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A Comprehensive Guide To Six Month Smiles Braces


December 23rd, 2022

Many people spend their whole lives feeling self conscious about their teeth and smile. At the same time, wearing metal braces can sometimes cause anxiety. Six Month Smiles is a treatment system that will give you straighter teeth and a brilliant smile. It has taken the most appealing aspects of traditional braces and modified the materials and the treatment to offer patients a practical, cosmetic solution that matches their lifestyle.

What Is Six Month Smiles?

It’s an effective teeth-straightening system that focuses on providing adults with straight teeth in only six months. As such, it’s an ideal option for people who feel insecure about wearing braces for a long time. The procedure gently guides your teeth into the correct positions.

You can use Six Month Smiles to treat a wide range of teeth straightening cases, including:

  • Overlapping and crowded teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Gaps between the teeth
  • Misplaced midline
  • Underbite
  • Overbite
  • Open bites

What Does the Treatment Procedure Involve?

When visiting your orthodontist, you’ll have a complementary iTero Scan and go through the different options to improve your smile. Your orthodontist will then decide if the Six Month Smiles treatment is right for you.

If you’re a good candidate for this treatment, next steps can be taken towards your perfect smile!

Benefits of Six Month Smiles

  • Safe treatment. A skilled, dedicated team will look after you throughout the procedure, giving you peace of mind.
  • Fast results. The treatment period typically takes six months.
  • Comfortable. The treatment is generally more comfortable than traditional braces.
  • No speech issues. As opposed to alternative treatments for 6-month braces, you won’t have speech problems.
  • Minimal to no discomfort. Gentle repositioning of the teeth causes minimal discomfort. 
  • Affordable. Six Month Smiles is a budget-friendly treatment and is generally less expensive than conventional braces.
  • Discreet treatment. The braces typically comprise a transparent material that isn’t instantly noticeable.

The Convenience of Six Month Smiles

The treatment takes considerably less time than conventional braces because your orthodontist only focuses on moving particular teeth. With traditional braces, your orthodontist moves your back teeth, which can take longer.

FAQs 

Will the procedure cause any pain?

Like with other orthodontic treatment, you may experience some mild discomfort at first. The slow force enables teeth to adjust, which causes minimal discomfort for patients. 

What Happens After the Treatment? 

The patient will have to wear an orthodontic retainer to lower the risk of teeth shifting back to their old positions.

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