Serving the Greater Baltimore area in Glen Burnie, White Marsh, and Bel Air, we will work with you to create a payment plan that fits your budget, and you will know what to expect before beginning treatment.
Affordable Payment Plans
Your smile is yours forever, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to receive the best orthodontic care whenever you need it.
We accept most major insurance plans and will fill out the necessary forms to obtain payment. Please understand that insurance plans vary greatly and that you are responsible for any amount not covered by insurance.
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There are many options for paying for braces. Our office allows you to pay in monthly installments with 0% financing. You may also be eligible for lower payments thanks to insurance, your HSA or FSA plans, healthcare credit cards, and more. Below are some common ways to pay for braces or Invisalign:
If you can afford to pay for your braces up-front, you may be offered a discount for doing so.
Our team will find a regular monthly amount that you can afford to pay once a month. This will divide the full cost of your braces into manageable monthly installments. You may be required to pay over 12, 14, or 24 months.
Credit cards such as CareCredit, offer special financing just for medical procedures. This can help pay for your treatment in full and allow you to pay it off over time.Be sure to check the interest rates and have a repayment plan prepared. You can also use a regular credit card to pay for braces treatments.
Employer-based dental insurance plans can be used to pay for orthodontic treatment. You can also use a health savings account (HSA), and a flexible spending account (FSA) to cover costs.Talk to your insurance provider and your orthodontist about how to use this coverage to help you pay for your braces.
Your dental insurance can help cover the average cost of braces.If you have dental insurance, you may be able to use it to cover some braces costs. This depends on the coverage policies of your insurance provider as well as the type of braces treatment you get. If your dental insurance does not cover orthodontic care, you may also be able to purchase supplemental orthodontic insurance. There are often long wait times after purchasing orthodontic insurance, which can increase your out-of-pocket expenses. Be sure to gather plenty of information about supplemental orthodontic insurance before you purchase. With dental or orthodontic insurance, be sure to look into the lifetime maximums offered compared to the cost of your braces. Once the maximum is reached, you cannot use more insurance money and will have to pay the rest out of pocket. Note that some insurance companies offer benefits only for children up to 19 years of age and not for adults.
Adult braces cost more because adult teeth are more permanently settled in their positions than children’s teeth. This makes them more difficult to move. This can lead to longer treatment times or more complex treatment options.
Furthermore, adults looking to straighten their teeth wearing braces tend to be interested in the more discreet orthodontic options. Such as ceramic, or Invisalign clear aligners, rather than traditional metal braces, which are very noticeable when worn. Less visible orthodontic treatment options tend to be more expensive, which raises the price of the care.
However, orthodontic treatment for adults has risen in popularity over the last 50 years. According to research by the American Association of Orthodontists, 1 in 3 orthodontic patients is over 18.Our team are committed to helping patients straighten their teeth affordably. There are now more options than ever for achieving great smiles without stretching your finance