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Does Tricare cover braces or Invisalign?

But Does it Cover Clear Aligners? The TDP covers 50% of the cost of clear aligners and other orthodontic services up to the lifetime orthodontic maximum of $1,750. Your dentist must administer the clear aligners for them to be covered by the TDP.

Can you have aligners in the military?

There’s good news for active military members: Remote teeth straightening is available through teledentistry. Not only can you take your invisible aligners off to comply with training and other requirements, but you don’t have to worry about being seen in person for treatment.

What disqualifies you from getting Invisalign?

Patients who have dental implants, bridges or TMJ disorder may not be the best candidates for Invisalign. If your teeth are on the smaller side or they’re misshapen or eroded, Invisalign may not be practical.

Will the military pay for my braces?

Does the military pay for braces? The military will pay for braces only if a doctor deems the braces are medically necessary. Many soldiers report it is a challenge to find a doctor that agrees on the medical necessity.

Will the military pay for Invisalign?

I’m in the Military, can I have Invisalign® treatment? Yes! The U.S. Military does not approve braces while being active so Invisalign® would be the next best thing. In some cases, we even have patients that are deployed and straightening their teeth at the same time!

Does Invisalign military discount?

You will receive 10% off your orthodontic treatment or the best available special offer.

Who should not use Invisalign?

Severe overbite: Though a regular overbite may be addressed, severe overbite may require the use of braces. Tooth shape: Too-short or pegged teeth can prevent Invisalign from working properly. Tooth position: If your teeth are too rotated, Invisalign cannot shift them into proper alignment.

What age is appropriate for Invisalign?

Beginning the treatment for Invisalign once seven years old is a good option and beneficial for the child. There is no set age for braces but dentists typically suggest the advanced dental treatments only for teenagers.

Do military dentists do Invisalign?

Can active duty military get Invisalign?

Will the Air Force pay for Invisalign?

Orthodontic treatment, including braces or clear aligners such as Invisalign, are considered an elective medical treatment. Therefore, any complications from treatment may not be covered by the military.