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Currently on metal braces, separated teeth. Can I switch to invisalign and what is the cost?

Hi, I have metal braces now and have had them on for about a year. My teeth are still a little seperated in some places and I know the treatment is not going to be done until about december but I am going into my senior year and I have prom coming up In 3 months. Is it possible to change from metal braces to invisalign? How much would it be? And how long would it take to get the invisalign?
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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Dentist, Prosthodontics 's  Response
Thanks for your query.

Ideally, switching from metal braces to invisalign can be done any time. But i would suggest that you visit an orthodontist and get an examination done before deciding. The money difference between the two treatment is a lot, with invisalign being much more expensive.
The treatment with invisalign ca begin very soon once the doctor has your measurements.

Answered: Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Dentist Dr. Khushboo Bhatia's  Response
Invisalign is a series of clear, removable aligners that both orthodontists and dentists use as an alternative to traditional metal braces.Invisalign treatments have been claimed to be quicker than traditional orthodontics.Usually, invisalign braces go on to cost you about $5,000 but there can be cheap invisalign Braces that you can get yourself even in the range of $3,000.
Answered: Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM,
Invisalign or clear braces have great cosmetic advantage, the only commitment you need to give is not to forget the placement of braces atleast for 20 to 22 hours since they are removal if you are comfortable with it consider replacing your metal braces. approach your orthodontist and talk to him about this, there is huge cost difference between the two. you dont need any cephalogram for invisalign so treatment can be completed in short time. i hope that helps you, take care.
Answered: Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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