Blog - Six-Month Braces
Six Month Braces Give You Straight Teeth Fast
If there’s a common theme to most of the adult patients who come see us to learn about Powerprox Six Month Braces Technique, which we’ve been using with great results for over 10 years now, it’s this: “I want a straight smile, but I really don’t want to wear braces for 2-3 years!” Patients Love […]Read more
Recent Six Month Braces Cases
Are you looking to improve your smile by straightening crooked teeth, but perhaps you really don’t want to go through 2-3 years of braces? While we can definitely help with complicated cases by using InvisalignTM, the clear alternative to braces, for patients who have more limited goals, Powerprox Six Month Braces is a great option! […]Read more
Can a “Regular” Dentist Do Braces? YES!
Rather recently, there have been some efforts by the American Association of Orthodontists to promote the specialty of orthodontics by – unfortunately IMO – “putting down” the ability of general dentists to straighten teeth, whether with InvisalignTM, conventional braces, or any other means. In fact, on their website, they imply that it is a “myth” […]Read more
Six-Month Braces if you have Gum Disease? YES!
Patients with periodontal (gum) disease often end up being very embarrassed about their smiles, because as the disease progresses and more bone is lost, the teeth start drifting. It’s not uncommon to see the teeth flared out with a lot of spaces between them, or the bottom front teeth really crowded as the teeth shifted […]Read more
Is There a Comfortable Treatment for Periodontal (Gum) Disease? YES!
I just got off the phone with one of our patients from yesterday for whom we had done LANAP, also known as Laser Periodontal TherapyTM, as I wanted to check and see how she is doing today. And even though I have heard the same exact story practically every single time, I still find it […]Read more
Six Month Adult Braces + 2 CEREC Porcelain Veneers = a happy patient!
Since we started doing Six Month Braces in 2004, the number of smile makeovers that we’ve done with porcelain veneers has dropped dramatically. This is because we can create beautiful smiles much more conservatively with Six Month Adult Braces than we can with veneers, simply because there is no drilling on the teeth. There are […]Read more