Q: How can teeth be straightened in only six months with adult braces?
A: The Six Month Smiles technique employs the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely with clear adult braces. The key components of the treatment are the use of unique, clear braces and a primary focus of moving the teeth that show when you smile.
Q: Six months sounds good, but will I still have a mouth full of metal braces for the whole time?
A: No! Six Month Smiles uses clear braces that are barely visible to gently straighten your teeth.
Is there age limit for Six Month Smiles?
Six Month Smiles is cosmetic braces for adults.
Age limit is 16, but we also provide conventional braces for younger patients.
Q: How are Six Month Smiles braces more comfortable than regular braces?
A: Six Month Smiles uses low force to move teeth gently. Many people think that the accelerated braces treatment means simply “tightening” regular braces to get the teeth moving, but that is not true. Six Month Smiles utilizes standard orthodontic mechanics, but with an emphasis on the cosmetic appearance of your teeth rather than the position of your bite.
What is the price of Six Month Smiles treatment?
The price for Six month smiles is from 15.000,00 HRK (around 2.000,00 EUR, 1.530,00 GBP, 2.222,00 USD, 2.210,00 CHF). In your treatment price is included:
both upper and lower braces, every appointment until the braces off, fixed and essix retainer for both arches, hygiene set for cleaning your teeth and braces.
After the braces off appointment, you will receive a coupon with 50% off for any bleaching treatment.
What kind of payment options do I have?
1. Full payment in advance – 5% discount for cash
2. Monthly payments in cash : 3.000 HRK deposit at the first appointment and the rest in 6 monthly payments
- American express up to 6 monthly payments.
- Diners - up to 12 monthly payments.
What is the price for treating upper or lower arch only?
In more than 90% of cases we have to treat both arches to get good result in reasonable amount of time.
In very rare cases we do treat one arch only and the price is from 10.500,00 HRK.
Am I really going to finish treatment in 6 months?
6 months is average time for treatment. Most of our patients wear braces from 4 to 9 months, and some very complicated cases up to 12 months.
Q: Do Six Month Smiles braces damage the teeth, roots, or gums?
A: There are no more risks of root damage or other issues than those associated with traditional orthodontics. Since the forces used with Six Month Smiles braces are lighter and teeth are seldom extracted, there are actually even fewer risks involved with Six Month Smiles.
Q: Will I have to wear a retainer?
A: Yes, as with any teeth-straightening treatment a retainer is necessary to maintain the straighter position of your teeth. If you don’t want to wear a removable retainer, you can have a bonded retainer placed. There are a variety of options that you can choose from according to your personal preference and situation.
Q: It sounds too good to be true.
What's the catch?
A: There is no catch. If you are an adult (16 years and older) with crooked or spaced teeth and you're not looking for a major alteration to your bite, this could be the solution for you! Most adults ARE candidates for Six Month Smiles.