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The Cost of Invisalign

cost of invisalign

Thinking about Invisalign as an alternative to braces, but concerned about the cost? The cost of Invisalign may not be as extravagant as you think.

Braces vs. Invisalign

You are probably aware of the differences between braces and Invisalign. While braces are a permanent system of brackets and wires fixed to your teeth, Invisalign offers clear liners that are changed out every week, gradually shifting your teeth. The liners are practically invisible and can be removed to eat and brush your teeth, making Invisalign quite appealing.

Cost of Invisalign

Often patients are concerned about the cost of Invisalign. According to the manufacturer, the typical Invisalign plans falls between $3,000 and $8,000. Compare that to the average cost of braces, somewhere between $3,000 to $7,000, and you can see the cost of Invisalign may not be that daunting.

As with braces, your Invisalign treatment plan will depend on several factors, including the complexity and length of time of your treatment plan, your location in the United States, and your orthodontic provider.

Payment Options for Invisalign

Most insurance providers will cover the cost of Invisalign as they would braces or other orthopedic treatment. This often ends up being around $3,500. You can also apply up to $2,550 of your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) towards the cost of Invisalign. Be sure to talk to your orthodontist about flexible payment plans through his practice, as many offer monthly payment options for patients.

Is Invisalign Right for You?

With the many advantages of Invisalign, it is surely something to consider. Check out our recent post about the differences between braces and Invisalign to learn more. If Invisalign is something you are interested in, schedule a free consultation today! We are happy to talk through the cost and treatment plan with you.

 

 

 

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