Lingual braces are bonded behind your teeth and no one will ever even get to know that you're on braces. While they do the same job, most of the metal-work remains concealed! Since, Lingual braces are practically invisible, people will notice your smile and not your braces. Lingual braces, a great respite from the unsightly metallic braces!
The procedure involves taking impressions of your teeth using a plastic mold. The metal components are then custom-fabricated in the dental laboratory. Using a precise process the braces are cemented into place onto the back of your teeth. Progress is monitored and necessary adjustments are made to optimize final results.
Lingual braces can help correct many of the bite problems and teeth alignment conditions like
Overly crowded teeth
If your teeth are crooked, crowded, spaced apart, or simply out of place, Lingual braces are a perfect choice for you!
You are eligible for Lingual braces if you
Are intending to correct your bite without interfering with your appearance during the treatment
However, it is not suitable if you have smaller teeth and excessive bite problems. If you are looking for a straighter teeth but don’t want to sacrifice your appearance, Lingual braces are a way to go!
The Risks Involved
Just like any other form of dental treatment, Lingual braces also have some risks. Fortunately, the complications are infrequent and if at all they occur are usually of minor consequence. Discomfort, increased risk of decalcification, shortened roots, nerve damage, gum disease, delayed adaptation to speaking and injury to the gums, lips, cheeks and tongue are the possible risks associated with Lingual braces.
The Lingual type of braces will yield the same results as the traditional type. These braces that are aligned and patterned on the back of the teeth should be worn for one to three years. In that case, the result should be a healthy, balanced and aesthetically appealing smile.
Behind-the-teeth braces can help straighten your teeth without going public. So take the maximum advantage of a healthy smile today, with Lingual braces.