Information from Hiram Center for Family Dentistry
Six month braces are exactly what they sound like — orthodontic treatment to correct crooked or misaligned teeth in about six months. Because of the relatively short treatment time and affordability compared to traditional orthodontic options, they are quickly gaining popularity across the country with adults wanting a picture-perfect smile.
The primary benefit of six month braces is in the name — patients usually only wear them for six to nine months, which is substantially shorter than traditional orthodontic processes, which can take 12-18 months or longer. But there’s so much more to it than just the short treatment times. Here are six things you need to know about six month braces.