How do Six Month Smiles compare to other orthodontic treatments in San Jose, CA?
Patients who come to Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental often have a number of questions in regards to orthodontic treatment. While many patients in the San Jose, CA area may speak with a specialist such as an orthodontist to learn about ways to reposition their teeth, they may not be aware that their family dentist also has solutions to help in addressing malocclusion of the teeth and bite. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala offers her patients many alternatives to the conventional metal bracket and wire braces including Invisalign, Fast Braces, and Powerprox Six Month Smiles.
Powerprox Six Month Smiles is a wonderful orthodontic alternative to still uses brackets and wires but is much more aesthetic due to the tooth-colored brackets and wires used. These make treatment much less noticeable than conventional braces while providing the same results. Patients will also have these braces on for a shorter period of time than conventional orthodontics, typically anywhere between three to nine months.
Dr. Munira Lokhandwala uses Powerprox Six Month Smiles for patients who are dealing with strictly cosmetic misalignment. This particular method of treatment is not suitable for patients wanting to reposition their bite or have more severe cases of malocclusion. Instead, patients who are interested in making minor adjustments to their anterior (front) teeth may be the best candidates for Powerprox Six Month Smiles.
Like conventional braces, Powerprox Six Month Smiles uses brackets and wires, but these are tooth-colored for more discrete treatment. Additionally, they are often faster in providing results than standard orthodontia because they focus on the teeth near the front of the smile and are not used for bite realignment. This limits their ability to provide patients with treatment, however, individuals who need to make some small changes to their smile may be perfect for this particular dental services.
If you want to find out more about Powerprox Six Month Smiles and live in or around the San Jose, CA community, Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental would be happy to visit with you and find out if this particular method of realignment is best suited for your needs and budget. Contact her practice today to book a consultation appointment and evaluation for more information on Powerprox Six Month Smiles.
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Our team consists of Dr. Munira Lokhandwala and Dr. Maryum Tariq who are highly skilled dentists with decades of dental experience in both cosmetic and general dentistry.