Once you know what type of dental braces you want or need to have, another way to help control the cost is by having dental insurance.
However, one of the problems with adult braces is not so much that they cost more per say, but that it can be harder to find insurance that has coverage for adult braces. You also will want to make sure that the dental insurance plan you are buyign also covers the type of braces you want to have. Many dental insurance will offer adults braces coverages but they may limit you on the type of braces that are covered. If you can not find insurance, then most discount plans will give you a 20% discount off the cost of any braces but you will need to go to their providers.