Patients no longer need to be fearful or self- conscious about wearing braces. The first step in improving your smile is to furnish yourself with more information about the treatment options available to you and clear your doubts and misconceptions about braces with facts and not depend on hear says for your decisions.
Most people believe that braces are for kids only. The truth is, with better dental health awareness and improvement in the orthodontic treatment techniques and materials, more adults are seeking treatment with almost half of our orthodontic patients being adults. In fact, in last 10 years, there has been a significant increase in the number of patients seeking alignment between aged 25 to 46 years.
The common myth that braces are only for kids isn't valid as the biologic way to move teeth is the same in children and adults .However treatment approaches and objectives in adults may differ from that in children. This is because the concerns and requirements are different.
The fact is you are never too old to be at your best.
Regardless of age, if you are unhappy with your profile or with the way your teeth are, invisible orthodontic treatment is a worthwhile investment.
The ratio of adults seeking orthodontic treatment has been on the rise in the last 10 years. A progressively better understanding of biomechanics has lead to the success of adult orthodontics. Today healthy teeth can be moved at almost any age. The American Association of Orthodontists estimates that nearly more than 1,000,000 adults in the United States and Canada are receiving treatment from an orthodontist; one in five orthodontic patients is an adult.
Although the results are great, the main stumbling block in adults seeking orthodontic treatment is the visibility of braces in the mouth, be it metal or ceramic.
Lingual or Invisible Braces are applied behind the teeth and allow you to smile with confidence. These fixed braces are the truest Aesthetic alternative to create a natural beautiful smile.
Invisible Braces made from state of the art CAD CAM technology offers an amazing technological advancement in invisible orthodontic treatment.
Like in the visible orthodontic technique the appliance consists of brackets that are bonded to the enamel of the teeth and metal wires that are engaged in the bracket slot but all on the tongue side so its hidden . The brackets engage the wire to the teeth. The elasticity of the various wires used creates the required force for tooth movement.
In order to achieve a perfect alignment of the teeth, the brackets have to be positioned accurately on each tooth just as on the computer screen in visual planning .The very accurate positioning cannot be achieved directly because visibility and access are difficult on the lingual surface of teeth and each tooth has a different surface .
The brackets are thus first positioned virtually in the software, and then transferred into the mouth by means of an elastomeric transfer trays.
The "indirect" bonding procedure allows the bonding of all the brackets in your mouth in a few minutes.
The adaptation period is from 3-7 days normally and can vary form individual to individual .
During this period the patient will experience,
You might be more or less affected by this adaptation period depending on your own sensitivity and on your motivation.
The different protection materials we provide and our availability to help you will minimize your discomfort during this adaptation period.
The cost of the Lingual braces in Mumbai is considered to be the most expensive of all the braces simply because of the sophisticated planning & manufacturing process, requires immense training on part of the orthodontist for this highly skilled technique to deliver similar results, increased chair side time & experience of the doctor treating with Lingual braces.