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Six Month Smiles

Six Month SmilesAt less than half the price of traditional braces Six Month Smiles cost is very reasonable. Traditional braces start anywhere from $6,000 and up, depending on whether or not you choose to go with metal braces or invisalign, which are a more costly option. The cost of Six Month Smiles averages at around $2,500 and the best part is that they are clear braces that will barely be noticeable and they only stay on for half the time.

Don’t Be Self-Conscious Anymore

It is time for a change, If you have been self-conscious about your smile and you are looking for a change and deserve it, you are not alone. Many people walk around trying to avoid flashing a smile, something that seems to come so naturally to those with straight teeth. If you’re not one of them, it’s time to consider your options and get that big, beautiful smile that you have always wanted.


Six Month Smile Before, After Picture, Crowded Teeth

Most of us would love to have that perfect smile, but we know that braces can take a lot of time and be costly beside the fact you do not want to look like a teenager again with metalic wire and brackets. But what if you had another choice?

The good news is that you do. Six Month Smiles is an accelerated orthodontic correction procedure for straightening the front of the upper and lower teeth in just six months, much faster than traditional braces take. and much faster than invisalign with the fact that you have to deal with vertually invisible brackets and teeth colored wire. But six month smiles cost is half of what you’d pay for traditional braces. Yes, you will save time and money and still get that big, beautiful smile.

The procedure is the perfect solution for those cosmetic issues that keep you from flashing those pearly whites and offers quick results in a short time at half the cost.

Is Six Month Smile Right For You?

Great for a variety of alignment or cosmetic problems, you can benefit from Six Month Smile if you have:

  • Spacing Between Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Deep Bite
  • Overlapping Teeth
  • Crowding

As well as additional alignment and bite issues that can cause discomfort and embarrassment with the look of your smile. As a short term orthodontic treatment, it usually takes an average of six months, but keep in mind that times may vary depending on your individual circumstances.


Six Month Smile Before, After Picture, Spacing In Teeth

The Process

When considering whether Six Month Smile is for you, the first step is to have a professional consultation with your dentist or orthodontist where you will have a full examination of your gums, mouth and teeth to see if this is the right choice for you. During the examination you will have x-rays, photos and model impressions taken of your teeth to determine if you are a good candidate.

Once you know you are a candidate, these models will be used to determine the best way to achieve your desired look through placement of the brackets on your teeth. Then you will have the brackets placed on your teeth and bonded you will have a customized tray on to your teeth to be sure the brackets are placed properly. Then the brackets will be secured using a high intensity light once they are secure, you will have the wires put on to be sure the teeth move as planned.

As with any new treatment, you may feel a tightening or a bit of discomfort when you first get your six month smile, but it won’t last.

Once you have them on, you will have regular visits about every four weeks for about fifteen minutes each time so your dentist can check placement and make adjustments as needed.

Caring For Your Teeth With Brackets

While it’s always important to take care of your teeth and gums, you will want to take some extra care while you have your braces. It’s common for food to get stuck in your brackets but it’s important to remove it so you can maintain the healthiest teeth and avoid damage to the enamel.

Brushing after meals and the use of a water pic can help to make the process a simple one.

Be aware of any foods that can damage brackets such as chewy or sticky candies and gum. You also want to stay away from foods that are hard such as apples, granola bars and carrots. You’ll want to enjoy hard foods by cutting them into small pieces so they don’t loosen or damage the brackets.

How Long Does It Take?

That is the question that most people ask and to be honest, there is no definite answer but in average it takes six months. For some it can take eight months or even more but for others it can take as little as four months to straighten your teeth, It really depends on where your starting point is. Whatever that is for you, it is still a faster option and will have you looking better than ever.


We are happy to answer any additional questions you may have about the six month smiles procedure, so please feel free to ask. We hope to see you soon.

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