Incognito Bracesat Dentalcare Swindon Orthodontics
Incognito Braces - an invisible way to straighten teeth
Incognito braces are often referred to as lingual, from lingua, the Latin word for tongue. These hidden braces are mainly used by private adult patients, due to the fact that they are concealed on the inside of the teeth. So they are a very discreet way of straightening your teeth without anyone knowing you’re having orthodontic treatment. This is a great choice for patients who have crooked teeth but have been put off the idea of wearing traditional braces due to the way it changes their appearance.
How does it work?
Incognito braces are similar in appearance to traditional braces, as they have brackets and wires, but their biggest advantage is they sit behind the teeth instead of in front of them. They mainly focus on the ‘social six’ teeth as they are the ones that are visible when you smile, and they gently apply pressure to push the teeth into position. Treatment time can vary depending on how complex your case is.
For more information, book a free patient assessment with our Patient Coordinator, or you can book a consultation with the Orthodontist for £75.
Frequently asked questions about Incognito Braces
Will Incognito braces hurt?
Due to the braces being fitted behind the teeth, your tongue may get irritated or sore by them. This can be resolved by rubbing beeswax on the braces. For some people their speech might be altered a little, but this soon disappears the longer the brace is worn.
Am I suitable for Incognito braces?
These braces are suitable if you have mild to moderate severity of crowded teeth. To know for sure, please get in touch to find out if they are suitable