Our Payment Methods
Many individuals hold on to the belief that dental treatments are very expensive. This keeps many from seeking dental treatment. Our office in Edwardsville,IL will guide you through the various payment options available.
Our clients can choose from a range of payment methods for our dental services. The preference of many service users is cash payment, although, some customers also pay with credit cards. Many dental procedures are also covered under dental insurance plans.
Different payment methods are available at Sunset Hills Family Dental inEdwardsville,IL and listed below are some brief details of the alternative methods available.
Approximately 42% of all dentistry payments are made in cash and direct payments. Many patients find it convenient to pay in cash. It is also common for patients to pay for half of their treatment in cash and have the remaining portion covered through their insurance provider. This should be approved by the insurance provider before beginning your procedure.
Today, many people prefer paying with their credit cards rather than any other payment method. Thousands of credit card transactions are made each minute around the world, with their uses range from paying for clothes, airfare to medical procedures.
Credit cards are found to be convenient and safer to carry around.
Several credit card companies offer many attractive benefits on transactions. Paying for dental services through credit cards not only fixes your dental hygiene, but can also help improve your credit. The two most common dental treatments that are paid for with credit cards are cosmetic treatments and surgeries such as extractions.
We accept the majority of credit cards to provide maximum convenience to our patients.
Paying with personal checks has become an outdated method of payment and not many service providers accept personal checks anymore. It is recommended that you verify if a dental office accepts this form of payment before the appointment.
Some people assume that paying with a check is a long process, but in reality it is not. Should you need to use a personal check or make a bank transfer, our office will be happy to provide you with all the necessary details needed. These may include the receiver’s name, account number, etc.
Our office accepts CareCredit, a healthcare credit card that is used to pay for out-of-pocket expenses not covered by dental insurance. CareCredit is subject to credit approval, but once you are accepted, you can use it again and again. CareCredit is a great option if you're on a budget, in that you can pay for your dental expenses in installments. Ask us about CareCredit today! Applying is easy, and we are here to answer any questions.
Medical insurance is definitely an important tool for effectively managing your budget. Insurance companies cover many of your health expenses, saving you from paying out of your pocket. Dental insurance is also a type of medical coverage that provides coverage for certain dental expenses. It can be offered as a part of the overall medical indemnity or as a separate policy.Read more about Insurance
We hope this information has cleared up your concerns regarding our available payment methods.