Invisalign® vs Braces Comparison Chart

Metal

M
M
  • Metal brackets, and metal wires, and rubber bands
  • Metal and other precious metals
  • 6 months to 2 years
  • $1,500-1,800

Ceramic

C
C
  • Plastic/ceramic bracket, ceramic-coated wires & bands
  • Tooth-colored, white or clear
  • 6 months to 2 years
  • $5,000-$8,000

Lingual

L
L
  • Lingual brackets, wires, and rubber bands
  • Metal (silver, stainless, gold)
  • 6 months to 2 years
  • $5,000-$8,000

Damon

D
D
  • Metal, plastic or ceramic, brackets and wires
  • Tooth-colored, white or clear
  • 6 months to 1 year
  • $5,000-$8,000

Invisalign

I
I
  • Clear or transparent trays (aka aligners)
  • Clear or transparent
  • 6 months to 2 year
  • $5,000-$8,000

 

 

Veneers

V
V
  • $1000-$3000
  • Porcelain, Ceramic, Composite Resin
  • Tooth-colored
  • 1 to 2 weeks

Implants

I
I
  • $2000-$5000
  • Titanium is the material used
  • Titanium is the color
  • 2 to 6 weeks

Dentures

D
D
  • $1000-$2000
  • Artificial teeth, rigid/flexible acrylic
  • Tooth-colored, pink, metal
  • 1 to 2 weeks

Bondings

B
B
  • $300-$1500
  • Composite Resin
  • Tooth-colored
  • Same day

Fillings

F
F
  • $300-$600
  • Composite Resin
  • Tooth-colored
  • Same day