Cosmetic Clear Braces
Adults may wish to improve the alignment of their teeth for a variety of reasons. They may have experienced orthodontic relapse, or they may have never had the opportunity for orthodontics as children.
Adults may also find that the idea of brackets and wires prevents them from a straight, perfect smile. Fortunately, we offer both Six Month Smiles and ClearCorrect in our Beachwood, OH dental office for more convenient and discreet treatment options that will fit neatly into adult lifestyles.
Six Month Smiles
If you wish to straighten your teeth for purely cosmetic reasons, Six Month Smiles will likely give you the fastest results. Because we focus only on front teeth – the ones visible when you laugh or grin – treatment times are much shorter. As the name suggests, the average time it takes to move teeth is about 6 to 8 months.
Clear brackets and tooth-colored wires make the braces barely visible. Constant low-force pressure moves teeth quickly with less discomfort and, because of the shorter treatment times, fewer instances of dental decay and tooth discoloration.
In most cases, Six Month Smiles is less expensive than aligners, traditional orthodontics, or veneers. While Six Month Smiles will not correct every orthodontic condition, it is a practical and reliable solution for cosmetic dentistry patients.
ClearCorrect and Invisalign Clear Braces
Many people have heard of Invisalign but are less familiar with the USA-based clear aligner company called ClearCorrect, which we offer in our Beachwood, OH dental office. Their similarities outweigh their differences, with ClearCorrect having a few significant advantages:
- Treatment tends to cost less than Invisalign.
- Aligners are made in the USA (Texas).
Like Invisalign, ClearCorrect uses a series of BPA-free, removable, clear plastic aligner trays to nudge teeth into proper alignment. Because you take them out to eat and clean your teeth, caring for your smile during treatment is easy.
Other benefits of Invisalign and ClearCorrect include improved comfort because the smooth texture of the aligners does not irritate the delicate tissue inside the cheeks and lips. Since the aligners are crystal clear, people will not notice them, even when speaking to you from across a table or desk.
Using an Orthodontic Retainer
Part of any orthodontic treatment plan will include retainer use to hold your teeth in their new, ideal position. Like our cosmetic braces, discreet clear retainers are one option that many patients find easier and more comfortable to use.
Without a retainer, teeth will drift in a condition called orthodontic relapse, and your investment of time and money will be for nothing. We will discuss how often to wear your retainer to help you enjoy your beautiful, straight smile for a lifetime.
Learn More about Cosmetic Braces
The best way to find out which cosmetic braces will work best for you is to call Beachwood Smiles and schedule an orthodontic consultation with Dr. Yovi Taub. He has helped between 30-40 of our adult patients finally have the smile they have always wanted.