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Tel: +81-95-894-7265
email: info@puresmile4u.com

Lingual Orthodontics

Actual cases of lingual orthodontics

 

 

About Lingual Orthodontics

Lingual Orthodontics attaches the braces on tongue-side surfaces of your teeth, therefore it is esthetical orthodontic treatment since the braces don't appear from facial side. There are some advantages and disadvantages of the lingual orthodontics as follows:

Advantages of lingual orthodontics
 * Orthodontic braces can't be seen by other person
   (Esthetical orthodontic treatment)
 * Decrease the chance to get dental caries during treatment
 * Easy to draw back anterior teeth
 * Prevent tongue habit and decrease the chance of teeth move back.

Disadvantages of lingual orthodontics
 * Feels strange by tongue
 * Difficulty with pronunciation
 * Difficulty in eating
 * Takes long time for teeth blushing
 * Higher cost compared to regular orthodontic treatment

There is an option that regular braces on facial side of lower arch and lingual orthodontics on upper arch. Since the lower arch is not visible due to the coverage by labial, and tongue always contacts to lower lingual arch, resulting in strange tongue feeling. Please consult with doctors.

Animation (lingual orthodontics)


PureSmile Orthodontics

2F St.Paul Prospect Bldg
10-2 Hirano-machi Nagasaki, Japan
852-8117
TEL: 095-894-7265
email:
info@puresmile4u.com