(843) 507-5481 Book Now
outdoor portrait of happy young man wearing scarf and smiling at camera

At Peninsula Dentistry in Charleston, we understand that a straighter smile can significantly boost confidence and oral health. That’s why we’re proud to offer Six Month Smiles, an innovative short-term orthodontic treatment designed to efficiently correct dental misalignments. But who exactly is the ideal candidate for this transformative procedure? Let’s dive into the specifics to help you determine if Six Month Smiles is the right choice for you.

What is Six Month Smiles?

Six Month Smiles is a modern orthodontic solution focusing on quickly and effectively aligning teeth, primarily those visible when smiling. It utilizes clear braces and tooth-colored wires, making it a discreet alternative to traditional metal braces. As the name suggests, the average treatment time is around six months, a fraction of the time compared to conventional orthodontic treatments.

Ideal Candidates for Six Month Smiles

Not sure if you qualify for this short-term orthodontic treatment, here are some criteria:

  1. Mild to Moderate Dental Misalignments: This treatment is perfect for individuals with mild to moderate crowding or spacing issues in their teeth. Six Month Smiles is specifically designed to address cosmetic concerns and is highly effective in aligning the teeth that show when you smile.
  2. Adults and Older Teenagers: Six Month Smiles is generally recommended for adults and older teenagers who have all their permanent teeth. This age group often seeks a quick and less noticeable orthodontic solution, making Six Month Smiles an ideal choice.
  3. Looking for a Speedy Solution: If you’re seeking a faster way to improve your smile for an upcoming event, like a wedding or graduation, Six Month Smiles could be the perfect solution. Its short treatment time ensures you can achieve your desired smile quickly.
  4. Previous Orthodontic Treatment: For those who have had braces in the past but have experienced minor shifts in their teeth alignment over time, Six Month Smiles can effectively correct these changes efficiently.
  5. Preference for Discretion: The clear braces and tooth-colored wires used in Six Month Smiles make this treatment much less noticeable than traditional metal braces, appealing to those who prefer a more discreet orthodontic option.

Evaluating Your Suitability

While Six Month Smiles is an excellent solution for many, it’s important to note that it may not be suitable for more complex orthodontic issues. Conditions like severe overbite, underbite, or crossbite might require more comprehensive orthodontic treatments.

At Peninsula Dentistry, our team is committed to providing personalized care to ensure that each patient receives the most suitable treatment for their specific needs. We invite you to schedule a consultation at our Charleston office, where we can assess your dental alignment, discuss your aesthetic goals, and determine if Six Month Smiles is the best fit for you.

Embarking on a journey to a straighter, more confident smile should be an informed and carefully considered decision. With Six Month Smiles, many find a convenient, efficient, and effective path to achieving their dental goals. Reach out to Peninsula Dentistry today, and let us guide you towards a beautiful smile in just a matter of months.

Posted on behalf of Peninsula Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

538 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407

Phone: (843) 507-5481
FAX: (843) 577-4653

Skip footer

How Can We Help You Smile Today?

Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. James B. Wisner

Dr. James B. Wisner was raised in Charleston and attended Porter-Gaud High School. He graduated from The Honors College at The University of South Carolina in 1996 and received his D.M.D. degree in 2002 from the Medical University of South Carolina’s College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Wisner served in Las Vegas, Nevada and Spangdahlem, Germany…

Read More about Dr. James B. Wisner

Dr. Caitlin McPherson

Dr. Caitlin McPherson was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. A graduate of Porter Gaud High School, she went on to receive her Bachelors of Science from Clemson University’s Calhoun Honors College. Dr. McPherson earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina’s College of Dental Medicine. She is an…

Read More about Dr. Caitlin McPherson
Dr. Luke E. Severance

Dr. Luke E. Severance

Dr. Luke E. Severance believes dentistry goes far beyond just treating teeth – it’s about building lasting relationships and making a genuine difference in the lives of his patients. Dr. Severance was raised in Florence, South Carolina and graduated with summa cum laude from the University of South Carolina. He went on to receive his…

Read More about Dr. Luke E. Severance

Emergency Appointments Welcome

We warmly welcome all emergency appointments, ensuring prompt and compassionate care when you need it most

No Insurance?
No Problem!

Join our Premier Plan Today

Dentistry should be as affordable as it is high-quality. At Peninsula Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we firmly believe that the terms of a dental insurance plan (or lack thereof) should not dictate the quality of care our patients deserve. That’s why we are pleased to offer our in-house savings plan.

Now, patients who are uninsured can STILL save on general, preventative, and even ortho services!


538 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407

Phone: (843) 507-5481
FAX: (843) 577-4653

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm
Lunch break: 1pm - 2pm

Follow Us