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Types of Braces

Nowadays there are several kinds of braces including traditional metal, clear options, gold and even rose gold braces … the good news is that at Post Falls Orthodontics, we offer them all!

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Learn About the Different Types of Braces

When you first think of braces, you probably think of shiny wires and metal brackets. But you have options! At Post Falls Orthodontics, we offer several types of braces to match your style and needs!

Types of Braces

Traditional Metal Braces

Metal braces are used for their durable and practical treatment process. Today’s braces are smaller and more comfortable than ever before. Some patients find not having to remove an appliance, brush and replace into your mouth is a great option.  Time slips away each day and sometimes the appliances are not worn the prescribed amount of hours due to eating, snacking, and a busy schedule.

Gold and Rose Gold Braces

Gold and rose gold braces work the same as traditional metal braces but they look different and fun! Gold and rose gold braces are designed to straighten your teeth just as effectively and efficiently as metal, just with a flair of fun!

Clear Braces

Clear braces, or ceramic braces, are made with clear or tooth-colored materials that blend in with the natural color of the teeth. Since they are less noticeable than traditional metal braces, they are a popular choice with adults and teens who are self-conscious about their appearance. Many also find clear braces to be more comfortable than traditional metal braces. The brackets are smaller and smoother, which reduces the likelihood of irritation to your gums and cheeks.

Clear Aligners

If you are looking for a more subtle option to align your smile, clear Invisalign® aligners are less visible than traditional braces. Invisalign consists of a series of aligners. During your visit, Dr. Wilson will help you determine whether Invisalign is a suitable option for you.

Three steps to achieving a great smile!

1. Free Consultation

Your first visit to our office is the very beginning of your orthodontic journey, and we’re just as excited as you!

We will perform a thorough examination of your teeth, mouth, and gums. We then take complimentary x-rays and images of your teeth that lets us see what’s going on. This information helps us design your customized treatment plan.

2. Transparent Pricing

During your free consult, you will meet with one of our Treatment Coordinators to review pricing.

At Post Falls Orthodontics, we offer affordable orthodontic treatment in North Idaho. For more than 75% of our patients, braces are a flat fee as low as $3,995. For complex braces cases, where a special orthodontic appliance or extra services are needed, our fee is $5,495. There are no hidden fees to achieve your beautiful smile!

3. Simple Financing

Our friendly Treatment Coordinators will also make sure you understand your financing options and insurance benefits. We offer a simple financing plan with payments of only $129 a month for braces or Invisalign® with no credit check. If you have dental or orthodontic insurance, we happily assist you in applying your benefits, and the price becomes even better! We accept Medicaid, TRICARE®, Delta Dental® and many more insurance plans to make braces in Post Falls, Idaho, affordable.

Start Your Treatment Same Day

Ready to get your beautiful, new smile? We will help you save yourself an extra visit and get your braces or Invisalign® started the same day as your orthodontic consultation.

With same-day braces, we can maximize the efficiency of your visit and the results at the same time. Our team can help rescue you from the hassle of multiple visits. At your first orthodontic consultation, our team will provide you with a complete oral exam to determine the situation of your smile. If you are a good candidate for braces, our team can help you get started that day! Not only do we save our patients money, we save you time!

FAQs

How much will braces cost? Are financing options available? How does my insurance work?

We can only determine treatment costs after your initial consultation is completed, as each patient’s case is unique. You can learn more about our Financing & Insurance policies on our website, or speak to one of our staff members at the office. We’ll review your financing options with you, and will work with you to maximize your insurance benefits.

Will I need to have teeth extract for braces?
It depends on your unique situation, but sometimes in order to achieve optimal results, teeth may need to be removed. However, advanced technology and methods have made this less common.
Can I wear braces even though I have crowns and missing teeth?
Yes, absolutely! A tooth will a crown will move just like a regular tooth, and treatment will aid in the alignment of the remaining teeth.
Do braces hurt?
Braces or Invisalign don’t “hurt,” but for the first couple days you may feel some slight discomfort. When there is soreness, Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen) can help ease the discomfort.
Can I return to school the day I receive my braces?
Absolutely. There’s no reason why you shouldn’t be able to return to your normal daily life.

What are you waiting for?

Feel Confident in Your New Smile!

At Post Falls Orthodontics, we’ll provide you with a new smile that will help increase your self-confidence and your overall success in life!