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the Price of a Dental Cleaning and Check-up

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 50
Feb 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Annual cleaning and checkup  more... close row
$ 135
Mar 2008
Washington, D.C.
Cleaning, x rays and exam  more... close row
$ 62
Oct 2007
Kansas City, Mo
Dental care at a dental college  more... close row
$ 162
Jan 2008
Fort Bragg, CA
Dental check up and x-rays  more... close row
$ 250
Jan 2008
New York, NY
Dentist office like a spa  more... close row
$ 70
Mar 2008
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Routine dental cleaning  more... close row
$ 108
Mar 2008
Bridgeport, WV
Bi-annual cleaning and oral evaluation  more... close row
$ 70
Nov 2007
Rocky River, Ohio
Cleaning and exam from the dentist  more... close row
$ 100
Apr 2008
Dearborn MI
Cost for one twice a year dental exam  more... close row
$ 40
Apr 2009
Ashland, Ky
Very pleasant and cheap dental cleaning  more... close row
$ 87
Aug 2007
Oakland, CA
Routine check up and cleaning  more... close row
$ 99
Oct 2007
Boiling Springs, SC
Full check up with x rays and cleaning  more... close row
$ 149
Mar 2008
Canton, MI
Full dental exam with x-rays and cleaning  more... close row
$ 1400
Feb 2007
Coopersburg,PA
Cleaning, x rays and six fillings  more... close row
$ 400
Jun 2007
Akron, OH
Cleaning, examination, and filling a cavity  more... close row

Description of service

This included cleaning, examination, and filling a cavity, with the associated costs of local anaesthetic and the time of the doctor and hygienist.


Review of Service

I hate the dentist - I've been known to skip dental appointments out of sheer, paralysing fear. So when I found a dentist who is gentle, competent, friendly, and comforting, I certainly wasn't going to leave because of the price. I have dental insurance through my work, but this dentist was outside of network, and I had to pay about half of the total out of pocket, all told. Still, it was worth it. My old dentist would have me bleeding profusely after the cleaning - I thought it was normal - and every procedure was seemingly planned for pain. Also, his diagnosis was guided by what the insurance would pay. This doctor was different - my mouth felt fine after cleaning, he filled the tooth that needed it, and I was on my way, still numb but feeling fine. You can get good dental work for a decent price!


Tips

Shop around. Don't be afraid to leave a dentist that isn't treating you delicately - your gums and teeth are sensitive, and deserve to be treated as such. And don't be cheap: you have to pay to get what you need.


$ 243
Mar 2008
Grand Rapids, MI
Initial consultation with a new dentist  more... close row
$ 325
Sep 2007
Ft. Washington, MD
High price for quick view of mouth  more... close row