Does a lingual device cause pain?
Just a mild stiffening that disappears in a few days
Will it change my speech?
No, adaptation is simple and fast
Does it injure the teeth?
NO! Only poor oral hygiene can produce gingivitis and decay
How to brush teeth?
Normal oral hygiene procedures will not change. Toothbrush and dental floss can be used.
Will I have to change my diet?
There are not recommended foods, although it might be useful to avoid hard foods.
Does lingual therapy require more time than traditional treatments?
Therapy time is individual. It depends on the severity of malocclusion. After the first visit, orthodontists can schedule treatment time.
Could lingual appliances be used in all cases?
Yes, there aren’t known side effects and they are ideal for everyone. There are also variants for allergic and sensitive patients.
Is there an age limit?
There isn’t. Based on their diagnosis, lingual orthodontists will recommend the right treatment for you.
Are all dentists able to administer lingual therapy?
Does lingual therapy produce the same final result of traditional treatments?
The result depends on the training and experience of the lingual orthodontist, but not on the type of device.