Invisalign®, Braces & Orthodontics in San Antonio

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Invisalign® and Clear Braces

Orthodontics in [GEOID] | Invisalign, Clear, Metal, & Lingual Braces

How Can Invisalign® Give Me Straighter Teeth?

Invisalign® straightens teeth using clear aligner trays, without wires or brackets. You receive a new tray from your dentist every two weeks; each one shifts your teeth into a slightly straighter position.

What’s the Total Cost for Invisalign?

We base your total Invisalign cost on the extent of your orthodontic issues. One of our dentists can give you a better idea of your anticipated costs after assessing your teeth. Call us today for a consultation.

What’s the Difference Between Invisalign and Braces?

Invisalign and braces both straighten and close gaps in teeth, although they use different methods. Traditional braces produce results faster and they can handle the difficult cases that Invisalign cannot. Invisalign trays are nearly invisible, which is the appliance’s major benefit. Getting braces or Invisalign is a major decision; talk to one of our dentists about what would be best for you. Call our office to arrange your consultation.

How Do Clear Braces for Teeth Work?

Transparent ceramic braces for teeth are very similar to metal braces except the brackets cemented to your teeth are hardly noticeable. There are options for the wires as well, such as frosted wires or transparent wires.

What Is the Clear Braces for Teeth Cost?

Your clear braces cost depends on the degree of misalignment you are having corrected. Ceramic braces are a little more expensive than metal braces. During your consultation, you can ask for the estimated cost of straightening your teeth with clear braces. Call our office to get started on your new smile.

Do Clear Braces Straighten Teeth Faster Than Invisalign?

Clear braces can straighten teeth faster than Invisalign; they close gaps between teeth faster as well.

Metal and Ceramic Braces and Self-Ligating Brackets

Why Are Metal Braces Still So Popular?

Metal braces straighten teeth faster than Invisalign or clear braces, and for kids, there are colored bands that let them personalize their braces. Additionally, patients facing severe alignment issues typically are only candidates for metal braces.

Are Metal Braces Affordable?

Yes, they are your most affordable option for correcting orthodontic issues. If you have dental insurance, your plan may cover metal braces.

Should I Get Metal or Ceramic Braces?

You should make this choice with your dentist. If you have extreme orthodontic problems, you may have to get metal braces. Otherwise, you should decide if you’re willing to pay extra for braces that are less noticeable. Ask your dentist to show you today’s metal braces; they are smaller than ever before.

What Are Self-Ligating Brackets?

Self-ligating brackets make braces more efficient by replacing rubber bands with a removable metal piece. Braces are more comfortable with self-ligating brackets since you can move your mouth more freely.

What Does It Cost for Self-Ligating Brackets?

During your initial consultation, one of our dental professionals may suggest self-ligating brackets. He or she will explain the additional cost.

Orthodontics, Phase 1

Is There an Orthodontist Office Near Me?

If you are looking for a practice offering family orthodontics, give our office a call. We accept new patients of all ages.

What Do Orthodontics Cost?

Your orthodontics cost will depend on what you or your child needs to have a nice smile with straight teeth. We know cost can be a concern; we will let you know your treatment options and what they cost during your consultation.

Is a Dentist or Orthodontist Better for Braces?

Orthodontists are dentists who have completed two or three additional years of training in straightening teeth and correcting jaw misalignments. Dentists will refer complex issues to orthodontists; otherwise, they fit their patients with braces or administer Invisalign treatments.

What Is Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment for Children?

Children should have an orthodontic examination around age seven to see if there are any issues that can be corrected easily, before they turn into major issues later. You should have your child examined even if his or her teeth look perfect to you. Call our office to schedule an appointment for your child.

Is Phase 1 Orthodontics Expensive?

Phase 1 orthodontics can consist of a variety of treatments, which have various prices. Your child may not need any treatments at all. Your dentist will talk to you about the cost of any treatment he or she suggests.

What Is Phase 1 Orthodontics Compared to Phase 2?

Phase 2 treatment involves the permanent teeth and usually is administered between ages 11–13.

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