Dr. Rick Smith, DDS is pleased to be the first dentist in Santa Cruz to offer Six Month Smiles®. As with most modern procedures Dr. Smith is a leader in dentistry to offer the very latest. Please follow the link to the Six 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 (831) 462-5600 today and ask for a Six 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