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Lingual braces, what they are, how they work, how Dr. Stosich is an expert

lingual braces

Wilmette, Ill. In a recent survey the American Association of Orthodontists found 71 percent of participants felt concerned about their age and self-conscious about their appearance if they underwent orthodontic treatment. At Stosich Consulting we understand the fears adults may face when looking into braces. Dr. Michael Stosich is an expert in discreet treatment options.

What are Lingual Braces?

Lingual braces are placed on the inside surface of the tooth. Unlike regular braces that can be seen on the outside of teeth, lingual braces are completely hidden from view. Lingual braces are practically invisible and provide orthodontic treatment without the perceptibility of typical braces.

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Why choose Lingual?

Unlike clear aligners lingual braces are always on and working. There is no need to remember to insert or remove them while eating or drinking.  Lingual braces are customized with engineered wires and brackets that deliver targeted results to your mouth.

Lingual braces are the only hidden, fixed appliance system that can be customized and available in the US. Dr. Stosich is specially trained to treat patients opting for lingual braces. These custom braces are created using state-of-the-art technology and are tailored to the shape of your teeth and your dental needs.


  • Seventy-five percent of adults surveyed by the American Association of Orthodontists reported that they experienced career and personal relationship improvements, and they attributed these to their orthodontics treatment
  • Eighty-seven percent of adults between the ages of 18 and 34 reported increased success in personal relationships after orthodontic treatment
  • Ninety-two percent of survey participants said they recommend orthodontic treatment to other adults for its positive benefits and outcomes

Do not let anxiety about your looks stop you from seeking orthodontic treatment. “I specialize in lingual treatment in our office, and it’s an ideal option for adult patients because it fosters discreet and fast tooth movement,” Dr. Stosich says. Lingual orthodontics is our most advanced alternative for patients who require a modern and subtle treatment option.

How does it Work?

With lingual braces Dr. Stosich custom designs the brackets and wires to be placed on the inside of your teeth using 3D guided robotics. Lingual braces produce accurate treatment results with the help of extremely accurate, robotically bent wires without the visible signs of orthodontic treatment. Patients are able to see improvement in tooth alignment during all stages of the treatment.

Lingual braces provide even and smooth tooth repositioning. There is no risk of visible discoloration of the teeth, and no borders after de-bonding. Dr. Stosich and Stosich Consulting care about your needs. If you are looking for the best orthodontist in Grayslake and Kenilworth for lingual braces, contact us today.

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  • Michael S. Stosich, DMD, MS, MS

    Dr. Michael Stosich is a board-certified orthodontist and the director of orthodontics at the University of Chicago Medicine. He is known for his extensive experience in leading clinical enterprises, publishing, and lecturing both in the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Stosich has expertise in starting, growing, and maintaining successful orthodontic practices, including those in pediatric dentistry, general dentistry, and multi-specialty clinics. He serves on the editorial board of several publications and has been involved in innovating patient care and education, focusing on the future of dental and orthodontic healthcare.

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