A lingual appliance is placed on the inside of the teeth, it works like a conventional brace, so that you can get full control and movement of the teeth, but it cannot be seen.
Lingual braces are completely invisible form the outside. There is no aesthetic impairment.
The appliance is custom made for you, so that each bracket and wire is made only to fit your teeth. High quality professional laboratory processes take this fact into account by the creation of an individual target set up. This is used as a basis for designing and optimising the appliance.
At 128 Harley Street Dental Suite a variety of lingual braces are available including: WIN GmbH, Incognito™, Harmony™, Forestadent 2D Lingual™.
Important Facts and Questions
Where are the braces placed?
These type of braces are different to the conventional braces which are attached to the outside of the teeth – These are different! Hidden IncognitoTM Braces move your teeth without anyone noticing because they are on the inside of your teeth.
Is the procedure painful?
All steps of the procedure might cause some discomfort but this is usually temporary and doesn’t last for a long time. After every adjustment, you may experience a feeling of tension in the mouth as with all braces.
Do “hidden” braces require a high level of maintenance?
No. Caring for your Incognito braces will quickly become a natural part of your regular routine. 128 harley street dental suite is equipped to provide you with the exact instructions and valuable tips that you might need.
Will wearing the braces affect my ability to speak?
How long it takes to become accustomed to the change will vary from person to person. Initial difficulties, if any, usually affect the tongue and pronunciation. Experience shows, however, that these symptoms improve after a short time.
How long will treatment take?
This will vary from person to person. Incognito braces are as individual as you are. That’s why the duration of treatment differs from one person to the next. Particularly at the beginning of treatment, the first signs of success can be seen very quickly. Your orthodontist will generally check the progress of your treatment every four to six weeks.
What’s the first step?
You don’t need to be referred to an orthodontist by your dentist for a consultation, you can self-refer.
Incognito™ Orthodontic Braces – Invisible to the onlooker!
That’s sure to start with: Incognito™ Braces have you wearing custom-made, perfect-fitting braces that nobody can spot. Except if you let on.
Incognito™ Orthodontic Braces
Totally invisible because the braces are on the back side of your teeth
Braces with no traces! Incognito™ Braces attach to the back side of your teeth, so they can’t be spotted from the outside.
Exclusive, because they’re made to exactly match your dental impression
Modern technology to make Incognito™ Braces perfectly match your teeth. Each brace is produced individually for you, so you are wearing perfect castings – for a really exclusive mouth.
Ultra-flat shape, really nice to wear
Incognito™ Braces are designed to be extremely flat. You’ll be shown how to brush your teeth and keep your mouth clean.
Work just as well as visible braces
Though they attach to the back side of teeth, Incognito™ Braces work just as efficiently. So normal treatment duration doesn’t get any longer with these braces.
Good if you’re allergic to Nickel
Incognito™ Braces are made from a gold alloy. So they are just right for people allergic to nickel.
“Train track braces” on the outside is not everyone’s choice and this is why many patients avoid opt for this type of therapy.
The appliance is custom made for you, so that each bracket and wire is made only to fit your teeth. Achieving an ideal occlusion for an adult patient is extremely difficult as often the natural teeth do not meet ideally, possibly due to damaged, extracted, missing or heavily restored teeth.