How much do braces cost? - Getting Braces

How much do braces cost?

Health Fund Coverage of Braces

Most Health Funds that have orthodontic coverage will usually cover treatment with conventional braces. However, these benefits differ from fund to fund and also depend upon the plan you might have, so it is best to check coverage with your health fund. This information is correct as of 2012.

Orthodontic Skill is Important

It is important to remember that at the end of the day, you are paying for the orthodontist's skill - this is becoming more important as many orthodontists report an increase in the number of patients requesting a second opinion for re-treatment. Always remember to take the quality of the treatment into account, not just the cost. so you get the best value for your money!

Cost of Braces

The cost of Braces treatment depends on the complexity of the correction needed, the type of braces desired and the fee structure of the Orthodontist. Fees generally vary between $6500 and $9500.

So how much on average do braces cost?

Orthodontists understand that cost is a big consideration. However, even in cases where you have an idea which braces will be used, treatment fees are not so much for the metal, wire or plastic, but rather for the doctor and staff time needed to create your beautiful smile and good functional bite. So understandably, they need to see you before an estimate can be provided.

Payment Plans

How can I more easily pay for orthodontics?

The "Getting Braces" orthodontists all offer flexible and affordable interest-free monthly payment plans.

Common Queries

Can you tell me how much my treatment will cost without seeing me?

It would be great if we could – but everybody has a different problem so treatment is very individual, and so cost will vary depending on the problem.

After your initial consultation and diagnosis, an orthodontist will be able to let you know how much your braces (or other treatment) will cost.

For additional guidance on cost or payment options please call one of our friendly staff on (02) 9369 3566 during business hours Monday to Friday.


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