Six Month Smiles

The simple cosmetic braces solution

Oaktown Dental Oakland Dentist - Dr Zahid Ahmed-Six Month Smiles Recognized Provider

Six Month Smiles – Cosmetic Braces

Six Month Smiles® short term orthodontic treatment is a modern treatment option based on tried-and-true orthodontics. There is little debate within the orthodontic community that braces are the most widely used and most effective method to give patients straight, healthy teeth and a beautiful smile. Six Month Smiles has taken the best aspects of braces and modified the treatment and the materials to give adults a common-sense, cosmetic solution that fits your lifestyle.

Clear Braces in Oakland

Here at Oaktown Dental, one of our most popular orthodontic treatments is Six month Smiles.  We are proud to say that our talented team of dentists are recognized providers for their excellence in service and outcome. We strive to provide our clients in the Bay Area with options to get their smile healthy, straight, and aligned… and Six Month Smiles is a quick and easy way to achieve this.

As Oakland residents, we hate seeing our fellow neighbors hide behind a smile they are not confident with. These clear braces are a life-changing practice in cosmetic dentistry,

Our Pill Hill neighborhood office is equipped with top of the line equipment and coming in once a month for your orthodontic adjustments will be relaxing and quick. Don’t hide behind your smile, get the smile you’ve always wanted in about 6 month or less.

Give Our Oakland clinic a call at 510-338-3117
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Common Questions

Straight teeth in 6 months, how is this possible?

Six Month Smiles® clear braces are safe, comfortable, and provide quick results. Using proven techniques and materials, the braces have been specifically designed for adults with crooked, spaced, or misaligned teeth.

Does everyone really finish in 6 months?

6 months is the average treatment time. Most patients finish right around 6 months, but treatment times may range from 4-9 months.

Are retainers required?

Yes, as with all orthodontic treatment, a retainer is necessary to maintain the new, straight position of your teeth. There are a variety of retainer options you can choose from depending on your personal preference and situation.

Is there a catch?

There’s no catch! If you are an adult patient with crooked, spaced, or misaligned teeth, then this could be a fantastic option for you! Call us for a free consultation to see if you are a candidate for Six Month Smiles®! We will evaluate your teeth to make sure they are healthy and appropriate for this type of treatment.

How much does it cost?

While the cost is generally less expensive than traditional braces and aligners, the cost varies depending on your specific treatment goals. On average the cost will range between $2,000 – $3,800. We offer simple, no-interest payment plans and work with many insurance carriers.

Will dental insurance cover the cost?

Your dental insurance may cover limited orthodontic treatment, such as Six Month Smiles®. The typical range of insurance coverage for orthodontic treatment is $500-$2,500; details of your insurance can be checked at your consultation. While we try to maximize benefits from your insurance, they generally do not guarantee payment in advance.



Committed to Exceptional Dental Care

We Offer A Diverse Range of Dental Service

Zahid H. Ahmed, DDS, FICOI, FAGD

Dr. Zahid Ahmed combines current advances in dentistry with holistic health to bring patients the best possible dental care. His goal is to provide patients with personalized service, creating lasting relationships based on trust and expertise.

Dr. Ahmed received his DDS from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He has worked as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF and maintains a position as Clinical Instructor at Stanford University. He is recognized as a Fellow in both the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI). He believes continuous learning in dentistry allows him to stay current, and provide the best possible dental care for his patients.

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