Do You Offer Complimentary Consultations?
Yes, for our current patients, one of our dentists would be glad to suggest ways to straighten your teeth that fits into your lifestyle and your budget. Call us today to set up your consultation.
Invisalign® and Clear Braces
Does Invisalign® Work Like Braces?
Despite people calling Invisalign® clear braces online, Invisalign® uses aligning trays to straighten teeth gradually. Invisalign does not use brackets and wires to move teeth; therefore, they are not braces.
Is the Invisalign Cost Comparable to Braces?
It depends on the type of braces you select. It is typically close to the cost of clear braces. During your consultation, our dentist will help you compare the options. He or she will evaluate your teeth and give you an estimate of your total cost for each option.
Is Invisalign the Best Way to Straighten Teeth?
If you are an adult looking for the least conspicuous way to straighten your teeth, Invisalign may be just what you need. Invisalign is also removable; you can eat all your favorite foods without worrying about food getting stuck in your braces.
How Can Clear Braces Straighten Teeth?
Clear braces are made from ceramic material that is either tooth-colored or translucent. Clear braces employ a bracket and wire system, just as metal braces do, to slowly shift teeth into alignment.
What is the Price for Clear Braces?
Your price will depend on the extent of your orthodontic issues. Clear braces may cost more than metal braces; however, many patients feel they are worth the added cost.
How Do Clear Braces and Metal Braces Compare?
Both straighten teeth. However, clear braces take more time, which gives you a longer treatment time. Metal braces are sturdier; clear braces may crack if you engage in contact sports. During your complimentary consultation, our dentist will help you make a decision. Call today to arrange your consultation.
Metal and Ceramic Braces, Self-Ligating Brackets
Why Do People Still Get Metal Braces?
Metal braces are very effective on the toughest orthodontic issues. Additionally, the brackets are smaller now, which reduces the metal mouth look.
What Do You Pay for Metal Braces?
Metal braces are an economical choice. Our dentist will provide you with an estimate after gauging the amount of orthodontic correction need. Dental insurance may cover metal braces, check your policy for details.
Are Metal Braces Better or Worse than the Other Options for Straightening My Teeth?
Metal braces have the shortest amount of treatment time, but they are highly visible. Talk to your dentist, he or she will help you decide which teeth straightening option is best based on what is important to you.
Do Self-Ligating Braces Come in Clear and Metal?
Metal and clear braces can have self-ligating brackets. With self-ligating brackets, you’ll have less dental visits and a shorter treatment time. During your consultation, your dentist will talk to you about the advantages and disadvantages of the brackets.
Do Self-Ligating Brackets Cost More Than Traditional Brackets?
Yes, self-ligating brackets are slightly more expensive than regular brackets. Some individuals feel that the advantages of the self-ligating brackets are worth the extra cost.
Orthodontics, Phase 1
Where Is the Orthodontic Office in Hutto?
The answer to your question is right here. Call us and schedule an initial consultation. You will discover that we have several affordable options to straighten teeth.
What Is the Cost of Orthodontics?
Everyone’s cost varies as each patient has his or her own treatment plan. Expect to pay a higher cost for orthodontics if your issue is severe, as you will have a longer treatment time.
Orthodontist vs. Pediatric Dentist?
General dentists and pediatric dentists often treat orthodontic issues. When a dentist encounters a complex issue, he or she will refer the patient to an orthodontist, a specialist in treating jaw and dental problems.
What’s the Goal of Phase 1 Orthodontics?
Phase 1 orthodontics focuses on interceding early and correcting skeletal or muscular issues before a child’s adult teeth emerge.
Phase 2 treatment generally costs more than Phase 1 treatments, but costs vary. Talk to your dentist about the cost of your child’s treatment.
What’s the Goal of Phase 2 Orthodontics?
Phase 2 orthodontic treatment focuses on a teenager’s final teeth alignment. In many cases, the treatment is braces.