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Short-Term Orthodontics

Want straighter teeth but are hesitant to commit to years of wearing metal braces? General dentist Dr. McDermid at Lakewood Dental Centre  in Winnipeg, MB can decide if short-term orthodontics can improve your smile. They can assess your bite, and if your alignment issues are minor or your needs are mostly cosmetic, they might recommend short-term orthodontics. Make an appointment with them today to find out more.

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Short-term orthodontics can give you the smile you want in as little as six months. You might be an ideal patient for short-term orthodontics if:

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  • You’ve worn braces before but just need a touch-up treatment
  • You have a few small gaps between teeth you’d like to close
  • Your teeth are only mildly crooked
  • Your bite is mostly in alignment

Short-Term Appliances

We use clear braces in our short-term orthodontics treatment. Clear braces are used to correct the position of your teeth. Benefits of clear braces:

  • Removable so you can continue to enjoy all of your usual activities
  • Easier to maintain your regular brushing and flossing routine
  • Less noticeable by your peers or colleagues
  • Trays are custom fitted for your teeth and your needs

We offer three types of clear appliances:

  • Invisalign
  • Smart Moves
  • K-Line clear aligners

Other Orthodontic Options At Lakewood Dental Centre

During your first orthodontic visit, our dentists might find that your needs are too complex for short-term orthodontics. It may still be possible for you to benefit from clear braces; however, you may need to wear them for a longer window of time to get results. We can also fit you with traditional braces to help improve your bite or straighten your teeth.

Schedule a consultation with Dr. McDermid in Winnipeg, MB today to learn what is possible for your smile through short-term orthodontics. Reach us by phone at (204) 977-8515 or online by filling out our easy appointment request form.

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120- 40 Lakewood Blvd Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2J 2M6, Canada