Total Invisible Orthodontics
Placed on the internal or lingual side of Teeth. Braces are invisible from sight with results.
Lingual braces are fixed metal braces placed on the inner or lingual side of teeth making orthodontic invisible while you smile. They are thus sometimes known as braces behind teeth or braces on back of teeth.
Comparison to clear aligners, advantages of the lingual system are:
BIDH orthodontic dental clinic selects Stb Light braces due to:
There is only a handful of orthodontist (braces specialists) who are trained on lingual braces technique as special braces lab setup and treatment planning is required. BIDH consists of lingual braces orthodontists who are certified for placement of braces behind teeth.
An evaluation and consultation on various orthodontic treatment options for your case is done with your orthodontist during your first visit.
Your dentist takes a set of digital panoramic and cephalometric x-rays as well as an impression for study model for orthodontic treatment planning.
If you decide to start treatment for lingual braces, pre-orthodontic dental treatments such as tooth removal, teeth cleaning, scaling, polishing or dental fillings is first completed. Your lingual dental specialists then takes an impression to start the lab works for lingual braces.
Clear braces, metal braces and self-ligating braces may be started immediately during the same consultation visit should you decide so. Lingual braces will require laboratory work to be first set up prior to placement.
After teeth impression taking, your dentist arranges a follow up visit once the teeth works are ready for placement. The brackets are then placed on the lingual side of your teeth.
Lingual braces are highly personalized. Your orthodontist must be specially trained with the knowledge to be able to understand and utilize the functional mechanics of lingual braces. BIDH is one of the few orthodontic clinic with a team of lingual orthodontist certified in lingual technique able to perform this specialized technique.
Similiar to conventional braces, monthly adjustments visits are required with your orthodontist to change the elastic o-ring and check the progress of your braces behind teeth.
Monthly visits checks range between 4 to 6 weeks.
After orthodontic treatment, the internal brackets and appliances are removed. Panoramic and celphlometric x-ray is taken. And teeth impression is made to have the retainers made.
Retainers are necessary to keep teeth positioning in place after completion of your lingual braces. Your orthodontist instructs you for continuously and consistently wearing of retainers.