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Would You Like to Straighten Your Teeth

Lingual Braces is a treatment method where the appliance (brackets, wires and elastics) used to rearrange your teeth is mounted on their backside (tongue side). Due to this positioning, they're sometimes called "inside" braces. In comparison, conventional "outside" braces are placed on the side of your teeth that shows.

While the location of the appliance used is reversed, both conventional and lingual technique share many similarities in terms of the type of hardware and orthodontic principles involved.
How are Lingual Braces Placed?
The fabrication and placement process used with the newest lingual systems is very different than that used with conventional "front side" dental braces.
The metal components (brackets and wires) of lingual systems are all custom fabricated for each individual patient using CAD/CAM and robotic wire bending technology. When a patient's (upper or lower) brackets are attached to their teeth, they're all cemented int…