Dental Braces Reviews & Invislaign 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

  • Rubber Bands Causing Jaw Pain?

    I have been wearing level three elastics for approximately a week. I believe it's causing an intense pain in my jaw. Whenever I try to touch my molars together to chew, it flares up. It's only in my right joint. Is it possible my elastics are...

  • My DDS did my braces wrong

    My dentist said he was certified to put braces on. After 7 months my bite is terrible when before it was just fine and my front gap was not closing. He only put brackets on my front 10 teeth so my molars were being pulled out because the brackets...

  • Questions about my Expander

    Is my expander ready to come out ?? it's been in since January 29, 2016 and I stopped turning it on 3/2/16 and it is now 7/10/16. I know they stay for 4-6 months but I just want to know if it's ready to come out. maybe another month ??? an estimate...

  • Metal Braces and Invisalign

    I have recently seen an orthodontist and since it was my first time, they only took pictures of my teeth but I have many questions that need answers. I have a crowding issue and I know I need teeth removed but I was wondering if it's possible to get...

  • Alternative to Dental Anesthesia

    I have had two right upper molars (#2 & 4) prepped for crowns. I had bad reactions to the anesthesia, even with no adrenaline or epinephrine. I am scheduled to have the two crowns placed soon, and would like to know if there are any other...

  • Is it normal for white/yellow stuff to be on the exraction site?

    I got an extraction 2 days ago and yesterday white/yellow stuff started to show on the site. Is that normal? I can see on side of the hole but not the other. It doesn't hurt, but could it be an infection or start of dry socket? When can you start...

  • Late teething out of sequence

    My son is 18 he has 4 upper incisors and 2 lower central incisors. His first lower molars r just erupting but his lateral lower incisors show no sign of eruption! Is this pattern normal for his age considering he is also very late! He had his first...

  • Immediate Denture Sleeping

    I recently had 28 teeth extracted. It's been 48 hours. I've had my immediate dentures in constantly. I'm wondering if i still have to sleep in them or not. Do i have to keep them in 24 hours a day except for cleaning?

  • Worried about possible dry socket after extraction

    Hi there, I just had a tooth pulled today(2nd from the back, bottom left), and i am somewhat worried that a dry socket will form. I've kept the gauze on the extracion site all day, eaten/drank with it in place, and i have this terrible habit of...

  • Adjusting a crown.

    My dentist prepared my tooth and took the mold for the crown. He had an issue getting a good mold and after 4 tries felt he was successful. Due to financial reasons, I wore my temporary crown for 2 1/2 months before I could go back and have the...

Recently Asked Questions

  • What is wrong with my cheeks?

    So a few weeks ago, I switched toothpaste. I now have a white jelly like substance in the lining of cheeks! For some reason I scraped it off with my finger. Most of it came off, however, it looks like I maybe scraped to much or to hard? The are...

  • My teeth appear slanted after braces.

    Dr. Thompson- I got my braces off about a month ago and have been wearing my retainer as prescribed- 22hrs a day, 7 days a week. However, I noticed that my teeth are weirdly slanted after the treatment. The top slant up from right to left and the...

  • Taking Plan B pill 3 days prior to wisdom teeth extraction

    Hello, I took an emergency contraceptive pill this morning. I have oral surgery scheduled for this Friday at 2pm. Is it safe to go through with the surgery or should I postpone due to taking this pill?

  • What would I need to have done for changes in teeth after braces?

    I have had braces for 6 in a half years. I had them removed about 2 years ago and just recently started to not wear my clear retainers. I have noticed that a top tooth has protruded out a bit not noticeable unless by a trained orthodontist and...

  • Is my dentist following the best method?

    Hi my dentist has started work on my mouth to straighten my teeth I'm told I have a v shaped palate so I'm currently wearing a palate expander he then wants to pull my back moulders to let my wisdoms come up and do braces to straighten my teeth is...

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