What is the painless smile treatment - Snap on Smile?
Snap on Smile is a minimally invasive cosmetic treatment. It consists of a layer that is placed on top of our teeth, on the clean and healthy mouth, it is the only thing necessary. It is a fairly recent treatment in Spain and not very widespread. Not all clinics can perform this treatment because it is necessary a special certificate from the manufacturer and our clinic is one of the first in Spain to perform this type of treatment.
How is the treatment done?
The treatment is very simple to do. A first assessment visit is made to know if the patient is suitable or not to treatment, we take the impressions of the patients to whom we can make Snap on Smile and send them to the USA to a specialized laboratory that makes a scan of the models of the mouth, the subsequent design of the device in 3D and the manufacture of it with the Cad Cam system of this aesthetic device. Afterwards the quality control is done and in a time that oscillates between 2 and 4 weeks they send it to the clinic where we adapt it and place it in the patient's mouth.
What type of patient is indicated for this treatment?
Practically most patients can carry this type of device. We at the clinic assess the case during the first visit and make sure that the mouth is clean and healthy to take the impressions and manufacture the device. In most cases patients want to undergo this treatment because it is a minimally invasive treatment. If we compare it with composite or ceramic veneers, these are more expensive, the Snap on Smile device is quite economical. It is also indicated for patients who do not want to undergo orthodontic treatment because it is a long treatment. In cases of tooth whitening, when patients have tetracycline teeth, gray or very yellow teeth and can not go through a tooth whitening can also be a solution for this type of patients. Most patients can wear Snap on Smile devices.