Lingual orthodontics is one of the preferred techniques for dental correction adult patients. If you've been dragging your dental problems since childhood and adolescence, with lingual orthodontic appliance no one will notice you're wearing.
In the hands of an orthodontist expert, a lingual orthodontic get spectacular results and is totally invisible. Lingual orthodontic brackets used for the inside of the teeth. They are the smallest brackets in the market and to be placed on the inside, are invisible.
In addition, the discomfort is minimal. The lingual technique has evolved dramatically in recent years and now do not bother brackets as happened a few years ago. Today, the adaptation period is minimal patients with lingual orthodontics. The new devices that are used are better and smaller with what they get moving teeth in less time and get results previously unthinkable.
The vast majority of orthodontic problems can be corrected in adolescence simple and convenient way. The ideal age for a first orthodontic visit is 6 years. At that time the first permanent molars erupt. At this point, it is optimal to perform the first ortopantomografía (x-mouth) to assess possible changes in eruption. At this age, the most important is to assess whether the size of the jaws is appropriate.
Normally, if there is a change in size of the jaws must be corrected before age 10. If the disturbance is dental, we usually wait until all teeth are final and therefore we expect to start treatment until 12 or 13 years.
Orthodontic treatment in adults are more complex than those of a teenager, but can be treated by a specialist orthodontist in adults.
- Children and / or adolescents: metal or ceramic brackets, and to bring visible equipment at this age is not so annoying.
- Adults: lingual orthodontics or Invisalign, since in most cases patients prefer that the brackets are not even less economical.
What is the price of lingual orthodontics?
Normally, prices ranging from 2500 and 8000 euros, ie 50% more expensive than conventional treatment. However, lingual orthodontics requires more processing time than conventional orthodontic treatments.
In the hands of an experienced orthodontist in lingual orthodontic treatments take the same. Yes, as long as the patient is in the clinic itself that it is greater. Normally conventional orthodontic visit is 10-15 minutes; Instead, the lingual orthodontic 25-35 minutes.