0% Interest Free and Low Cost Payment Plans, affordable ways to pay for your dental treatment
We very much appreciate that investing in your dental wellbeing is an important decision and we would like to highlight some very special payment facilities that are available here.
We understand that the financial considerations can sometimes be an obstacle to you having the treatment you want, which is why we offer a range of finance options including interest free plans.
These facilities, provided by Medenta in partnership with Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC, are designed to help you get the treatment you want in the most convenient manner possible.
Sounds interesting, doesn't it? Here's how it works...
0% Interest-free and low cost payment plans: your questions answered
We've tried to answer all your questions here. If there's anything else you'd like to know, please ask your dentist or a member of our practice team.
Who can benefit?
Just about anyone over the age of 18. You don't have to belong to a private dental plan. You don't even have to be a regular visitor at this practice.
What can I use them for?
You can use the payment plans to pay for most dental work, but they're particularly suited to more costly private treatments, such as dental implants, aesthetic or cosmetic work. If you're not sure whether they're right for your treatment, please ask your dentist.
How much can I borrow?
Dependent upon facility you can borrow typically between £600 and £50,000. This will be subject to a credit application. Most patients' applications are approved within a week and you can then go ahead and schedule treatment.
How do I make the repayments?
Much like any other loan facilities, you repay them in affordable monthly payments over an agreed term. These payments are collected by Direct Debit.
How much will I pay?
With our 0% facility you pay the cost of your dental treatment - no more and no less. Interest-free means just that! In terms of the low cost facilities, we provide you with a quotation that shows the monthly payment and the total interest payable over the term of the loan. There are no hidden costs and no deposit is required!
What are the repayment terms?
Your dentist or designated members of the practice team will be able to go through the various terms with you and agree the most suitable repayment period.
How do I apply?
Once you've agreed on a course of treatment - and a cost - with your dentist, you will need to ask us to start the credit application on your behalf. You will then be sent an email with a link which will allow you to complete the simple process from your computer at home. As soon as this has been approved and then processed, you'll receive written confirmation from the credit provider. Simple as that!
Who is the credit provider?
We're working with Hitachi Capital who one of the most respected credit providers in the business. Ask our team for details.
What happens if my treatment costs more than planned for?
Firstly, we will tell you of this situation when it becomes imminent. Secondly, you can choose to have an additional facility to cover the additional costs.
What happens if my treatment costs less than planned for?
This can be refunded to you by the practice or if no payments have been made by you, a new agreement can be arranged.
How often can I use the facility?
You can apply for a payment plan for each course of treatment, subject to the usual credit application.
The benefits: at a glance
For anyone considering using our interest-free or low cost loan facilities to fund their private dental treatment, the benefits are clear:
- You get the treatment you want - treatment that will make you look and feel a million times better
- You get to spread the cost of that treatment over a suitable period
- Interest-free and low cost loans can be a much more affordable alternative to credit cards or bank loans
- It's easy to apply and simple to repay by Direct Debit
- They're provided by leading credit suppliers
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Smilecraft Dental Care is a credit broker authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority that has a commercial relationship with the lender Hitachi Capital (UK) plc. Smilecraft Dental Care is unable to provide independent financial advice.
Finance available to UK residents aged 18 and above. Credit subject to status. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.