Selecting a braces plan that suits you best can be a tricky situation considering how many different types of braces plans there are, such as traditional metal braces and invisible braces. In this article, we simplify it for you by comparing how different braces plans affect your appearance, level of comfort as well as key considerations like price and duration. So choosing the perfect braces plan for you is a stroll in the park. 

Comparing Braces Plans

Type of Braces

Description

Price

Appearance

Duration of Treatment

Conventional Metal Braces

Straightens teeth by tightening metal wires. Metal wires and brackets may cause ulcers and abrasions.

RM4,500 - RM8,000

  • Visible
  • Tends to trap food 
  • Braces are not removable throughout treatment

12 - 18 months with monthly tightening 

Ceramic Braces

Similar to metal braces but with ceramic brackets instead. More fragile than metal braces. May cause ulcers and abrasions.

RM6,000 - RM11,000

  • Looks better than metal braces because it’s tooth coloured
  • Also stains easily from food like coffee


12 - 18 months with monthly tightening

Self-ligating Braces 

Self-ligating braces are similar to traditional braces but use wires which attach to brackets via a slide mechanism, allowing the teeth to move naturally during the alignment process. These braces come in either metal or ceramic.

RM7,000 - RM12,000

  • Invisible
  • Minimal speech difficulty.


12 - 18 months

Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are metal braces attached to the back of your teeth. These braces may cause abrasions and ulcers especially on the tongue.



RM16,000 - RM18,000

Less visible because metal brackets are laced behind the teeth

12 - 18 months

Clear Aligners/ Invisible Braces

Transparent aligners that are customised to your teeth. By swapping to a new set of aligners every two weeks, each aligner applies pressure to straighten your teeth. 

RM16,000 - RM20,000

  • Nearly invisible, comfortable and removable.
  • Minimal speech difficulty (easy to get used to).

12 - 18 months


Aligners to be worn 22 hours a day.


Sets are changed every two weeks.

Zenyum Invisible Braces

A clear aligners dental treatment customised according to your smile goals and dental conditions.


The aligners apply constant pressure to shift your teeth to their ideal position.


Best-in-clinic treatment practice: x-rays, scans and oral examinations at clinics.


Dentist visits are kept to the minimum, on average up to 3 visits. Rest of treatment is monitored through the Zenyum app.

RM5,599 - RM9,999


(depending on case complexity)


+


RM 350 dentist consultation fee is paid directly to clinic. Cost includes x-rays, scans and oral examinations.


+


Free app to track treatment progress.


  • Nearly invisible, comfortable and removable.


  • Minimal speech difficulty (easy to get used to).


3-15 months, depending on case complexity.


Aligners have to be worn for at least 22 hours a day.


Sets are changed on average every 10-14 days.

ZenyumClear™ Aligners - Affordable and Effective

Price, appearance and duration of treatment are all factors that should be considered when deciding between braces plans. After all, fixing your teeth is an investment, so you should be well-informed about the options available before committing to one. 

If the clear aligners option tick all your boxes except the price component, Zenyum Invisible Braces brings you good news. From as low as RM 5599 with interest-free instalment plan available, Zenyum offers an affordable and effective clear aligner option that uses teledentistry to cut out the unnecessary dental visits that add to the bill. 

If that’s not enough to make you smile, we also offer payment through interest-free monthly instalments. At Zenyum we want to make it affordable for you to achieve your ideal smile. Start your Zenyum journey on the right foot with a free pre-assessment to find out if we are suitable for you. 

Kickstart your Zenyum journey with a free pre-assessment today!