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Orthodontics

Crooked teeth, improper spacing, and a poorly aligned bite can make you self-conscious and lead to oral health issues. 

Fortunately, Fort Bend Dental in Missouri City and Richmond, TX, can provide orthodontic solutions to improve the alignment of your smile. 

Learn how the skilled dental team at Fort Bend Dental can straighten your smile without you having to visit an outside orthodontist.

Costs and Financing

The total costs of orthodontic treatment vary with the type you choose, and in the case of clear aligners, the number of trays you will need to achieve your final results.

On average, the cost of treatment is between $4,000-$5,500 and is usually covered at least partially by insurance. Pricing can be discussed during your consultation. 

If any out-of-pocket costs arise, Fort Bend Dental offers affordable monthly financing through CareCredit®, and our own money-saving membership payment plan. 

Want a Straighter Smile? Our Orthodontic Treatments Can Help

Our dentists use the same state-of-the-art alignment technologies that orthodontists use to straighten their patients' teeth, from mild misalignments to cases where complex teeth movements are needed. Our goal is to improve your overall health by offering superior care for your smile at the same time.

Benefits of Orthodontics

Our dentists are as knowledgeable as orthodontists when it comes to helping you achieve a more attractive appearance while preventing chronic pain and other issues in years to come. Straighter teeth are also easier to brush and floss, which can help prevent tooth decay, tooth loss, and other issues.

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The Fort Bend Dental Team

Fort Bend Dental strives to provide the best in-house options and services at our offices in Missouri City and Richmond, TX, so our patients do not need to find an orthodontist for treatment. With proper care, the benefits of braces and Invisalign are virtually endless.

Don't underestimate the lifelong satisfaction you can receive following successful orthodontic therapy. Outstanding oral health and a beautiful smile can help you feel comfortable and confident. Schedule your orthodontics consultation today at one of our cozy yet modern offices by giving us a call or by filling out our simple online form

(281) 499-3541

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Great customer awareness and service. Very good in listening for customer concerns. Information received was always proactive. I am glad I chose Fort Bend Dental.

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When Should I Seek Orthodontic Treatment?

Other than to achieve a straighter, more symmetrical smile for yourself or your children, contact our Missouri City or Richmond, TX, dentists if any of the following misalignment issues are noticed:

Grinding/Clenching 

Clicking Jaws

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain

Difficulty Talking Clearly

Biting Your Cheek 

Orthodontic Options Offered by Fort Bend Dental

Patients in Missouri City, TX, and nearby areas who are interested in orthodontics can choose from fixed or removable appliances at Fort Bend Dental. Together, you and your dentist will develop a personalized plan to fit your needs. In most cases, there is no need for you or your family to be referred to an orthodontist. Options include:

Traditional Braces

Braces are an excellent way to treat almost any orthodontic issue including overbites, underbites, gaps, and crooked teeth. They consist of metal brackets attached to the front surfaces of your teeth. The brackets are connected by a wire that applies gentle tension in order to straighten teeth over time. Our practice prefers Edgewise brackets, which are a more comfortable and less visible version of old-fashioned, bulky metal braces.

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Invisalign®

This popular system discreetly straightens a patient's teeth using a prescribed number of clear, customized, nearly invisible plastic aligners. Unlike fixed traditional metal braces, Invisalign aligners can be removed when you eat, brush and floss your teeth, and perform certain physical activities. If the treatment plan is followed, Invisalign is an effective means of treating cases of mild to moderate dental misalignment. Patients must commit to wearing the aligners from 20 to 22 hours a day. Treatment can be completed in as little as six months or more than a year, depending on your case. 

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SureSmile®

These clear aligners also straighten teeth discreetly with removable plastic aligners. A patented software is used to create the SureSmile treatment plan. Each aligner is crafted from Essix ACE® Plastic, a leader in the dental plastics industry. Your Fort Bend Dental professional can discuss the differences between SureSmile and Invisalign during your consultation. Treatment time is about the same time as Invisalign.

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Hybrid Treatment

For complex misalignment cases, our dentists offer a combination of clear aligner therapy and Edgewise braces. Once clear aligners have shifted a patient's teeth sufficiently, braces are applied to finish treatment in a shorter amount of time. And the best part is it can all be done here so you don't have to make appointments with an orthodontist.

Your Partners in Lifelong Oral Health

The Doctors and team here can take care of all your dental needs. As patients, my wife and I can both vouch for a great experience from start to finish. They have state of the art technology and even Single Visit Dentistry. Victor Balint - 5-Star Google Review

Helping Teens to Seniors Enhance Their Smiles

Orthodontic treatment at Fort Bend Dental in Missouri City and Richmond, TX, is effective for virtually anyone wishing to straighten their teeth, close gaps, or improve chewing and speaking functions. Your dentist will design your corrective plan to not only improve the aesthetics of your teeth, but also benefit your oral health, the same way an expensive orthodontist would. Whether you are an adolescent or a retiree, braces or Invisalign can correct the position of your teeth and help you experience the benefits of a healthier smile.

An Enhanced Appearance and Healthier Smile

before and after orthodontics
Invisalign helped this patient achieve a straighter, more harmonious smile.
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Fort Bend Dental

Fort Bend Dental has provided Fort Bend County with high-quality dental care for over 30 years. With three convenient locations in Richmond, TX, and Missouri City, TX, to serve you and your family, our services include:

  • General Dentistry
  • Complete Family Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry

Contact us online, or call us at (281) 499-3541 to request an appointment today!

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