What is it ? Six Month Smiles has taken the best aspects of braces and modified the treatment and the materials to give adults a common-sense, cosmetic solution that fits your lifestyle.
How can teeth be straightened in o only six months? 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.
Who is acandidate? If you are an adult (15 years and older) with crooked or spaced teeth and youre not looking for a major alteration to your bite, this could be the solution for you! Most adults ARE candidates for Six Month Smiles.
The advantage… 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!
First appointment… Once you have decided to get 6 month smiles, molds are made and sent off to the lab to create the the bracket bonding trays.
Patient Tray Kit You receive your patient tray kit on the appointment when braces are placed. This is customized for each patient and has all of the materials you will need to treat each particular patient.This includes Six Month Smilesbrackets and wires as well as extraligatures and other materials.
Placing the braces The brackets are precisely positioned on models by bracket technicians and included in bracket bonding trays to ensure quick, predictable and delegable placement of the braces on the patients teeth. The only procedure part consists of placing bonding material on the back of each bracket for one quadrant at a time, and then curing each bracket.
Follow up appointments… After your braces are placed, you will visit your dentist once a month for adjustments.