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Many people dream of getting straighter teeth. But not everyone dreams of wearing braces for several years. Did you know the average adult will wear braces for one and a half to three years? If you’re looking for fast orthodontic treatment, which type should you get?

Traditional Metal Braces

Traditional metal braces are put on every tooth and correct the arch of your teeth as a whole. They can fix issues like crowded teeth, a misaligned bite, or jaw problems. When you have severe dental issues, traditional braces may be your only option. This orthodontic treatment may take the longest to complete since you are probably correcting a variety of issues. If your issues are less severe, there are other options to consider that may take a shorter amount of time.

Clear Aligner Therapy

Clear aligner therapy, like Invisalign®, can correct a variety of dental problems, including most misalignment and bite issues. The treatment time is similar or slightly less than the amount of time required for traditional braces. However, they are much more convenient to wear. Clear aligners are popular among patients, especially adults, because they are removable, easy to clean, and are hardly visible.

Six Month Smiles

As the name suggests, this type of orthodontics is completed in approximately six months. How is this possible? Six Month Smiles® solely focuses on your front teeth. If you are only getting braces for aesthetic purposes when you smile, this could be ideal for you. Clear brackets and wire are only put on your front teeth to correct minor bite issues and misaligned teeth. The smaller scope means a quicker turnaround time for results.

Orthodontic Treatment at Dental Wellness Phoenixville

Are you looking for a convenient and quick orthodontic treatment? Dental Wellness Phoenixville offers Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. Both treatments are transparent with an almost invisible appearance. If you want to learn more, please contact our office to schedule a consultation. We’ll discuss the best option for you and how long you can expect treatment to last.