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02/26/2009

Question:

I am a student, and I do have dental insurance but im sure it doesnt cover that much on braces. I really cant afford expensive braces right now but can pay montly installments. Are there orthodonists who have these types of payment plans? As well as I have heard of some programs through The Ohio State University. Any knowledge of that? Any useful information would help.

Answer:

All orthodontists have payment plans, mostly without interest. I am sure you can work this out. Make sure it is a trained orthodontic specialist and that can be checked with the American Association of Orthodontists in St. Louis, Missouri. At Ohio State they also have a budget plan but there may be a waiting list. Call 614-292-9100 for more information.

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Response by:

Walter C Buchsieb, DDS, MS Walter C Buchsieb, DDS, MS
Professor Emeritus - Clinical, Associate of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University