Your smile says a lot about your personality. If you’ve ever felt self-conscious of your smile, it’s time to schedule an appointment with one of our Six Month Smiles dentists.
Unlike traditional metal braces, Six Month Smiles®️ are barely visible against your teeth. Like the name suggests, the average treatment time for Six Month Smiles is 6 months. Continue reading to learn why more patients are asking for Six Month Smiles.
Average Treatment Time is 6 Months
It’s a misconception that orthodontic treatment always lasts for years. In reality, each patient is different. If you’re a candidate for Six Month Smiles, you could enjoy a straighter smile in as little as 6 months! Our dentists may recommend if you only need minor adjustments to your smile.
We understand that long treatment times can be a barrier to getting the straight smile you’ve always wanted. Fortunately, our Six Month Smiles dentists can determine if you’re a candidate for these nearly invisible braces. is a fast, safe, and effective method for teeth straightening.
Braces are Nearly Invisible
Six Month Smiles are discrete because they use clear braces and tooth-colored wires. These nearly invisible braces are perfect for patients who would feel self-conscious with metal on their teeth.
Six Month Smiles was designed for teenagers and adults (age 16 and older). This means that a lot of thought was put into make sure the braces were discrete enough to go unnoticed by people passing by or even people you’re engaged in conversations with. From a distance, Six Months Smiles is barely noticeable, which can help you feel more confidence during orthodontic treatment.
Appointments are Quick and Easy
During orthodontic treatment, you’ll need to schedule appointments with our office so our Six Month Smiles dentists can monitor your progress and make necessary adjustments. Since these clear braces exert pressure on your teeth to move, you may feel temporary discomfort after an adjustment. However, this pain quickly goes away as your teeth move into optimal alignment.
Our dental practice makes appointments quick and easy! We understand that you have a busy schedule, which is why we try to find an appointment time that works best for you so you can miss as little work or school as possible.
Once your teeth are moved into optimal alignment, we’ll remove your clear braces so you can start showing off your new smile as soon as possible! The next step is for us to take impressions of your teeth so we can create a custom retainer. A retainer is a removable appliance you’ll need to wear to keep your teeth in place after orthodontic treatment. Follow our dentists’ instructions for how often you need to wear your retainer and you’ll be able to enjoy your beautiful smile for years to come.
Dr. John M. McMahon DDS and Dr. John F. McMahon DDS want to help you achieve your best smile. To schedule an appointment with our Six Month Smiles dentists in Jenison MI, call McMahon Family Dental at (616) 457-2710.