Lingual braces are the only orthodontic treatment which is completely hidden from view.
At LARA dental, we strive to cater for all our patients’ needs, and we understand that when it comes to orthodontic treatment, everyone has different preferences on how to reach the goal of a straighter smile. While each person’s individual circumstances will have a bearing on which orthodontic treatment will be suitable for them, lingual braces offer almost invisible treatment combined with effectiveness which is almost on par with standard braces. Let’s take a closer look.
What are lingual braces?
Lingual braces are quite similar to traditional metal braces, but they’re attached to the backs of your teeth, meaning nobody will easily be able to see that you are undergoing orthodontic treatment. As mentioned above, they’re not able to fix every issue that standard braces can, but they are capable of treating far more complex cases than clear aligner treatments can.
The Advantages of lingual braces
- Virtually undetectable
- No staining left on the fronts of your teeth
- Suitable for cases too complex for clear aligners
- The fully customised treatment plan
What is the treatment time for lingual braces?
Like all orthodontic treatments, your unique circumstances will dictate exactly how long you will need to have lingual braces. In general, it can be anywhere from 18 to 36 months. If lingual braces are a suitable treatment course to address your needs, we will be able to advise you on an approximate treatment time.
Do lingual braces hurt?
All orthodontic treatments have an element of discomfort as they are slowly but surely moving your teeth into a new position. As they are attached to the backs of your teeth, lingual braces can also cause some discomfort for your tongue while it gets used to them being there.
How much do lingual braces cost?
The cost of any orthodontic treatment is dependent on your unique circumstances. Lingual braces are more expensive than standard braces as they are a more complex treatment due to them being placed on the backs of your teeth. Our experienced practitioners will be able to advise you of the cost and suitability of your obligation-free consultation.
Lingual braces are fully customised to you
At LARA dental, we ensure that your orthodontic treatment plan is tailored specifically to your needs and we will discuss this with you in your consultation. Once your treatment has begun, we will monitor your progress and adjust your braces at about every six weeks.
Keep your braces out of sight
If you would like to find out whether lingual braces could be the ideal orthodontic treatment to help you achieve a straighter smile and a better bite, contact our friendly team to arrange your consultation today.