Clear braces are best for those who have complicated treatments or who want to get straight teeth as quickly as possible. Invisalign is best for those who have minor to moderate issues and like the flexibility of the Invisalign system, even if it does add slightly to the length of treatment.
Invisalign braces , while clear , are not the same thing as “ Clear Braces ,” and use a different method to straighten teeth. Both options are much less noticeable than traditional braces and offer a fantastic aesthetic alternative for patients seeking less visible options.
Invisalign costs more than both metal and ceramic braces . If cost is the only concern, however, we offer orthodontic financing that can help make treatment affordable for nearly any budget. We will discuss all of your payment options during your initial consultation.
Clear aligners are a good solution for correcting mild to moderately crowded or incorrectly spaced teeth. They are most effective if your back teeth already fit together properly. Clear aligners are usually effective in correcting simpler or tipping movements of teeth in two dimensions.
On rare occasions, it is possible for the cellular response to damage the ends of the roots of the teeth . The teeth can also become damaged after the treatment if you lose gum support or gone due to a periodontal disease, and if there was root resorption during the treatment.
Expensive: One of the biggest cons of Invisalign is that they are expensive. They are not covered by dental insurance, which means you can expect to pay anywhere from $3,500 to $8,000 for them.
And they say that people may qualify for up to $3,000 in help from their insurance company. According to the Consumer Guide for Dentistry, the national average for Invisalign is $3,000 – $5,000 . For comparison, traditional metal bracket braces usually cost $2,000–$6,000.
An ideal time for placement of braces is between 10 and 14 years of age , while the head and mouth are still growing and teeth are more conducive to straightening.
Invisalign tends to be faster than braces because the trays are customized during the course of treatment. These aligners change during treatment so that they are always working to improve the look of your teeth. Invisalign can straighten your teeth quicker than traditional braces .
Ceramic braces are much less durable than metal braces simply because metal is sturdier than ceramic. A 2016 study found that ceramic braces are more than twice as likely to break than metal braces , even from normal contact from biting down.
The typical price of Invisalign in India is usually a lot higher than regular braces but still cheaper than abroad. The average cost , according to the manufacturer, is between $3,500 and $8,000 in US and about Rs 150000 to Rs 500000 in India . Your orthodontist can give you a better estimate of the price .
Can Invisalign clear aligners fix an overbite ? Yes, Invisalign clear aligners can fix an overbite or deep bite. We can help you find an experienced Invisalign doctor who can show you what Invisalign treatment can do for you.
Apart from just giving a straight teeth, Invisalign also has the capability to remodel face shape , appearance and profile too. A crooked teeth influences the shape of face whereas an overbite could force your upper lip to protrude. Invisalign helps in changing the overall appearance but only in a positive way.
Wearing any orthodontic appliance creates the potential to affect your speech, but Invisalign isn’t likely to give you speech impediment or a lisp .
Invisalign does hurt . In general, it is less painful than traditional metal braces, and like any type of orthodontic treatment, the pain fades after the teeth adjust to wearing the aligners and to having new aligners swapped in and out. There are a few sources of pain when it comes to Invisalign .