Do you want straighter teeth but don’t want to go through the long hassle of braces? At Jones Creek Family Dentistry, we proudly offer Six Month Smiles®, an accelerated braces solution that will have your teeth straight in just six months!
What Is Six Month Smiles?
The efficiency and subtlety of Six Month Smiles braces technology is a straightening method that fits the busy lifestyle of modern adults. Its clear brackets and tooth-colored wires allow you to go about your life unencumbered by a drastic change to your appearance. Using braces designed specially for those with misaligned, badly spaced, or crooked teeth, Six Month Smiles alters only the cosmetic appearance of your teeth rather than changing your bite in the way that traditional braces do.
Does It Really Only Take 6 Months?
Yes! First, you’ll come in and meet with us to discuss your straightening needs and see if you’re a candidate. If we think you’d benefit from Six Month Smiles, we’ll put your braces on and in about an hour you’ll walk out of the office, on your way to a new smile. Over the course of the next six months, you’ll come in so that we can examine your progress. Depending on your needs, we’ll make about 3 to 7 adjustments throughout the half year. In six months time, we’ll take off your braces and provide you with a retainer that you’ll wear at night to maintain the positioning of your new straightened teeth. It’s that easy!
How Does Six Month Smiles Compare to Other Straightening Methods?
Compared to other straightening methods like clear aligners and traditional metal braces, Six Month Smiles is able to straighten your teeth in the shortest amount of time, but is limited to fixing your smile only cosmetically.Clear Aligners
Clear aligners can take between 12 and 24 months to fully straighten your teeth but are more versatile than Six Month Smiles in what they can treat. This orthodontic treatment will also require more appointments to checkup on your treatment progress and for you to receive your new aligners. Additionally, these trays need to be taken out while you’re eating and drinking anything other than water, and during daily oral care. Although many patients find removable clear trays very convenient, if you are prone to losing things, clear aligners may not be the best choice for you.Traditional Metal Braces
Alternatively, metal braces typically take between 12 and 36 months to straighten your teeth. However, conventional braces are the most versatile in their treatment, especially if your bite is misaligned. Although some patients find the brackets and wires unsightly, kids may find the colored rubber bands an exciting form of self-expression and many orthodontists even offer tooth-colored ceramic brackets (like those used in Six Month Smiles) that are less noticeable so your self-esteem and happiness won’t be negatively affected by conspicuous brackets and wires. Many patients also worry that braces are incredibly painful, but advances in orthodontic treatment allow for a more comfortable experience than ever when straightening your teeth.
We Can Help You Love Your Smile!
If you’re interested in straightening your teeth in just six months, contact us today to schedule a consultation for Six Month Smiles. We will help you decide which orthodontic treatment is best for your smile goals and unique needs.Contact Us