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Six Month Smiles - orthodontic treatment in an average treatment time of six months

For those wanting a quick fix for their crooked smile, the revolutionary Six Month Smile treatment takes the pain out of wearing braces. If you have been put off wearing braces or aligners every day for 2 or more years, this teeth straightening system may be for you!

Six Month Smiles can be used to treat a wide variety of orthodontic complaints including:

•Crowding - teeth are too close together

•Spacing - gaps between teeth

•Overbite - teeth overlap too much

•Overjet - front teeth stick out

•Underbite - lower teeth stick out

•Crossbite - teeth bite on the wrong side of each other

•Openbite - your teeth do not meet when you bite

•Misplaced midline - centre lines of upper and lower teeth don't align

 

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•The wires are discreet and tooth-coloured.

•Treatment time is reduced by up to 75%.

•Discomfort is kept to a minimum, as the teeth are gently repositioned.

•Cost is considerably less than that of traditional braces

The main benefits of the Six Month Smiles system are:

What does the treatment involve?

During your first visit, you will be fully assessed and your dentist will take some photographs, X-rays and examine your smile. Your dentist will also give you an indication as to whether the Six Month Smiles treatment is suitable for you and the likely treatment time and costs involved.

Following this, you will be fitted with the special Six Month Smiles braces, which are small, clear brackets, and special wires that come directly from the Six Month Smiles laboratory in the United States.

After your first fitting, you will visit your dentist every 4-5 weeks for 30-45 minute appointments for regular adjustments of your braces until the end of your treatment.

 

How do I know it will work?

In the UK, Six Month Smiles is a new technique, but in the US, thousands of patients have undergone the Six Month Smiles program of treatment with fantastic success.

This is an exciting new treatment in the UK, which could be a perfect solution to correcting crooked teeth before a wedding, for example.

 

How is it possible for teeth to be straightened in six months?

Six Month Smiles utilises the latest technology and techniques in orthodontic dentistry to move your teeth in a manner that is both quick and safe.

The treatment focuses on moving the teeth that show when you smile rather than all of your teeth, and it uses special nickel titanium wires to achieve this.

 

Will Six Month Smiles wires show like train-track braces?

The Six Month Smiles system uses tooth-coloured braces and wires that are only visible when close-up.

They are fixed  braces which are much less noticeable than traditional metal ‘train track’ braces, however, they are more visible than clear aligners - but the benefits of completing treatment in a fraction of the time outweigh this.

 

Is treatment painful?

Like any orthodontic treatment, there will be some discomfort when you start the treatment, but over time you will become accustomed to it.

What sets the Six Month Smiles braces apart is that they use low force to move teeth more comfortably.

Six Month Braces utilise standard orthodontic mechanics, but with an emphasis on the cosmetic appearance of your teeth rather than the position of your bite.

It may be advisable to take some mild painkillers such as ibuprofen or paracetamol during the first few days of your treatment.

 

Will Six Month braces affect my speech?

During the first week or so after having your braces fitted, your speech may be affected and you may salivate a little more than usual, but it should soon return to normal.

 

Will I have to wear a retainer after treatment with Six Month Smiles braces?

All orthodontic treatment requires retention afterwards to reduce the risk of relapse. Your teeth have a tendency to move back to their natural position and retention will prevent this.

We will either provide you with a removable retainer to wear, or you can be fitted with a permanent bonded retainer on the back surfaces of your teeth.

 

Is treatment painful?

Like any orthodontic treatment, there will be some discomfort when you start the treatment, but over time you will become accustomed to it.

What sets the Six Month Smiles braces apart is that they use low force to move teeth more comfortably.

It may be advisable to take some mild painkillers such as ibuprofen or paracetamol during the first few days of your treatment.

 

Will Six Month braces affect my speech?

During the first week or so after having your braces fitted, your speech may be affected and you may salivate a little more than usual, but it should soon return to normal. If you would like to know more about Six Month Smiles, please go to www.sixmonthsmiles.com and take the smile assessment.

If you would like to proceed with a more detailed assessment with us, please contact us and book an appointment with one of our Six Month Smiles provider dentists.

By combining the effectiveness of standard orthodontic mechanics with innovative technology, the braces create beautiful smiles quickly and effectively.

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