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Choosing an Orthodontist

Question:

When choosing an orthodontic office, why shouldn’t I choose the least expensive? Aren’t all orthodontists and braces the same?

Answer:

If you view orthodontic health care as a commodity, then yes, you can make your treatment decision solely based on the least expensive care. However, if you want to receive the best results, as well as expert orthodontic treatment, you need to do your homework. My recommendation is that you research orthodontic offices to find which ones have consistently strong reputations and compare those to the cheapest offices. While everyone wants value, few are willing to risk a poor outcome or a poor experience by choosing the cheapest treatment option.