Braces have conventionally been fitted to the front of the teeth , making them visible during the entire course of the treatment. Since this may be awkward and not suitable for some, the braces that can be fitted to the inside of the tooth â€“ called the lingual surface, was developed.
Dental Braces made just for you â€“ custom made
These lingual braces are custom made at the lab. Every component of the braces is pre positioned and sent as a set. This set is then placed over the teeth and just light cured. Being custom made, these braces are slightly more pricier than their labial (lip side) conventional braces.
Lingual Dental Braces â€“ Advantages
- Less visible
- Crafted individually for every patient
- Visible success in only a short time
- Reliable correction of all types of incorrect tooth positions.
- Suitable for all age groups
- NO risk of decalcification on the front tooth surface
Lingual dental braces Disadvantages:
- May need some time for adaptation for some people
- Needs some time to be prepared â€“ cannot be started right away
- Since they are fixed to the teeth for a time period, rigorous maintenance needs to be followed
- Some food may need to be avoided
- At Types of lingual braces available at Apollo white dental:
- Upper lingual and lower labial ceramic braces
- Standard lingual
- Comfort lingual
- INCOGNITO (3M)