FastBraces Short-Term Orthodontics
Do you have crooked or crowded teeth that detract from your otherwise healthy smile? As an adult, it can be embarrassing to interact with others when you feel self-conscious about misaligned teeth.
You want a solution, but years of treatment with metal braces is out of the question. Fortunately, there are short-term orthodontic treatments like FastBraces at our Mountain View, CA dental office designed for busy, active adults like you.
What Tooth Alignment Problems Does FastBraces Solve?
FastBraces solve the aesthetic problem of misaligned teeth and, depending on your needs, you can see results in as little as six months to a year of treatment. With FastBraces, we can solve common orthodontic problems such as:
- Open bite
- Gaps and spacing
What Makes FastBraces Unique?
FastBraces is referred to as a fixed brace orthodontic system because it moves your teeth using brackets and wires, rather than aligners. However, unlike the square brackets that you see with traditional braces, FastBraces uses triangular brackets.
Square brackets used with traditional braces move the crown of the tooth first, then the root. The triangular brackets used with FastBraces move the crown and the root simultaneously. This is a much faster and more effective way to straighten teeth minor tooth misalignment.
Is Treatment with FastBraces Comfortable?
Treatment with FastBraces also tends to be more comfortable than with traditional metal wires. The system uses a single orthodontic wire that is activated by the heat in your mouth. The wire helps moves your teeth gently and with less irritation than traditional braces.
How Long Do FastBraces Take to Work?
Since FastBraces start moving the tooth roots from the first day of treatment, it’s possible to complete treatment in about half of the time of traditional braces. Depending on your needs, you can see results in as little as six months to a year of treatment. Patients who need only minor realignment may need as little as three months of treatment.
Want to look your best for a wedding, reunion, or another major life event? Just let our team know, and we’ll work with you to make sure your smile is perfect for your special occasion.
Why Should I Straighten Crooked Teeth?
After FastBraces treatment, the improvement in your appearance is obvious. But straight teeth don’t just enhance your smile; they also help you maintain optimal oral health. It can be difficult or impossible to brush and floss around crooked or crowded teeth properly, and inadequate oral hygiene puts you at increased risk for cavities and gum disease.
How Long Do Results Last with FastBraces?
As long as you wear your retainer after FastBraces as directed, you can enjoy your beautiful, straight smile for the rest of your life. Because of the way FastBraces moves your teeth, they are more stable and less likely to shift after treatment. For this reason, many patients need to wear their retainers for only about 15 minutes a day to maintain their smiles.
Please Contact Us for an Appointment
Would you like to learn more about FastBraces? Please call our Mountain View, CA dental office to arrange an appointment, and one of our experienced dentists will be happy to evaluate your needs and help you decide if treatment with FastBraces is right for you.