Experience the precise results of fixed braces without anyone knowing you are wearing them! Lingual braces are placed on the inside of your teeth, making them completely hidden from view.
With Incognito lingual braces, you can benefit from exceptional control over tooth movement, achieving flawless results without anyone being aware that you are undergoing treatment.
What's more, the Incognito brackets are custom-made to fit the unique contours of your teeth, providing added precision and a more comfortable treatment experience.
Lingual braces work the same way traditional braces do. Comprised of small metal brackets and archwires, they apply gentle yet continuous pressure on the teeth to help them shift into the desired position.
At The Campbell Clinic in Nottingham, we perform indirect bonding of the brackets. The customised brackets come in a tray and are effortlessly put on your teeth all in one go. This means you don't have to keep your mouth open as long.
Lingual braces do take a bit of getting used to and can cause some minor rubbing on the tongue when they first go on. We give patients relief wax if this occurs. As with all fixed appliances, every time the wire is changed the teeth may ache for 12-24 hours. Some patients can put up with this, some patients need a soft diet for the first couple of days, or some patients may need pain killers they'd normally take for a headache.
Yes, lingual braces can fix an overbite.
Your lingual brace will take some getting used to with most patients saying it takes between a few days to one to two weeks to fully adjust. After that, your tongue will quickly acclimate to sharing space with the brackets.
As with all fixed appliances treatment, we ask patients to brush after every meal, have a low sugar diet and use a big toothbrush.
That's the beauty of lingual braces, you can't see them us less you tilt your head all the way back.
Lingual braces are capable of treating a wide range of malocclusions and they are a very discreet option for those that don't want any braces on show. However, some patients do find it difficult to adapt to the brace, being next to the tongue.
Lingual braces are as efficient as any fixed brace system because the wires and brackets are fully customised treatment can yield quicker results if the brace is well cared for and there are no breakages.
You can find a complete list of our treatment prices including Lingual braces costs through our orthodontic treatment prices webpage.