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just got braces
Amount: $4,000.00
Posted by: Katherin in Miami Lakes, FL.Posted: October 2nd, 2009 12:10PM
Type of Braces: top and bottom, the ceramic not metal
my insurace didn't cover any thing unless i was under the age of 18 it would have been 50% off. My dentist office is willing to work with you with payment plan with a bank or just them with no interest.
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Braces for 10 year old
Amount: $4,200.00
Posted by: CharlieM1 in Houston, TX.Posted: September 9th, 2009 07:09AM
Type of Braces: top and bottom regular
my insurance has a flat rate coverage of 1500.00 for under 18 my total was 5700 and my out of pocket is 4200.00. I was concerned that we were paying for the new high tech office building that the ortho just built....but looks like it is about average, maybe a little more but the service is excellent so as long as we are not paying a LOT more I am ok.
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Retainer then braces, all included
Amount: $4,700.00
Posted by: LAR in Walnut Grove, CA.Posted: August 11th, 2009 09:08AM
Type of Braces: standard tops and bottoms
Dentist has payment plan, 0% interest. We pay 1/3 up front then the remaining in 24 monthly payments. I guess this is in line with others.
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Still waiting
Amount: $1,000.00
Posted by: Shadia in Barbados, Other.Posted: July 31st, 2009 06:07PM
Type of Braces: Top and Bottom
I still can't afford them. Here in Barbados I have to pay roughly $10,000. I am 23 and right now and I'm putting myself through college but as soon as i get a good enough paying job, I'm going to do it. They are so darn expensive but yeah i really need them. Consulted with the orthodontist and he said it was anywhere in that range considering my case.
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Braces
Amount: $4,375.00
Posted by: cris in San Diego, CA.Posted: July 30th, 2009 08:07PM
Type of Braces: Traditional metal braces
I had 2 consultations for my 11 year old with different dentists within the dental insurance network since it covered $1500 towards the cost and the quotes were all over $6,000. I was not too happy with the quotes since my 15 year old is completing his phase 2 with a private dentist not in network; and my Daughter’s quote was $4,575-$200 discount with the private dentist
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braces for an 11 yr old
Amount: $5,450.00
Posted by: Delores in san antonio, TX.Posted: July 29th, 2009 08:07AM
Type of Braces: full mouth
the ortho office has a payment plan with no intrest - treatment will take 18-28 months
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Braces
Amount: $5,800.00
Posted by: coop05 in Hampton, VA.Posted: July 22nd, 2009 04:07PM
Type of Braces: Traditional
Insurance did not cover any of the amount, but my doctors office had a payment plan available that fit my budget perfectly. Instead of coughing up the entire 5800.00 all at once, I am able to pay on them for 24 months (the length of my treatment). Worked out great!
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clear braces
Amount: $7,800.00
Posted by: Nick in Los Angeles, CA.Posted: July 8th, 2009 05:07PM
Type of Braces: Clear braces
I have to have them for 24 months, they were around $7k, and a few hundred extra if I wanted the clear ones on top, so total came out to about $7,800. My upper teeth were sticking out and had a huge gap,and bottom teeth were crowded, and a few months in, they were already looking perfect. My employer's dental insurance only covered some of the initial x-rays. I'm on a 2 year payment plan, and I'm really happy with the way my teeth now look. Worth every penny. I recommend Dr. Isaak Hakim.
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braces
Amount: $3,500.00
Posted by: trock in fayetteville, NC.Posted: July 7th, 2009 08:07PM
Type of Braces: traditional
My insurance only cover 1500 dollars. I have to pay 600 up front
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get them if you can
Amount: $1,750.00
Posted by: a user in fort worth, TX.Posted: June 27th, 2009 06:06PM
Type of Braces: ceramic
I was told originally that I would spend two years in braces. I had a gap in the front and some crowding. I got out in less than a year. original cost was 5000 but having insurance got me a 1600 discount, and my ins. paid 1000. I also got a discount because I got out early. yay for apple orthodontics in fort worth,tx
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Braces
Amount: $5,500.00
Posted by: Lora in Sebring, FL.Posted: June 27th, 2009 11:06AM
Type of Braces: basic
I got the most basic type of braces at the orthodontist. They are very simple. My teeth will take longer than the average because my braces aren't ment to get the job done fast it's to get it done with less pain. Others I know have big chunks of metal in their mouth to move their jaw to correct their bite, and it's very painful. With mine things will go slower by removing teeth and slowly pushing and pulling them the right way.
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need braces
Amount: $5,000.00
Posted by: caity in palm coast, FL.Posted: June 9th, 2009 07:06AM
Type of Braces: none
i got that estamit for my semi spaced front teeth and 1 set of double teeth. Not all of my teeth are in but i HATE my smile and want it fixed so you have to do what you have to do i guess...it just sucks i wis they could be fixed instantley... :[
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Cost of Braces
Amount: $3,000.00
Posted by: MM in Burbank, CA.Posted: May 15th, 2009 04:05PM
Type of Braces: terditional metal
have pretty nice teeth now
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braces
Amount: $3,500.00
Posted by: Nicky in west covina, CA.Posted: May 10th, 2009 09:05PM
Type of Braces: metal braces
they did pretty good job.
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traditional braces
Amount: $2,200.00
Posted by: smiley in omaha, NE.Posted: May 7th, 2009 09:05PM
Type of Braces: traditional
my insurance is covering 1500. the doctor charged me 3800 total because he says he thinks he can do 18 months. i have two very crooked teeth that need to be brought into alignment. i could have done surgery but i'm opting not to.
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Braces
Amount: $5,000.00
Posted by: Sundra Lamar in Taylor, MI.Posted: May 7th, 2009 06:05AM
Type of Braces: traditional metal
I have had them for give years now.. Ready to get them off. I took the long way because I did not want to have jaw surgery.
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Jaw surgery and braces estimate
Amount: $15,350.00
Posted by: a user in Bellevue, WA.Posted: April 21st, 2009 06:04PM
Type of Braces: traditional
I have some problems with my bite that cant be fixed by braces alone. Braces are 7350 and jaw surgery is 8000. These are both estimates.
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Braces
Amount: $4,000.00
Posted by: a user in Las Vegas, NV.Posted: January 12th, 2009 07:01PM
Type of Braces: Metal
I just got mine put on today... they look good... they did a really good job my teeth look good..now lets see in 24months
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Down South Girl
Amount: $5,200.00
Posted by: Flattwist in Fayetteville, NC.Posted: January 12th, 2009 06:01PM
Type of Braces: Traditional Metal Braces
I'm a local government worker and my health and dental insurance is exceptional, however, braces are considered cosmetic denistry so my insurance wouldn't pay. I've always read that the cost of your braces are determined by how jacked up your teeth are, but that's not true. My teeth were perfectly straight at the top except for and acute overbite that's not noticeable. I have like two teeth at the bottom that's a little croweded, but I still payed the same as someone with a horse overbite and badly contorted teeth.
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A beautiful smile is cost
Amount: $4,000.00
Posted by: Purrel in Miami, FL.Posted: October 16th, 2008 10:10PM
Type of Braces: clear braces
It is a shame children under the age of 18 years sholt be cover under any insurance
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man in virgin islands
Amount: $3,450.00
Posted by: chuck in st. thomas, Other.Posted: October 10th, 2008 08:10AM
Type of Braces: railroad
my teeth are in bad shape, this is the last resort hope they work
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Braces
Amount: $3,700.00
Posted by: girl in Manchester, TN.Posted: October 8th, 2008 01:10PM
I went to two different orthodontists in the area and one told me 3,700 and the other 6,000. I don't understand the huge difference...
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Braces
Amount: $3,500.00
Posted by: boy in Hackensack, NJ.Posted: September 16th, 2008 07:09PM
Type of Braces: Ceramic
Great dentist that graduated for Columbia University Dental School
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Braces
Amount: $5,000.00
Posted by: a user in St.Louis, MO.Posted: August 24th, 2008 11:08AM
Type of Braces: Ceramic braces
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crappy insurance
Amount: $6,000.00
Posted by: Dave in Merced, CA.Posted: August 11th, 2008 03:08PM
Type of Braces: none yet
We just paid $3500 for "Phase I" that doesn't even include braces. They were so kind to give a 10% discount to $3150 if we paid in full up front. Our crappy insurance didn't pay a cent. I guess no big screen TV this year!!!
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expensive braces
Amount: $1,900.00
Posted by: luck person in novi, MI.Posted: June 26th, 2008 11:06AM
Type of Braces: demon
total cost of braces is $5900, $3500 is covered by insurace. Just got braces yesterday, can't wait to see a beatiful smile in 1 and half year.
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I just got braces
Amount: $3,500.00
Posted by: a user in Marietta, GA.Posted: May 25th, 2008 07:05PM
Type of Braces: railroad
I think $3500.00 it worth it to have a beautiful smile. No more hiding behind my hand when I laugh or being afraid to smile. I am over 19 so insurance pays for nothing. I say go for it if you can afford.
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Cost of Braces - Colorado
Amount: $6,000.00
Posted by: D Joosten in Westminster, CO.Posted: April 29th, 2008 12:04PM
Type of Braces: Ceramic top, Steel bottom
Includes all x-rays, SonicCare toothbrush, Post braces teeth whitening, and 24 months of correction, or longer if needed. This is for adult orthodontics, no insurance. Using FSA over 3 calander years to pay.
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Teeth Gap
Amount: $6,000.00
Posted by: Mark in Philadelphia, PA.Posted: March 31st, 2008 03:03PM
Type of Braces: Invisalign
I don't why but my insurance doesn't cover it. I mean what's the point of having it? Well they told me I can pay like $200 each month plus interest. I personally think this is too much just for something so little.
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Teeth braces
Amount: $7,000.00
Posted by: linda cisneros in Fruitland, ID.Posted: March 23rd, 2008 12:03PM
Type of Braces: railroad
we dont have that much money to pay that i would like to know if insurance coverd the braces.
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