Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi
Ever wished you could straighten your teeth with no visible brace at all? Well, now you can, thanks to Incognito lingual braces which are fitted to the back – rather than the front – of your teeth. All the benefits of a traditional metal brace but with nothing visible when you smile, so no-one will know you have a brace unless you tell them!
Dr Kyi has chosen to offer Incognito hidden braces in her West London office over alternative lingual braces, as they not only allow her to deliver consistently outstanding results not offered by other systems but are also the most comfortable for her patients, being genuinely fully customisable.
I am having orthodontic treatment here at Welcome Orthodontics with Dr. Kyi. The ones I have are called incognito lingual braces, which means they go behind the back of your teeth. I didn’t know that existed and it was the best option for me...SEE MORE PATIENT STORIES
Lingual braces are fixed alignment devices that fit on the inside surfaces of your teeth. The concept is similar to conventional braces, with the biggest difference being that lingual braces are virtually invisible. This means that the braces will not be visible when you smile and you will maintain all full range of movement throughout the duration of the treatment.
Incognito hidden braces can discreetly treat a wide variety of cases and – when Dr Kyi is your Specialist Orthodontist – even cases typically only suited to traditional fixed braces. Dr Kyi’s almost unmatched experience of Incognito in this country, having treated patients ever since its UK launch in 2010, means she’s invariably able to offer Incognito hidden braces in West London to patients who would otherwise only be offered conventional fixed braces by their orthodontist.
Completely invisible: fitted behind the teeth
Suitable for virtually all cases, when treated by Dr Kyi
Quick results: 12-18 months
Suitable for all age groups
State-of-the-art 5D scanner technology
Comfort: Most patients experience minimal discomfort and speech interference, after just a short adjustment period, you will be able to eat and speak normally
Customisation: they are individually designed and produced just for you
Quite simply, Dr Kyi is one of only a few London Orthodontists able to offer Incognito lingual braces to all of her patients, including patients previously told conventional ‘train tracks’ are their only option. For over a decade, Dr Kyi has helped pioneer the use of Incognito hidden braces in the UK, building up almost unparalleled experience in this country.
Dr Kyi’s intimate understanding of the Incognito system and its many technical intricacies mean she is even able to offer lingual braces to extraction case patients and to patients with impacted teeth – cases invariably treated using a visible fixed brace by orthodontists with less experience of lingual braces.
Specialist Orthodontist, Dr Kyi of Harley Street, will personally plan your treatment in meticulous detail to ensure your final result gives you long-term stability and a balanced, harmonious facial profile.
Your Full Orthodontic Consultation with Dr Kyi will include:
Listening to You! Dr Kyi will be delighted to answer any and every question you may have to truly understand your goals before determining which treatment, or combination of treatments, would be right for you and then creating a customised plan for your specific case and goals.
Incognito hidden braces are similar to conventional braces because they use wires to slowly and gently align your teeth and correct dental issues. The difference is that this type of lingual braces are located behind your teeth, so they remain invisible even when you speak.
Dr Kyi has been offering Incognito hidden braces for nearly a decade and has experience of all types of cases treated with lingual fixed braces, from straight-forward straightening of teeth to impacted canine teeth and extraction cases being treated with lingual Incognito hidden fixed braces.
Dr Kyi assesses each patient to determine whether treatment with Incognito hidden braces is the best alternative. To learn more about Dr Kyi’s work, contact West London Orthodontics today.
Incognito hidden braces are fitted similarly to conventional braces, but they are located behind your teeth. During the treatment, Dr Kyi attaches special fasteners that house the wire that gently relocates your teeth.
The treatment time depends on the extent of the dental issue and how well patients follow instructions. In most cases, patients wear braces between 6 months to 2 years, during which time their teeth are gently moved into the right position.
After the Incognito hidden braces have done their job, our team of dental care experts will fit you with a custom retainer to prevent your teeth from relapsing. This will help ensure the longevity of your results and prevent the same issue from arising again.
There are many benefits that come with Incognito hidden braces. First of all, the discomfort that patients experience with Incognito hidden braces is minimal when compared to conventional braces. This type of orthodontic treatment can also be tailored to your specific issue, so you’ll have a higher chance of reducing treatment time. Finally, the most obvious benefit is that the braces are practically invisible when you smile.
As with other braces, it takes some time for patients to adjust their speech after getting Incognito hidden braces. These braces can also produce mild to moderate discomfort at first and, in some cases, may take longer to work than conventional braces.
The cost of lingual braces starts from £4500 and depends on complexity of treatment. Please come and see us for an orthodontic assessment to obtain an accurate cost of treatment
You can book a consultation with Dr Kyi by calling 020 8222 8760 and setting an appointment at either our Harley Street office in Central London or our Hammersmith office in West London.