There are some real good options out there nowadays; but for those who want to hide the fact that they’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, Lingual Braces are the best. These are the most invisible of them all! Lingual braces are strategically placed behind your teeth, so that nothing is seen from the front. You can go ahead smile, floss and brush without a worry. No one will ever know you have braces on.
Did you know…
Incognito bracket system is a type of lingual braces and is as unique as the people who wear them. Incognito is a new generation of orthodontic braces for teens and adults. They are the only 100% customized orthodontic braces available on the market today. Because no two people are alike, no two sets of Incognito are alike.
Incognito braces are placed behind your teeth so no one will know that you are wearing braces unless you tell them. These unique braces are created using state-of-the-art technology and are 100% customized to the shape of your teeth and to your dental situation. Incognito braces have the unique prescription that your Orthodontist creates specifically for you to ensure you get the results that you want. With Incognito, you get efficient, effective tooth movement and great aesthetics.
Frequently asked questions
Who wears Incognito?
- Adult professionals.
- People who want to avoid damage to the front surfaces of their teeth.
- People who are concerned about wearing braces that show.
- Musicians who play wind instruments.
- Adults and teens playing contact sports.
Are lingual braces good at straightening teeth?
Early lingual braces were perhaps more style over substance, and they weren’t as good as their traditional counterparts at straightening teeth. The latest lingual braces, such as Incognito, are very efficient and can correct most orthodontic problems, including crowding, spacing and bite problems.
How discreet are lingual braces?
They’re extremely discreet! You won’t find a brace that’s less noticeable. You could easily have a conversation with someone and not know that they’re wearing lingual braces.
Are there different types of lingual braces?
There are several different types of lingual braces available, including customised appliances such as which feature custom-made brackets and wires for improved comfort and efficiency. You can even choose a lingual brace that’s designed to straighten just your front six or eight teeth, for example Incognito Lite.
What are the alternatives to lingual braces?
Discreet alternatives to lingual braces include and Ceramic fixed braces. During your consultation with our Orthodontist – Dr. Anitha Alageshan, we’ll go through all your options and show you examples of each type of to help you make your decision.
Do lingual braces affect your speech?
It may take you a few days to adjust to your braces and during this time you might develop a slight lisp. The more you practice talking, the quicker this should resolve itself.
Are lingual braces uncomfortable?
Any type of braces can feel a little uncomfortable at first, as your mouth is a sensitive place! Lingual braces can rub against your tongue creating some initial discomfort, but you’ll quickly adapt. We can also give you some wax to pop over any areas that are particularly irksome. Some patients also find that their teeth ache a little each time their brace is adjusted. Again this isn’t specific to lingual braces and doesn’t usually persist for longer than a day.