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.

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Underbite

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Recently Answered Questions

  • 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....

  • Complications after surgical removal abcessed tooth

    I am 48yr old female that had my left lower bicupid surgically removed because it had abcessed. Twelve days later I am having excruciating pain in my chin radiating into my jaw and ear. Each day it'sā€‹ worsening with throbbing pain in my jaw under...

  • Receding gums 3 years after jaw surgery

    Hi my Daughter had double jaw surgery to correct her bite , the surgery was a success , she went through a good year of recovery after the surgery and has great teeth. However 3 years later she has developed receding gums on front teeth of lower...

  • After having all 21 teeth removed is it normal

    My wife had 21 teeth removed he had to remove some bone because the infection had gotten to it She had to take teeth out the 1st night. She has Percocet an also has from pain Dr for back hydrocodone (narco) also is taking Levaquin antibiotic. I...

  • How Much Are Braces in Chicago?

    dear doctor my name is eliana i dunno english coz im lebanese,i have greencard and my language is french.. i have a probleme in my teeth,so the doctor told me taht i have to put a bracez for my teeth but the question for u is how much exactly the...

  • Gingivitis or periodontal

    Hi my name's Melissa and I want to know do I have gingivitis or periodontal disease when I floss in the morning my gums bleed and my gums are like a little swollen in some parts they are a pink with a little reddish color and certain areas of my...

  • Gingivitis or periodontal

    Hi my name's Melissa and I want to know do I have gingivitis or periodontal disease when I floss in the morning my gums bleed and my gums are like a little swollen in some parts they are a pink with a little reddish color and certain areas of my...

  • My dentist keeps threatening to remove my braces because i keep breaking them

    My brackets keep breaking and for a while my molar bands too. however, the molar bands were my fault because i kept chewing gum, which i have stopped. however, my brackets keep breaking and i don't eat anything i'm not suppose to. instead, they...

  • Does magnesium help with Abscess swelling?

    Hello, I have a drained abcess but the swelling is still in my left lower jaw. I've read that magnesium tablets/pills helps with this. Is this true? If so how many to take at one time as well as what brand and mg to get for this? I'm already...

  • Gum disease

    I am a 57 year old female. I have Periodontitis (gum disease).. and my front teeth are straying.. I have always had an overbite, but now the teeth are twisting and more pronounced (they stick out more).. Is there some kind of retainer or any other...

Recently Asked Questions

  • My dentist keeps threatening to remove my braces because i keep breaking them

    My brackets keep breaking and for a while my molar bands too. however, the molar bands were my fault because i kept chewing gum, which i have stopped. however, my brackets keep breaking and i don't eat anything i'm not suppose to. instead, they...

  • is it possible that a mollar doesn't want to move in the right position ?

    Ii wear braces for 19 months now. Doctor in the beginning told me my treatment will be 18 months. Now I am concerned that my last molar from lower jaw (right side)it is not moved until this time. It's the thing that when Ii bite down this molar is...

  • Receding gums 3 years after jaw surgery

    Hi my Daughter had double jaw surgery to correct her bite , the surgery was a success , she went through a good year of recovery after the surgery and has great teeth. However 3 years later she has developed receding gums on front teeth of lower...

  • Will my gums grow back over my jaw bone is they were accidentally cut ?

    So I just recently had my wisdom teeth yanked out. All went fine except for the last one, the dentist kinda struggled getting it to come out. Well he ended up slicing a nice chunk of my gum off (where the tooth used to be) and now my jaw bone is...

  • Complications after surgical removal abcessed tooth

    I am 48yr old female that had my left lower bicupid surgically removed because it had abcessed. Twelve days later I am having excruciating pain in my chin radiating into my jaw and ear. Each day it'sā€‹ worsening with throbbing pain in my jaw under...

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