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Straighten Your Smile With Adult Braces

June 26, 2015

ThinkstockPhotos-470167629Not having a set of straight teeth can be debilitating for anyone. It causes you to hide your laugh or smile, and keeps you from openly speaking to others. This can lead your friends or family to see you as shy or withdrawn. At the office of Dr. Grant Ringler in Hutchinson, KS, we offer teeth straightening services specially designed for our adult patients. We know what you’re thinking, “I don’t want to wear metal braces!” We don’t want you to wear them either, which is why our adult braces are the best alternative to traditional braces. It’s time to free your smile!


Why Are Straight Teeth Important?

There are a lot of benefits to straightening your teeth. Aside from the boost of confidence they will bring, straight teeth are less vulnerable to common health conditions like tooth decay and gum disease. You deserve to look and feel your best, and we want to help you with that using the innovative Six Month Smile treatment. Orthodontic therapy has come a long way and we want you to experience the latest and greatest in teeth-straightening technology.


Six Month Smiles

If you have ever had the pleasure of wearing traditional braces, you know very well what the experience was like. For those that have never worn traditional brackets, don’t start. There are MUCH better alternatives, especially for adults. Say hello to Six Month Smiles; a revolutionary straightening technique that aligns your pearly whites resulting in a straighter, healthier smile in about half a year. That’s fast! Compared to traditional braces that usually take at least two years to correct a smile, and depending on your case, you will be amazed at how quickly you will see results.

Six Month Smiles is a modern twist on tried-and-true orthodontic treatment. It has taken the best aspects of braces and modified the treatment and materials to give adults a common-sense, cosmetic solution that fits any lifestyle.

What makes Six Month Smiles so innovative and the perfect alternative to traditional braces?

  • Average treatment time of only six months
  • Six Month Smiles Lucid-Lok™ clear brackets and tooth-colored wires are barely visible
  • Use of braces has shown to provide the most conservative and predictable final result
  • Appointments are quick and comfortable
  • Low forces and short overall orthodontic treatment times increase comfort, safety and hygiene
  • It’s typically less expensive than traditional braces, aligner therapy, or veneers

Over a matter of months, your teeth will be brought into their ideal alignment. It’s the best treatment for adult orthodontics in Hutchinson.


Schedule an Appointment Today

If you are interested in transforming your smile, speak with our staff about Six Month Smile treatment. We offer this specialized service to everyone in Hutchinson, KS as well as Willowbrook, Medora, Buhler, Nickerson and beyond.





Introducing Six Month Smiles: The Adult Orthodontics Solution in Hutchinson, KS

January 10, 2015

56568372Did you know that nearly 20% of orthodontic patients are adults? Most people automatically associate wearing braces with middle school and puberty. However, many adults need orthodontic treatment too.  Choosing to seek out needed orthodontic treatment as an adult is becoming much more common. One of the best available options for adults is the fast and easy Six Month Smiles orthodontics system. Six Month Smiles focuses on quickly and affordably making noticeable cosmetic improvements to your smile in the shortest time possible. Six Month Smiles uses a modified treatment strategy to provide convenient, common-sense, adult orthodontic solutions. Make your Six Month Smiles appointment with Dr. Grant Ringler today. Dr. Ringler is an experienced Six Month Smiles provider, now proudly restoring smiles daily throughout Hutchison, KS, Newton, Winfield, Manhattan, Great Bend, El Dorado, and the surrounding communities.

Why You May Need Adult Orthodontics

The need for adult orthodontics is twofold. Even if your teeth were straight as a child, they might not remain that way as you get older. Teeth can shift as we age.  Dental trauma, tongue thrust, and natural growth can also cause previously straight teeth to turn crooked and overcrowded over time. This shifting can cause severe jaw pain, poor oral hygiene, and a less than confident smile. If you’ve always had crooked teeth, your orthodontic problems can worsen over time. Either way, seeking the adult orthodontic treatment you need is a truly worthwhile investment.

Why Choose Six Month Smiles for Your Adult Orthodontic Needs?

Six Month Smiles offers:

  • A much shorter average orthodontic treatment time (4-9 months)
  • Nearly invisible clear brackets and tooth-colored wires
  • Conservative and predictable results
  • Fast and comfortable appointments
  • Affordability (Six Month Smiles cost less than traditional braces, clear aligners, or porcelain veneers)

Hutchison Adult Orthodontics Appointments

There’s no reason to put off the adult orthodontic treatment you need another year. Make an appointment with the Dr. Grant Ringler for your Six Month Smiles consultation today. Dr. Ringler is a highly qualified adult orthodontics provider, delivering quality dental care to patients of all ages daily throughout Hutchison, KS, Newton, Winfield, Manhattan, Great Bend, El Dorado, and the neighboring areas.

Should You Get Dental Implants?

November 10, 2014

154250535Are you tired of not being able to enjoy the foods you love? If you have to limit your diet because of ill fitting dentures or worn down dental bridges, it may be time to consider dental implants. Dental implants are made of tiny titanium posts, surgically implanted in your jaw, and capped with dentures or dental crowns. Dental implants can significantly improve your quality of life if you have lost teeth due to decay or injury. Though you must meet certain qualifications to be a candidate for full dental implant surgery, Dr. Ringler also offers mini dental implants for patients who would not otherwise be eligible. To explore your dental implant options, make an appointment with the office of Dr. Grant Ringler today. Dr. Ringler and his team of cosmetic and restorative experts proudly restore smiles throughout Hutchison, KS, Newton, Winfield, Manhattan, Great Bend, El Dorado, and the surrounding communities.

The Benefits of Dental Implants

  • Bone Loss Prevention– When you lose a tooth, the roots and bones connected to the jaw are lost too. This can cause your jaw bone to recede and your facial structure to shift. Dental implants replace these roots and bones, preventing the loss of bone in the jaw.
  • Convenience- Dental implants can be made with permanent crowns or removable dentures. Either way, they are secured firmly in the jaw and won’t shift or move when eating.
  • Comfort- Dental implants don’t require dental adhesives or daily removal for cleaning and maintenance. Also, they will never interfere with eating or chewing.
  • Improved AppearanceDental implants are the most natural looking and feeling tooth replacement method.

Dental Implants and Mini Dental Implants in Hutchinson, KS

Dental implants require a minimum amount of jaw bone and space to be implanted properly. Bone graft surgery or sinus lift surgery may need to be performed before your dental implant surgery. If this is not an option, you could choose to have mini dental implants placed instead. They are implanted just below the gum line, but don’t require the same bone density minimums as full dental implants. Dr. Ringler can make this determination in consultation. If you have decided that it’s time to get dental implants, make an appointment with the office of Dr. Grant Ringler today to get started. Dr. Ringler and his experienced team proudly serve patients throughout Hutchison, KS, Newton, Winfield, Manhattan, Great Bend, El Dorado, and nearby areas.