STb Social 6 Lingual Braces
Frequently Asked Questions (Click on Questions to See Answers)
A – The STb Social 6 Lingual Braces System is considered to be one of the best invisible aligner solutions for minor anterior teeth overcrowding, which interferes less with speech than any other braces system.
A – Anyone who has minor gaps or overcrowding of their anterior teeth are suitable candidates for STb Social 6 lingual braces system.
A – STb Social 6 lingual braces may not be the best option for other forms of teeth overcrowding or bite problems. Our resident dentist will advise you if STb Social 6 lingual braces are right for you, or if you should consider other braces options that will be discussed with you.
A – Our resident dentist will assess your teeth to see if the STb Social 6 lingual braces system is right for you. This will depend on your oral health condition and the diagnosis. Usually, these braces best benefit people whose anterior teeth are moderately overcrowded or have minor gaps.
A – STb Social 6 lingual braces are fitted similarly to standard lingual braces except that the AOA Lab allows more accurate and effective bracket placement with either a two or one wire that unravels better. This means that fitting is easier for the dentist and more gentle for the patient.
A – The benefits of STb Social 6 lingual braces are comfort, simplicity, value, quality and speed. These braces are designed in a 1.5 mm rounded shape to optimise speech and to reduce any kind of irritation to the mouth. One or two wires can be used depending on the alignment necessary. Overall, the cost to dentists using this system is lower than for some other braces systems which means that patients pay less for a quality system that corrects their teeth alignment, bite, and improves their appearance in a shorter time frame.
A – Only certain Orthodontists offer the STb Social 6 Lingual braces system, so you may need to search for a local practice and therefore costs can differ. Our resident dentist can give you information about any risks at your initial examination, and will also explain any sensations that you may feel after the braces are fitted. Any discomforts are treatable by our dentist who looks forward to discussing your oral health with you.
A – Comfort is one of the main benefits of the STb Social 6 lingual braces because of design and how they are adjusted to fit giving more control. Treatment also occurs over a shorter period which means that patients can sooner experience the comfort of their mouths braces-free with improved teeth alignment and smile.
A – STb Social 6 lingual braces are cleaned similar to other braces, by ensuring that you brush your teeth according to recommended oral hygiene practice twice daily and rinse your mouth with mouthwash or warm salt water after meals. It's important to prevent excess food build-up on the braces, especially from sugary foods that can cause tooth decay. Our resident dentist will give you follow-up appointments to check your braces to see if alignment is necessary, and will also clean your braces and give you advice on how best to look after them.
A – Patients have received complete treatment within six weeks, which makes the STb Social 6 lingual braces the ideal solution if you need quick results. Certain treatments may take longer depending on your oral health condition. Our resident dentist can give you an estimate of duration for treatment so that you know what to expect.
A – STb Social 6 lingual braces are quite a new development and are more costly than standard braces. Our resident dentist can discuss relevant costs with you and payment options for affordability.
A – There are alternatives to STb Social 6 lingual braces that include the standard lingual braces, the STb Light Lingual braces, the Inman Aligner, Invisalign, the Damon braces and Invu braces.