Fees Average Cost For Common Dental Procedures

The average fees for a variety of dental services. Use it to compare to the prices you pay.

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Dental Procedure Average Fee
Oct 1998
Highest Fee
Oct 1998
(95th percentile)
Comprehensive Orthodontics - Youth $3600.00 $4935.00
Comprehensive Orthodontics - Adolescent $3832.00 $5225.00
Comprehensive Orthodontics - Adult $4122.00 $5806.00
Complete Series of x-rays $72.00 $103.00
Bitewing x-rays (4 films) $34.00 $51.00
Adult cleaning and exam $50.00 $78.00
Child cleaning and exam
$35.00 $58.00
Silver Amalgam filling - 2 Surface, Child $72.00 $99.00
Silver Amalgam filling - 2 Surface, Adult $81.00 $118.00
Composite Resin (Plastic) Filling - Front teeth (2 Surface Anterior) $98.00 $159.00
Composite Resin Filling - Rear Teeth (2 Surface Posterior) $111.00 $192.00
Cast Crown Porcelain to Gold $668.00 $906.00
Cast Gold Crown $639.00 $874.00
Reattach Crown $52.00 $87.00
Bonded Plastic Veneer $245.00 $523.00
Porcelain Veneer $505.00 $747.00
Root Canal - Anterior $360.00 $505.00
Root Canal - Bicuspid $435.00 $590.00
Root Canal - Molar $550.00 $755.00
Periodontal Scaling & Root Plaing $137.00 $232.00
Complete Denture - Upper $813.00 $1400.00
Complete Denture - Lower $836.00 $1400.00
Upper Partial Denture - Metal $912.00 $1440.00
Lower Partial Denture - Metal $914.00 $1440.00
Surgical Implant Placement $1425.00 $3020.00
Abutment Implant Placement $755.00 $1608.00
Single Tooth Extraction $75.00 $115.00
Occlusal Nightguard $325.00 $679.00