Texas area patients ask, “Does it hurt to have 6 Month Smiles braces?”

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Texas area patients ask, “Does it hurt to have 6 Month Smiles braces?”
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Texas patients dealing with an imperfect smile caused by poor alignment of the teeth are often turned off at the idea of having traditional braces. Covering the teeth with metal brackets and wires is often the last thing patients want to do. However, with the continued improvement in orthodontic care, patients can now achieve the same results with a less noticeable option called 6 Month Smiles braces. 

What are 6 Month Smiles braces?

The 6 Month Smiles braces are similar to traditional braces in the sense that brackets and wires are used. However, these are clear or tooth-colored and much less noticeable than traditional metal orthodontics. They work so fast that most patients only have them on for a few months – instead of years with conventional braces. 

Does it hurt to use 6 Month Smiles braces?

While this method of realignment is fast, it is not painful. Patients experience a little soreness when their wires are adjusted, but this is minor. 

Who is a candidate for 6 Month Smiles?

The best candidates for orthodontic treatments such as 6 Month Smiles are patients who have mild misalignment of the anterior teeth. These teeth are most noticeable when patients are speaking, laughing, or smiling. Those who have concerns about their bite alignment or severe malocclusion may still be better suited for traditional means of orthodontic work. A consultation visit and evaluation can help patients determine this. 

Schedule an appointment today! 

At the practice of Dr. Clint Bruyere, patients can obtain a wide variety of services. This includes orthodontic care with 6 Month Smiles braces. Contact us today to make an appointment. We can be reached at 903-708-6116 or by visiting the practice at 444 Forest Square, Suite G. Our practice gladly accepts new patients and families who are seeking quality care! 

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Dr. Bruyere graduated from Texas A&M whilst finishing at the Baylor College of Dentistry. He possesses a fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry and 30 years of experience in dentistry.

Dr. Bruyere enjoys keeping up with the latest information on dental products, treatments and techniques whilst providing the best quality dentistry to his patients.