Many adult patients are under the misconception that it’s too late to correct their orthodontic problems. However, contrary to popular belief, there aren’t any age restrictions to having orthodontic treatment. A healthy smile and straight teeth are attainable at any age, so adults with an overjet, crossbite or open bite can correct these problems with the help of an orthodontist.
Orthodontic experts are always trying to seek new ways to move teeth faster and more efficiently. Recently, lingual braces have had technological advancements propelling them to the forefront of treatments that are both invisible and can be faster than traditional braces. Lingual braces are placed on the inside surface of a patient’s teeth, making the treatment invisible. So unless you choose to share, no one else will know that you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment while wearing lingual braces.
Disguise Your Treatment With Lingual Braces
When we think of getting our teeth straightened, a full mouth of metal comes to mind. This is because for years that was the most effective way to achieve straight teeth. Wearing braces meant having to grin and bear noticeable metal brackets and wires throughout the duration of your treatment. Fortunately, those days are over. Read more
Orthodontic braces have been given a hard time over the years and not without good reason. Despite the fact that they continue to do a great job of straightening teeth, many teenagers tremble when their orthodontist suggests braces. Read more
What do cherry pie, piñatas, and braces have in common?
They’re all better on the inside! It may seem like a strange comparison, but the fact is, braces are always better when they’re placed on the inside surface of your teeth! Braces affixed in this manner are known as hidden braces or lingual braces. This means they are placed on the surface of your tooth facing your tongue rather than the outside of your teeth. Lately, lingual braces are becoming very popular for many good reasons. Here are just a few: Read more
Today, patients are concerned with the after appearance of an orthodontic treatment than ever. Since the introduction of Invisalign aligners, more patients have shown interest in such treatment because aligners straighten teeth without the need for visible braces. Unfortunately not every teeth problem can be corrected with plastic aligners. Despite being in the market for decades, the aligners still look like braces. Recently, technology facilitated a third option; lingual dental braces. Read more