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Does anyone here know how much a root canal costs?

My hubby thinks he's going to need one soon. When I ask how much it is, I mean without insurance, not with.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:18 PM on Sep. 14, 2010 in Health

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  • when i had mine done it was 750, and that didn't include the crown. but that was back when i was in college..... '01 or '02 at the latest.

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:20 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • $700-2000, depending on what they have to do. Look for a low cost clinic for the indigent.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 8:21 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • I can only twell you about the pain!

    Answer by emilysmom1966 at 8:23 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • It depends on where you live. Is there a dental school near you?

    Uninsured they run from over $700 on up.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:27 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Mine was two thousand that include everything I had to get something like a credit card called care credit to pay for it.

    Answer by Sky_Mom at 8:32 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Mine was about $1,000...Just to get the nerve out cost $900 and was done by a specialist.. but my regular dentist did everything else.

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 8:40 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • It's going to be over a thousand dollars, depending on the dentist. Not only will he need the root canal, but he will need a crown to go over it or risk losing the tooth later on.I had to pay out of pocket for a root canal in 2008 because my dental insurance was maxed out. It was almost a thousand dollars.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 8:51 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Tooth Type Affects Cost

    The type of tooth that is being treated will affect the cost of a root canal as will where in the United States you have the work performed.

    Root canal therapy on a molar (a larger tooth with more canals) can range from $850 to $1,700. Treatment on a bicuspid (teeth between the molars and front teeth may cost $750 to $1,200, while the fee for anterior therapy is somewhere between $650 to $1,000.


    Answer by musicmom08 at 10:47 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

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