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Understanding the Cost of Traditional Braces – Jacksonville, FL

Knowing the Expectations of Treatment

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When learning you need orthodontic treatment, your first question might be, “Can I afford braces?” Don’t worry, this is a common inquiry most patients ask during their consultation. Fortunately, Dr. Holland at Ortega Orthodontics has the perfect answer that will ease your mind and have you releasing your tightened grip on your wallet. While no treatment is identical because the severity of every patient’s dental problem is different, there are various ways you can receive the care you need without emptying your bank account. To find out more about how much you can expect to spend on your traditional braces, contact us today.

What Factors Determine the Cost of Traditional Braces?

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So, exactly how much are braces? No two patients are alike, which means that even two individuals receiving traditional braces will most likely not pay the same price. Why is this? Allow us to explain:

Various factors must come into play when providing a cost estimate for treatment. Some of these include:

Are Traditional Braces Worth the Investment?

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Yes! Traditional braces are considered to be one of the most tried and true methods of orthodontic treatment. Using metal brackets and wires, you will notice a dramatic difference in the way your smile looks and feels throughout treatment, and you will also possess a greater boost in confidence!

Traditional braces offer many benefits, some of which are:

Will Dental Insurance Cover Treatment?

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You will need to check with your dental insurance provider to find out if they cover orthodontic treatment. While some agree to pay for a percentage, it may come with an exclusionary clause that dictates which type of braces are covered. Fortunately, most insurance companies recognize traditional braces as a necessary form of treatment and will agree to pay a portion of the cost.

However, whether you are uninsured or still need assistance paying the remaining amount after your claim has been filed with insurance, our team at Ortega Orthodontics can provide help in identifying alternative solutions that will allow you to stay within your budget by enrolling in a flexible payment plan.

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