Dental Braces Reviews & Invisalign Information Cost

Braces Info is a complete resource of orthodontics serving readers in search of the latest in teeth braces. Learn about how you can improve your appearance, bite and dental health from the use of Braces. Browse the frequently asked dental questions or post your own to have one of our experts answer it. You can search for an Orthodontist in your area for a consultation.

We have expanded the Braces Info site to include the average dental cost for your area. Use the dental cost calculator to get an estimate of your upcoming dental work.

If you have gone through braces, Invisalign, Jaw Surgery or Dental Implants than you may submit your Dental Review here. You can browse the dental reviews from real unbiased users to get an idea of pricing, user experience and more.

Dental Insurance

All About Dental Insurance

If you are having dental work done or considering braces, you should get to know your current insurance company better or shop for new coverage that better meets your future dental needs. Insurance for braces is available and you will find that dental insurance companies will cover a percentage of orthodontic treatment depending on the situation. In general, cosmetic type dental services such as whitening will not be covered.

We have put together a complete dental insurance resource section to cover frequently asked questions and help you get the best coverage for your teeth. You can use the dental cost calculator to calculate the average cost of dental services in your major city.



FAQ: Orthognathic Surgery

Braces and orthodontics may not be enough to correct severe bite issues. Class 2 overbites and Class 3 underbites are quite common along with crossbites. Some people may choose not to correct them, but for others it is quite a life changing experience. A poor bite can lead to issues such as TMJ, speech problems and difficult chewing properly. With the help of orthognathic surgery in conjunction with braces, your bite can be drastically improved.

Read the frequently asked questions about orthognathic jaw surgery and also real life case studies. The case studies were put together in order to give you an idea of exactly what to expect and how to go about it the right way.


Tom Cruise With Braces

Famous People With Braces

Did you know that many famous celebrities got their Hollywood smiles by way of orthodontics? There are several well-known cases of celebrities that have undergone braces treatment before and during their careers. One of the most notable would have to be Tom Cruise who had clear braces put on and he wore them proudly.

With changing technologies in hidden braces such as Invisalign, we are seeing fewer celebrities in public with traditional metal braces. However we have compiled a list of famous people with braces from the past that you may find interesting to know were not born with those perfect teeth.


FAQ: Adult Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment does not discriminate against age. In fact adults of all ages are seeking orthodontics from metal braces to hidden braces such as Invisalign to improve their smile. In many cases an adult had orthodontic treatment as a teenager and their teeth slowly shifted over the years most likely from not wearing their retainer. In any situation, more and more adults find that getting their teeth in line is a great investment. Here we have put together a list of frequently asked questions for adult orthodontics patients.


Orthodontic Costs For Parents

As a parent shopping for orthodontic treatment for your teenager, you will be surprised to learn of the different types of orthodontics available along with the variable braces pricing. It is always recommended to get several opinions from multiple orthodontist or dentist when looking for the best treatment for your child. Family and friend referrals are always beneficial also. The average cost of braces will vary by major city and doctor. Payment plans are available in most practices to help afford orthodontic treatment.


Why Get Braces?

Getting braces is a decision that is faced by most people at sometime in their life. While some are lucky enough to have straight teeth through genetics and luck, the rest of us will commit to modern orthodontics to get the smile we want. A good smile is important to many people along with the functionality of your teeth and bite. Your overall appearance can change too depending on the situation of your orthodontic needs. You can look at our before and after photo gallery to get an idea of facial improvements due to braces. There are many reasons to get braces and we have covered them in detail in our getting braces guide.


Recently Answered Questions

  • Can I put my elastics on my 2nd premolar instead?

    I lost the buccal tube on my first molar. I’m instructed to wear class 2 elastics. I fear that if I stop wearing elastics then my treatment will be prolonged. I’m still on my second week. Can I put my elastics on my 2nd premolar instead?

  • Wisdom tooth sockets

    I had my wisdom teeth removed last Friday. I notice on the bottom right, that the socket itself is packed with something. Is this meant to come out with time or will the socket heal over with this inside? Also, what happens if this stuff that the...

  • Open Bite Due to Short Nightguard

    Hello, Is it possible to fix an open bite caused by a short night guard that does not cover the back molars? Apparently my back molars erupted and now they are the only point of contact when I comfortably close my bite. This makes chewing difficult...

  • Can my gums grow underneath my braces?

    I take very good care of my teeth and just recently went to the ortho and they didn't mention this at all. But I noticed that I think my gums are growing underneath my braces in the back of my mouth between a tooth and my molar band. How do I fix...

  • The wire in my braces is turned.

    I got my wires adjusted a couple weeks ago. A few nights ago I felt something make a "pop" sound in my mouth. I was afraid i had broken my wire, so I started checking to make sure everything was okay. When I tried to close my mouth, my teeth...

  • Is my blood clot dissolving too early?

    Five days ago I had my upper right number three molar extracted. It was an old root canal that I wanted removed. It was an easy extraction and I had no pain or swelling at all afterwards. It has been about 4 days and 6 hours since I get the clot to...

  • Is glueing a denture plate onto implant posts a normal procedure?

    I had 5 implant posts implanted in my lower gum at the end of last year. I was told I was going to be fitted for a denture plate after the healing process. The Dental Office told me it would snap in and would only be able to remove by them. I...

  • Cavity in tooth with root canal

    Iam 72 and have had a tooth with a root canal covered with silver filling for years. Yesterday the dentist found a small cavity in the silver. He said that nowadays the root canals are covered with a crown and I should get a crown before the...

  • discomfort and pain after crown was placed

    hi , i need an advise about my left lower molar tooth. I got a root canal done about 2 years ago and placed the crown couple weeks ago ( porcelain fused to high noble metal ) . Since i got this crown my tooth started to hurt when i was chewing...



Recently Asked Questions

  • Is it possible for a space maintainer spring and power chain working together?

    Can you put a power chain over a space maintainer spring? It seems counter productive to me and the orthodontics place I go to it a bit sketchy. I have a spring maintainer for a space that an implant will be going into soon and the assistant put a...

  • 19 Teeth Extracted

    One day ago I was admitted into Same Day Surgery and had 19 teeth extracted & reduction of the Tori. I had immediate placement of temporary dentures. Today the oozing blood has stopped and upon removal of the temporary plates, I can see large...

  • My breath is bad

    My breath is so bad that people hold their hand to their nose when I’m around. I’m afraid I’ll lose my job over it. I brush my teeth 3-4 times a day, after every meal, gargle with mouth wash, floss my teeth, bought a water pik, take pro...

  • Gums where wisdom teeth were removed after 2 years seem to be suddenly opening again.

    I had my wisdom teeth out almost 2 years aago. And just earlier I had noticed that I tasted slight blood in my mouth. I came to realize that where I had my wisdom teeth removed it seemed like it was starting to open back up again. It's slightly...

  • I need a second opinion on straightening my front teeth, I already have braces on.

    I got braces to straighten my two front teeth. My right front tooth overlapped my left front tooth. I was told 18 to 20 months for treatment. Well its been 23 months and my two fronth teeth are not aligned. The left front tooth is still pushed back,...

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