Lingual braces are a modern orthodontic treatments for misaligned teeth. Unlike the traditional braces which fit at the front of the mouth and can clearly be seen by anyone talking to you, lingual braces sit behind the teeth, close to the tongue, and are hidden away from view. Although they are positioned differently, the brackets which move the teeth are connected in the same way, so they provide similar gentle force and compression where you need it, pushing the teeth into their correct position. Before you do have any braces fitted to your teeth, we will see you first for a free consultation to discuss the most suitable options and give you an accurate price to achieve your goals.
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If you have been told that you need braces, then you may be wondering about the process, and how the dentist will fit your braces so that they help your teeth to realign themselves. Both children and adults have braces fitted, but the technical process of having braces put onto your teeth may still be a mystery to you. In fact, there are several steps which need to be completed when the dentist puts the braces onto your teeth.
Are you thinking about using Invisalign braces to correct misplaced teeth? When you are young, you don’t think about the cost of paying for braces, but most adults in the UK need to cover the cost of these devices, and work out the full price, before they start the process. The cost of having braces fitted will vary depending on how severe your case is.
If you are coming to the end of an orthodontic treatment such as damon braces, then you will be getting to the stage of having your teeth whitened. As part of our standard orthodontic package we offer here, we do include free teeth whitening and free teeth recontouring. These treatments are really the finishing touches to ensure your smile is perfected.
Do you need to have your teeth straightened, and are waiting to have braces fitted? You may have many questions for your dentist which you would like to be answered before you have the braces put onto your teeth, but which you were reluctant to ask at the free consultation. One question which worries everyone who needs to have braces fitted is how their teeth with be straightened through the use of a little bit of wire and metal. It may seem like an impossible task, but many people don’t realise how these little pieces come together to move teeth from what seem like fixed positions.