Braces are dental tools that are often used to correct various flaws of the teeth like crowding teeth, crooked teeth, or gaps in between the teeth. Patients who require dental treatment can choose from a number of different options such as traditional metal braces, self-ligating braces, clear aligners and lingual braces. These braces help to add that extra sparkle to patient’s facial appearance. As a result, individual self confidence is boosted.
The braces price in Nepal can vary depending on the type of braces and the amount of time required to align or straighten your teeth and the medication used. Before knowing about the braces’ price, firstly we have to know about the types of braces available in Nepal.
Types of braces available
Traditional Metal Braces
Metal braces are made from stainless steel and metal brackets that attach to your teeth with special type of bands. These braces are the most popular types of braces because it is usually affordable in price rather to other types of braces. Metal braces are highly resistant and offer superb control.
This type of brace uses a special type of clip to hold the wire onto the bracket. It does not require the use of rubber bands like traditional metal braces. Self- ligating braces can be made of metal and ceramic materials.
These types of braces are transparent teeth clips made of special material that is designed to align or straighten your teeth to perfection. This brace is also known as an invisible brace. These braces are painless, comfortable and portable.
These braces are heavy metal braces that are placed back of the teeth. These braces can be made even of silver or gold. They can be customized to your comfort and maximize their efficiency.
What is the minimum price of braces in Nepal?
The price of braces in Nepal can vary depending on the type of braces, duration of treatment and medication used. This price is for the whole treatment which may take 12 months to 36 months.
Traditional metal braces may cost around NPR 50,000 to NPR 70,000.
Self-ligating braces may cost around NPR 80,000 to NPR 1,00,000.
Clear aligners or invisalign may cost around NPR 1,00,000 to NPR 1,50,000.
Lingual braces may cost around NPR 1,50,000 to NPR 2,50,000.
Note: Braces prices depend on the type of braces, the dental clinic and location that you choose
Are braces painful to put on?
Braces can cause pain or discomfort while the individual is wearing braces. Usually, people feel pain or discomfort only when the dentist first fits the braces and after follow up brace tightening. Moreover, people may feel pain if the brace part is rubbing or poking inside their mouth.
Here, pain can be managed with pain relievers and a soft foods diet. If the braces become loose or cause more pain, an individual should visit their dentist immediately.