Unlike traditional braces, incognito or lingual braces are placed on the back of your teeth and cannot be seen easily. This makes them a preferred method of tooth alignment for those concerned about their appearance. Because of the technology and customization involved, incognito braces can cost as much as traditional braces or even more depending on the treatment that may be recommended by the orthodontist.
Incognito braces are completely custom-fit to your mouth. The brackets are cast in gold rather than stainless steel and formed to the shape of your teeth, and the wires are also custom-fit to your mouth. These customized features make lingual braces more comfortable and effective than traditional braces, but may add to the cost of straightening your smile.