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the Price of Emergency Dental Care

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Location 
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Description
$ 120
Mar 2007
Northeast Arkansas
Emergency tooth extraction  more... close row
$ 190
Mar 2008
Portland, Oregon
Emergency crown on a molar  more... close row
$ 320
Aug 2007
Jackson, MI
Emergency tooth extraction at clinic  more... close row
$ 200
Sep 2007
Tempe, AZ
Crown replacement after biting into gooey candy  more... close row
$ 347
Aug 2008
Syracuse NY
Emergency exam and filling  more... close row

Description of service

I paid 107 dollars for an emergency exam at the dentists office. The exam included an exam by a dental assistant, two x-rays of my teeth and a short talk with the Dentist. In the same visit I had a tooth filled and paid 240 dollars for that, so the total for the emergency visit was 347.00, I had no insurance so this was the cash visit price.


Review of Service

The service I got was excellent. I woke with tooth pain and called the dental office that I had been to once before. The receptionist made me an appointment for lunch time- I assume the Dentist puts emergency patients in his lunch hour because the rest of his schedule is full. I arrived five minutes early to do paperwork, but they pulled my old file and said that was all they needed. I appreciated that, I didn't feel like doing paperwork. The dental assistant called me at my appointment time, so I didn't sit in the reception room for long. She did the exam, took the X-rays and then I waited about 5 minutes for the Dentist. He did an exam, explained everything in detail and I agreed to a filling. They both did a good job. They explained what they were doing as we went along, I felt no pain after one shot of novicane, and they worked quickly and efficiently. Before I knew it I was back at the front desk, writing my check.


Tips

If you don't have a regular dentist, ask around for a referral from friends and family. When you call the office, if it's an emergency ( you are in pain) tell them that so they can make special arrangements to get you right in. Ask what the charges are for cash patients if you don't have insurance, sometimes they have a slight discount for cash payments. Ask if they accept credit cards and if so, what ones. If you go to the dentist in pain, be prepared to make a quick decision about what you want done. Have a back up plan for getting home in case they have to do something major that might cause you to be woozy or unable to drive when they are done.


$ 95
Feb 2008
Coopersburg, PA
Filing of chipped tooth flouride treatment  more... close row
$ 1500
Feb 2008
San Diego, CA
Emergency wisdom tooth extraction  more... close row
$ 250
Apr 2008
New York, New York
Emergency dental care a must when in pain  more... close row
$ 350
Nov 2006
Birmingham, Michigan
Tooth removal with laughing gas  more... close row
$ 420
Jun 2007
La Crescent, MN
Emergency tooth removal with bad service  more... close row
$ 0
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$ 0
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$ 295
Jan 2010
Salt Lake City, Utah
Extraction of infected molar, including anesthesia and x-rays.  more... close row
$ 120
Jun 2008
Valrico, Florida
Disorganized unhelpful dentist  more... close row
$ 250
Mar 2008
Garland, TX
Removal of cracked molar  more... close row
$ 90
Apr 2008
Baltimore, Maryland
Emergency dental service is for extreme pain  more... close row