Dr. Andre Hughes
Most patients feel excited for their Invisalign treatment, but seem to hesitate when it comes to figuring out the financing for their treatment. Do they pay the cash up front? Should they use their insurance? Do they need to try third-party financing? They ask themselves these questions, but we’re here to help you find the option that works best for you. At Christie Park Dental, we believe that every patient should have access to the treatments they need, including affordability. Read along as we explore different financing options, and what could happen if you neglect your oral health.
It may be a surprise to learn that Invisalign and traditional braces cost about the same, but with Invisalign there are the added advantages that aren’t shared with braces. On average, the cost of an Invisalign treatment is $3,500 or more, but each patient’s case is unique, so this number will most likely fluctuate depending on your situation.
To get a definitive estimate of your treatment, the best way to find out is to consult with a local Invisalign provider like Dr. Andre Hughes at Christie Park Dental. During the consultation, your oral health will be evaluated, and a mock-up of your treatment plan will be drawn up. With this information, we can estimate how much your individual treatment may cost.
For those with or without dental insurance or government insurance, we also have other options with which to pay for your treatment or pay for the difference.
At Christie Park Dental we accept a variety of payment methods for the convenience of our patients. These include:
If you want to pay for your treatment with cash or check, please let us know ahead of time.
Many of our patients have loved taking advantage of Dentalcard, with their competitive interest rates, a lack of down payment needed, and no penalties for paying early. It’s easy to apply for and cover the cost, or at least a portion of the cost, of Invisalign. You can take your time with payments from 6 months to 72 months (6 years), and remain in constant contact with your account over the phone or online.
If interested in Dentalcard, we encourage patients to explore the application on their website, or let us know if you have any questions regarding coverage and qualification.
Occasionally, we will hear this question from a patient who may feel on the fence about Invisalign or orthodontic treatment in general. They may feel that the treatment is not worth it, or that they have healthy teeth already, but there’s much more at risk if you choose not to move forward with straightening your teeth.
Misaligned teeth may seem harmless at first, only an aesthetic imperfection. But in actuality, these teeth will start feeling the stress of the misalignment as time goes on. The alignment issues can put undue pressure on the jawbone and joint, leading to temporomandibular joint disorder. Misaligned teeth are also tricky to keep clean, as your toothbrush or floss may not be able to reach those tight spaces. Bacteria and food particles become trapped between the teeth and can fester into gum disease, tooth decay, or more advanced versions of both. It’s possible for patients to even lose their teeth as symptoms of the above health issues persist.
By correcting your teeth as soon as possible, you’ll be able to eat better, clean your teeth better, and feel better about your smile. It can only benefit you, so ask today about how you can easily finance your treatment.
As you can see, it’s important to address your teeth misalignment and seek treatment in order to improve your oral health. But if the thought of financing your treatment is holding you back, let us help you find a solution that fits your budget. Contact Christie Park Dental in Toronto, ON to consult with Dr. Hughes as the first step on this path.
Dr. Andre Hughes
745 Bloor St. West
Toronto, ON M6G 1L6
Monday: 10AM – 7PM
Tuesday: 10AM – 7PM
Wednesday: 10AM – 7PM
Thursday: 10AM – 7PM
Saturday: 9AM – 3PM