Many patients come to our office interested in learning more about Invisalign. It’s easy to see why this system is so popular—it’s a completely new approach to orthodontic treatment, using clear plastic aligners to straighten teeth instead of brackets and wires. One of the most common questions patients have about Invisalign is: how much does it cost? We answer this, along with some related questions about paying for Invisalign, in the blog post below.
What does Invisalign cost in White Bear Lake?
Invisalign ranges between $3,000 and $7,000. The range in pricing is because the cost hinges on how many aligners you'll need and how long your treatment will last. If your teeth and bite require extensive correction, you can expect to pay more than if you only need minor adjustments.
Is Invisalign cheaper than braces?
Ceramic braces (also known as clear braces) and lingual braces are more expensive than Invisalign aligners. Invisalign costs are usually slightly more than metal braces, although this, too, depends on your orthodontic case. Most of the time, the price difference between Invisalign and metal braces is small.
How much does Invisalign cost with insurance?
The cost of Invisalign varies depending on your dental insurance coverage. If your insurance includes orthodontic care, Invisalign is often covered up to the amount that would be paid for traditional metal braces. If you’re not sure about your benefits, we’re happy to help you understand what’s covered and what you will have to pay out-of-pocket.
Is Invisalign worth getting?
Without a doubt! Our patients are thrilled with the results of Invisalign. However, results aren't everything; you should also choose an option that you'll be happy with during treatment. People love the comfort and convenience of Invisalign, and our adult patients appreciate having a discreet orthodontic treatment option.
Is there a cheaper alternative to Invisalign?
While there are less expensive competitors that can be ordered online, they simply don’t measure up to Invisalign, and in-person orthodontic treatment. We carefully plan your aligner therapy and monitor your progress to ensure that your teeth shift as planned. Without this close oversight, you may not get the results you’d like or, even worse, you might cause damage to your teeth and gums.
How can I pay for Invisalign?
In addition to dental insurance, there are a few choices available if you can't afford to pay for your Invisalign treatment up front. You can use funds from a flexible spending account (FSA) or a health savings account (HSA) to pay for Invisalign, or you can finance your Invisalign treatment through our partnerships with CareCredit and Lending Point. We’re committed to making Invisalign accessible to any patient who wants to pursue aligner therapy, so if you have concerns about the cost, our office team is happy to discuss your options with you.
Learn More About the Cost of Invisalign
The best way to know how much Invisalign will cost for you is to contact us and schedule a consultation with Dr. Sydlewski.