Six Month Smiles – Monthly stages of a case completed at Tangmere Dental Care
The case below was quite a complex case of a young lady who did not smile much. Notice how by widening and aligning the smile, the width of the arch (palate) has increased giving more space for the tongue improving the airway.
Before we started
Severe crowding and a reluctance to smile
Narrow crowded arch with crooked teeth
Braces on appointment
Notice the bend in the wire as each month goes by
Month Six – Braces off
Notice the fixed retainer wire placed to keep the teeth straight.
Now she’s happy to smile – six months is the average treatment time
Most cases are completed in 6 -10 months
Six Month Smiles is a cosmetic braces system designed to straighten teeth in less time with clear braces.
Only the smile teeth are broadened and aligned, no correction of bite discrepancies is intended and the widening of the palatal arch, in this case, was totally coincidental.