April 10, 2014
Many adults are too embarrassed to show their teeth to others and lack the confidence to smile in public. These people usually feel that gaudy metal braces worn for years at a time would only diminish their confidence or professional image further. For these patients, there is a subtle tooth straightening procedure that can be completed in a much shorter time.
Six Month Smiles is an option combining the speed of more expensive cosmetic dental procedures such as veneers with the precision and permanency of standard orthodontic braces. Unlike standard braces, however, this procedure can correct some of the most common alignment flaws in half the time or less. Patients can utilize this teeth straightening technology along with the subtlety of clear braces. Without metal braces or brackets, the system uses gentle pressure to move misaligned or gapped teeth to their proper positions, resulting in a more attractive smile. This system is ideal for adults who missed out on braces as teens or those who need realignment after losing retainers. The clear brackets can be worn inconspicuously while straightening teeth in a shorter amount of time. Traditional braces may take up to three years for completion while Six Month Smiles has an average treatment time of six months.
Six Month Smiles offers patients the straighter teeth they long for without the long treatment time and high cost of standard metal braces. The innovative teeth straightening technology can be used to correct overjets, crowding, spacing and more. At Johnston Dental Care, the patient will be carefully fitted with clear brackets and subtle wires that blend in with the color of the teeth.
Dr. Johnston and his team aim to provide a welcoming and knowledgeable experience for potential patients. For many, the first visit for a cosmetic dental procedure may be frightening or unfamiliar. Because of this, Dr. Johnston offers a thorough first exam to go over every area of the patient’s needs. This exam will include a physical overview of the patient’s mouth as well as a cleaning. Dental x-rays will be taken to allow Dr. Johnston to study the patient’s teeth alignment, decay and other issues that may affect treatment. Each patient is asked about their individual goals and concerns and instructed on the best methods for achieving them. As no two patients are alike, a treatment plan must be tailored to the patient’s specific needs. Detailed instructions on treating individual patient concerns are provided based on the individual’s schedule, budget and most immediate concerns.
If you have any specific questions about this revolutionary teeth straightening technology, your Ruston, LA cosmetic dentist is here! Contact Johnston Dental Care today and get the smile you have always wanted!