Lingual orthodontics is a technique in which brackets are placed on the inner face of the teeth, so they are not seen from the outside and are much more aesthetic. This technique has been booming in recent years, due to the notorious aesthetic advantage over other conventional methods.
In this way, all people who wish to correct aesthetics and dental function through orthodontics can opt for the lingual technique, although the decision on which corrective treatment to use should be taken jointly with the specialist in Orthodontics .
Characteristics of lingual orthodontics
The main difference between lingual orthodontics and conventional orthodontics is that mentioned above, that in the first case the brackets are placed on the inner face of the teeth, whereas in conventional techniques the brackets are placed on the external face of the teeth. teeth.
As for its duration, this type of treatment lasts around 18 months, although its time will vary depending on each case and its complexity.
Orthodontic lingual advantages
The main advantage lies in the aesthetic point of view, in lingual orthodontics the brackets are not visible from the outside; It is a personalized technique, in which the brackets are made to measure. For these reasons, this treatment is requested more frequently by the patients.
As for the disadvantage we find its price, because they are around 35-40% more expensive than the conventional technique (for its expensive materials and the sophistication of the technique, in which there is a smaller number of professionals with capacity To carry it out). In the end, however, it makes up for it, since the patients are very grateful and happy with the result.
In our clinic we have extensive experience in this treatment, supported by testimonies of numerous patients.