Having misaligned teeth creates a tricky situation for adults. You are less likely to smile because you are embarrassed by your crooked teeth. At the same time, the thought of traditional braces, with their uncomfortable metal wires and brackets, is even worse. Not only are traditional braces a hassle to maintain, but they are also a shiny metal beacon to your insecurities. How can you be taken seriously as an adult when you have the smile of a middle-schooler?
At Infinite Smiles, Dr. Patel has the answers. With short-term orthodontics, you can have a straight smile in a fraction of the time traditional braces take, and these orthodontics are designed specifically with adults and older teenagers in mind. Meaning, adult braces will blend in with your natural teeth and not draw attention to your mouth while fixing your smile.
The two big concerns most adults have about receiving orthodontic treatment are how long it will take and how visibly distracting the braces will be. Six Month Smiles teeth alignment system solves both of these issues. This process targets only the teeth that are visible when you smile, so the treatment is much shorter than that of traditional braces. Six Month Smiles also uses tooth-colored wire and clear brackets, so the braces are nearly invisible!
For some, the wire-and-bracket method of straightening teeth is totally unappealing. In these cases, Invisalign is the perfect alternative. The Invisalign system uses clear aligners, similar to retainers, to reposition your teeth. Since the aligners are fully removable, eating food and cleaning your teeth is as easy as can be, which cannot be said for traditional braces.
Invisalign can treat a multitude of alignment problems, from minor movements to radical tooth movement. It’s the ideal treatment for adults who have mildly crooked teeth, gapped teeth, crowding, or even bite issues. With Invisalign, you don’t have to deal with two or three years of orthodontic treatment. Most Invisalign cases take about one year, and you’ll wear between 18 to 20 different aligners throughout the treatment.
This method of teeth alignment shortens the time it takes to straighten your teeth by using a computer-guided system to design braces specifically for your teeth. Since everyone’s mouth is different and their teeth misaligned in a unique way, traditional “one-size-fits-all” braces take much longer to get the same effect Ormco Insignia braces get in just a few months.
One of the biggest problems with traditional braces is that they attach to the front of your teeth, drawing attention to a smile you are already insecure about. Lingual braces solve this problem logically by attaching the braces to the back side of your teeth. The Social 6 system is a type of lin...
One of the biggest problems with traditional braces is that they attach to the front of your teeth, drawing attention to a smile you are already insecure about. Lingual braces solve this problem logically by attaching the braces to the back side of your teeth. The Social 6 system is a type of lingual alignment that focuses only on straightening those six teeth that are most prominent when you smile, know as the “social six.” This process will give you a beautiful smile in a short amount of time and with fewer appointments, making Social 6 braces the ideal teeth alignment solution for busy adults who want to improve their smiles.
If you are looking for orthodontic treatment that is perfectly clear AND focused primarily on your "social 6", MTM® clear aligners may be the solution for you. This solution is very similar to Invisalign but is more focused on specific, minor tooth movement (MTM). Ask us if this is the braces solution you have been waiting for!