Invisalign® Costs: Average Price and Options for Payment

Pittsburgh Invisalign® Costs

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 by Timothy Sluser, DMD

Placing Invisalign aligners on the teethPatients throughout the greater Pittsburgh area come to Four Seasons Dental in order to achieve optimal dental health and wellness. This can be done thanks to state-of-the-art dental treatments such as Invisalign®. Invisalign® offers an invisible alternative to traditional metal braces and orthodontics, allowing people to have properly aligned smiles without the hassles of brackets and wires.

Many patients wonder about the total cost of Invisalign® and how they can pay for treatment. Let's take a moment right now to consider these matters and go over the cost of treatment and various methods of payment available.

About the Average Cost of Invisalign® Treatment

The average cost of Invisalign® is comparable to the average cost of traditional orthodontic treatment with braces. With that in mind, however, there are many different factors that can affect the total cost of Invisalign® treatment. Because of this, it's important for patients to come in for a custom price quote rather than having us post a price range online. This will allow us to provide a more accurate estimated cost for Invisalign® treatment as well as a breakdown of the costs associated with care.

Factors That Affect the Total Cost of Invisalign®

There are many factors that can affect the total cost of Invisalign®. These include:

  • The location of the dental care/orthodontic practice
  • The credentials of the dentists/orthodontists at the practice
  • The complexity of the patient's case
  • The need for additional dental treatments on top of Invisalign®
  • Special promotions unique to individual practices

Does dental insurance cover Invisalign® treatment?

Yes.

Dental insurance typically does cover the cost of Invisalign® since it is an orthodontic treatment. The level of coverage may vary based on your insurance provider and the nature of your treatment. Be sure to speak directly with your insurance provider so you can learn more about these matters.

Do flex spending accounts (FSAs) cover Invisalign®?

Yes.

Flex spending accounts (FSAs) will cover the cost of Invisalign® as it is an eligible treatment expense. Keep in mind that there is a cap on FSAs of $2,500 a year, and that this amount will not necessarily carry over into the next year. With the right planning, you can actually save money on your income tax return thanks to your FSA.

Can monthly financing options be used to pay for Invisalign®?

Yes.

Many times people turn to monthly financing plans in order to pay for various dental care treatments. These financing plans function much like a credit card or a traditional loan. A trusted third-party lending institution covers the total cost of the procedure, and patients are responsible for paying back the lender on a monthly basis.

Determining Your Best Options When It Comes to Payment

As you can see, there are many different options for payment to consider when it comes to Invisalign®. This flexibility with regard to payment allows many more people to have straight, healthy smiles than ever before. During the consultation process, we will be more than happy to go over all of your options for payment and help develop a payment plan that best meets your needs.

Learn More About Invisalign®

If you would like more information about Invisalign® and how it can help you have the healthy, beautiful smile that you have always wanted, be sure to contact our cosmetic and restorative dentistry center today. The entire team at Four Seasons Dental looks forward to your visit and helping you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.