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The Pros and Cons of Braces Behind Teeth

When it comes to straightening your smile, traditional metal braces are not the only solution. Today, Dr. George Georgaklis offers a diverse range of orthodontic treatments that are much more subtle. Clear aligners and tooth-colored braces are great options. Another choice that often goes overlooked are lingual braces, or braces behind teeth. These devices work much like traditional braces, and they are made up of metal brackets connected by a wire. At regular intervals, Dr. Georgaklis will tighten the wire to gradually realign your teeth. Because lingual braces require specialized skill, not every orthodontist is equipped to provide this type of treatment. Fortunately, thanks to his consummate skill and advanced training, Dr. Georgaklis proudly provides braces behind teeth at his La Jolla office. […]

By | December 2nd, 2014|braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments

Lingual Braces vs. Traditional Braces

When most people hear the term “Braces Inside the Mouth” they automatically think traditional, front-facing braces, but this leaves out another popular form of braces, lingual braces. Lingual braces, as you may know, are braces placed behind the teeth that perform the same functions as their front-facing counterpart. Many patients ask why they should choose one form of braces treatment versus another, so today we wanted to answer some common questions in regards to lingual and traditional braces that may help guide you towards your decision. […]

By | October 20th, 2014|braces, lingual braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments

Dr. Georgaklis, What Are Lingual Braces?

Lingual braces work like traditional braces but are invisible. The brackets are fastened to the insides – or the “lingual” side – of your teeth and are hidden from view, so no one will know you are wearing them. Lingual braces straighten teeth within the same amount of time metal braces do and according to each patient’s individual need. Lingual braces are great for teens and adult professionals who would benefit from more confidence as a result of the invisibility of lingual braces while maintaining great dental health. […]

By | October 18th, 2014|braces, lingual braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments
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