Posted October 29th, 2014 by 6monthsmiles under Leadership
By Dr. Kent Smith, Six Month Smiles Clinical Instructor
Just a note to express my gratitude for an amazing weekend with Ashley. I have been to numerous “Make dentistry work for you”, “Make them say yes” and “How to sell to a deaf Buffalo” type seminars, but no one hit...
Posted September 16th, 2014 by 6monthsmiles under Uncategorized
The 5 reasons you have holes in your schedule are not; holidays, vacations, insurance plans, school being back in session or fall sports. Furthermore, your team is NOT Lazy and they DO care. I’ve yet to meet an employee who gets up in the morning thinking “What can I...
Posted September 2nd, 2014 by 6monthsmiles under Uncategorized
Imagine that you are walking into a high-class restaurant. Its decor is stunning. It has marble floors and its walls are adorned with the finest artwork. As you breathe in the magnificent aromas of the award-winning menu, you are approached by an impeccably dressed maître d’. You request a table...
Posted April 24th, 2014 by 6monthsmiles under Six Month Smiles
Case Study by Dr. Noel Ananthan, Six Month Smiles Clinical Instructor
My patient came to my practice after years of dental neglect. He was 24 years old and had just started a new job in car sales. This seemed unusual because his shyness prevented him from saying more than two or...
Posted January 31st, 2014 by 6monthsmiles under Clinical Information
Case Study by Dr. Frank Berman
James is a 24 year old male, (23 when we started). His chief complaints were his unattractive smile, with his “I teeth” stuck up in his gums, i.e.: “snaggle tooth,” his upper laterals were looking too small and there were rotations and spaces on...
Posted May 14th, 2013 by 6monthsmiles under Clinical Information
Case Study: Class 2, Div 2 Malocclusion Complicated by a Deep Overbite
By Dr. Muhammed Kathrada, Six Month Smiles Provider
A 33 yr old female patient presented at the practice wanting veneers for 6 upper teeth. She was also aware that she grinds her teeth at night.
Clinically she presented with...
Posted March 13th, 2013 by 6monthsmiles under Clinical Information, Six Month Smiles
By Dr. Noel Ananthan, Six Month Smiles Clinical Instructor
This is SS, a case that I previewed on the Six Month Smiles Online Forum a few weeks ago. Her treatment is a perfect showcase of the power of Six Month Smiles in treating seemingly complex challenges with familiar techniques when...
Posted February 15th, 2013 by 6monthsmiles under Clinical Information
Lower Incisor Extraction - Improved Gum Health
By Dr. Maurice O’Brien
Patient’s Chief Complaint: Crowded upper and lower incisors
Total Treatment Time: 8 months
Marcie, a 21 year old female, came to our practice in October 2011 hoping to improve the appearance of her smile. Her chief complaint was her crowded upper and lower...
Posted January 29th, 2013 by 6monthsmiles under Six Month Smiles
Becky’s Six Month Smiles Story
Becky had a special event coming up and wanted straight teeth. She had previously turned down conventional orthodontics due to the 2.5 year treatment time. She also looked into aligners, but was told that her case would take a minimum of 12 months. Becky’s 21st...
Posted January 8th, 2013 by 6monthsmiles under Clinical Information
A Case Study by Dr. John Seward
Patient’s Chief Complaint: Upper four incisors don’t show when smiling or speaking
Total Treatment Time: 11 months
Our patient, Cliff, stopped by the practice after hearing our radio ad. His chief concern was that his upper four incisors didn’t show when he smiled or spoke.
We discussed the...