How much do braces cost?
Fees for orthodontic treatment are determined by many factors including; severity of the case, anticipated length of treatment, and the type of appliances necessary. At your initial examination your treatment plan and fees will be determined.
Do you charge for an initial visit?
There is no fee for your first examination. At this time, Dr. Macri will examine you and inform you if treatment is indicated. A treatment coordinator will discuss your treatment plan and financial options.
How long do I have to wear braces?
This is dependent upon each case and you will be given an estimate of anticipated treatment at your initial examination.
I have dental insurance. How do you handle that in your office?
We will be happy to file your insurance claims and to accept benefits directly from your insurance company allowing you to reduce your monthly payments.
Do I have to make a large down payment?
We offer a variety of payment plans to our patients including one with no initial payment and low monthly payments.
At what age should my child be examined?
The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children have an orthodontic screening no later than age 7.
How Often Will I Have To Come To The Office?
Generally, we see our active orthodontic patients every six to eight weeks.
Should I continue to see my family dentist while in braces?
Definitely! It’s very important to continue your regular dental check-ups to prevent and detect dental decay, and to monitor the health of the supporting structures.