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What to consider before getting Invisalign

What to consider before getting Invisalign

Invisalign braces are a kind of orthodontic treatment and they help with straightening of teeth without the use of the traditional metal braces. It has offered a revolutionary method for today’s dental patients who have various options and do not have to be content with the use of brackets that look ugly and are inconvenient.

During your invisalign treatment, custom made plastic aligners are used which help with moving teeth to the desired position. Patients who never even considered the traditional braces are now trying out the invisalign aligners since they offer a discreet option for teeth correction. However, one question still remains – how costly is invisalign and is it worth the money you pay for them?

How much does invisalign cost?

When compared to the traditional braces, the cost of invisalign can be a bit higher. The average cost of invisalign, depending on the manufacturer ranges from $3500 to $8000. Your orthodontist will give you the estimated price. The price of the normal braces ranges from $2500 to $6000. The cost of invisalign differs depending on your individual case and you must discuss this with your dentist. Just like traditional braces, invisalign is also covered by dental insurance plans but you must discuss with your insurance company to know the extent of the coverage.

Are you the right candidate for invisalign?

Depending on your case and the amount you can afford, your dentist will decide the right treatment for you. When you take into account all the advantages of invisalign over the traditional braces, you will see that the cost is not so high. You are able to remove your invisalign braces for eating and brushing your teeth. If the cost of invisalign is still a matter of concern to you then you might want to check various payment options with your dentist. Some providers offer payment plans which are flexible and allow you to spread out your cost over time.

Invisalign will help you improve your smile beyond any normal cosmetics. With the straightening of your teeth, you are bound to regain your confidence. And the best part about invisalign is that nobody will even know you are undergoing the procedure with these clear and almost invisible braces.

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