Estimated cost of orthodontics

Why is your estimated cost of orthodontics much less in the area I live in of Augusta, GA for 2019 than it was in 2016? In 3 years the cost should stay the same or increase not decrease. How do you determine this average?

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Answer: Estimated Orthodontic costs

By Sarah h
Dental Professional

Orthodontic costs are usually based upon zip code averages.  These are published yearly.   With increased technology and  a demand for clear aligner therapy, the cost of traditional brackets have become more affordable and less desirable.  There is a higher demand for newer technology and it has a rising cost each year set by the manufacturer.  I apologize if you feel our generalized estimates are not accurate to your situation.  It is best to have a consultation with your provider so an exact estimate can be given along with any insurance estimate, retainer cost, etc.   Many patients will have 2-3 consultations prior to beginning treatment.   

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