How Much Does an Orthodontic or Invisalign® Consultation Cost?
Current dental patients at our office in Flower Mound can have an Invisalign® or orthodontic consultation for free. Call us today to schedule an appointment!
Invisalign® and Clear Braces
How Do Invisalign Aligner Trays Work?
Invisalign straightens teeth with a series of transparent aligner trays that are tailored to fit your mouth. They put pressure on your teeth like traditional braces to shift them into a straight position slowly. We give you new aligners every other week as your treatment progresses.
How Much Are Invisalign Aligners?
Your Invisalign cost overall will vary depending on the complexity of your case and long your treatment will take. Our dentists can provide a price estimate after they examine your teeth.
How Does Invisalign Differ From Clear Braces?
While Invisalign utilizes clear, removable aligner trays, clear braces consist of wires and brackets similar to metal braces. Invisalign is less noticeable, but clear braces don’t need to be adjusted as often.
How Do Clear Braces Straighten Teeth?
Like metal braces, the wire and bracket system of clear braces gradually moves teeth. However, they aren’t as visible.
What’s the Cost of Clear Braces?
The price of clear braces is generally higher than that of metal braces, but the extra cost is worth it for the discreet appearance. Your price also depends on your specific needs.
Clear vs Metal Braces: What’s the Difference?
Clear braces effectively straighten teeth like metal braces. However, they stand out less and are ideal if Invisalign won’t work for you.
How Do Metal Braces Work?
With metal braces, wires and brackets are attached to your teeth and continuously apply pressure. This pressure moves them into the right place.
How Much Do Metal Braces Cost?
Most of the time, metal braces are less expensive than ceramic braces or Invisalign aligners. Your cost will be determined by your needs, treatment duration and insurance coverage.
How Do Metal and Other Braces Compare?
Others will be able to see metal braces, while they’re less likely to see Invisalign. Ceramic braces may be more discreet, but your treatment might be longer than it would be with traditional metal braces. This is because ceramic braces require smaller adjustments because they are more fragile.
How Do Self-Ligating Brackets Work?
While metal braces use elastics to hold the wires, self-ligating braces have small, spring-loaded doors. They can speed up the treatment process and reduce discomfort.
What’s the Cost of Self-Ligating Braces?
You might pay more for self-ligating brackets than for traditional braces. Talk to our dentists in Flower Mound about all of your treatment options.
Orthodontics, Phase 1
Where Is an Orthodontist Office Near Me?
If you need orthodontic treatment in your area, contact our office in Flower Mound. We can help you correct the misalignment of your teeth to achieve the smile that you desire.
How Much Does Orthodontic Treatment Cost?
Your orthodontic treatment cost will vary depending on your unique needs. Your age, the type of braces that you need and your insurance are all factors that will be considered when calculating your final costs.
Do I Need an Orthodontist or Dentist for Braces?
Although orthodontists and dentists have similar licenses, an orthodontist gets further training. As specialists, they’re recommended for treating teeth that are extremely crowded or crooked.
How Long Does Phase 1 Orthodontics Take to Work?
Children undergo the first phase of orthodontic treatment for six to 12 months. Then, they wear retainers as we wait for all of their permanent teeth to erupt.
What’s the Phase 1 Orthodontics Cost?
Phase 1 orthodontic treatment costs depend on the level of care that your child needs in order to fix the orthodontic issue. We recommend that children age 7 and older get a consultation to determine if they need Phase 1 orthodontics.
How Do Phase 1 and 2 Orthodontics Differ?
Phase 1 orthodontics occur before a child’s permanent teeth have all emerged. Phase 2 occurs when the child has all of his or her permanent teeth, typically between ages 11 and 13. Call our office for your consultation and we can give you more information.