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

  • Damage to pulp from heat from dental drill

    My orthodontist removed my invisalign attachment with a high speed handpiece and my tooth got really hot/burned. Does this mean my pulp was damaged and I will need a root canal? How long will I know if this procedure affected my tooth - could it be...

  • Can new crowns be replaced?

    My 4 year old daughter had to have crowns placed on her two front teeth and I of course asked for white crowns. Once the procedure began the dentist went through several crowns of the white ones to get them to fit and they all were sticking out and...

  • Can I get a tooth pulled and then Invisalign instead of braces?

    My teeth are very crowded and I have a canine tooth on the right side of my top set of teeth.. I was hoping that instead of wearing braces I could get the canine tooth pulled and then Invisalign would straighten the others?

  • My 9 year old lost her premolar and 1/2 of the root is still in her gums.

    My 9 year old lost her premolar last night and we realized that her new tooth broke half of the root off of her premolar and is now growing out the side of her gums and pushing the tooth in front of it out. It is obvious she is going to need braces,...

  • Is there anything I can do to treat gingivitis at home?

    Hello. My gums are really swollen and they are getting worst. I have braces but I don't believe the braces are the cause because it only recently started doing this (in the last month). I'm assuming I have gingivitis. I have rinsed with salt water...

  • Yellow Stains, and Smelly Mouth

    Dear sir, greeting!! I'm having problem of yellow stains teeth and sometimes I feel like my mouth smells. I have already applied home remedies,but i still have problem. It even is difficult to smile in public because of yellow teeth. I want to...

  • Do I need braces for a minor overbite?

    if i have a overbite of 10% do i need braces

  • Should I be concerned about an underlying genetic abnormality?

    My kid was born with a natal tooth- a lower incisor that had no root system. It fell out when she was 4 days old. She is 16 months now, and just erupted a tooth in the same spot. That tooth appears to be two teeth fused together at the bottom- it...

  • Are lumineers reversible?

    Hello, Are dental lumineers reversible? Also, must you have your teeth grinded down?

  • Is Smile Direct Club a good alternative to invisalign and can it cause TMJ issues?

    I had braces about 10 years ago and of course never wore my retainers so my teeth have rotated back. I cannot afford Invisalign and have found Smile Direct club as an alternative. I have read many good reviews and it seems as though the process is...

Recently Asked Questions

  • I have Dental implants, can I wear braces?

    Hello - I had a space between my two front teeth up until I was 20 years old, when I had braces. Several years later, I had complete implants done (something I've regretted) and now, 15 years later the space has returned between my front teeth. I...

  • Want to remove braces

    I have put my braces 9 months ago and it has changed my face...I want my face back I want to remove braces will my teeth get back to its original position ...I am not satisfied my face is looking very flat please advice

  • Rubber bands causing severe pain

    I am 16 years old. I have had rubber bands for about a month and ever time I wear them I get a really bad head ach and sevier neck pain. Is this normal? And can bands even cause this pain? This has caused me to not be able to focus in school and...

  • Expander and Braces

    A little over a week ago I got my expander in. I’ve been doing all the turning that my orthodontist told me to do. I was wondering if I do all my turns will I get braces on at my next appointment or will I have to wait a couple more months.

  • I haven’t worn my retainers for three months.

    Back in August I stopped wearing my retainers. But recently I decided that is should wear them again. After putting them on they still fit. But the wire that goes across my teeth does not reach the middle of teeth and pops off easily. I don’t have...

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