Who's a good candidate for lingual braces?
Lingual braces are applied to the back — or lingual — side, which is practically invisible to others. As you go through orthodontic treatment, your teeth will become straighter without displaying your metallic braces. During your complimentary consultation, we can determine whether lingual braces are a good fit for you.
Lingual braces can be ideal solutions for patients who want to correct tooth placement without the appearance of metal braces.
While lingual braces can address most issues, their placement on the teeth’s backs may be less effective for specific problems. Some severe overbite cases require metal braces. Our team can determine whether you are a good candidate for lingual braces when you visit our office for a consultation.
The brackets and wire attach to the backside of your teeth, so these braces are impossible to see. You can continue smiling confidently and watch your teeth straighten over time.
Lingual braces can handle most bite and jaw issues seamlessly. There are exceptions, but lingual braces are ideal for correcting misaligned teeth, crowding and gaps.
These brackets are specially designed for your teeth, so they have a smoother, more comfortable design. They do not touch your cheek, which can be a sensitive spot for those with metal braces.
How to care for lingual braces
Proper care can prevent plaque buildup and ensure overall tooth health. Follow these tips to care for your lingual braces:
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Whether you, your child or a loved one needs lingual braces in Fredericksburg, we can help. Fredericksburg Orthodontics has been helping children, teens and adults with premium orthodontic care since 2005. Our staff will treat you like family and help you look forward to each appointment.