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
A smile is front and center for all patients. So adding a tool to your practice that can dramatically change a smile means adding a tool that can truly change a patient’s life. Six Month Smiles is an important addition for dentists who are looking to provide meaningful dentistry to patients eager for confident smiles.
You know that new-patient care generally starts with an acute need or routine cleaning. And once that patient is in your office, you have to demonstrate that they can turn to you for every dental question or concern. When your patients sit down in your chair, they are giving you a unique opportunity to build trust and establish a long-term relationship.
Discover how to achieve meaning dentistry in your practice, by downloading the Free Comprehensive Guide to Six Month Smiles®. Help your patients see beyond basic care; help them to see your practice as an invaluable resource for themselves and their families.
Easier said than done, right? Dentistry will always be the core of your business. You have to pick and choose the added benefits that will best serve your clients while allowing you to remain focused on core dental needs.
The AACD has partnered with Six Month Smiles to help bring more services directly to your dental chair. By attending a free one-hour, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) webinar on July 22, you’ll see how, as a dentist, you can straighten your patients’’ teeth in just six months. And your patients don’t have to visit anyone but you. (Plus, you’ll earn a CE credit just by watching.)
"Stacie" is 29 years old and presented with a chief complaint of wanting to address the spacing between her teeth. She had no specific concerns regarding the overjet or deep bite and had previously had a comprehensive ortho consult in which she was advised that she would require orthognathic surgery in conjunction with full fixed orthodontic treatment.