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Dr. Márquez  speaks
fluent Spanish

Getting Started

 

INITIAL VISIT:Your initial visit to the office will consist of meeting the doctor and a clinical examination to determine if you will benefit from orthodontic treatment and if you are ready to begin. If you will benefit from orthodontics but are not ready dentally to begin, you will be placed on Observation/Recall. Treatment ideas and approximate costs are also discussed. This visit will be approximately 20-30 minutes long.

 

 

RECORDS: If you are ready for orthodontics the next step would be diagnostic records which is an 80 minute visit that consists of study models, computer photos and x-rays. This fee will be determined at the initial visit.

 

CONFERENCE: After your records, the doctor will develop the treatment plan and will meet with you to discuss it in detail as well as the exact cost.

 

 

APPOINTMENTS: When you move forward with treatment the initial start appointment is usually between 50-120 minutes long. After that, regular visits will be made between 4-8 weeks and should be 20-30 minutes. It is also very important that patients be seen on a regular basis. As a courtesy, please notify us as far in advance as possible if you need to cancel and reschedule an appointment. Please note that some visits are only offered at specific times during the day due to the length and complexity of the procedures being done at that time.

 

 

SCHEDULING: Our office hours are Monday 9-5 (Maynard) 978-897-6460,                                     Tuesday-Thursday 9-5(Sudbury)978-443-8814, and Friday 8-4 (Southborough) 508-481-5399

 

Unanticipated problems such as loose brackets, wires or broken appliances may occur. Contact the office as soon as possible so we can make an appropriate appointment for the repair.


Financial

Orthodontic treatment is an excellent investment in the overall dental, medical and psychological well-being of children and adults. Financial considerations should not be an obstacle to obtaining this important health service. We are sensitive to the fact that people have different needs in fulfilling these obligations so we provide the following payment options:

  • Please note that you may incur extra fees for any procedures requiring treatment outside of our                    orthodontic office.

Payment in Full

  • A courtesy discount of 7.5% is given for direct payment at the start of treatment bringing the balance to zero.

Interest Free Office Payment Plan

  • An initial payment is due to the office at the start of treatment.  The balance will be paid through monthly payments with no interest.

 

Insurance

We are providers under Delta Dental, Blue Cross. We accept payment directly from them. All other insurances will pay you directly but our office will submit the claims for you. Most insurance policies have a lifetime orthodontic benefit that is different from your regular dental coverage.

Please remember: If your orthodontic insurance benefits change during the course of you or your child’s treatment, any expected insurance that is not paid will become the patient’s responsibility.

 

 

 

We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, Debit Cards, Check & Cash

 

 

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