Many patients experience a little anxiety when they are thinking about a dental treatment like Six Month Smiles in Glasgow. This is usually because they do not know what to expect. Once a member of the team at Park Orthodontics goes through the process with them, they feel a lot more self-assured and ready to go ahead.
The factors that are patient concerns repeatedly are: cost, discomfort and length of treatment. You may also have specific questions that you want to ask when you visit Park Orthodontics for Six Month Smiles in Glasgow. However, for now we can offer you some general information on these three issues below.
Getting cosmetic orthodontics as an adult is an investment in the future of your smile. In the clear majority of cases, teeth straightening is permanent. If you follow the instructions of your treatment provider and wear a retainer for a set period after your procedure, the results will last a lifetime.
At Park Orthodontics, we understand that it can be tough to find room in the budget for an elective dental treatment. That’s why we offer many patients the chance to spread the cost over a long period so that they can go ahead as soon as possible.
Six Month Smiles are more comfortable than many traditional treatments. However, it’s a fact of life that moving teeth will cause some sensations in your mouth. Some feelings of pressure or discomfort are a good sign that your braces are working. We can tell you what to expect when you get your Six Month Smiles with us. We can also give you plenty of information on ways to reduce any discomfort. This might include taking painkillers, rinsing your mouth with cool water or other trusted techniques.
Length of treatment
With this treatment, the reassurance is all in the name. While treatments with Six Month Smiles can take between four and nine months, the average length of time that patients wear their braces for is six months. This is possible because the procedure focuses on the teeth that are visible when you smile. By aiming to move fewer teeth, Six Month Smiles achieves results in less time.