Self-ligating lingual brackets have to be flat and flush to the tooth surface, and torque control has to be maximized. The custom-made lingual appliance Incognito fulfils this and incorporates a self-ligating slot, as well as a normal bracket slot, making it easier to place the initial archwire, especially in crowded cases.
Understand the importance of torque control in lingual orthodontics to appreciate the complexity of self ligation
Understand the need to keep a self-ligating lingual bracket as flat as possible to ensure patient comfort
Clinically understand that self-ligating slots enable ease of placement of the initial wire, as well as enabling insertion of the wire in crowded cases