Finance Information | Crotty Orthodontics | Braces and Aligners in Cork and Clonakilty

Orthodontic care at a price right for you

The cost of any medical treatment can be a valid cause of concern for anyone having to face ongoing treatment. Dealing with leading technology and top quality service and care doesn’t need to come with a huge bill attached to it. At Crotty Orthodontics we are committed to providing affordable solutions to our customers, working with them to fit inside their budget and making it as stress-free as possible to access our world standard health care.

A standard treatment can start anywhere from €500, depending on the treatment plan. The exact cost of the treatments required is assessed in your first consultation with Dr. Crotty, who will provide you with a list of treatment options and prices to give you the best idea of the costs involved - without any hidden fees or charges waiting beneath the surface.

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We also offer:

  • An additional discount on full payments made upfront
  • Payment plans to suit your needs (interest free and staggered payment options available)
  • Family discounts (including siblings)
  • For your convenience, we accept payment by cash, cheque or most cards.

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Tax relief

If you are a resident of Ireland for tax purposes, you may be eligible for tax relief. Speak to our team about the options available or download the Med 2 claim here.

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Payment plans available from as little as the cost of a coffee a day.

Find out more with our Budget Calculator.

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Pre-Treatment Fees

Records appointment with Dr Crotty

  • €195 fee including consultation, development of detailed treatment plan by Dr Crotty, incorporating x-rays, 3D digital scan and clinical photographs
  • You will be required to book in for a remote consultation prior to this appointment where we can provide you with estimated treatment time and cost. If a deposit of €995 is paid after this remote consultation, we will waive the €195 records appointment fee.

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Treatment Fees

We discuss the treatment fees for your personal plan at your new patient consultation. These fees include the following:

  • Fitting of braces and any associated appliances.
  • All materials
  • Adjustments over the course of treatment.
  • Emergency visits
  • Removal of braces
  • Making and fitting of retainers
  • One year's care of retainers

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Additional Fees

We reserve the right to charge additional fees for the following:

  • Missed appointments
  • Required revisions to the treatment plan from a previously unidentified problem
  • Unnecessary prolonged treatment time due to instructions not being followed, for example elastics not being worn as directed, excessive breakages etc.
  • If a patient's account becomes overdue, we reserve the right to charge interest on the overdue portion and there may be a late payment fee.

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Not included in treatment fees:

The treatment fees does not include the following which will incur additional charges:

  • New patient consultation and diagnostic records
  • Services which are necessary not provided by our practice, such as dental treatment from your dentist or another specialist.
  • Excessive breakages
  • Replacing lost or broken appliances or retainers
  • Retainer care after 12 months post treatment

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Payment options

For your convenience, at Crotty Orthodontics, as offer automatic payment options, interest free options and discounted full payments.

For interest free options, an initial deposit is paid prior to the braces being ordered and the balance is paid in equal monthly instalments over 12 months.

If the payment regime presents financial difficulties, we recommend contacting us before payment becomes overdue. We may be able to restructure your payment to suit, provided at all times the balance is paid in full before treatment ends.

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Full treatment finance from the Credit Union

Crotty Orthodontics are now very pleased to be able to offer full treatment finance through the Douglas Credit Union. This will give our patients a greater choice of payment options depending on how much down-payment is made, how much is borrowed and what term the loan is taken over. This way, we can ensure that orthodontic treatment is made more affordable for everyone and the Credit Union can provide you with a payment plan to suit your needs.

In these uncertain times we'd like to encourage our patients to buy local and borrow local.

Send an email to loans@douglascu.ie with 'Crotty Orthodontics' as the subject and see if you are eligible for a loan with the Credit Union.

Please see the below document for some example payment plans when taking out a loan with Douglas Credit Union for treatment at Crotty Orthodontics.

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