With clear brackets and tooth coloured wires based on proven orthodontic techniques, this option is also more discreet than traditional fixed metal braces.
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. They are more comfortable than traditional braces because they use lower force to move teeth more.
Whereas you might assume that the accelerated treatment means tightening the braces more often, in fact Six Month Smiles apply standard orthodontic mechanics, but with an emphasis on the cosmetic appearance of your teeth rather than the position of your bite.
There is no more risk of damage to tooth roots or other issues than with traditional braces, and since the forces used with Six Month Smiles braces are lighter and teeth are seldom extracted, there are actually even fewer risks involved.
As with any teeth straightening treatment, a retainer is necessary afterwards to maintain the position of your teeth. This will either be a fixed or removable retainer, depending to your case.
If you are an adult with crooked or spaced teeth and you’re not looking for a major alteration to your bite, this could be the solution for you.
Benefits of Six Month Smiles
- Average treatment time of six months — ideal if you’re looking to meet a deadline such as a forthcoming wedding
- They’re discreet, with clear brackets and tooth coloured wire, so no one will notice you’re wearing braces
- Gentle pressure and short overall treatment time means increased comfort, safety and oral hygiene
- Six Month Smiles is typically less expensive than traditional braces, aligners or veneers.