Dr Rick Smith DDS is please to be the first dentist in Santa Cruz to offer 6 month smile. As with most modern procedures Dr Smith is a leader in dentistry to offer the very latest.  Please follow the link to the 6 month smile website. This is a new and exciting orthodontic alternative to straighten your teeth in as little as 6 months. Most cases finish between 4 to 9 months. It uses clear braces with a thin clear wire that can revamp a crooked smile into a straight and wonderful smile. It is amazing that it can be done in as little time as it take between having your teeth cleaned. Give Dr Rick Smith DDS a call at 462 5600 today and ask for a 6 month smile evaluation.
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