Orthodontic Braces in The Woodlands and Spring, TX
Hughes & Cozad Orthodontics’ experience with SureSmile® allows us to see your teeth in a whole new way. We digitally scan your teeth, so the doctors can calculate the best plan and movement for each tooth. SureSmile’s robots help transfer the doctors’ plan into custom archwires. The best thing about SureSmile® is that it can cut treatment orthodontic and braces treatment time by 30%, pushing you ahead on the trail.
SureSmile® creates a 3D computer model of your bite by using
advanced imaging technology to scan your teeth. The scan is taken in the first 6–9 months of treatment.
In conventional orthodontics, a doctor uses a plaster model and
2D x-rays to determine a general treatment plan that is right for
With the 3D model, we can see your teeth and simulate how
they fit together from any angle.
Once your treatment plan is designed, SureSmile® directs a robot to bend a Shape-Memory Alloy archwire according to your doctor’s
The finishing positions for your teeth are developed over time by
viewing progress at frequent monitoring visits.
Archwires are bent by hand at chairside during each appointment,
requiring continuous re-adjustment over the course of treatment.