Fast Treatment, Lifelong Results

Fast

If you feel self-conscious about slightly gapped or crooked teeth, Six Months Smiles may be right for you.

Permanent

Instead of hiding misalignment with solutions that will eventually need to be replaced, Six Month Smiles provides results that can last a lifetime.

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Inconspicuous

Clear braces and tooth-colored wires make Six Month Smiles a treatment that won't draw attention.

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Six month smile vs. traditional braces

So treatment always takes six months?

The Average Timeline Is Six Months

Treatment times range from four to nine months, depending on the complexity of the case

*According to Six Month Smiles

What can Six Month Smiles correct?

Is it right for me?

Six Month Smiles May Be the Answer If You...

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Are in Excellent Oral Health

Any decay or other issues affecting the health of your teeth or gums must be resolved before undergoing treatment.

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Have Only Minor Malocclusion

If the issues you want to correct are relatively minor, Six Months Smiles may be ideal. Severe misalignment will likely require traditional orthodontics or Invisalign®.

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Are 16 or Older

Six Month Smiles is only recommended to patients 16 and over.

This has got to be expensive, right?

Six Month Smiles Is Affordable

This treatment costs between $3,000 and $4,500. If your dentist finds that the changes you want will benefit your oral health, insurance may actually cover part of the cost.

In comparison, traditional braces can cost up to $10,000, while Invisalign can cost as much as $8,000. While a single porcelain veneer can immediately conceal misalignment, it can cost up to $3,000. It will also eventually require replacement and will not qualify for insurance coverage. 

Is the hardware uncomfortable?

Not at all. What most patients describe is mild temporary discomfort for a few days after the clear braces are placed and maybe after some adjustments, but people don't complain of anything more than that. Think of it like going to the gym, you maybe be a bit sore at first but you will eventually feel better.

Dr. Chris Bowman, Six Month Smiles instructor

Let's compare my options a little more closely...

Solution Cost Insurance Duration of Results
Six Month Smiles $3,000 to $4,500 In Some Cases Permanent with Proper Care
Traditional Braces $3,000 to $10,000 In Some Cases Permanent with Proper Care
Invisalign $3,000 to $8,000 In Some Cases Permanent with Proper Care
Veneers $800 to $3,000 per veneer No 12 to 25 Years

How does it work?

Traditional Concepts with a Modern Twist

Six Month Smiles uses the same basic concept as traditional braces, but with some key differences. Brackets and wires are used to gradually move the teeth, but instead of aligning your entire bite, this treatment focuses only on the teeth that show when you smile. Because the brackets are clear and the wire is tooth-colored, you don't have to worry about your hardware taking center stage during treatment.

What can I expect during treatment?

Four Primary Steps:

When treatment is complete, you can expect to see an exciting improvement in the way your teeth look when you smile.

From Consultation to Rejuvenation

When treatment is complete, you can expect to see an exciting improvement in the way your teeth look when you smile.

Candidacy Assessment

Your dentist will examine your smile to determine if this treatment is right for you.

Attaching the Braces

This only takes about an hour.

Adjustments

You will have three to seven adjustments over the coming months. During this time, you must avoid foods that can damage your braces. Be sure to floss and use a water pick daily.

Brand New Smile

Four to nine months later, your dentist will remove your braces and you can begin enjoying your beautiful smile.

How do I make sure my smile stays this way?

Maintaining Your Results

After the brackets are removed, you will need to wear a retainer to maintain your results. As always, you will need to brush twice and floss at least once daily. You should also meet with your dentist for a checkup at least every six months. If you play contact sports, talk to your dentist about a custom mouthguard that can minimize the risk of dental trauma.

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Real Patient Results

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Before

This patient's smile looked uneven and unhealthy due to minor misalignment.

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After

Six Month Smiles helped this patient achieve symmetry and a more attractive smile.

Symmetry and Confidence Is Possible with Six Month Smiles

When treatment is complete, you can expect to see an exciting improvement in the way your teeth look when you smile. The appearance of symmetry and health can make lasting impressions on everyone you meet. It can also help you experience a new level of self-confidence that benefits your personal relationships and your career.

I'm ready to find out if Six Month Smiles is right for me...

Talk to Your Dentist

Thanks to Six Month Smiles, a stunning new smile and an escape from feelings of self-consciousness could be just a few months away. Reach out to your dentist today to find out if Six Month Smiles is the key to achieving the smile you have always wanted.

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Thank you all for being so kind and comforting…for laughing at my nervous jokes and quelling my fears. Thank you for being so masterful at your jobs. Thank you for lulling me into anesthesia sleep with techno beats. Thank you for everything. Kristen D.

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Thank you all for being so kind and comforting…for laughing at my nervous jokes and quelling my fears. Thank you for being so masterful at your jobs. Thank you for lulling me into anesthesia sleep with techno beats. Thank you for everything. Kristen D.

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1630 Market Center Blvd
Ste 102 O'Fallon, MO 63368

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17300 N Outer 40 Rd
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Thank you all for being so kind and comforting…for laughing at my nervous jokes and quelling my fears. Thank you for being so masterful at your jobs. Thank you for lulling me into anesthesia sleep with techno beats. Thank you for everything. Kristen D.