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.
What are Lingual Braces. For many adults who had braces in their youth, the experience is still associated with unpleasant memories. Traditional braces can be painful, annoying and carry a social stigma. They make brushing difficult, are prone to trapping food, and may irritate the inner lining, or mucosa, of the mouth. Overall, traditional braces are an unattractive prospect for both teens and adults. 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