Orthodontics in Philadelphia, PA
With locations in Chalfont, Doylestown and Harleysville, board-certified orthodontist Dr. Sam Kadan offers orthodontic treatments to the residents of Bucks County and Philadelphia, PA, who want to improve their smiles and oral health.
What is Orthodontics?
Orthodontics is a sub-specialty of dentistry that focuses on fixing a poor bite and teeth that are misaligned and crooked. These problems not only affect your smile but can also lead to serious oral health problems.
Dr. Kadan works with you to find an orthodontic solution that corrects problems with your teeth and jaw structure. He may recommend ways to improve:
- Teeth that are crooked or misaligned
- Speech and eating problems that are associated with bite and teeth alignment
- Spaces and gaps between the teeth
- Wearing on the teeth that is caused by problems with the bite and alignment of the teeth
You have probably known someone who wore braces, and you most likely saw how beautiful their smile is after treatment. While a great smile is the most obvious benefit, orthodontic treatment also helps you keep your teeth and gums healthy. Crooked teeth, gaps, spaces and misaligned teeth give bacteria a place to hide, and routine oral hygiene may not effectively remove the bacteria and food particles. Your gums may suffer because you cannot floss properly.
Some patients are better able to chew their food and speak once they undergo treatment with Dr. Kadan. The reason is that aligning the teeth allows your tongue to move freely and support proper enunciation.
Most people who are interested in orthodontic treatment are aware of traditional metal braces. While these appliances remain the best option for children that need pediatric dental care, adolescents and adults have a variety of options for their orthodontic treatment.
- Incognito™ Lingual Braces
- Teeth Whitening
- Two Phase Orthodontics
Preparing for Orthodontics
Your regular dentist may refer you to Dr. Kadan for evaluation. Once he determines the best approach for your individual case, he will explain your options for orthodontic appliances. With his professional guidance, you will choose the option that fits both your orthodontic needs and personal style.
No matter which type of orthodontic appliance you choose, the chances are that you will need a period of time to adjust to your braces and other appliances. Some appliances, such as metal braces, require that you change your eating habits and adapt your oral hygiene methods. Dr. Kadan and his staff are committed to educating each patient on the proper way to care for their braces and teeth. You may also experience times when the wires and brackets feel uncomfortable. We are always available to answer your questions and recommend ways to keep your braces as comfortable as possible.
Who Stands to Benefit from Orthodontic Treatment?
Gaps, spaces, misaligned bite and crooked teeth are just some of the problems that can be corrected with orthodontic treatment by Dr. Kadan. Correcting these problems will help with:
- Issues you experience while you are speaking or chewing your food
- Improving your oral health and ability to take care of your teeth
- Low self-esteem caused by feeling embarrassed about your smile and teeth
How Much Do Orthodontics Treatments Cost in Bucks County and Philadelphia, PA?
The cost of orthodontic treatment is often a top concern for families and adults who want a better smile and healthier teeth and gums. After your consultation, we will be able to provide you with a cost before you decide to proceed with treatment.
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 live in Bucks County and Philadelphia, PA and want to learn more about orthodontics and the benefits of a board-certified orthodontist, contact our Chalfont, Doylestown or Harleysville location to schedule a consultation with Dr. Sam Kadan.