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How To Take Great Dental Impressions

Posted by Esther Adame on 10/25/17 10:27 AM

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*Example of High Quality Impressions.

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Topics: Short Term Orthodontics, Clinical Information, Six Month Smiles

ChairTime with Dr. Stephen Ball

Posted by Steven Ball on 10/24/17 12:04 PM

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Dr. Stephen Ball
BDS

Patient’s chief complaint:

Crooked upper and lower front teeth, particularly the upper front “snaggle tooth” (the upper left central incisor).

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Topics: Short Term Orthodontics, Clinical Information, Six Month Smiles

Orthodontic Training for General Dentists

Posted by 6monthsmiles on 5/9/17 9:52 AM

The Six Month Smiles Short Term Ortho System provides General Dentists with a practical and turnkey solution for adults with crooked teeth. Utilizing unique clear brackets and tooth colored wires, the system allows general dentists to easily help their adult patients who think that they are "stuck" if they refuse traditional orthodontic treatment.
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Topics: Clinical Information, Six Month Smiles

Discussing Short-Term Orthodontics from the Hygiene Chair

Posted by Jennifer Murphy, RDHBS, MBA on 3/29/17 1:43 PM

As a dental hygienist myself I know how important it is to empower hygienists to take on an expanded role in the dental office and pride themselves on the ability to identify and discuss treatment opportunities is crucial to the success of integrating orthodontics into your general dental practice.

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Topics: Short Term Orthodontics, Clinical Information, Six Month Smiles, Team

Gum Disease's Impact On Your Overall Health

Posted by 6monthsmiles on 1/10/17 3:18 PM

Gum disease is a subtle condition that develops slowly and quietly, deceiving many concerning the serious risks it poses. These risks don't just cover dental health. New research reveals that gum disease is a dangerous catalyst to many other health conditions. Gum disease is often over-simplified as just minor gum irritation or soreness.  Unfortunately, misconceptions such as this allow gum disease to progress to extremely dangerous levels.  Take steps to increase your own awareness on how gum diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis put your health at risk. 

Gum disease and overall health

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Topics: Clinical Information, For Patients

How Continuing Education Can Profoundly Impact Professional Satisfaction

Posted by Dr. Eric W. Jones on 1/5/17 9:52 AM

The 5:30am alarm bell rings to get you out of bed and ready for work. Your level of motivation (and even inspiration) in this moment directly affects your practice.

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Topics: Clinical Information, Leadership, The Economics of Dentistry, Dental Practice Tips

Discover how CONFIDEX Benefits Dentists and Patients Alike

Posted by Dr. Jaswinder Gill on 12/14/16 2:53 PM

Since CONFIDEX Predictable Digital Treatment Planning has been launched by Six Month Smiles on 1st November I have been quite excited and have been itching to use it.

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Topics: Short Term Orthodontics, Clinical Information, Six Month Smiles, Reviews, CONFIDEX

Investigating the Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Health

Posted by 6monthsmiles on 11/28/16 3:21 PM

Gum disease affected nearly 6.5 million adults in the U.S. between 2009 and 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the same study showed that those over 65 years of age had an increased potential for periodontal disease. Oral health is directly related to overall health, and diseases originating in the mouth or in the gums may have the same risk factors as other chronic diseases. There is, however, a clear connection between low dental health levels and some chronic diseases.

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Topics: Clinical Information, For Patients

How to Get the Shot: 2 Essential Dental Photography Tips

Posted by Jason Olitsky on 7/7/16 9:49 AM

Improving your intra-oral dental photography doesn’t require an arts degree, though it may take time to practice and develop the required skills. For better case presentation and acceptance, use these two essential photography tips I have found great success with in my practice.

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Topics: Clinical Information, Dental Practice Tips

How a Checklist Can Improve Patient Outcomes in Your Office

Posted by 6monthsmiles on 6/9/16 10:45 AM

By Dr. Lee Ann Brady

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Topics: Clinical Information, Leadership

About Us

Six Month Smiles is a GP focused system that equips dentists to help their adult patients with crooked teeth, using unique clear braces. We're improving the lives of dentists and the patients that they help. Six Month Smiles is rewarding for everyone. The first step to becoming a Provider is to Register for an upcoming Six Month Smiles 2 Day Hands-On Course.

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