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Invisalign is becoming an increasingly popular method of orthodontic treatment, and many prospective patients are unaware of the price and commitment that factors into a decision to be treated with Invisalign. Dr. John Walker and Dr. Liz Walker are specialists treating patients with Invisalign near Littleton, MA. Drs. Walker and the team at Walker Orthodontics know that cost is more than just money paid. Orthodontic treatment is also an investment in time, effort, and commitment.
The Cost of Invisalign versus the Cost of Traditional Braces
Braces and Invisalign can be very similar in cost, but Invisalign can be a more economical alternative for some patients. Invisalign costs range from $3,500 to as much as $8,000. Most patients’ treatment with Invisalign costs around $5,000, depending upon each patient’s needs and treatment goals. One of our friends at Walker Orthodontics says that traditional braces, on the other hand, can cost a patient anywhere from $4,000 to $10,000, depending on the amount of work needed.
Insurance and Invisalign
Your dental or health insurance may cover part of the cost of your orthodontic treatment.
Some insurance plans may cover up to $3,500 of an Invisalign treatment. For more information about the costs of treatment and insurance coverage, speak with the team at Walker Orthodontics and your insurer.
Invisalign.com has a valuable tool for prospective orthodontic patients; their Invisalign Cost Calculator. It computes the approximate monthly cost of your treatment based on information such as your insurance coverage contingencies and and any flexible spending account savings.
A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is a handy, tax-free way to save toward treatment costs. Dr. John Walker, Dr. Liz Walker, and the team at Walker Orthodontics can discuss with you the possibility of spreading your payments out over the course of treatment. They’ll be happy to work with you to make your health care affordable. Cost of treatment should not be a barrier for anyone looking to improve their smiles and their oral health care.
The information provided in this article is not meant to be medical advice and is for educational purposes only. If you would like to learn more about this and other orthodontic-related topics, feel free to contact Walker Orthodontics, with convenient orthodontic offices in Harvard & Lunenburg, by calling 978.345.7988 or clicking here to request your complimentary, no-obligation Walker Orthodontics Smile Assessment.