Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles combines the best aspects of braces, providing an economical, cosmetic orthodontic solution for adults with crooked teeth.


Because everyone deserves to smile with confidence.

What are Six Month Smiles fixed orthodontics?

Six Months Smiles braces are a modern twist on tried-and-true orthodontics, a revolutionary orthodontic system that provides a fast and economical way for adults and teens to transform their smile. Cosmetic braces are preferred by most teens and adults who want to straighten their teeth, and we are proud to be the only Six Month Smiles provider in Ellicott City and one of the very few Six Month Smiles providers in all of Maryland.

Many adults spend their entire lives covering their mouths when they laugh, smile or talk.  They feel stuck because they do not want to wear metal braces for years, and other orthodontic solutions like Invisalign are not appropriate for their lifestyle.  Six Month Smiles fixed orthodontics are an effective, safe and affordable cosmetic solution, a combination of proven orthodontic techniques, modern materials, and innovative thought – Six Month Smiles utilizes specialized clear braces to gently straighten and align teeth in an average time of six months. Regardless of age or gender, it is never too late to have straight, natural teeth.

What do Six Month Smiles braces look like?

Six Month Smiles use clear brackets (adhered to your teeth) and tooth-colored wires that are barely visible.

Patient Wearing Six Month Smiles

They are designed to blend in well with the natural color of your teeth. See the image of a patient wearing Six Month Smiles, to your right!


How do Six Month Smiles braces work in only six months?


In earnest, the technique Dr. Blum uses with Six Month Smiles employs the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely. The key components of the six month treatment are the use of special nickel titanium wires and a primary focus of moving the teeth that show when you smile.

Getting results in six months with this type of accelerated orthodontic treatment does not mean that we simply tighten regular braces more forcefully and frequently to get the teeth moving. Six Month Smiles utilizes standard orthodontic mechanics, but the emphasis of the braces is to transform the cosmetic appearance of your teeth, while putting less emphasis on perfecting the bite and the alignment of rear teeth. Six months is the average treatment time for most patients, with this emphasis and unique combination of materials and precise orthodontic technique. Each treatment length varies from case to case, nevertheless.

If you are interested in Six Month Smiles, or are curious about whether our traditional orthodontics, Invisalign, or Veneers are better options for you, please feel welcome to contact us today!

Whether it is to make an appointment or discuss which options are the best choice for you, we look forward to talking with you soon!

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