Dental One Associates of Cross Keys
2 Village Square, Suite 250, Baltimore, MD 21210

3 Worthwhile Ways to Cover the Cost of Braces

The high cost of family orthodontics today has made it a major challenge for many, especially parents trying to afford much-needed braces for kids. Discover some savvy solutions for making braces affordable.

How Much Do Braces Cost?

According to research in family orthodontics, the cost of orthodontics varies by many factors such as a patient’s dental needs, the type of treatment chosen, and the state where the orthodontist practices. Plus, certain types of family orthodontics treatment can cost much more than others, with metal the most affordable braces and removable clear aligners the most expensive.

Are Affordable Braces Possible?

Yes. Many family orthodontics practices don’t want the price of braces to deprive people from much-needed care. That’s why an orthodontist will usually offer various financial options to make affordable braces a reality, such as:

  • Family Dental Insurance Coverage Today, many family health insurance companies cover orthodontics. They often may pay for either all or a portion of family orthodontics treatment, especially in matters of braces for kids. Insurance plans typically pay for a portion of the down payment and disperse the remainder throughout orthodontics treatment. Check your policy or contact the company to see if they cover braces. If they do, find orthodontists in Baltimore that accept your insurance plan.
  • Financing and Payment Plans – Many orthodontists in Baltimore offer flexible payment plans, with some even interest-free. Talk to your orthodontist to see if they have affordable financing plans.
  • DentRite Discount Dental Plan – This isn’t dental insurance, but is a discount dental plan that offers substantial savings on dental procedures for individuals and families. It’s often preferable to dental insurance or payment plans because it provides unlimited usage, individual or family membership plans, and unconditional acceptance for everyone.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Baltimore, call Dental One Associates of Cross Keys today at (443) 863-6394 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Baltimore. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Cross Keys, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Cross Keys.

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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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