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. Northgate Dental and Six Month Smiles has taken the best aspects of braces and modified the treatment and the materials to give the community of Colorado Springs adult braces that display cosmetic solutions that fit their lifestyle.
Dr. Carter provides people in Colorado Springs adult braces that achieve real results his patients are happy with in minimal time and with little discomfort!
Q: How can teeth be straightened in only six months?
A: The Six Month Smiles technique used by Northgate Dental employs the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely. The key components of the treatment are the use of special nickel titanium wires and a primary focus of moving the teeth that show when you smile.
Q: Six months sounds good, but will I still have a mouth full of metal for the whole time?
A: No! Northgate Dental can supply Colorado Springs adult braces that are tooth-colored and are known for being barely visible. The wires are tooth-colored as well. These are nothing like metal braces!
Q: How are Six Month Smiles braces more comfortable than regular braces?
A: Six Month Smiles braces use low force to move teeth more comfortably. Many people think that the accelerated treatment means simply “tightening” regular braces to get the teeth moving, but that is not true. Six Month Smiles utilizes standard orthodontic mechanics, but with an emphasis on the cosmetic appearance of your teeth rather than the position of your bite.
Q: Do Six Month Smiles braces damage the teeth, roots, or gums?
A: There are no more risks of root damage or other issues than those associated with traditional orthodontics. Since the forces used with Six Month Smiles braces are lighter and teeth are seldom extracted, there are actually even fewer risks involved with Six Month Smiles orthodontics.
Q: Will I have to wear a retainer?
A: Yes, as with any teeth-straightening treatment a retainer is necessary to maintain the straighter position of your teeth. If you don’t want to wear a removable retainer, you can have a bonded retainer placed. There are a variety of options that you can choose from according to your personal preference and situation.
Q: What's the catch?
A: There is no catch. If you are an adult (15 years and older) with crooked or spaced teeth and you're not looking for a major alteration to your bite, this could be the solution for you! Most adults ARE candidates for Six Month Smiles.
There is no reason you can’t have the beautiful smile you have always wanted! Northgate Dental has a well-respected and successful Colorado Springs cosmetic dentist that can offer the people of Colorado Springs adult braces with no metal to give you the best results possible for you.