Lingual or Hidden Braces in London Cost from £1,200

Lingual or invisible braces cost from £1,200 in our Central London Clinic. Lingual braces are placed behind your teeth, and are therefore virtually invisible to other people. Usually, lingual brackets are made of metal.

Pros:

  • Other people can't see the brackets unless they look inside your mouth

Cons:

  • In the first few weeks, until you?ve adapted fully, the braces may hurt your tongue and make it more difficult to speak
  • More expensive than traditional metal or white braces
  • Can take a few months longer than traditional braces.


Lingual Braces cost -Treatment Guide

1. Orthodontic assessment

Patient assessment is one of the most important stages of orthodontic treatment and is carried out by one of our lead dentists. This will include:

- Full medical history taking
- Identification of your expectations from orthodontic treatment
- Full assessment of your face and mouth: facial proportions (forehead, nose, lips and chin), examination of your bite, any missing teeth, speech and chewing function  
- Smile analysis
- Discussion of proposed changes and outcomes from orthodontic treatment
- Consideration of case suitability for other treatment options may be available

Cost:
£50

Payment:
Payable on the treatment date

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2. Case analysis

This is part of the orthodontic assessment and treatment planning and it is usually carried out by one of our qualified nurses. It is needed to plan your treatment and to monitor progress and results. It includes a full mouth x-ray, models of your teeth, photographs of your face, profile, bite, smile and teeth.

Once this is completed, we will be able to provide you with your treatment options and your custom-made orthodontic treatment plan.  

Cost: 
£140

Payment:
Payable on the treatment date

3. Dental health check

A dental health check-up and oral cancer screening are also needed to ensure your teeth and gums are healthy and can undergo orthodontic treatment. They include:

- Checking all your teeth for signs of decay and disease
- Gum health check
- Full oral cancer screening
- Jaw joint exam
- Any necessary x-rays
- A detailed chart of your teeth
- Tailored report which will outline your treatment options in detail

Cost:
£50

Payment:
Payable on the treatment date 

4. Fitting of the braces

After your case analysys has been completed and a treatment plan has been designed, you will now be ready to have the braces fitted. This is usually carried out in a single appointment.

Cost:
£1,200 per brace
£1,800 top and bottom

Payment:
This can be paid in 2 equal installments, payable on the day of records and on the day of your fitting.

5. Monthly check-ups

We will tighten and activate your braces once a month, while checking in on the progress of your treatment. These are carried out by our orthodontic therapists. At the key stages of your treatment your monthly adjustment will be carried by our lead dentist. They will carry out your routine adjustment as well as review your treatment progress, make any necessary changes to your initial plan and give you the opportunity to discuss any questions relating to your treatment.

Cost:
£140 per visit

Payment:
Payable on the treatment date

6. Keeping your teeth and gums at optimal health during your orthodontic treatment

It’s important that you maintain a good oral hygiene and clean your teeth regularly as clean teeth and gums help with treatment progress.

On top of regular brushing, during your treatment, we strongly recommend that you see a hygienist every 3 to 6 months to ensure any buildup of calculus, tartar or hardened dental plaque is removed and doesn’t slow down the movement of your teeth.

During your orthodontic visits, we will not be checking for other dental diseases such as tooth decay or gum disease so it is important that you continue to see a general dental practitioner to maintain good oral health as dental problems can interfere with your orthodontic treatment and overall oral health.

Cost:
£75 Hygiene Sessions
£50 Dental Check-ups

Payment:
Payable on the treatment date

7. Removing your braces

Once you are happy with the results of the treatment, you will be booked with our orthodontic therapist to remove your braces. At this appointment, we will remove your braces and any attachments.

We will place fixed retainers at the back of your teeth and take impressions for removable retainers which will be ready after one week.

The retainers are needed to hold your teeth in the new position and to prevent them from moving back into their original position. They should be worn "FOR LIFE".

Cost:
£140 Braces Removal
£120 per retainer

Payment:
Payable on the treatment date

8. Retention phase

You must wear your retainers after we remove your braces to prevent your teeth from moving out of alignment again.  Damaged retainers (fixed or removable) should be repaired as quickly as possible to avoid your teeth moving. 

Six months after we remove your braces, we will check to ensure that everything is fine with your retainers.

Cost: 
£50 Retainer Check-up

Payment:
Payable on the treatment date

9. Enhancing your orthodontic results

We often provide other cosmetic treatments to enhance the results of orthodontic treatment. Braces will straighten your teeth and other treatments such as composite bondings, whitening and gum contouring can dramatically improve the appearance of your newly straightened teeth. We offer free complementary assessments as well as 0% interest on these treatments to our existing patients.

* This is optional and may not be suitable or needed in all cases. Ask our team for more details. 

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