All of us have a desire of a perfect smile. However, getting dental treatment today can be really expensive; still, more than 33% of the world’s population has undergone a dental treatment at least once in their life. A large ratio of people is interested in getting braces to get a perfectly aligned smile. If we talk about Singapore, the cost of getting braces done in Singapore is high; just like any other country.
People have to understand the orthodontics treatment is personalized as per the needs of the patient. However, the patients need to know their options and expected expense. The average cost of braces is Singapore $3,500 to $6,000. There are places that are offering orthodontics treatment for as low as $2,000, and then there are clinics that are charging as high as $11,000. As mentioned earlier, orthodontic treatment is customized, and the expense depends on the orthodontist and the patient requirement. There are other factors that add to the expense of treatment; such as your age, the hospital, your insurance policy and the type of braces you are going for. There are four main types of braces:
- Metal braces
- Ceramic braces
- Lingual braces
- Invisalign braces
There are pros and cons of every type of braces you get; the details of which you can get from your orthodontist. The patient must be able to find a balance between the speedy treatment and the cosmetic value of orthodontic treatment. It may be expensive, but you do not feel ugly with a few wires showing on your teeth. On the other hand, the cheaper treatments are aesthetically displeasing, but they tend to work better and align your teeth quickly than the others.
The class of treatment and the kind of braces along with the number of visits will add up to your final bill. Try to talk to your orthodontist and get information about all the available options; before you finalize anything; before starting the treatment.