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6 Month Smiles

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What if you could get braces that only focused on the aesthetic appearance of your smile? With Six Month Smiles, that’s exactly what patients get. The appearance of straighter teeth, where it really counts…in the front of their smile!

Six Month Smiles is a short, aesthetically-driven approach to orthodontics that results in a straighter smile in just 6 months. Most other types of orthodontic treatments take at least 12 months or as long as 3 years in some cases, due to the alignment needs of teeth throughout the entire mouth. Instead, Six Month Smiles allows dentists and their patients to focus their time and energy on correcting the appearance of the teeth that show when they smile.

Similar to other types of “invisible” braces, Six Month Smiles uses a clear alignment tray system to guide the patients teeth into the proper position. Each clear aligner tray is worn for about 2 weeks and then changed out with the next tray to move the teeth further into place. Gradually, teeth that are crooked or gapped come together into a straight position that looks great and boosts self-confidence.

Wearing Six Month Smiles is easy, comfortable, and takes up fewer appointments than any other type of braces. Change the trays out on your own at home, and see your dentist for occasional progress checks until your treatment is complete. The aligners are completely removable so you can eat whatever you want, as well as enjoy regular brushing and flossing without wires or brackets to clean around.

Don’t wait another day. Schedule your Six Month Smiles consultation today and have straighter teeth in just a few months!

Posted on behalf of Grateful Dental



The Six-Month Teeth Straightening Solution

Posted in Braces

For adults with crooked or misaligned teeth, solutions may initially seem few and far between. Many adults labor under the misconception that their only options for tooth straightening are prohibitively expensive, extremely painful or will require years of unsightly braces. Actually, there are safe, effective and affordable solutions which can show noticeable results within a relatively short time frame.

Six-month braces combine a variety of methods and techniques to help adult dental patients obtain the straight, even smile they’ve always wanted in half of a year with minimally invasive, transparent braces. These orthodontic applications will help to correct the appearance of uneven teeth without forcing you to wear glaring, obvious metal braces for years on end. These subtle braces aren’t the metal appliances with neon-colored rubber bands you may be expecting. They’re clear, flexible and relatively easy to manage.

Short term orthodontics can be a viable and effective solution for many adult patients, and may not even require the attention of an orthodontic specialist for application. Many dentists are adding the six-month braces method to their services in general practices, which allows you to stay under the supervision of a dental care provider you already know and with whom you’ve formed an existing relationship. Still, short-term orthodontics may not be the best solution for all patients.

In order to be considered an ideal candidate for short-term orthodontia, you should have no severe gum disease, mild to moderate crowding of uper and lower incisors without severe rotations of those teeth. To determine whether you are a good candidate for six-month braces, make an appointment with your dentist for discussion and evaluation today. Within six months’ time, you could have the straight, even and beautiful smile of which you’ve always dreamed.

Posted on behalf of Grateful Dental


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