Quiz: Six Month Smiles Candidacy

Quiz: Six Month Smiles Candidacy

quizchalkMany patients are excited to learn about Six Month Smiles because it can offer a nice “middle ground” option. If you’re someone whose mildly uneven smile requires more intensive care than you can achieve with veneers, for example, but you do not require traditional braces, our accelerated treatment may be just right. However, you might continue feeling uncertain about your candidacy. We can help answer common questions with a brief quiz!

Orthodontics: The 5 W’s

5redWhen you decide you are ready … that it’s time for orthodontic care for your smile … you might feel a rush of energy. However, that rush might fall flat once you realize you’re not certain about candidacy (maybe it’s not for you), you don’t know what types of treatments we offer or what they do, and the list goes on. Fortunately, you don’t need to figure this stuff out on your own. You simply need to schedule an orthodontic consultation with us, so we can sit down and figure out what is best for your smile. However, to help you begin to get a feel for the details, we offer you a quick who-what-where-when-why guide!

Powerprox: Tips For Lingual Braces

tipsrainbowIf you are embarking upon your orthodontic treatment by choosing Powerprox, then you know that you’re about to receive lingual braces. What’s that mean? Well, we are going to place the brackets and wires for your treatment on the back surfaces of your teeth rather than on the surfaces that face outward. You may wonder what this means for your comfort and other aspects of your daily life. Good news! We have some helpful tips for an easy experience.

Q&A: ClearCorrect And Your Comfort

qatalkbubblesWhen you think about receiving orthodontic care for your smile, do you immediately assume you’re going to struggle with discomfort no matter what? The good news is that even though you might think this is a problem, it’s actually not something you need to worry about. As a result of the very exciting advances in orthodontic technology in recent years, treatments like ClearCorrect provide you with a way to shift your teeth into the desired arrangement without worrying about serious comfort issues. Let’s make this a bit clearer with a Q&A session.

Quiz: Those New Orthodontic Terms

quizlightThroughout your life, when you talk about orthodontic treatments, you might have most often heard words like “metal braces” and “retainers.” However, as technology has advanced and treatments have evolved, new systems for aligning smiles and new terminology have appeared on the scene. As a result, you might find yourself a little bit surprised by vocabulary with which you are completely unfamiliar as you venture toward improving your smile. Let’s perform a quick vocab check (or teach you a few new terms) with a quiz.

Ready to fall in love with your smile, but not sure where to start? Send us a photo or a question of your smile, and Dr. Lathrop will respond!