Weddings, family gatherings, or a simple desire to improve your smile may have you curious about cosmetic dentistry treatments. Most people are familiar with traditional metal braces, but advances in dentistry have made it possible for us to offer aesthetically pleasing, fast-acting braces that don’t break the bank.
Invisalign®, Six Month Smiles®, and Snap-on Smiles are among these innovative cosmetic options that produce beautiful, straight smiles. If you’re curious about pricing and payment plans, contact call us learn more.
Here are the three of the fastest ways to achieve straight teeth:
Invisalign has become one of the most popular methods of straightening teeth for both teens and adults—and for good reason. These invisible aligners will move your teeth into their proper positions without negatively affecting your appearance. Treatment usually takes about 12 to 18 months. However, even if you have a special event in six months, you will already see significant results, and you won’t have braces that shine brighter than your smile.
You’ll need a new aligner every 2-4 weeks so that your teeth continue to shift toward the end goal. Plan to wear your clear aligners 22 hours a day to stay on track with your treatment plan. If you don’t stick to this regimen, your teeth could relapse.
Invisalign can correct most cases of gapped, overcrowded, or crooked teeth. Dr. Lee will determine whether clear braces are a viable treatment for your case.
Traditional braces are known for being the most effective treatment for straightening teeth. Six Month Smiles utilizes the most essential parts of traditional braces but replaces the metal brackets with tooth-colored ceramic, nickel wires, and clear ligature elastics to discreetly straighten teeth in six to nine months. With this treatment, Dr. Lee will focus treatment on the teeth that show when you smile.
Six Month Smiles is best for patients over the age of fourteen with minor cases of dental misalignment, and with good oral health.
After a Six Month Smiles is placed, the dentist will need to make adjustments to the wires and ensure the teeth are properly responding to the treatment once a month.
One of the quickest and least invasive paths to a straight smile is Snap-on Smile. This comfortable and durable solution is a dental appliance that works similarly to a retainer. With Snap-on Smile, you can immediately experience all the benefits of straight teeth.
Dr. Lee will thoroughly examine your teeth, gums, and jawbone, and you will work together to create a treatment plan to achieve your cosmetic goals. She will assist you in choosing the best shade and style for your oral appliance. Then she’ll take impressions of your bite for the dental lab. Your new Snap-on Smile will arrive at our office in about three or four weeks.
Dr. Lee will make sure that it fits properly, make any minor adjustments, and teach you how to properly care for your Snap-on Smile.
Dr. Lee will confirm whether or not you are a suitable candidate for any of these orthodontic options. At your consultation, she’ll answer all of your questions and help you decide on the best way to claim your best smile.
At Smiles 4 Grant Park, Dr. Abbey J. Lee can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted through expert dental care. Schedule your consultation at our Grant Park dental office today by calling 404-328-7177.