They are referred to as Braces on the inner surface of the teeth. The term ‘Lingual’ refers to the inside (tongue or palate) surface of the tooth.
The Lingual braces are attached to that inside surface unlike traditional braces which are fixed to the outside of the teeth. With the braces positioned on the inner surface, it means that they are practically invisible and provide for cosmetic orthodontic treatment without the distraction of typical braces.
WHO SHOULD USE LINGUAL BRACES?
- Are self-conscious of their appearance and do not feel confident wearing traditional braces.
- Are frequently exposed to audiences or clients and have to maintain a professional image with a great smile.
Know that not all Dental Hospitals offer lingual treatment since training and technical expertise is needed. SIRI DENTAL HOSPITALS has dental orthodontics who have undergone special training in lingual orthodontics & have catered to the needs of many patients, successfully satisfying them.
Considered as more expensive than traditional metal since the treatment is specialized and tedious which can take a few months longer than traditional braces.