Teeth Braces for Adults & Kids

Dr.Shalini Thasma - Serving Plano, Frisco, Allen, McKinney and Little Elm

Braces for Orthodontic treatment, also known as Conventional Braces is an appliance for Teeth Straightening. All Kids, Young Adults and Adults undergo this Orthodontic procedure. Orthodontics is the branch of Dentistry that corrects improperly positioned Teeth and Jaws.

Why do I need Braces?

Invisalign/Invisible Braces
Traditional Orthodontic Braces

Crooked Teeth and Teeth that do not fit together correctly are harder to keep clean. They are at risk of early Tooth loss due to Tooth decay and Periodontal disease. This Teeth arrangement cause extra stress on the chewing muscles. The Stress leads to headaches, TMJ syndrome and neck, shoulder and back pain.

Crooked Teeth or Teeth not in the right place can also detract from one’s appearance. The Importance of Beautiful, Straight Teeth in your face is associated with numerous positive qualities.

How to straighten teeth is a question in the minds of Adults who missed Orthodontic treatment in their early ages.

Cost of Braces

Usually Orthodontic procedures are not 100% covered by the PPO Dental Insurance. Patient needs to pay the required deductible plus Co-Pay for the Treatment as well as every Visit.

The Cost of braces for Kids usually range from $5000 to $8000 per stage.

Braces for Adults cost the same price as for the Kids. However, Teeth Braces price vary depending upon the length of the Treatment, Stages of the required treatment etc.

We know that the Cost of Orthodontic treatment is a big budget item for every family with Kids.

Nowadays, thanks to state-of-the-art orthodontic techniques, beautiful teeth are available to all. Dr.Thasma can treat for children, teenagers and Adults. She uses modern methods like Invisalign as well as Conventional methods.

Frequently Asked Questions


What kind of Teeth need Braces?

Irregular Teeth or a narrow Jaw will need a Orthodontic procedure.

Where can I get braces for Adults?

Your General Dentist trained in Orthodontic treatment can assist you in getting the right treatment. All Orthodontists should be able to help you as well.

Can you recommend a Dental Insurance that covers Braces?

No single Insurance that we know would cover 100% for Orthodontic treatment. Usually there is Copay per visit and Deductible. Our Dental Office offers a wide variety of Payment Plans for your Orthodontic treatment.

How much do Braces cost?

The cost of Braces ranges from $5000 to $8000 depending upon various factors. Contact us for more details. Our office can help you with a free estimate for your Orthodontic treatment.

How much does Adult Orthodontics cost?

There is not much of a price difference between Orthodontics cost of Adults and Kids.

I need Braces. Can I get it today?

You may not be able to get Orthodontics done the same day. Your Dentist/Orthodontist has to study your Teeth Alignment first by using X-rays. They will then schedule a treatment method and plan. They might have to expand your Jaw first, if necessary before starting the treatment. You need to be patient and prepared for multiple Dental Office visits for a successful Orthodontic treatment.

Can Dental discount plans be Dental Insurance for Braces?

Discount Plans offset your charges from Out-Of-Network to In-Network. They can reduce the cost of the Orthodontic Procedures, but cannot replace Dental Insurance.

Are Invisalign affordable Braces for Adults? Sometimes I debate Braces or Invisalign?

Invisalign cost the same as Conventional method. Type of treatment is decided upon the severity and the needs of the Patient. Sometimes both types of treatment will be incorporated on the same patient based on the need.

Some patients prefer Invisalign because they are Invisible and do not show out. The Patient can remove the trays and eat all their regular diet. In the traditional Orthodontic procedure diet restrictions are normal. Invisalign are easy to get used and easy to clean the surfaces.