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The Orthodontic Centre – meeting and surpassing your specialised orthodontic needs, with branches in Durban, Newcastle and Pietermaritzburg!


When it comes to your health and overall wellbeing you simply cannot take chances! This is especially true when it comes to a sensitive area like your jaws and teeth. There are many advantages to enlisting the services of an experienced UK orthodontist and these include enhancing your facial appearance, enabling you to lead an improved lifestyle by correcting “bite problems” among several others. If you have similar needs or are passionate about high quality orthodontic care then we would like to introduce ourselves to you.

Hello, and welcome to The Orthodontic Centre. We aim to provide all of your specialist orthodontic needs with the highest level of service that assures you of optimal dental health at the most affordable prices. Our main locations are in Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Newcasle, to cater for the swiftly growing need for high-level orthodontic services there.



Orthodontic treatments include procedures to help children plus adults to address crowding/malaligned teeth, and to diagnose and treat jaw problems, bite problems, sticking out teeth, missing or teeth that have not erupted in the mouth. These issues, whether cosmetic or functional, are a major cause of concern for patients, and require the reliable services of a skilled orthodontist. Whether the problem is causing sporadic pains, or a serious disruption to one’s routine, it still needs to be effectively addressed and corrected. Failure to address these conditions timeously can worsen them, but early rectification will enhance your dental structure and profile, improve appearance as well as the positioning and functioning of abnormally aligned teeth.

Our orthodontic team and support staff in Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Newcastle are well-qualified and possess a strong knowledge base. This means that even if you come in without knowing what you need or simply desire to have your teeth corrected, we can provide you with the best advice and most cost-effective treatments available. We specialise in orthodontic treatments, no general dental procedures are carried out, in order to focus on providing our valued patients with a consistently high-quality of orthodontic services.


The services we provide include:

  • Straightening of Teeth due to Crowding which is the most common problem
  • Sticking out Teeth
  • Deep Bite "Underbite"
  • Abnormal Bite/Crossbite
  • Paediatric Orthodontics
  • Correcting Severe Jaw Discrepancies 
  • Improving facial profile in growing children
  • Aligning of Unerupted teeth

Other types of braces and retainers that we measure and fit include:

  • Clear Braces
  • Metal Braces
  • Orthodontic Retainers 
  • Adult Braces 
  • Childrens Braces/Functional or Twin Block Braces

Please note:

  • The Orthodontic Centres are limited to orthodontic treatments only. Fixed braces, removable braces and braces that can improve a child’s profile are carried out at the centres.
  • The centres are not contracted to any medical aids, but our pricing is designed around the most affordable structure with the option of interest free monthly payment plans.
  • No general dentistry procedures are carried out. Fillings, extractions, cleanings and so on, will need to be carried out by the patients’ referring Dentist.


Where you can find us:

Our main office is based in Overport, Durban.

A satellite practice is based in Pietermaritzburg. The Pietermaritzburg practice is housed in a secure facility with ample parking. This branch is also well-equipped with the latest radiographic machine and other equipment to address the high demands of the area.

The Newcastle centre has recently been launched.

Patients come to us from far and wide, including Johannesburg, Ladysmith and other areas. Please see the “Testimonials Section” of the qualifications page for personal reviews.


For reliable orthodontic procedures, you need a specialist by your side! Contact the Orthodontics Centre Head Office today for professional and efficient assistance.


Braces with metal, ceramic or composite brackets are used to improve the spacing of teeth, and correct mild to moderate bite problems such as those relating to overbite, underbite, and crossbite.


Our orthodontic team and support staff are well-qualified and possess a strong knowledge base. Your little one's will be safe in our hands.

Jaw Discrepancies

To increase upper jaw size, orthodontists use palatal expanders. This may be done to relieve crowding or to correct an underbite, which is when the bottom teeth close in front of the upper teeth.