What is Snap-On Smile"?
Snap-On Smile" is a dental appliance that involves no drills, no cutting down of existing tooth structure, no needles, and its removable. It's non-invasive, meaning it is also reversible. They fit directly over existing teeth and can be applied to a variety of situations.
It is made with a specialized resin which allows the appliance to be made as thin as .5mm without compromising strength. Its simple patent design allows a patient to eat without any impingement into the gums.
What are the steps to receiving Snap-On Smile"?
After your consultation, your dentist will take an upper and lower impression.
Second, you and your dentist will choose the preferred shape and shade.
Third, your case is sent to Snap-On Smile Creations for fabrication and within 10-14 business days, a beautiful Snap-On Smile" is ready to be snapped in.
No cementation or bonding is ever needed. It will never come loose or fall out.
Does it come in different shades like crowns and dentures do?
You and your dentist can choose from 23 shades and 18 smile designs, giving you an array of choices for your cosmetically enhanced custom fitted appliance.
Who is a Candidate?
Any patient looking for an affordable cosmetic alternative to permanent dental work is a Snap-On Smile" candidate! Well suited for instant gratification, dental phobic and or medically compromised patients, such as chemo or radiation treated patients.
It can also be used in some cases of periodontal disease, as a periodontal splint for mobile teeth by strengthening the teeth going through periodontal treatment. The splint is also helpful because the patient can easily maintain excellent oral hygiene.
Snap-On Smile" appliance is also ideal for those patients considering a more permanent restoration like veneers, which allows them to take their new smile for a test drive. For others Snap-On Smile" gives them options they never had before.
For more info, www.snaponsmile.com