Can i have free invisible braces from NHS?

Q. Hi i am 21 years old and am currently on maternity and tax credit exemption. i have an improper bite and my teeth arent straight on the top. this causes me alot if bad heads and jaw ache and makes me feel very self concsious when i smile. obviously with my age i am not wanting to wear a metal brace, can i have an invisible brace free from the nhs? please help thanks

A. No unfortunatley you can not on the NHS

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January 24th, 2010 at 08:47 PM
Muna Says :

Hi i am 15 yrs old i’m allowed free invisible braces?

March 2nd, 2010 at 08:47 PM
mrs smith Says :

I am 53yrs old and i want to know if i could have a invisible brace from my NHS dentist.. I am developing a over bite. Cant afford to go private. Any advise on this .
Thank you

March 5th, 2010 at 08:47 PM
Jazzy Says :

I would like invisable braces but I will like to know if they are strong and how long do they take to mould into the right position and if your teeth are not severly wonky then how long would it take?

April 21st, 2010 at 08:47 PM
jakir meah Says :

hello there mate.

i am a 2o year old young man wondering if i can get free braces treatment whilst being on e.s.a benefits i am curently at hospital recievieng treatment for my biopolar disorder at mile end hospital.
so i would aprriciate if u could take some time reading this note and reply back to my answer as soon as possible thank you.
p.s if yes as in the answer i am willing to come to your place if you can send me some in formation thanks. jakir

May 8th, 2010 at 08:47 PM
raihan Says :

hi im 19 years college student, what is least cost that i have to pay for braces under the NHS scheme?

September 28th, 2010 at 08:47 PM
Chante Says :

i am 15 will i be allowed to ge invisible baces for free

March 9th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
jade Says :

hello, i have had braces once before and my teeth have stayed straight all apart from one tooth, i would like to have braces put back on again, would this be free on the nhs for me, i am 18 and still in education??

March 19th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Natalia Says :

helo, im 18 and im pregnant, i have a really bad overbite and my teeth are slightly crooked they are getting worser, am i entitled to applying for a free brace under the NHS?

April 13th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
porscha Says :

hello I am wondering if I can get Invisalign braces for free, my friend have told me that if i act as a dental model for a dentist I would be able to get free invisalign but if i cant get it that way maybe I could get Invisalign at an NHS dentists I have seen a NHS dentist advertising Invisalign so surely its available on the NHS?

May 24th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Mustafa Says :

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to the Invisalign treatment. However, I will only be in London for the next 5 months and after that I am going abroad for2 years. Is it possible to begin the treatment in London and continue it abroad? Thanking you.

May 25th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Jarrett Says :

Hi, I’m inquiring about your orthodontic services. I would love perfect smile, but do not know the right way to go about it. My front teeth on both arches are slightly overcrowded, but only minor corrections are needed. Could you please give me an approximate price quote on (a)your six month braces(b) invisalign and (c) the inman aligner. I understand that you cannot give an exact price quote without seeing the teeth, but an approximation wouldhelp me so much in determining which treatment will suit me best. Thank you,

July 28th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
mike flemming Says :

My son is 13 years of age. His teeth are alright except that there are 2 growing from the top of his gums and he really wants the invisible braces. Is there any chance you could do them for free? Its his birthday in 22 days..
Much appreciated.

August 10th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Kaitlynn Says :

I recently had a gum upliftment surgery about three weeks back.I have gap betweeen my front teeth,Can I go for braces or filling up of gap is better option i have a bit less time . i fear that afte filling up of gap with some material my teeth might look more big can you please suggest me what to do my dentist advised me to go for filling up of gap as my gums are weak now it is not advaisable to use force on the gums now should i wait or can i do the build up as i run short of time my marraige is planned in some 4 mtnhs or so

August 10th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Elaine Says :

Hi It is very difficult to suggest what the best option in this situation as I need to examine your mouth. I would ask your current dentist or seek a second opinion

August 24th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Bryce Says :

I know that the aligners are made in america, after a mould has been taken of your teeth, but could you tell me how long this usually takes? I am off on a trip soon but would love to start my invisalign treatment straight away as I now finally have the money to pay for it. Thank you very much for your time

August 24th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Jadyn Says :

Hi As an approximate guide, your Clincheck (computer simulation of your proposed Invisalign treatment) is ready 2 weeks after the impressions (molds are taken). Once you and your dentist approve this, they can be ordered and manufactured then delivered within 2 weeks. So about 4 weeks in total from impressions / records to fit if no exceesive changes are required, hope this helps, regards

September 17th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
liam Says :

i am 14 can i have free invisible braces from my dentists

November 8th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Michaela Says :

Hi,I’m 13 and I need braces,but I dnt want them to be seen is it possible to get invisable braces on the NHS :) xxx

January 25th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
jackie Says :

hi im 42 years old and i had a sort of brace when i was much younger, i had to wear this only at night, my teeth are not nice i am upset by them i try not to smile, they stick out at the top and i hate them. i can not afford private braces at all, i do get free nhs treatment, can you help me. i live in bath in the uk.

February 21st, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Katherine Says :

I had braces on my teeth when i was 15. Now multiple teeth hurt and my teeth are shifting. My jaw also hurts and i can’t bite properly using my molars. Braces are so expensive they are like £4000. i am 19 now. What can i do? Can you help me? Please i would really like you do help me. i also experience headaches and dizziness. I really fell let down buy the NHS. They are unhelpful. They don’t seem to have the patients best interest.

February 21st, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Kyleigh Says :

Ask your dentist for a referral to the local oral surgery department, they might be able to find out why your jaws are aching as braces don’t really help this problem

February 27th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Elvis Says :

hellp i wanted to lnow what is the best methods for me if invisiline or damon system..i have a narrow face oberbite and crowding a small mouth too weatern dental sugested to pull out four teeth and i would think that will make my mouth smaller i realy dnt know what to do as a reatment i also have a big nose which i feel extracting teeth will make it look bigger

February 27th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Elliot Says :

It sounds as if traditional braces would be better than Invisalign. Treatment withoiut extraction may be better treatment. I suggest you go to multiple consultaions with different orthodontists in an attempt to find one that is willing to treat you without taking teeth out.

May 2nd, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Jordan Says :

Hi, I’m 16 and my teeth Are starting and are already moving out of there position. One of my teeth causes slight discomfort because it grinds on my mouth. Am i entitled to braces ?

May 8th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Alice Says :

hi! I have a sort of ‘fang’ on the right side of my upper row of teeth, it;s a bit shorter than my normal teeth and looks really odd. I also had a wobbly tooth that didn’t want to come out, but when it did my tooth underneath it hadn’t formed properly (?) Additionally my top front teeth stick out a lot,;it’s not actually causing me any harm, but I really don’t like it ): I am 13 years old and my family is not exactly financially capable of paying for braces right now. Am i eligible for NHS braces? and if not is there anything else i could do? Thanks

May 8th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Kieran Says :

Hi Katie You would have to see a nhs orthodontist to see if your case could be done on the NHS.

May 25th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
lutricia Says :

how do u get them ???
were do u get them ??
i wants some please please i would love to have some !!! <3 :)

June 13th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Emma McDonnell Says :

Hi , I think i have malocclusion as my jaw is out of line and my teeth are wonky. I am 21 years of age and was told it is to late to get braces free of charge now of the nhs. But i read somewhere that you can get them for £200 on the nhs, Is this true? I have anxiety and depression because of my teeth and i lack in confidence. It is affecting everything i do on a daily basis. I find myself touching my teeth all the time and i really feel like pulling them out, i need help.

October 31st, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Kelly McVey Says :

Hi i had braces for two years, and recently lost my retainer and my teeth have started to move, but only the bottom row. i am 16 years old and was wondering how much it would cost to have one row put back on?

November 12th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
emily Says :

Hello i am 13 and i need braces but im worried that i will have to have them for too long and i will get really fed up of them because people might judge me. I really want the invisalign braces so that they wont effect my image and make everyone look at my teeth instead of my face! You know? I was wondering whether i could get free invisalign braces with the NHS? Much appreciated!

November 24th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Awen Says :

Hi I am currently waiting for my hospital appointment for braces again do you think the orthodontist would let me have these invisable braces as I am a performer and 20 years old ?

November 27th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
sarah hughes Says :

im on income based allowance benefit an was wondering if i could get braces i am 25 please could you get in touch im on a health an socail care cousre at the moment ? thanks

December 3rd, 2012 at 08:47 PM
angel Says :

i am 14 and i was woundring if i could get free braces

January 2nd, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Nazia Says :

Hi, I’m 13 years old and my top front teeth are too big and they stick out a lot. Also my bottom teeth are gappy. I was wondering if I’m allowed the clear brace for free? I get teased a lot and called things like rabbit, horse or bugs bunny. I’m just asking because I’m getting braces next year.
Thanks

January 8th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Emmie Says :

Hey there erm I wanted to know wether it hurt to have the braces put on and taken off I am 12 and that’s what I wanna know

January 16th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Charlotte Says :

do you do clip in braces, if so how much are they or do you get them free on the NHS.

February 3rd, 2013 at 08:47 PM
nikki Says :

Hi i need a brace an have been told i need it on bottom and top as i have gaps beetwen a few an if i just get my top done it will hit my bottom teeth….i was told i would need a metal eire thing at back off my teeth and the gum shield type 1,and i would have to wearvthis for the rest of my life the total charge would be £2800 is there any way i could get this free or cheaper as i am on benefits thank you

February 14th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Kelli Says :

i’m 18 years old i lost my chance to put braces on when i was 16 due to exams, i don’t know if i have to pay for it or how much it will cost me. i have a gap between my front teeth that i’d really like to shut. the last appointment i had with my dentist when i applied for braces he said the only problem with my teeth was that gap and that i would only need to use braces for about 6 mouths. my question here is do i need to pay for it? should i apply for it again? should i make an appointment first?

February 14th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Meadow Says :

Hi I’d speak to your dentist about an orthodontic appointment to discuss your treatment options and get some idea of costs.

February 16th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
bella Says :

I am 13 am I allowed invisible braces for free?

March 6th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
sarah Says :

Hi there would like to no if i would ba able to get braces if i get benifits

March 24th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Jessica Says :

Q. Hi i am 21 years old and i am currently on maternity and tax credit exemption. i have an improper bite and my teeth arent straight on the top. this causes me alot of bad heads and jaw ache and makes me feel very self concsious when i smile. obviously with my age i am not wanting to wear a metal brace, can i have an invisible brace free from the nhs? please help thanks

April 4th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Dannie Says :

Hi im 26 years of age when i was young enough to have a brace fitted, for free i went & had a consultation only to be told my teeth wernt bad enough & didnt require a brace & that also that my teeth would straghten out alot more than they was as i was still grown, ok they did abit but my teeth are still pretty bad & this make me self councouse when i smile, is there either on finance or on the NHS, I Work so i would be willing to pay for this service its just i am on a very low income & was wondering if you could get them on finance or not?

Kind Regards

Dannie

August 21st, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Chloe Says :

I’m 16 and really need braces, they make me feel all depressed and I hate my teeth so I don’t smile a lot so I look mistable all the time

November 21st, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Hana Says :

I am a 16 year old student and I have been waiting for a reply from my dentist for over 5years now. My teeths are getting worse and I have now moved to further away from where I used to live (London to West Midlands). My new dentist told me to get braces but he told me to wait 6months just like my old dentist did. I am with nhs and I have waited so long now. I will be turning 17 very soon and I will have to pay once I’m 18.
Is there anyway that I can get braces quicker and free?
I was thinking about invisible braces or damon ones…
Would they still be free for me and do I have to wait longer?

November 22nd, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Beth Says :

Hi
I’m 30 years old, I’m a single mum and I work full time. I have a 14 year old daughter and I recieve working and child tax credits. I’m entitled to free dentle treatment at the moment, I wondered if this would include any sort of brace for myself. My teeth are quite crooked and do effect my self confidence. Is there any help out there that I would be entitled to?
Regards
Beth

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