When your child is in need of braces, the cost of clear braces vs. metal may be one of your biggest questions. While both types of braces come with advantages and disadvantages, what’s important is how effective these braces will be to correcting your child’s smile, and how costly the treatment will be.
On average, the cost range for traditional metal braces is between $3,000–$7,000, while the cost range for clear braces (sometimes referred to as “ceramic braces”) is between $4,000–$8,000.
It’s important to note that these estimates can change based on your unique situation. Your family’s insurance coverage and your child’s dental situation can affect how much the braces treatment will cost.
While both types of braces serve the same purpose of correcting your child’s teeth and/or jaws, there are some things to consider about each one.
One of the advantages of having clear braces over traditional metal ones is that they’re less noticeable. For most patients, clear braces blend in with their teeth, making them less noticeable than clunky, metal braces.
However, one thing to consider about clear braces is maintenance. Dark drinks, such as sodas, juices, or coffee can stain the braces, which makes them look dirty. Take a look at other foods that are bad for braces:
Even though many preteens may not like having metal in their mouth, metal braces are still a great choice to consider because they can work better than clear braces. Additionally, metal braces today are smaller than they have been in the past.
If you have questions about the cost of clear braces vs. metal braces, give Kool Smiles a call today.
We offer no-cost, braces consultations which allow us to give you more information about the treatment your child’s needs. We offer braces services at several of our locations, and our 18-month metal braces treatment begins at $3,400.
Schedule an appointment for your child today!
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