Invisalign® VS Braces

Should I get Invisalign or Braces?

Both Invisalign and braces were created to straighten teeth while improving your smile and oral health. They were designed to align with your teeth to shift everything into the right place.

 

Both effectively treats a wide variety of cases, including crowding, spacing, crossbite, overbite, and underbite. But if we will compare them in detail, we see differences.

Invisalign
  • Invisalign aligners made from smooth, comfortable, BPA-free plastic

  • Invisalign is clear and invisible

  • With Invisalign, you can eat and drink anything that you want

  • Aligners are removable for easy cleaning, and with Invisalign, you will have less plaque buildup

  • Very little discomfort

  • May require visits every 8 to 12 weeks

  • The treatment takes 6-18 months (20-22 hours per day)

  • The average price is $5,000

  • Invisalign aligners are very effective and comfortable

Braces
  • Braces consist of metal brackets being glued with cement to your teeth and tied together by wires and tiny rubber bands

  • Braces are noticeable in your mouth

  • With braces, you have a lot of food restrictions

  • Braces are not removable and brushing and flossing require more effort so after you can have some tooth discoloration

  • Moderate to high discomfort

  • The treatment takes 24/7 for an average of 24 months

  • May require visits every 6 to 8 weeks

  • The average price is $4,500

  • May be the only option for complex issues

Schedule an appointment with our dentists to learn more about all dental offers and decide which treatment option would be the best for your lifestyle and how to reach your goals.

Don't wait - schedule a FREE consultation with one of our dentists in Norwalk CT today and get the smile of your dream tomorrow!
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