It used to be if you wanted straight teeth you had to pack your mouth with enough metal to build a skyscraper.

Okay, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. Metal braces are still popular and not nearly as bad as they used to be.

However, thanks to the latest technology, you can now get your teeth to stand upright and at attention using Invisalign. Invisalign are nearly invisible plastic aligner trays used to straighten teeth. Unlike traditional braces, these aligners are removable so you can take them out before eating, brushing your teeth or getting frisky with your significant other.

Invisalign Average Cost: $5000

While $5000 is a good average cost to use for Invisalign, how much you end up paying will vary. The cost of Invisalign will typically range from $3500 – $8000 which is only slightly higher than traditional braces.

What you end up paying will depend largely on where in the country you’re located and how much your teeth resemble Austin Powers. If you have orthodontic insurance coverage, check to see if some of your treatment may be covered.

Also, we expect the cost of Invisalign to drop over time as advances in technology, particularly 3D printing, may significantly lower the costs of creating plastic aligners.

To find a cosmetic dentist near you that offers Invisalign, search our Invisalign listings here.