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

  • #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...

  • Will I have gaps in my teeth?

    I\'m getting braces soon and my orthodontist said I have slight gingivitis in my bottom gums due to my 100% overbite. I never really noticed before but my front teeth are kind of loose so my question is, when I get my braces off will I have those...

  • Can Invisalign be used with crowns and missing teeth?

    I am a 62 year old female. I have overjet, gaps in my top teeth, crowns, one missing tooth and several fillings. I hate my smile and was wondering if invisalign would work for me with crowns and etc.? Thank you.

  • crown too tight

    I just had an implant crown put in 2 months after the intital impressions were taken. Since my teeth shifted slightly since the intial impressions were taken the crown fits very tight and i feel slight pressure. My question is will that pressure...

  • Skin bubble on the roof of my mouth.

    So I have what I would describe as a skin bubble on the roof of my mouth. If I put my finger on it I can move the skin. It's like it just formed because I feel like I would have noticed it. If it helps i just ate some hot food but I feel that if it...

  • My braces wire is pushing my bracket/teeth.

    My arch wire went below my bracket. I feel as if it's pushing my teeth out a little and it feels uncomfortable. Is this an emergency? What should I do?

  • Can I get a new temp. bridge?

    I just had 9 implants put in my lower jaw with a temp. bridge, however the bridge is very ill fitted.. the teeth come to much forward and are to high through out the bridge so that when my face is relaxed it feels like my jaw is clenched which is...

  • White spots under braces

    I drink about 7 sodas a week, but brush my teeth 2-3 times a day for about 2 minutes a time. As well as use a water pick to clean them. Will j have white spots under my braces

Recently Asked Questions

  • 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...

  • What’s causing this pain in my gums?

    I’ve been having on and off shooting pain in my gums. i’ve been to the dentist and he took x rays and he can’t seem to figure out the problem. he gave me some ibuprofen to try to help with the pain but that hasn’t help. i went back to him to...

  • Problems after having my teeth straightened

    I had my teeth straightened and this was completed over a year ago now, since then I have had a build up of thick saliva on my top front teeth only, so I constantly have to keep clearing it and find myself swallowing all the time even whilst...

  • Depressed over my dental situation

    Hi! I will start with a brief dental history of mine. I haven't exactly been prone to decay, or at least when you think about my poor dental hygiene as a teenager. However, as soon as I moved away from my childhood home, which was 3 years ago, I...

  • Can I wear rubbber bands to fix an over expanded mouth?

    Hi! Before I moved states , my orthodontist had me wearing braces for almost 3 years and never once mentioned that he over expanded my top teeth (I had a a palet expander). I went to my new orthodontist and he said it should’ve been collapsed...

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