When you make the decision to invest in braces, whether for yourself or for a member of your family, you are investing in much more than just a system of brackets and wires that straighten your teeth. Braces can quite literally transform your smile, restoring it to a beautifully natural state with improves aesthetics and functionality, paving the way for a lifetime of healthy smiles. However, there’s no denying that braces some with a financial commitment that should be taken into consideration as well. For some, making monthly payments for braces may be the best option for their budget.
How Can You Make Braces More Affordable?
If you qualify, there are a number of ways to reduce your out of pocket costs for braces to make them more affordable, such dental insurance. Dental insurance is ideal for virtually anyone, as it can save you as much as 50 percent depending on your plan’s coverage. If you don’t fall within either of these two categories, there is a third option as well – payment plans. Payment plans will allow you to make monthly payments for braces.
Different Types of Payment Plans
Different orthodontists are going to offer different types of payment plans, so be sure to talk to your orthodontist to see what options you will have. In general, there are three common payment plans, including:
- Payment in full
- In-office financing
- Third party financing
Payment in full can be a great way to save between three and eight percent off the cost of your braces, if you can afford it. For the majority of patients, however, in-office financing and third party financing are going to be more ideal payment plans. These plans allow you to make monthly payments for braces, some even at zero percent financing. So, if you need a longer amount of time to pay for your braces, these monthly payments are worth discussing with your orthodontist.
Monthly Payments for Braces with Fine Orthodontics
At Fine Orthodontics, we offer flexible payment plans to suit your budget. Our easy payment plan facility allows you to spread your payments across the duration of your treatment. It’s part of our commitment to ensuring we provide our patients with the most affordable treatment available.
The exact fee for your orthodontic treatment will depend upon the complexity of your orthodontic problem. We will provide you with a quote for your treatment (as well as discuss financing options) at your consultation.
Book a consultation with Fine Orthodontics today to discuss your options in teeth straightening treatments.