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 a tooth abscess be cured via antibiotic injection in situ? I want to avoid tooth extraction.

    Hi, I will have my upper left premolar extracted tomorrow due to an abscess. I was wondering why an antibiotic cannot be injected on the site and treat the infection around the root instead of removing the tooth. I will be left with a huge gap...

  • I have a crack in the lower back of my temp crown and light blood is coming from their

    I have a crack in the lower back of my temp crown and light blood is coming from their It has happened twice now, yesterday and today There is also a slight pain when drinking water and both time the bleeding was just after I drank water I...

  • Scared my teeth will move

    I\'m really concerned. I got my braces removed almost three years ago and I try to be diligent about wearing my retainer. I always remember to take it with me when I stay somewhere overnight. But this weekend was stressful and it slipped my mind....

  • Maryland Bridge replacement

    I have had a gold Maryland bridge for 30 years, teeth 29-31. 31 is the full crown. I am having sensitivity in and around 31 and cannot chew on it. What treatment options do I have? It seems such a waste to remove the entire bridge. I am 62 and...

  • How many hours a day should I be wearing my hawley retainer?

    Hi! I am a thirteen year old female and I just got my braces off after having them for 19 months. I received a standard hawley retainer for my top and bottom teeth. My problem is, I have a TERRIBLE lisp with it, but my orthodontist told me I had...

  • Can I get composite veneers if a have a deep overbite?

    If I have a severe over bite can I still get 'composite veneers?' Everyone calls it something different but the place I'm going to calls it composite veneers. I don't want the porcelain. Anyway, I wouldn't say my teeth are crooked on top. They...

  • Extraction of abscess tooth prior to antibiotics

    Hello, This question is based off an experience that I've recently had. If a patient came in with a swollen face due to an abscess molar, what would be the proper steps to take care of it? Is antibiotics mandatory prior to extraction or can it be...

  • Does getting your molars remove require you to remove piercings?

    I was wondering if this procedure required removal of metal for having an MRI for example because I have two fresh new piercings which I shouldn't replace the jewelry in them for a while until healed. Ii don't want them to close back up during the...

  • Are there any alternatives to tooth extraction for a toddler

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to read this. I took my son to the dentist this morning and I'm concerned enough to get a second opinion. My 19 month old son has tooth decay and our dentist is recommending extraction for all 4 front teeth but I...

  • I feel my bite is off and my dentist doesn't agree?

    I went to the dentist because I had horrible sweet sensitivity between 13 and 14. I have had SRP, 13 fillings, and wisdom teeth extractions in the past two months. I have bruxism. First, they filled 12 OD, 13 MOD, 14 OL, 19 OD, 20 OD, and 18 O....

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