Check out the most frequently asked questions about BidMySmile.
BidMySmile is designed to provide you with the convenience of finding an orthodontic provider without the hassle of attending multiple in-office consultations. Our "Virtual Consultation" process, will deliver pertinent information about your case, including costs, treatment time and proximity. You simply select the Bid Offer that is best for you.
Just about everywhere in the United States!
Anyone considering orthodontic treatment to improve tooth alignment and/or the fit of your teeth when you bite down.
If you don’t have a strong preference on what type of appliance (braces or clear aligners) to wear, just select “Doctor Recommendation”. Primary considerations would be aesthetics, comfort, hygiene, cost, compliance and performance. You can discuss these options with your provider at the in-office consultation to decide which one is best for you.
Absolutely. This will take place at the in-office consultation by the provider you select.
No. There is absolutely no obligation to begin treatment. However, we do assume you are interested enough in orthodontic treatment, that you agree to attend the in-office consultation from the provider you selected.
It is FREE to use BidMySmile.
Selecting a Bid Offer means you agree to attend an in-office consultation with that provider. There is no charge for the consultation and you are not obligated to begin treatment.
Possibly. Our providers do their best to provide an accurate assessment of your treatment, however, they are working with limited information. At the in-office consultation, a full set of records will be taken, which may reveal information about your case unable to be detected from your photos. The final treatment plan and fees should be discussed between you and the provider before you sign a contract.
No. You may only select one Bid Offer and attend their in-office consultation.
It varies from a few minutes to a few days to receive all of your offers.
It is possible we don't have any providers in your area yet.
Everyone’s situation and decision criteria are unique. We try to provide you with ample information for comparison so you can select the Bid Offer that is best for you.
Sure. BidMySmile streamlines the process by gathering information online, instead of attending multiple in-office consultations, making it easy and convenient.
Yes, as long as you provided that information in your Patient Profile. The provider you select is responsible for verifying your insurance benefit and will discuss it with you during the in-office consultation. BidMySmile cannot facilitate patients who intend to use Medicaid for orthodontic treatment.