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

  • White lesion

    Hi, I have had a white spot on one of my front teeth for most of my life. All the dentists I have addressed it with say it is completely normal and is a non-issue. However, aesthetically it bothers me. I've tried to whiten the surrounding surfaces...

  • Will it be a bad idea to get my braces off?

    I am 16, I have had braces for almost 4 years, and I have really wanted to get them off because they have caused me to feel very insecure. Will this be a bad idea if I tell my orthodontist to please remove my braces?

  • Can the hard cement stuff on my back top teeth that I got after I got my braces be removed ?

    I just went to the orthodontist and got my braces but he put some white hard stuff on the back top teeth one on each side and it's hard to eat and it's really uncomfortable so I was wondering if it was really that necessary to have it? It feels...

  • A question about healing process from wisdom tooth.

    Hey there, I've recently taken out my wisdom tooth, (this is day 2) and took a picture of it. It was white, and im wondering if thats what it is supposed to look like. Lastly, there is a pimple-like structure to where the doctor injected the local...

  • Does it look like my daughter needs braces?

    My daughter has some spacing in her teeth. Some misshaped teeth and her top and bottom row doesn’t match up and I wanted to know from the looks does it look like she needs braces? She also bites down on her jaw alot

  • Dry Sockets After Tooth Pulled

    I got my lower right tooth pulled out a week ago I was worried about dry socket but I have. No pain at all I’m mainting soft food diet & rinsing it salt water after eating but I had bad breath 5 th and 6 day no pain or swelling is it normal...

  • 4 impacted wisdoms pulled 5 days ago

    Hey doc/docs (: I had 4 impacted wisdoms extracted 5 days ago. I've had no pain (even when I've taken no pain killers) . My oral surgeons instructions were no smoking for 24 hours. After a bit of research I've found that the number ranges from 24...

  • #8 Tooth Crown

    My 18 year old son has beautiful teeth. His #8 tooth had trauma about four years ago and he got a root canal and now its getting darker and darker. His pediatrict dentist told him maybe wait to get crown or until it starts cracking. It has chipped...

  • Denture relining mistakes or not

    When having dentures relined, dental assistent toook upper plate and put liner material in upper plate then put put to upper gum and held in place until dried. Took outupper and then repeated the lower the same way. I asked the assistent(the doctor...

  • Abroad with permanent retainer which is coming loose, am I able to get it fixed?

    I am in the USA, and have a permanent retainer on behind my teeth. I can feel one of the brackets becoming loose and i\'m worried about it coming off as im here for another few months. I don\'t want to wait till I get home because it would be...

Recently Asked Questions

  • Do these white bumps look to be cause for concern?

    I have 2 white round bumps on my upper gum above two of my teeth. It also extends out in a line above a third tooth. They are hard to the touch and aren’t extremely painful on their own unless I really push around on them. They don’t feel like...

  • Plastic retainer help please?

    Hi there. I am 20 yo female and had braces for 2.5 years and got them off when I was 15. When I got them off, they said I had to wear a plastic retainer but didn’t specify for how long. They also inserted a couple of wires behind the front few...

  • Wisdom teeth ruined my smile, will it come back?

    I recently escaped an oppressive religion and am trying to fix the things they caused. About 6 years ago my wisdom teeth started to come in, and because of the church I was forbid to go to a Dr. So they slowly came in and my once straight teeth...

  • How necessary is it to get my bite fixed at the age of 35?

    Hello, I'm 35 and have been recommended by my dentist to get my bite fixed. I have an overbite, tooth crowding and a rotated upper left inciser. I don't care about the aesthetics, I like the way I look now, but I do care about my health. I don't...

  • Will it be a bad idea to get my braces off?

    I am 16, I have had braces for almost 4 years, and I have really wanted to get them off because they have caused me to feel very insecure. Will this be a bad idea if I tell my orthodontist to please remove my braces?

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