Six Month Smiles

What is Six Month Smiles?

Six Month Smiles treatment is a revolutionary orthodontic system developed in the US which is able to correct a range of orthodontic problems. The treatment uses a thin brace comprised of white brackets and arch wires which are able to gradually push teeth into the desired alignment. As the name suggest Six Month Smiles treatment offers one of the quickest brace treatments currently on the market. It is a perfect alternative to other straightening methods like lingual braces and Invisalign.

What does treatment involve?

You will initially have two appointments to fit the Six Month Smile braces, during which the dentist will take some X-rays of your teeth in order to assess the extent of damage and then inform you whether or not you are a suitable candidate for treatment. You can then be fitted with your unique Six Month Smile brace, made up of small white brackets that come directly from the Six Month Smiles laboratory in the United States. You will need to visit your dentist every 4-5 weeks to ensure treatment is progressing accordingly.

What are the advantages of Six Month Smiles?

  • The treatment is one of the fastest teeth straightening options on the market
  • The braces are virtually invisible as they use tooth coloured wires which can only be seen up close
  • Cost is around half of that of Invisalign
  • It can effectively enhance the appearance of your smile

Are there any disadvantages?

  • You may need to visit your dentist every 4-5 for any necessary adjustments
  • It will take a short space of time to get used to the braces
  • Your speech might be affected during the first week
  • You may need to wear a retainer after the treatment

How long does treatment take?

Treatment time is six months, as you would assume from the name, thanks to its use of the latest digital technology. The reason why treatment is so quick also has to do with the fact that the braces only work to improve the appearance of the teeth that show when you smile and speak. It is an ideal treatment if you have a special occasion coming up, such as a wedding and want to be able smile confidently on the big day.

How much does Six Month Smile treatment cost?

The cost of Six Month Smile treatment will vary but is considerably less than that of Invisalign. There are a number of factors which can contribute to differences in price such as the dental practice where you choose to have treatment, the dentist's experience with the treatment and the severity of your orthodontic problem.