There are many people who spend their entire adulthood unhappy with their teeth, but they do not feel like wearing braces for several years will fit in with their lifestyle. Misaligned teeth can cause patients to lose confidence, often leaving them to cover their mouth when they laugh or smile. Crooked teeth are also susceptible to plaque buildup, which can cause additional dental problems. Luckily, technology advances in cosmetic dentistry allow patients to discreetly achieve straighter teeth. Dr. Mungcal offers Six Months Smiles, an alternative way to straighten teeth quickly and without metal brackets. You can smile with self-assurance during the entire treatment time.
Six Months Smiles is an innovative technology that corrects crooked teeth in just a few months. Utilizing clear braces and tooth colored wires; Six Months Smiles is specifically designed for adults who want straighter teeth without the long time commitment associated with conventional braces.
Six Month Smiles can be an effective treatment for fixing minor tooth alignment problems such as:
- Under bite
- Overcrowded teeth
- Improperly spaced teeth
- Crooked teeth
How it Works
They utilize the same technology as traditional braces, modified to be quicker and more esthetically pleasing. The clear braces apply a constant pressure when worn, causing the teeth to move into the correct position.
After the braces are removed, the patient will need to wear a retainer to maintain the new tooth position.
The Fitting Process
In the initial consultation, Dr. Mungcal will discuss any orthodontic issues and decide if Six Month Smiles is the right solution for you. If so, you will be fitted for the braces and any necessary adjustments will be made.
From there, adjustment appointments will be scheduled. They typically last 15 minutes and will be needed every few weeks. Average treatment time is four to nine months.
If you are in the Los Angeles area and wish you had straighter teeth, call Dr. Mungcal at Downtown Dental today. Your smile is an expression of your personality and is something you want to be proud to show off. Find out how you could have the smile you’ve always wanted with Six Month Smiles.