Braces Cost in Philadelphia, PA
The cost of braces is always a consideration for families and adults who want orthodontic treatment. Board-certified orthodontist Dr. Sam Kadan recommends orthodontic treatments that provide a good balance between affordability and high-quality care for all of his patients. The following information provides some general information about how much braces cost for residents in the Bucks County and Philadelphia area.
How Much Do Braces Cost in Bucks County and Philadelphia?
Orthodontic treatment by a board-certified orthodontist is tailored to the unique needs of the patients; therefore, the cost of braces varies. In general, braces cost several thousand dollars, and your insurance may cover a portion of the total cost. Dr. Kadan remains committed to providing orthodontic treatments to every child, teen, and adult who need to correct their teeth and bite to have a smile that lasts a lifetime and good oral health. He will consider your budget when recommending a treatment plan. If you are unable to pay cash for your portion of the cost of braces, we accept credit cards and CareCredit® financing, as well as an in-house financing program. With so many options available to you, we are confident that you will be able to afford the cost of your orthodontic treatment.
What is Included in the Cost of Braces?
The cost of braces is all-inclusive, so you will know upfront how much you will need to pay for the:
- Application of the braces by Dr. Kadan
- Follow-up appointments
- Retainers and other orthodontic appliances that are used for your treatment
The cost will not include any emergency services or deviations from the original treatment plan.
Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Braces?
Generally, dental insurance will pay a portion of the cost, and you are responsible for the co-payments, deductible, and co-insurance. You should verify the level of coverage with your insurance company.
How Much are Braces without Insurance?
We recommend that you speak with your insurance company so that you can stay within your budget for orthodontic treatment. If you do not have dental coverage or if the cost of braces is not covered, we will work with you to recommend the most affordable options.
Can I Get Financing?
Sam Kadan Orthodontics offers financing through CareCredit®, as well as our in-house financing program. We also accept payment by most major credit cards.
Can I Use My Flexible Spending Account For Braces?
The flexible spending account (FSA) through your employer may provide coverage for orthodontic treatment. You should check with your human resources department or FSA provider to determine the level of coverage for covering the cost of braces and other orthodontic treatments.
How Can I Pay for My Braces?
Payment can be made by:
- Cash, personal check and credit card
- Financing through CareCredit®
- In-house financing options
We are an in-network provider for many of today’s top dental insurance companies. Using an orthodontist that is in your dental care network benefits you by:
- Providing lower out-of-pocket expenses
- Saving you time and money by completing and filing all necessary claim forms at no extra charge to you
- Accepting the payment we negotiate with the insurance company as payment in full
- Never sending you a bill for the charges that are above the negotiated rate, known as balance billing
- Expecting you to only pay your applicable co-payment, deductible and co-insurance according to the terms of your policy
- Letting you pay only for your portion rather than expecting you to pay the full cost and get reimbursed by the insurance company
What to Expect During Your Consultation
Dr. Kadan uses the consultation as the time to take X-rays and perform an evaluation of your teeth, jaw alignment, oral health and bite alignment. Based on the findings of the evaluation, he will recommend a treatment plan.
Why Choose Sam Kadan Orthodontics
Dr. Kadan is a board-certified orthodontist, and only one in three orthodontists pursue board certification by demonstrating a commitment to excellence in orthodontic care, as well as continuing education. Dr. Kadan’s exceptional patient care has earned him a position on Philadelphia Magazine’s list of Top Dentists for 2016, winner of the 2016 Happening List and 2015 designation as an Invisalign® Elite Provider. He completed his orthodontic specialty training at the University of Rochester, and he currently holds a faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to help develop the skills and expertise of future orthodontists.
Dr. Kadan has designed his facility to reflect his approach to patient care, and we look forward to giving you a tour as part of your consultation and introduction to our practice.
If you would like more information about the cost of braces, contact us to schedule a consultation at our Chalfont, Doylestown or Harleysville office. We have helped many families like yours in the Bucks County and Philadelphia area afford the cost of braces.