth are positioned badly, this can affect the ability of the lips and tongue to make particular sounds. Once the teeth are aligned, much easier.

My son's permanent teeth are growing crooked. What should I do?

Natures orthodontist are the muscles of the tongue and lips. Once teeth erupt in the mouth, the forces from muscles can improve their position. Best getting an early orthodontics READ MORE
Natures orthodontist are the muscles of the tongue and lips. Once teeth erupt in the mouth, the forces from muscles can improve their position. Best getting an early orthodontics consult to assess that the correct number are forming and no problems exist.

Is there a better way to get the perfect smile other than getting braces?

No. Many claim to, but braces still are the best way. Invisalign aligners can get great results, BUT NOT IN ALL CASES!!

My daughter is 13 years old and has a bite problem. What will be the course of treatment?

Get an examination done with full records and x rays of the jaws by an orthodontist and based on these a treatment plan individualized to your daughtrs jaws and tooth positions READ MORE
Get an examination done with full records and x rays of the jaws by an orthodontist and based on these a treatment plan individualized to your daughtrs jaws and tooth positions can be made.
No one size fits all in orthodontics!!

Can clenching my teeth cause them to erode?

Yes, and crack and chip. Have an occlusal splint made to wear at night to protect your teeth from nocturnal bruxism and relax your muscles.

My son is 8 years and his permanent teeth are crooked. Is it too early to go to an orthodontist?

No, an early examination by an orthodontist is recommended by orthodontists to pick up any ear problems. Nothing may need doing, but it is worthwhile assessing that all teeth are READ MORE
No, an early examination by an orthodontist is recommended by orthodontists to pick up any ear problems. Nothing may need doing, but it is worthwhile assessing that all teeth are developing and no functional problems exist.

How long does it take for teeth to set with retainers?

As long as you want your teeth to stay in the same position. Bone remodels around teeth your whole life.Teeth are not set in cement! They are surrounded by living tissue, which READ MORE
As long as you want your teeth to stay in the same position. Bone remodels around teeth your whole life.Teeth are not set in cement! They are surrounded by living tissue, which remodels your whole life. A fixed Lingual Wire retainer is an easy method of retaining your teeth position. As an orthodontist, I use these in 99% of cases.

How is overcrowding of the teeth corrected?

By using a Fixed Lingual Wire retainer on the front 6 teeth on the inside of your teeth. I use this as an orthodontist on 99% of my patients to retain the final result.

Can I get braces for my upper teeth only?

In the majority of cases, braces are required for both so that the upper and lower teeth fit together after the braces are removed. Each case needs to be assessed with full records READ MORE
In the majority of cases, braces are required for both so that the upper and lower teeth fit together after the braces are removed. Each case needs to be assessed with full records and by an orthodontist, who are the only dentists who are properly trained to assess and treat alignment and crowding problems.
You don't go to your GP doctor for a heart operation!!!