“Metal teeth” and “silver smile” – these were just some of the associations people attached to braces. Over the last decade, however, dental brackets have considerably evolved.
In the past, adults with crooked teeth were under one of life’s worst predicaments. The emotional burden that accompanied defective dental appearance could not be solved by simply getting metal braces, because those, too, made a lot of people feel self-conscious about their smiles.
So people had two choices: to get treatment and endure the emotional discomfort that came with it, or to not get any at all and suffer from the humiliation for good.
But thankfully, technology has come through for mankind once again. With the advent of Incognito lingual braces, adults feel braver to finally receive the treatment they need.
How do they work?
Incognito braces are virtually invisible. This is due to their position, which is on the backside of your teeth. On the upper teeth, our orthodontics position them very high so as not to touch your tongue, and on the lower teeth, we set them very low, avoiding the tongue as well.
Although the procedure may sound extremely painful, patients feel little to no discomfort. The mouth gets used to feeling only a few weeks after the placement.
What makes them special?
In addition to being hidden, Incognito braces are custom-made to find a specific solution to one dental misalignment. Before manufacturing the actual braces, we will place a custom bracket on the tooth to identify and determine their ideal position.
What makes them the best choice for adults?
With Incognito braces and other advanced straighteners, being too old for braces have quickly become an outdated notion. Due to increased confidence from the braces’ invisible nature, adults feel more proactive about getting treatment for their teeth. As we know, an improved smile will bring physical and psychosocial benefits.
If you have been living with crooked teeth or a wrong bite, it is time to take a step towards a healthier better-looking smile. Contact Surrey Braces today and discover how our orthodontic treatments can transform your life.