Patients can lower the cost of braces by getting quotes from multiple orthodontists, joining a dental plan, paying with cash, using a flexible spending account, applying for charity programs or visiting a dental school. ... More » Health Dental

As of 2015, the average cost of traditional metal braces is $3,000 to $7,000, according to Oral-B. Ceramic braces are about $1,000 more. Lingual braces run $8,000 to $10,000, while the Invisalign style ranges from $4,000... More » Health Dental

According to Crest and Oral B, the cost of braces as of 2014 ranges from about $3,000 to $10,000, depending on the type of braces. Metal braces are about $3,000 to $7,000, while Invisalign braces run about $4,000 to $7,4... More » Health Dental

Options for affordable braces include visiting a dental school, applying for government medical assistance and asking for a payment plan, according to KidsHealth. State Medicaid programs may cover the entire costs of bra... More » Health Dental

General dentists complete an undergraduate education and four-year dental school to earn a doctor of dental medicine or doctor of dental surgery degree, while orthodontists require an additional post-graduate education a... More » Health Dental

Options for finding dental care without dental insurance include participating in medical studies or charity events, finding low-cost dental clinics and visiting a dental school. In the event of dental emergencies, some ... More » Health Dental

To get less expensive dental care, look into alternative treatments, negotiate with the dentist, join a discount plan and get dental work done at a dental school, recommends WebMD. Some dental clinics or community health... More » Health Dental