Our smile is one of the first things people notice about us, so we want to make a good impression. When you want a pretty smile, without spending two years with a mouth full of metal, what are your options? One solution we offer is Six Month Smiles. These clear braces are a metal-free, accelerated treatment that will straighten your teeth, giving you a smile you’re happy to share.
The Six Month Smiles Procedure
It’s important to note that while traditional braces, will fix your bite, Six Month Smiles focus on the cosmetic side, straightening your visible teeth. It will not correct your bite. Treatment time varies between four and nine months, but is generally completed in an average of six months.
We’ll begin with an examination and then take x-rays and impressions of your teeth. When that’s done, the lab creates custom designed braces for you. The braces will come on bonding trays, making it very convenient to place them on your teeth.
Once they’re bonded on, you’ll return to our office close to every four weeks, where we’ll check that the treatment is going well and make any necessary adjustments. When the treatment is over, you’ll need to wear a retainer, just as you would with traditional orthodontic treatment. You can wear a removable one, or have one bonded to the backside of your teeth.
Six Month Smiles Compared to Invisalign
Of course, Six Month Smiles isn’t the only alternative to traditional orthodontics. You can read more here about Invisalign, but there are some basic comparisons.
- Six Month Smiles are bonded to your teeth, while Invisalign is removable and requires patient compliance.
- Six Month Smiles focuses on your visible teeth. Invisalign repairs your entire bite.
- Six Month Smiles has a shorter treatment time than Invisalign, as well as a lower cost.
Before and After Photos of Six Month Smiles
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