Why 6 Month Smiles?
The 6 Month Smiles technique employs the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely. The nickel titanium wires are tooth coloured and all components of the braces are clear. The focus of 6 Month Smiles is on moving your front teeth which may be crooked, have gaps or be overlapped. Treatment time may vary from 4-9 months.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Six Month Smiles technique employs the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely. The key components of the treatment are the use of special nickel titanium wires and a primary focus of moving the teeth that show when you smile.
No! Six Month Smiles dentists use tooth-colored braces that are barely visible. The wires are tooth-colored as well. These are nothing like metal braces!
Six Month Smiles braces use low force to move teeth more comfortably. Many people think that the accelerated treatment means simply “tightening” regular braces to get the teeth moving, but that is not true. Six Month Smiles utilizes standard orthodontic mechanics, but with an emphasis on the cosmetic appearance of your teeth rather than the position of your bite.
There are no more risks of root damage or other issues than those associated with traditional orthodontics. Since the forces used with Six Month Smiles braces are lighter and teeth are seldom extracted, there are actually even fewer risks involved with Six Month Smiles orthodontics.
Yes, as with any teeth-straightening treatment a retainer is necessary to maintain the straighter position of your teeth.
There is no catch. If you are an adult (15 years and older) with crooked or spaced teeth and you’re not looking for a major alteration to your bite, this could be the solution for you!