Lingual orthodontics, teeth to correct alternative without giving up your smile

Written by: Dra. Gema Olmos
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The fact of using orthodontic adulthood is no longer a problem. Lingual orthodontics to correct the malocclusion smile and invisibly, by placing the brackets on the inside of the teeth.

Lingual Orthodontics: what is

Lingual orthodontics is a system that corrects the teeth without braces look, as these are placed on the inner side of the teeth to be hidden. Among the fixed techniques, is the only truly invisible braces.

Effectiveness of lingual orthodontics

Lingual orthodontics to correct the same problems as conventional orthodontic. Despite being a more complex system, it has the advantage that the device is tailored for each patient, taking into account their individual characteristics and according to a specific treatment plan previously designed by the orthodontist and an expert in dentistry , and agreed with the patient. This allows a more agile and efficient work.


Advantages of lingual orthodontics

In addition, lingual orthodontics offers other advantages: more precision and better movement control than other systems orthodontic does not interfere with the aesthetics or the social life of patients and reduce the risk of enamel decalcification in adolescents.


Is there any age limit for orthodontic treatment?

Contrary to what some think, it is never too late to wear braces, only good health of teeth and gums are required. Every day there are more adults seeking orthodontic treatment, not only with the aim of improving the aesthetics of your smile, but also as part of a multidisciplinary treatment; for example, prior to implant placement to allow proper location thereof, or the placement of veneers to perform minimally invasive treatments and improve the aesthetic results. Proper alignment also facilitates daily hygiene, helping to prevent gum problems.


In short, the lingual orthodontic offers a choice of really discreet, effective and tailored to the needs of each individual treatment, and every day more teenagers and adults benefit from its advantages.   

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Gema Olmos

Dr. Olmos has a long professional career specializing in all kinds of ortondoncias, especially lingual orthodontics, and dental esthetics. L to Dr. Gema Olmos was the first Spanish woman to be accepted into the prestigious Master of specialization of lingual orthodontics at the University of Hannover, Germany, led by Dr. Wiechmann, inventor of devices fully individualized lingual orthodontics. It also has two master's degrees and specialized courses in Orthodontics. Co-author of several articles published in professional national and international journals, runs a course in lingual orthodontics Ortoperio Clinic and collaborator teaching in this area in other courses.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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