How it Works
Six Month Smiles™ braces can comfortably straighten your teeth and give you that attractive, pleasant smile you've always wanted. Benefits include:
- Free Orthodontic care kit given at first appointment
- Excellent finish in mild, moderate AND severe cases
- Transforms smiles in few months.
- Quick results with low force technique.
- Clear braces not easily noticed.
- Wires tooth-coloured and very small
- Cost and commitment less than traditional braces. Fewer visits to us required.
- Discomfort is minimal as teeth are gently repositioned
- Uses latest technology
When you receive your set of rapid braces, you will be pleased to see that the brackets and wires are tooth-colored and non-conspicuous. The great advantage to Six Month Smiles™ is that the braces are extremely comfortable. The short term orthodontic system exerts a constant, low-pressure that gently moves your teeth into proper alignment. Brief monthly visits are needed to check your progress and address any questions or concerns that you may have. Treatment with Six Month Smiles™ works for virtually everyone who needs teeth straightened, although some exceptions remain.
Q: Six months sounds good, but will I still have a mouth full of metal for the whole time?A: No! These are nothing like metal braces! When you receive your set of rapid braces, you will be pleased to see that the brackets and wires are tooth-coloured , small and non-conspicuous. The great advantage to Six Month Smiles™ is that the braces are extremely comfortable. Six Month Smiles™ dentists use tooth-colored braces that are barely visible.
Q: How can teeth be straightened in only six months?A: 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. Treatment times fall within 4-9 months. We will inform you since everyone is different.
Q: How are Six Month Smiles™ more comfortable than regular braces?A: Six Month Smiles™ 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. Discomfort is minimal as teeth are gently repositioned. No heavy forces are used. The treatment becomes easier and more comfortable day by day.
Q: Do Six Month Smiles™ braces damage the teeth, roots, or gums?A: 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.
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Cost and commitment is significantly less than traditional braces. 6 Month Smiles system will give an excellent finish each and every time because of its designed ability to simultaneously move teeth in all directions (unlike clear braces and Inman Aligner).
Q: What's the catch?A: There really 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! Most adults are candidates for Six Month Smiles™. It is conservative, inexpensive, and highly effective. It may sound "too good to be true," but thousands of people already treated worldwide are living proof that this is real! Brief monthly visits let us check your progress and address any questions or concerns that you may have. Treatment with Six Month Smiles™ works for virtually everyone who needs braces, although some exceptions remain.
There are some rare situations in which movement of the back teeth can cause unhelpful changes in bite. Some patients are unaware they have acute/ chronic trauma to their joints caused by clenching teeth (bruxism) or parafunction. We can provide more details during your initial consultation
Q: Will I have to wear a retainer?A: Yes, as with any teeth-straightening treatment a retainer is necessary to maintain the straighter position of your teeth. At Portobello Dental Clinic, we use fixed bonded retainers attached to the inside/back of your teeth , as well as removable clear retainers (usually worn at night only) for every patient.
The short term orthodontic system exerts a constant, low-pressure force that gently moves your teeth into proper alignment.