Braces

Need a pair of braces? Visit your local Dentist and ask about their financing options, or simply apply for a Medifin loan, and we’ll take care of the rest!

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How Much Does It Cost To Get Braces?

The cost of an appointment with your Dentist plus a pair of braces can range from R15,000 – R52,000.

R 15,000

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*R 1,601.53 p/m

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Please Note: The cash price is only an estimate. *Assumes the estimate is the correct price and is to be paid over 12 months. Please see the Loan Calculator or speak to an Advisor for accurate pricing.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Braces

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If I get braces, how long do I have to wear them?

The amount of time spent in braces will vary, depending on the individual patient, because every smile responds differently to a treatment.

Treatment times can take anywhere from six to 30 months, but most standard treatments last about 18 months.

Can I brush normally with braces??

Yes. It’s extremely important you brush after you eat and remove any food stuck in your braces.

Your orthodontist will give you a special flosser that gets in between your braces. You take aligners out when you brush and floss.

Do braces hurt?

Braces do not often hurt, though you may feel a small amount of discomfort for a couple days as your teeth, gums, cheeks, and mouth get used to your new braces.

What happens once my braces come off?

To help your teeth stay in their new position, you’ll need to wear a retainer. That’s a plastic plate with a wire that goes across the top or bottom teeth.

At first, you’ll wear a retainer around the clock, taking it out every time you eat. After a while, you’ll only need to wear it at night while you sleep.

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