Dr. Stephen Ball
Patient’s chief complaint:
Crooked upper and lower front teeth, particularly the upper front “snaggle tooth” (the upper left central incisor).
Summer, and particularly the 4th of July, is filled with fun, family, friends, and barbecue. The 4th of July is a time when most Americans light fireworks and fire up the grill for a delicious way to celebrate our independence. Like many people with braces, you may wonder what the best foods are for you to enjoy and if there are any foods that you should avoid. But don't worry, you won't need to skip out on all the fun and food.
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.
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.
I did it – I successfully completed the Level 1 course from Six Month Smiles. As an Orthodontist with 10+ years of clinical experience with thousands of fixed and removable outcomes under my belt, this may by counter-intuitive. Truthfully, Six Month Smiles certification has been on my orthodontic bucket-list for years now. It’s a wildly successful brand, both nationally and internationally. Doctors rave about the services, support, and experience. I wanted to know the “secret sauce”.
Are you tired of hiding your smile because you aren’t comfortable with crooked teeth? Do you need something to help boost your self-confidence? There is good news. Six Months Smiles offers an alternative that will give you the straight, beautiful smile you desire without spending years in braces. With short term orthodontics you will:
Did you know that (statistically) the first thing people notice about each other on a first date is the smile? It’s not the eyes, the hair or the figure although these might be important too. It’s the openness and sincerity of the smile.
According to an article in the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, “tooth straightening is not just for children any more.” The March 2016 article addresses several common considerations for dentists looking to add cosmetic ortho to their in-chair services.
Topics: Short Term Orthodontics