Six Month Smiles® and the Benefits of “Short-Term Orthodontics”

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Recently, three of our Dental Assistants here at Germantown Dental Group traveled to Los Angeles, California to attend a continuing education course on Six Month Smiles®, an orthodontic technique designed to correct teeth misalignment in a faster and more convenient way. The level one course covered a comprehensive range of topics relating to this innovative treatment. With more of our team members becoming skilled and knowledgeable about Six Month Smiles®, we are able to help more patients who are looking for effective solutions to fix “crooked” or crowded teeth and correct common bite and alignment issues.

Adult patients who have had lifelong orthodontic concerns are often wary of treatments such as traditional braces because of the visibility of brackets and wires along their teeth, as well as the potential length of treatment time. As the field of orthodontics has advanced over the years, a number of treatment options are now available that can address those concerns with greater discretion and quicker treatment periods. For patients who may have teeth alignment or bite issues that are too severe for a procedure such as Invisalign®, Six Month Smiles® can often serve as an ideal alternative. Six Month Smiles® utilizes clear brackets and tooth-colored wires to make them less noticeable on the teeth. The technique also minimizes pressure on the teeth as it guides them into a better position, enhancing comfort during the treatment process. Six Month Smiles® is also designed to help patients achieve their goals in much less time than it would normally take for more traditional orthodontic treatments.

Our dentists and the experienced dental team they lead here at Germantown Dental Group are very proud of our commitment to continuing dental education, which ultimately helps us bring you the latest advances in dentistry. If you are considering orthodontic treatment and are exploring options that can serve your goals without extensive time commitments and aesthetic drawbacks, Six Month Smiles® may be a good solution for your needs.