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Kids & Teens Braces

When to Start Treatment?

The most common time for orthodontic treatment is at the age of adolescent (age 11-15).  The reason being is that by age 12 most permanent teeth have erupted.  Moreover, it is easy to detect crooked teeth, bad bites, and gap teeth during this age range.  


Another benefit besides fitting in with their friends, teens at this age are growing rapidly, and the orthodontist has a better chance of taking advantage of these growth spurts to help improve the patients bite and teeth.  Increased metabolism can help decrease the treatment time and decrease the discomfort of orthodontic treatment.


This is the best time to start treatment, because the teens are typically eager to wear braces.  Also, most of their friends are wearing braces, and they enjoy fitting in.  At the same time, the parent enjoys their child’s enhanced smile and cooperation during treatment.

Please contact us to schedule a Free initial examination for your child.


Your Child's First Check-up

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children have a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. Some orthodontic problems may be easier to correct if they're found early. A checkup no later than age seven gives your orthodontist the opportunity to recommend the appropriate treatment at the appropriate time. If early treatment is in order, the orthodontist may be able to achieve results that may not be possible once the face and jaws have finished growing.

A few advantages of early treatment are the following:

  • To create room for adult erupting teeth

  • Influencing jaw growth to create optimal facial symmetry

  • Reducing the need for future tooth extractions

  • To reduce the risk of trauma to protruding front teeth

  • To preserve space for teeth that need to erupt

  • To reduce future treatment time with braces

  • To reduce the need for tooth removal

  • To avoid the need of future surgery

Children Orthodontics in Dublin | Kids & Teens Braces
Children Orthodontics & Braces in Dublin | Dr Kostas | Specialist Orthodontist, Dublin Ireland

How Much Does It Cost?

The cost of your child's orthodontic treatment depends largely on case complexity, the type of orthodontic brace and the duration of the treatment required.

We offer 15 minute FREE Initial Consultations with our specialist to discuss your child's orthodontic problems, treatment options and how much orthodontic will cost with a detailed quotation. If you decide to proceed with treatment, we will then book a 30 minute records appointment for your child (digital x-rays, 3D scans of your teeth, photos) which will be followed by a separate 30 minute treatment planning discussion appointment.

The cost for the Full Consultation is €100 for Kids & Teens and covers both appointments. This non-refundable consultation fee will be deducted from the overall cost of your child's braces treatment if you decide to start treatment with us within the next 12 months.

Braces Cost for Kids & Teens

Specialist Initial Consultation

Full Consultation*

Early Interceptive Treatment

Functional Appliance Treatment

Full Fixed Braces (Damon-Q)

* includes digital x-rays, iTero scans, photographs & treatment planning session


from €1,300
from €1,850

from €4,650

Do You Have Payment Plans?

Interest-free flexible payment plans are available to help spread the cost of your child's orthodontic treatment. Treatment is payable as follows: 30% deposit and the balance over the treatment duration.

Payment Plan Example

Treatment Cost for Full Braces 
30% deposit
18 monthly repayments

Total amount repayable


(0% interest) €4,650

Are Your Prices All-Inclusive?

We provide only fixed prices, so there are no hidden charges and surprises regardless of how long your child's new smile journey would take. Our fees are comprehensive and include all adjustments appointments (every 6-8 weeks), all fixed & removable retainers at the end of treatment and retention supervision for up to 12 months following completion of your child's treatment.

Discounts and Tax Relief

Tax Relief is available on orthodontic treatment at the standard rate allowing patients claim back 20% of the costs through the Med2 scheme. A 10% discount is also available to second and subsequent family members. 

Are Your Fees Competitive?

Our fees are very competitive given that your child will be treated by Dr. Kostas, the Orthodontic Specialist himself at each and every appointment and not by an Orthodontic Therapist or Assistant that works under his instructions. All orthodontic procedures will be carried out by the specialist with great attention to detail ensuring full control of your child's orthodontic treatment. That's what makes our services stand out. 

Book a Free Consultation

Take the first step towards improving your child's smile and confidence. Book your child's 100% FREE Initial consultation with no obligations or strings attached. Fill out the contact form to request a call back or call us on 01 472 1134 to arrange an appointment.

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