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Lingual Braces

Mirror looking at Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are the same as traditional metal braces, except that the brackets and wires are adhered to the inside of the teeth instead of the outside of the teeth. Lingual braces are a great option for those who don’t want their braces to be visible.


The process for lingual braces involves taking an impression of the teeth, which is then sent to a dental laboratory and used to create customized brackets. The process takes about six weeks and, once complete, allows our orthodontist, Dr. Lockett to use a specific process to cement the braces onto the back surfaces of your teeth.

Similar to traditional braces, this product works by applying gentle yet continuous pressure on the teeth, to help them slowly shift into proper position. The treatment can take anywhere from 18-36 months, depending on the severity of your overcrowding of teeth or your bite.

Braces As An Investment

Braces are definitely worth the investment, but lingual braces have special requirements - they're custom made, they cost a bit more and treatment tends to be more involved. However, the return often out-weighs the investment. You may have a job that would not allow you to have regular braces. You may simply want to hide the fact you are wearing braces in certain professions. Considering lingual braces is a great alternative for individuals who do not qualify for Invisalign.

Would you consider having braces if they were completely undetectable? Find a perfect orthodontist in Colorado Springs who offers lingual braces today! To see if lingual braces are the right option for you or your child, please call or visit Lockett Orthodontics in Colorado Springs, Colorado!

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3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Office Hours

Monday   8:30am-5pm
Tuesday   10am-6pm
Wednesday   8:30am-5pm
Thursday   7am-3pm
Friday   Closed/Continuing Education
Saturday   Closed
Sunday   Closed

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  • About Us

    We offer orthodontics services for all ages, young and old - it’s never too late to correct your teeth and obtain the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve always wanted!

    Our friendly and knowledgeable orthodontist and staff are excited to get to know you and help you achieve your perfect smile!


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    Address: 3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920

    Phone: 719.309.6823
    Fax: 719.309.6831