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By Downtown Dental Care
December 12, 2018
Category: Orthodontics
Tags: Fastbraces  

Why have braces become popular with individuals of non-traditional age? It's simple—smart people value oral health and straight smiles! fastbracesThat's what your Palm Beach Gardens dentist Dr. Sharon Gilbert at My Downtown Dental Care offers Fastbraces, wonderful alternatives to conventional metal or ceramic braces. Read below if you think they might be right for you or your children's smile.

One out of every five...

While we traditionally think of braces as something that younger people use, a full 20 percent of orthodontic patients are adults, says the American Association of Orthodontists. Informed dental patients understand that straight smiles are healthy smiles, and how your teeth look and feel can inspire self-confidence and a winning image. Fastbraces are an effective treatment option for both children and adults.

To facilitate your ideal smile, Dr. Gilbert at My Downtown Dental Care in Palm Beach Gardens will evaluate your teeth to see if braces are the best treatment. Many adults and teens qualify for braces and opt for Fastbraces to address their mild to moderate orthodontic issues. 

What are Fastbraces?

Fastbraces are bracket and wire braces which exert dynamic physical forces on the entire tooth. Unlike conventional braces which move tooth roots first and then the crowns, the triangular brackets featured with Fastbraces accomplish similar results in half the time. Patients with Fastbraces say that they feel comfortable during treatment and love the affordability of this amazing system!

What qualifies you for these braces?

Healthy teeth and gums are critical to success as are good oral hygiene habits. Also, you must adhere to your treatment plan and see your dentist for progress checks as needed.

Finally, Fastbraces address a variety of smile alignment issues such as:

  • Overbite
  • Underbite
  • Gaps
  • Tooth rotation
  • Crowding
  • Protruding front teeth
  • Orthodontic relapse

Your dentists at My Downtown Dental Care will follow your case carefully from beginning to end and likely will ask you to wear a retainer afterward to keep your new smile perfectly straight. They also wish to see their orthodontic patients as usual for cleanings and check-ups.

Ready to learn more?

Dr. Sharon Gilbert is a Senior Master Provider for Fastbraces Technology - a distinction held by few in the world. For more information on what Fastbraces could do for your appearance and your oral health, please contact the friendly office staff at My Downtown Dental Care in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and serving the West Palm Beach area for a consultation. We look forward to helping you achieve your smile goals! Phone (561)-623-9935.

By Downtown Dental Care
January 22, 2018
Category: Services
Tags: Fastbraces  

Wearing traditional metal braces isn't always feasible due to the length of time required, and the discomfort involved. If you need braces to fastbracesfix your smile, but you're unsure about wearing them for two years or longer, Fastbraces may be the perfect solution for your case. Find out more about this advanced treatment when you attend a consultation at Downtown Dental Care in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

What Are Fastbraces?
Fast braces is an orthodontic technology developed as an alternative to standard braces. While traditional braces realign your teeth in two stages that span two years or more, Fastbraces do the job in about three to 12 months. Using a special mechanical technology, the tooth root is put into alignment early in the treatment period. The braces use a triangular design along with a square-shaped wire, which is different from the makeup of traditional metal brackets.

Reasons to Consider This Solution
The obvious reason to choose Fastbraces is that it will adjust and align your smile very quickly compared to the standard option. Patients often find that this treatment is also more comfortable and gentle on the teeth and gums. Compared to other orthodontic options, Fastbraces is more affordable and requires fewer visits to the dentist. Having Fastbraces placed is a very straightforward process that can be completed in a relatively short appointment with your Palm Beach Gardens dentist.

A Nicer Smile, Just in Time...
Another more practical reason to choose Fastbraces is that it will allow you to have a better smile in time for important life events, like weddings, vacations, and business conferences. Some patients see significant positive changes in a matter of weeks. To maintain your newly positioned smile after treatment, commit to wearing the prescribed retainers for at least 20 minutes per day or as recommended by your dentist.

Come in for a Consultation
If you need an orthodontic treatment that can be completed quickly and efficiently, contact Downtown Dental Care in Palm Beach Gardens, FL about Fastbraces and talk to Dr. Sharon Gilbert, who is a Senior Master Provider for Fastbraces technology- a distinction held by few in the world! Call 561-220-7359 today to set up a consultation with Dr. Sharon Gilbert.

By Downtown Dental Care
November 08, 2017
Category: Services
Tags: Fastbraces  

At Downtown Dental Care, you may take advantage of one of today's most innovative orthodontic systems. It's called Fastbraces, and it fastbracescould be your path to a healthier, straighter smile in less time and less money. Your dentist in Palm Beach Gardens, Dr. Sharon Gilbert loves the results Fastbraces produce for children and adults. Could Fastbraces give you the smile of your dreams? Why not learn more?

How are Fastbraces different?
Fastbraces have unique features that make them the fastest and least costly orthodontic treatments available today. Dentists and patients alike praise Fastbraces because they treat a variety of smile problems more quickly than other traditional orthodontic systems. Treatment takes months not years. Compare that to typical treatment times of two to two and half years or even more for conventional braces.

Why is Fastbraces just that---fast? Fastbraces utilizes nickel-cadmium brackets that are shaped like triangles rather than the usual rectangular configuration. These brackets aim physical forces directly at tooth roots, moving them into proper alignment along with the tops, or crowns, of your teeth. Conventional braces do just the opposite. The root system moves first, followed by the crowns. This method takes much longer to accomplish its goals.

In addition, patients make fewer trips to Downtown Dental Care during the course of their treatments. Check-ups and adjustments are less frequent, saving patients time and money.

How are Fastbraces similar to traditional braces?
Fastbraces produce healthier, better-aligned smiles for individuals with alignment problems which include:

  • Overbite
  • Underbite
  • Crossbite
  • Gaps
  • Crowding
  • Protruding front teeth

A consultation with your Palm Beach Gardens Dentist
In short, Fastbraces correct many smile challenges. In fact, they may work for you. Dr. Gilbert offers Fastbraces consultations at Downtown Dental Care. She'll perform an oral examination, look at your bite and take X-rays as needed to get a complete picture of your unique smile issues and if Fastbraces could solve them.

So, don't wait any longer. Please call Downtown Dental Care in Palm Beach Gardens today for your one-on-one consultation. Bring your questions and your smile goals. We look forward to creating your best possible smile. Phone (561) 220-7359.