Adults with crooked, gapped or misaligned teeth often reject teeth straightening treatment because they are under the false impression that traditional metal braces are the only option. Fortunately, and still unbeknownst to most people, there are plenty of discreet teeth straightening treatments available, and nothing can quite compare with Incognito.
Incognito is a brand of lingual braces that can achieve teeth straightening in the most discreet way possible. Unlike regular braces, lingual braces are cemented to the back of the teeth, behind the tongue, where they are completely out of sight. Incognito in Weybridge is suitable for children, teenagers and adults and can be found at specialised dental practices, such as Weybridge Orthodontics.
How does it work?
Lingual braces involve a much more technically complicated procedure than traditional braces. Because of this, there’s a slightly longer waiting time between the start of the treatment planning and the braces are actually being fitted behind the patient’s teeth. Incognito treatment is also a bit more expensive than regular braces, reflecting the bespoke nature of the treatment.
After the fitting though, the braces work just like regular braces. Like any teeth straightening treatment, there is some initial discomfort as the mouth gets used to the brackets. However, this adjustment period is not very long and patients tend to get used to the braces fairly quickly. In the first couple of days, patients may experience a certain amount of lisping, but this will ago away as the tongue adjusts.
After the initial placement, patients are expected to visit the dentist for adjustments and maintenance; however, these visits do not need to be very frequent.
Caring for lingual braces
Just like regular braces, Incognito in Weybridge requires a certain degree of special care, especially immediately after the placement of the braces. Patients are advised to eat soft foods during the beginning of the treatment and should brush their teeth regularly, ensuring that food remains are not trapped behind the braces. This can be quite tricky, but a dentist and dental hygienist will provide the patients with plenty of care instructions at the start of the treatment. Moreover, the dental staff will always be available to offer extra information and a check-up if needed.