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Dear Patients,

COVID-19 is in the news everywhere, and we are closely monitoring the situation. We're reaching out to assure you that you are safe at Classic Smiles.

We already, as a daily practice, assure universal precautions as outlined by CDC and OSHA standards of infection control. Safety is always our number one focus. Our high standard of care ensures that your trust and safety are never compromised.

We will be available to see urgent care and emergency patients Monday thru Friday 8 am to 4:30pm during this Covid #19 Crisis. We will be available to see urgent care and emergency patients Monday thru Friday 8 am to 4:30pm during this Covid #19 Crisis. You should call us to make an appointment and also when you arrive at 407-293-3002. We will let you know when to come in. We will take your temperature upon arrival. If you have abnormal temperature you will not be seen.

If you or someone with you has a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or has traveled internationally in the last 15 days, or know you have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19, please return to your car and call us at 407-293-3002. DO NOT ENTER.

We are taking extended measures to further protect all our patients and team with the following additional protocols:
•  In compliance with the recommendations for public health, anyone with a cough or fever will not be allowed in the building and should stay home. We will be happy to reschedule your appointment for a later date. Team members temperatures are checked daily.
•  Before your appointment, you have the option to stay in your car instead of the waiting room until we're ready to seat you in your personal operatory. Simply call us when you arrive, and we will let you know when we're ready for you.
•  Upon entering Classic Smiles, we will take your temperature. Temperatures above normal will not be allowed in.
•  Additionally, we are requesting you sanitize your hands before entering the business area.


You can be assured safety measures at Classic Smiles will continue to evolve as more information develops.

Stay well, hydrate, eat nutritiously, and get plenty of sleep.

We look forward to serving you,

The team at Classic Smiles

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Six Month Smiles


Woman smiling with braces and a perfect smileAt Classic Smiles, we understand the importance of quick, affordable, and comfortable orthodontic treatment. That is why we specialize in a relatively new concept known as "Six Month Smiles." Six Month Smiles is a part of short-term orthodontics, a growing trend in the field.

What Is Six Month Smiles?


Six Month Smiles is a treatment concept that focuses on fixing the teeth in your visible smile line. The appliance is similar to traditional braces, consisting of brackets, ligatures, and thin metal wires. However, the brackets used with Six Month Smiles are usually clear, with a wire that is hard to see as well.

Who Qualifies for Six Month Smiles?


During your consultation, Dr. Susanne or Dr. Mikal will be able to determine if you are a good candidate for Six Month Smiles. This may involve taking x-rays, oral and facial pictures, and an impression of your teeth.

Because the appliance is only designed to move your visible teeth, patients with complex malocclusions (misaligned bites) may not qualify. However, this type of treatment may be suitable for some mild to moderate problems, some of which include:
•  Crowded teeth
•  Overlapping teeth
•  Rotated teeth
•  Spaced teeth
•  A crooked midline
•  Other asymmetries
•  Reverse smile lines

Many of our adult patients prefer Six Month Smiles, due to the discreet appliance and incredible treatment times. If you are concerned with the cosmetics of your smile and want to avoid the stigma of traditional braces, Six Month Smiles may be right for you!

How Does Six Month Smiles Work?


Your impression will be used to create a 3D model of your mouth. The model allows us to determine the precise placement of each bracket, and supply you with an effective appliance. At a follow-up appointment, we use a special adhesive to bond the brackets to the front surface of your teeth.

In many cases, the brackets come positioned inside a custom-designed tray, allowing us to place them exactly where they need to be. Once the brackets are in place, we will attach a thin archwire to link the teeth together.

You may experience some minor discomfort once we set your appliance. This should subside within a few days. After your initial placement appointment, we will ask you to visit our office every four or five weeks.

During your follow-up appointment, Dr. Susanne I. Baaqee, D.M.D. will tighten the archwire and make the appropriate adjustments. Most follow-ups are relatively short. Once your treatment is complete, we will remove your appliance.

Benefits of Six Month Smiles


Of course, the biggest benefit of Six Month Smiles is a reduced treatment time. As the name suggests, you should be finished with treatment in about six months. Treatment with traditional braces takes around 12 to 18 months, depending on the severity of your issues.

Six Month Smiles is also a cost-effective option. A faster treatment time results in fewer appointments and less opportunity for expensive damages. In many cases, Six Month Smiles is less expensive than more comprehensive orthodontic treatment.

Schedule Your Consultation Today!


Find out is Six Month Smiles is right for you! Call (407) 378-0139 to schedule your consultation appointment today!
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