Kick Off the New Year with a Straighter Smile

January 3, 2022

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Another year is upon us, and what better way to kick off 2022 than with a new smile? Straightening your smile can boost your confidence while supporting your oral health — there are even a few financial benefits! A straighter smile is actually more accessible than you think.

Insurance Coverage

Many dental insurance providers include orthodontic treatment as part of their plans. As Cigna explains, some plans offer discounts on orthodontic treatment while others include a lifetime maximum amount. Unlike an annual maximum, which resets every year, a lifetime maximum is the total amount of money you can use toward orthodontic treatment for the life of the plan. Many patients do not use their orthodontic coverage, so it’s a good idea to take advantage of the benefits available to you! It’s always a good idea to ask your insurance provider for all the specifics on what your plan covers to make sure you are fully informed. 

HSA and FSA

Another option for covering orthodontic treatment is through a Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA). Patients can contribute earnings to HSAs or FSAs and then use that money for healthcare expenses. We are pleased to offer both types of payment options.

Other Ways to Pay

For patients without insurance, savings are still possible with our Smiles360 Dental Savings Club. Members receive 10% off orthodontic treatment. As well, preventative care at our Mortenson Family Dental, Kid’s Dentistree and Gentle Dentist sister practices is included at no additional cost. There are also generous discounts on a variety of dental treatments. 

In addition to Smiles360, we also offer in-office financing options and accept CareCredit. Visit our payment options page for more information.

Contact Us Today

Make your smile a priority in 2022! If you have any questions about treatment options available or would like to schedule a free consultation, contact us any time.

American Family Orthodontics is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.

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