WHAT ARE LINGUAL BRACES?
Lingual braces are similar to traditional or conventional braces. They consist of brackets are wires that are used to straighten your teeth. However, lingual brackets are placed at the backside towards the tongue side of your teeth. Lingual brace systems are nearly invisible due to their strategic placement on the backside of your teeth. It makes lingual braces an excellent option for treating orthodontic anomalies without the unappealing appearance of traditional braces. For these reasons, lingual braces are gaining immense popularity amongst adults and children, especially teenagers.
BENEFITS OF LINGUAL BRACES
Lingual braces are nearly invisible
Lingual braces treatment by our orthodontist in London is a discreet method of achieving a beautiful smile compared to traditional metal braces. Since lingual braces are placed from the backside – lingual side of your tooth, they are much less visible than conventional braces. It offers a seamless treatment approach to straighten your smile without being too obvious. The ability of lingual braces to be nearly invisible is one of the most significant advantages of this treatment modality. It an ideal option for patients seeking to correct their smiles in social and professional situations. For many adults, wearing traditional bulky metallic braces might not be suitable as it is visible, compromises aesthetics and are cumbersome. In situations like these, lingual braces can be used.
Lingual braces by our London Orthodontists are custom-made for each patient. They are made to fit your teeth’ shape and be according to your need, making them much more comfortable than traditional braces.
Traditional braces are placed on the front surface of the teeth. There is always a risk associated with them, damaging the front surface of your teeth. Lingual braces are placed on the back surfaces of teeth, so it does not affect the teeth in the way traditional braces do.
Lingual braces treatment by our orthodontist in London yields similar results when compared to traditional braces. Lingual braces can fix a wide variety of orthodontic problems, and they give a stunning result discreetly.
Misaligned, crooked and spaced teeth can be a cause of great concern if left untreated. It may even necessitate the need for some more complex procedures later on. Orthodontic issues make you conscious of yourself and cause embarrassment in social and professional settings. With lingual braces, our London orthodontists can help you achieve the smile you desire. You no longer have to hide your teeth while talking and can smile with renewed confidence owing to your perfectly aligned pearly whites.
Many adults who need orthodontic treatment do not opt for as traditional braces do not suit their profession. If you are someone in the entertainment industry, a flight attendant or someone who’s profession involves facing the customers regularly; lingual braces by our orthodontist in London might be an excellent option for you as they are almost invisible.
ARE LINGUAL BRACES FOR YOU?
The only way to determine if lingual braces are for you is to schedule an appointment with our Orthodontists in London. During your appointment at our clinic, our orthodontist will examine you thoroughly. After initial examinations, they may suggest some investigations like X-rays. Based on these investigations, our orthodontist will determine if you are an ideal candidate for lingual braces.
Lingual braces can treat almost every orthodontic anomaly, but it is a contraindication in people with deep overbites. Healthy gums and overall good oral health is also a general requirement of getting lingual braces. The gums should be free of any diseases, should not bleed or be swollen. Your general medical condition is taken into consideration, as well.
Our orthodontists in London take into consideration all these aspects before advising you to go for lingual braces.
TREATMENT WITH LINGUAL BRACES: WHAT TO EXPECT?
Lingual braces in London are more expensive than traditional braces. Lingual braces are placed at the back of the teeth; thus, they can interfere with the speech in the beginning. You may experience some lisping at the start of the treatment as it interferes with tongue position in the oral cavity. Lingual braces can lead to some tongue soreness which eventually goes away with time. Lingual braces can treat most orthodontic anomalies so that you can expect a seamless teeth-straightening experience in London by our orthodontists.
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