STB Light Lingual Braces

What are STB light lingual braces?

STB light lingual braces are a discrete brace which are specifically designed to cater for patients with speech and eating problems. The innovative treatment can improve the aesthetics of your smile discretely without the need of prominent metal braces, and are an excellent alternative to other expensive discrete brace systems. STB light lingual braces work faster than conventional braces and other straightening methods as results can take mere weeks or months.

What does the treatment involve?

The fitting of STB light lingual braces is the same procedure for fitting normal lingual braces. The braces are bonded to the back of your teeth and attached to arch wires which will help to gradually move teeth into place. Many dentists offer free consultations to discuss the procedure involved with STB light lingual braces in more detail.

What are the advantages?

The advantages of STB light lingual braces are as follows:

  • It provides a discrete way of improving the appearance of your teeth
  • It promises fast and effective results in as little as a few weeks
  • It helps to aid with speech and eating problems
  • It is a light dental appliance
  • It does not require any special cleaning

What are the disadvantages?

The disadvantages of STB light lingual braces are as follows:

  • It may take time to get used to the way the braces are bonded to the back of the teeth
  • It can be more costly in comparison to traditional braces

How long does STB light lingual braces treatment take?

You can obtain results with the STB light lingual brace in just a matter of a few weeks. The STB light lingual brace works effectively to push teeth into the correct position and ensure that you can speak and eat more comfortably. It may take up to 2 weeks to adjust to the braces once the dentist has fitted the, and, on average, you can expect to wear braces for sixteen weeks.

How much do STB light lingual braces cost?

The cost of treatment varies according to your individual circumstances:

  • The dental practitioner
  • The severity of your teeth
  • The dental practice

For STB light lingual braces you can expect to pay around £2,000, more expensive than conventional braces but less so than other comparable discrete brace systems.