FAIR LAWN, NJ--(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2014) - Dr. Jody Bardash of Dental Professionals of Fair Lawn says the convenience provided by Invisalign® teeth aligners make it a favorite orthodontic treatment for his patients. Dr. Bardash is an advocate for the Invisalign® system because he says it can solve many minor and complex teeth alignment issues in a more comfortable, less noticeable way.
Invisalign® uses a sequence of clear, removable teeth aligners to gradually shift teeth into a straighter position. Once a patient has been evaluated and a customized series of aligners has been created, they will then be given the aligners to take home. After one set is used for two weeks, the patient moves on to a new set of slightly modified aligners -- a process that works to gently reposition the teeth. Dr. Bardash notes that it usually takes about 9 to 15 months for the best results, although treatment times vary with each patient.
His latest blog post on the practice's website, titled, "How Much Do Invisalign® Teeth Aligners Cost?," shares more details about how the cost of treatment is calculated. In the blog, the New Jersey dentist reveals that, although the national average for Invisalign® treatment is around $5400, the cost of the procedure is ultimately based on each patient's individual needs. As a result, the cost for one patient's Invisalign® treatment may not be the same as another patient's treatment. The number of aligners and the total treatment length are determining factors of the total cost of Invisalign®, Dr. Bardash explains. He says his practice works with their patients to find a suitable payment option, and many dental insurance plans offer coverage for orthodontic procedures. Dr. Bardash notes his office also works with CareCredit®, a third party financing company that offers flexible payment terms for qualified applicants.
For patients interested in Invisalign®, Dr. Bardash says dentists should be able to determine if they are good candidates during their initial consultation. Once the consultation is complete, the patient can get a detailed estimate about how much his or her customized treatment will cost. Dr. Bardash says, since Invisalign® teeth aligners are clear and can be removed for eating, drinking, and daily oral hygiene routines, the treatment can be a very good option for patients looking to straighten misaligned teeth more comfortably and discreetly.
About Jody Z. Bardash, DMD
Dr. Bardash received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and pursued a Craniomandibular Dysfunction and General Practice Residency Programs at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He has consistently been included in the Consumers' Research Council of America's "Guide to America's Top Dentists" since 2003. He is available for interview upon request.
To learn more about Dr. Bardash and his practice, please visit dentalprofessionalsoffairlawn.com or facebook.com/DentalProfessionalsFairLawn.
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