At Smiles for Maine Orthodontics we are committed to bringing our patients the most advanced orthodontics possible, to make sure your treatment is easy, efficient, and effective. That’s why we’re proud to announce that we are now offering LightForce, the world’s only 3D printed braces.
LightForce is lightyears ahead of traditional braces.
LightForce is a state-of-the-art technology that allows us to provide true custom treatment to each and every one of our patients. This personalized orthodontic 3D system customizes each bracket to fit every tooth perfectly. LightForce optimizes tooth movement, ensures comfort for our patients, and best of all, limits the time you need to spend in our office while getting the best treatment possible. Also, custom brackets can mean fewer emergency appointments for broken braces that don’t adhere as well to your mouth.
This is the most innovative advancement in bracket systems that the orthodontic industry has seen in decades.
What makes LightForce different?
LightForce is 100% customizable, bringing a flexibility and control never seen before in the treatment process. Unlike traditional braces, the brackets and braces are 3D printed exclusively for your mouth. LightForce’s 3D technology allows brackets to be patient-specific, allowing us to map a pathway to a better, healthier smile based on the needs of the individual patient.
How does LightForce work?
We take a complete digital scan of your smile during our initial consultation. Those scans will be used to design custom brackets for each individual tooth. 3D printing allows us to build the made-to-order brackets that we will actually use in your treatment. We place the brackets in any position on the tooth that is needed, meaning we have complete control of tooth movement making this orthodontic treatment faster and more efficient than traditional braces. LightForce braces are also more discreet than metal braces, allowing them to blend with the color of your teeth.
Ready to begin treatment?
Come into our office for a free consultation. At Smiles for Maine Orthodontics we are taking every precaution to ensure your safety and the safety of our staff during every office visit. Know that we are looking out for your total health – as well as your beautiful new smile.
Call us today at (207) 873-7425 to schedule a free consultation – we can start virtually or in person – your choice!
MEET DR. BRIAN PATTERSON
Dr. Brian is a 2016 graduate of the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston where he was a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. He then completed his Master’s degree and orthodontic certificate at Saint Louis University’s Center for Advanced Dental Education in 2018, where he was awarded the best clinician in his class. He is a member of the Maine Dental Association (MDA), American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), and a candidate for the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certification. Dr. Brian said that he chose orthodontics because it is a unique blend of both art and science, which aligns with his personality. He also explained that his unwavering commitment and passion for orthodontics stems from his personal experience in orthodontic treatment and the impression that it had in his life – both esthetically and in his self-confidence. Dr. Brian has said that he “feels blessed to have a job to create smiles that not only look beautiful, but truly have the ability to change someone’s life.”
Read more about Dr Brian Patterson here.