One of the major concerns voiced by patients who are considering orthodontic treatment is how the braces will appear to onlookers. Many still associate braces with being unsightly, metal train-tracks and worry that they will negatively affect their appearance. Thankfully, there have been major developments in orthodontic treatments, which enable thousands to choose from a host of innovative treatments, including lingual braces.
Lingual braces are fixed braces with a difference. Unlike traditional fixed braces, lingual braces are attached to the back of the teeth, rather than the front. The major benefit of lingual braces is that they are invisible to onlookers, which means they go unnoticed in photographs and remain unseen when smiling.
One of the most popular lingual braces systems is the Incognito system. Incognito braces are light, comfortable and highly effective and can give you an amazing smile with ultimate levels of discreetness.
Incognito braces generate force, which moves the teeth into position gradually and gently. Lingual braces are custom-made for the individual to ensure a perfect fit and are tightened at regular intervals for optimum results.
Many assume that lingual braces are painful as the back of the teeth are so close to the tongue. However, the brackets are much smaller than those of traditional braces and use special state of the art friction-free technology to prevent irritation. Initially, the mouth takes a while to adjust to the braces but this is the case with every orthodontic appliance.
Incognito is a versatile treatment, which can be used to treat patients of all ages, from teenagers to those over the age of 60. It can benefit all patients who have originally been advised to consider fixed braces. Incognito is designed to treat problems including:
For more information and an initial consultation about Incognito lingual braces please contact Harley Street Dental Studio in London.
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