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  1. Arti says:

    Contact Charleston Orthodontic Specialists today if you would like more information about the services we offer or to schedule a consultation for braces or Invisalign®. You can call our office at (843) 642-8100 to speak with a member of our team. ” These braces get their name from their location in your mouth. The lingual area is where your tongue goes, so lingual braces are attached to the back of your teeth – where your tongue is – instead of the front. Another unfamiliar term you may have heard at the orthodontist is “lingual braces. Last week we explained what functional appliances and space age wire are and how they work. The most obvious benefit to having your braces attached to the back of your teeth is that they can’t be seen. This makes them a good choice for adults needing to maintain a professional appearance, teens who may be self-conscious about having braces, or brides who want straighter teeth but don’t have time to complete their treatment before the big day. Many people use Invisalign for this reason, but a few people don’t have the discipline required to use the removable trays or their case may be too severe for Invisalign.

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