Braces

Imagine wrapping your teeth with metal. Connect those choppers with yet more metal. Then, yank on them until they move. Are braces effective? Yes. Painful? You bet. Avoidable? Often.

Braces are aligners’ big, older brothers. For some people with gnarly smiles, they are the only solution. But for many, they're overkill.

Find out how they work, what they cost, and what they can do. Make your own choice about how to make your life better.

At What Age Can a Child Get Braces?

At What Age Can a Child Get Braces?

Average Braces Costs in 2021 With & Without Insurance.

Average Braces Costs in 2021 With & Without Insurance.

Teeth Before & After Braces: See the Difference

Teeth Before & After Braces: See the Difference

How to Avoid the Bigger Lips Look From Braces.

How to Avoid the Bigger Lips Look From Braces.

Can You Get Braces Just for Your Top or Bottom Teeth?

Can You Get Braces Just for Your Top or Bottom Teeth?

Age Limits for Braces: How Young & How Old?

Age Limits for Braces: How Young & How Old?

Braces Colors: What the Options Are & How to Choose

Braces Colors: What the Options Are & How to Choose

When Were Braces Invented? A History of Alignment

When Were Braces Invented? A History of Alignment

What to Do When Braces Break

What to Do When Braces Break

What You Can and Can’t Eat with Braces - Foods to Avoid

What You Can and Can’t Eat with Braces - Foods to Avoid

Ceramic Braces: Pros, Cons & Cost

Ceramic Braces: Pros, Cons & Cost

Finding Cheap Braces: Options & Comparisons

Finding Cheap Braces: Options & Comparisons

Braces for Adults: A Cost Comparison Guide.

Braces for Adults: A Cost Comparison Guide.

Do Braces Change Your Face Shape? What You Need to Know

Do Braces Change Your Face Shape? What You Need to Know

Do Braces Hurt When Put On, Tightened, or Taken Off?

Do Braces Hurt When Put On, Tightened, or Taken Off?

Fix Teeth Gaps Without Braces (Easier Than You Think).

Fix Teeth Gaps Without Braces (Easier Than You Think).

Gaps After Braces: Why They Happen & What to Do.

Gaps After Braces: Why They Happen & What to Do.

Will I Need Headgear With Braces?

Will I Need Headgear With Braces?

How Long Do You Have to Wear Braces? Timelines

How Long Do You Have to Wear Braces? Timelines

How Long Do You Really Have to Wear a Retainer?

How Long Do You Really Have to Wear a Retainer?

Invisible & Clear Braces: Types & Comparisons

Invisible & Clear Braces: Types & Comparisons

LightForce Custom Braces: Everything You Need to Know

LightForce Custom Braces: Everything You Need to Know

Lingual Braces: Efficacy, Cost & Comparisons

Lingual Braces: Efficacy, Cost & Comparisons

Does Medicaid Cover Braces?

Does Medicaid Cover Braces?

Monthly breakdown of braces costs: is it worth it?

Monthly breakdown of braces costs: is it worth it?

Is the Technology of Braces Outdated?

Is the Technology of Braces Outdated?

Why You Should (Almost) Never Pay for Braces 'Out of Pocket'.

Why You Should (Almost) Never Pay for Braces 'Out of Pocket'.

Power Chain Braces: Costs, Side Effects & Alternatives

Power Chain Braces: Costs, Side Effects & Alternatives

Types of Retainers Compared: Which Is Right for You?

Types of Retainers Compared: Which Is Right for You?

How to Avoid Expensive Retainers.

How to Avoid Expensive Retainers.

What Are Self-Ligating Braces? Overview & Cost

What Are Self-Ligating Braces? Overview & Cost

How You Can Straighten Teeth Without Braces

How You Can Straighten Teeth Without Braces

Do Braces Get Your Teeth Straighter Than Other Methods?

Do Braces Get Your Teeth Straighter Than Other Methods?

How ‘Traditional’ Braces Stack Up in 2022.

How ‘Traditional’ Braces Stack Up in 2022.