What are lingual braces?

If the improvement of your smile with conventional metal braces doesn’t sound appealing, now orthodontics can offer you the solution! Lingual braces, are an alternative solution that can fix your smile in a discreet way!

Lingual braces, even though they are similar to metal braces, they are placed from the back of the teeth, correcting them internally. They are also made of stainless steel or gold, while the duration of the treatment is almost the same.


Lingual braces: How are they manufactured?

Lingual braces are custom devices and made for each patient individually. In order to create them, it is necessary to take the patient’s dental impressions. After that, the orthodontist sends the measurements to the manufacturing company. Nowadays, the evolution of technology, allows the orthodontist to digitally visualize the final result, while at the same time the design has been improved in order to minimize possible injuries.


Lingual braces and benefits

Lingual braces are characterized by many benefits for patients. More specifically:

  • This orthodontic treatment it is almost invisible, as it cannot be easily noticed.
  • They allow a wide range of complex movements.
  • The marks caused on the outer surface of the teeth can be avoided. This is a fairly common phenomenon in orthodontic patients who wear conventional – metal braces.
  • They do not prevent any activity, such as playing a musical instrument.
  • They always remain stable on the teeth.
  • They provide excellent control and allow precise and customized movements.
  • They can improve a number of orthodontic problems.

From all of the above, it can be assumed that lingual braces are ideal for people who want to improve the appearance of their teeth effectively, via a highly aesthetic method. At Great Smile orthodontic clinic we can offer you the smile of your dreams, by choosing the orthodontic treatment that suits your case!