Live Life Smiling is led by Dr Peter Vaughan, a specialist orthodontist who has been giving straight teeth and beautiful smiles to teenagers and adults in Newcastle for more than 35 years.

To this end he was appointed the Associate Professor of Orthodontics at James Cook University, now serving Newcastle and the Hunter as the only local orthodontist to ever receive recognition of this exemplary skillset.

Professor Vaughan is a leading expert in the use of both traditional metal and modern (clear) ceramic braces. It doesn’t matter whether you suffer from severe medical conditions which have affected facial growth, or are after the perfect Hollywood smile, Professor Vaughan has given thousands of Novocastrians stunning new smiles which continue to last them for decades.

Our patients come from all over Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, and the Hunter Valley, and understandably many are concerned about the potential cost of specialist orthodontic treatment. Professor Vaughan strongly believes that a healthy and beautiful smile should be accessible to everyone, and we therefore ensure that our fees are some of the lowest in the region. For some eligible patients receiving government assistance, we offer no gap orthodontic treatment where you will not pay any money out of pocket. For those who don’t qualify, early intervention treatments can start from as little as $1200, and can prevent the need for braces at a later age!

We also offer NO DEPOSIT and NO INTEREST payment plans, to ensure that everyone can get treatment they may benefit from, and to correct or prevent problems from getting worse.

We don’t like extracting teeth for orthodontic treatment, just as much as our patients don’t like having teeth extracted! Professor Vaughan will only ever discuss extracting teeth on patients who absolutely have no other choice, and he is able to use his unique expert skillset to achieve exemplary results for many patients who may have otherwise believe they could only be treated with the extraction of teeth.

If you or your child are interested in having a beautiful smile with facial harmony, please give us a call, send us an email, or make an appointment.