6-Month Smiles 

What Is Six Month Smiles?

Six Month Smiles, is a modern twist on tried-and-true orthodontics.  There is little debate within the orthodontic community that braces are the most widely used and most effective method to give patients straight, healthy teeth and a beautiful smile.  Six Month Smiles has taken the best aspects of braces and modified the treatment and the materials to give adults a common-sense, cosmetic solution that fits your lifestyle.  Here is what makes Six Month Smiles so innovative

  • Average treatment times of only six months
  • Six Month Smiles Lucid-Lok clear brackets and Chameleon tooth-colored wires are barely visible
  • Use of braces has shown to provide the most conservative and predictable final result
  • Six Month Smiles Patient Tray Kits ensure that your appointments are fast and comfortable
  • Low forces and short overall treatment times increase comfort, safety, and hygiene
  • Six Month Smiles is typically less expensive than traditional braces, aligner therapy, or veneers

Frequently asked questions

How can Six Month Smiles be done in just 6 months?
Dr. Briggs' technique utilises the latest techniques and technology to move your teeth quickly and safely. The key component is the use of special Nickel Titanium wires.
Will I have a mouth full of Metal for 6 months?
No. Dr. Briggs uses tooth colored brackets. People will hardly notice that you are wearing braces.
Are 6 Month Smile braces more painful than regular braces?
No. The 6 Month Smile braces technique uses LOW force to move the teeth comfortably. Many people think we "tighten" the braces excessively to get the teeth moving. This would actually slow down tooth movement.
Does the 6 Month Smile braces technique damage the teeth, roots, or gums in any way?
No. The 6 Month Smile braces technique uses LOW force with short treatment duration to safely move the teeth.
Do Six Month Smile braces cost more than regular braces?
No, 6 Month Smile braces are actually less expensive than traditional braces that usually cost over $5000
Do I have to wear a retainer?
Yes, as with any orthodontic procedure a retainer is necessary. If you do not want to wear a retainer very long you can have your teeth splinted together. There are a variety of options based on your preference.

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Dr. Stephanie D. Briggs - Columbus Dentist
1120 Polaris Parkway, Ste. 130, Columbus, OH 43240 - ph. 614-436-6445

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