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Board-certified orthodontist Dr. Sam Kadan values patient education to help people in the Bucks County and Philadelphia area make informed decisions about their orthodontic treatments. He believes that when people have knowledge and professional guidance, they feel more confident about their orthodontic treatments.

Our Patient Education section provides basic information that new and existing patients want to know before their appointments with Dr. Kadan. We are always available to answer any questions you may have, as well as to address your concerns.

To learn more about treatments at Sam Kadan Orthodontics, please visit the following links.

How Much Does Orthodontic Treatment Cost in Bucks County and Philadelphia?

Orthodontic treatment and orthognathic surgery encompass a variety of procedures and orthodontic appliances; therefore, the cost varies across our patients. Factors that affect the cost are the:

  • Surgical interventions that are required, such as extractions and modifications to the jaw
  • Orthodontic appliances, such as braces and retainers
  • Number of follow-up visits

Your consultation with Dr. Kadan is the first step. He will develop a comprehensive treatment plan that allows us to determine the overall cost. We will also advise you about any unforeseen circumstances that could increase the cost, such as emergency visits to repair your braces, as well as replacing lost or damaged retainers.

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

The consultation that you have with Dr. Kadan includes a complete examination, X-rays and imaging with the iTero® Element™ system that creates a three-dimensional model of your teeth and jaw. Based on his findings, Dr. Kadan decides on the orthodontic treatments that will improve jaw and teeth alignment. Your treatment plan may include orthognathic surgery, braces, and other orthodontic appliances.

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.

Patient education is a key part of your treatment. Dr. Sam Kadan, a board-certified orthodontist, integrates patient education into every visit. Contact us today to schedule a consultation at our Chalfont, Doylestown or Harleysville office.

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