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Invisible aligners or lingual braces? Part 2

Braces, Invisailign, Specialized treatments

If you are searching the internet for information on how to improve your smile without embarrassing yourself while waiting for the final result, now is your time!

Nowadays between 20-30% of orthodontic patients are adults. Most of them, like you, come for cosmetic reasons and want a brace that is not noticeable and does not interfere with their daily life.

The most aesthetic treatments available are invisible aligners such as INVISALIGN or brackets that are placed behind the teeth, such as INCOGNITO.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of each, and which one is best for you?

Today I am going to talk to you about lingual brackets, the ones we use are gold-plated and made to fit the inside of the teeth, they are called INCOGNITO by 3M.

Why did we choose them? Because as they are customised they adapt phenomenally well to the surface of the teeth, that is to say, they are very comfortable as they protrude very little from the surface of the tooth and that is why it is easier to adapt to them.

They are also the only ones in which the treatment is digitally planned, which means less treatment time than with mass-produced brackets. 


  • It is totally invisible, as the brackets are cemented behind the teeth and cannot be seen.
  • It is a custom-made appliance, the base of the bracket fits perfectly to the shape of the inside of your teeth and the groove part is very close to the tooth, it protrudes very little so it will be easy for you to adapt and talk to it.
  • The treatment is digitally planned and you can see the final position of your teeth before you start.
  • The control of root movements is very precise and works perfectly as a conventional treatment for rotations and impacted canines for example.
  • It is an excellent appliance to perform expansions of the maxillary arch as it pushes from the inside to achieve greater expression of activation with less pressure.
  • It is a treatment indicated for correcting any type of malocclusion.
  • The appliance is cemented to the inside of your teeth, there is no way to lose it or leave it forgotten in a napkin.
  • As it is personalised, the treatment time is shorter.
  • You can drink a cocktail, coke, coffee,… without having to worry about your appliance as it will not be stained.
  • You can eat with peace of mind as the food will not be seen if it gets stuck in the appliance.


  • The first week you may notice a slight lisp until you get used to having the brackets attached to your teeth.
  • It is important to dedicate time to the hygiene of your teeth, the use of an interproximal brush and dental irrigator are very useful to keep plaque at bay.
  • Every 6 months it is a good idea to have your teeth cleaned to ensure that your gums remain healthy throughout your treatment.
  • As with other cemented braces, you cannot eat hard or sticky things during treatment (small pieces of bread, biting into an apple, coffee candy with milk,…).
  • You need to choose a specialist in orthodontics to be able to offer you an Incognito treatment as its handling is more complex and the certification to be a supplier of the brand requires it.

Call us on 952 77 77 47 to make a free appointment where we can recommend the brace that best suits your lifestyle and orthodontic needs or send us an email to telling us what time is best for us to call you.