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the Price of a Dental Cleaning and Check-up

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$ 50
Feb 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Annual cleaning and checkup  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

Description of service

The service I received was a routine dental cleaning. The appointment started with the dentist cleaning taking 4 bite wing x-rays of my back teeth. Next, the dentist cleaned my teeth with special cleaning instruments. After this the dentist polished my teeth with a gritty, fluoride containing paste. My teeth were then flossed and i was given a four minute fluoride treatment after which i was not able to eat or drink for approximately thirty minutes. The cleaning cost was $46 while with bite wing x-rays cost about $25

Review of Service

I feel the the service I received was very good. The dentist was gentle while cleaning my teeth and took the x-rays quickly. i really appreciate this because this is usually the worst part of the appointment for me. During the appointment the dentist explained everything he did, and why it was being done. He pointed out how and where i could improve brushing at home and did not get angry when i told him that i do not floss every day. Because I do not have many fillings I have x-rays taken about once a year. After developing the x-rays the dentist shows them to me and points out any problem areas or new cavities.


I think one of the best ways to find a dentist is from referrals from friends or family. A dentist is someone you need to put a lot of trust in so don't be afraid to shop around if you are not satisfied with the care or treatment you are given. Another good way to find a dentist is to call a local dental laboratory and ask if there are any dentists in your area that send the dental lab good quality work. The dental lab would be happy to make recommendations and is a great source of an unbiased opinion since they get to see the work done by a dentist and know which ones show a lot of attention to detail and which ones are taking short cuts

$ 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
$ 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
$ 87
Aug 2007
Oakland, CA
Routine check up and cleaning  more... close row
$ 40
Apr 2009
Ashland, Ky
Very pleasant and cheap dental cleaning  more... close row
$ 99
Oct 2007
Boiling Springs, SC
Full check up with x rays and cleaning  more... close row
$ 1400
Feb 2007
Cleaning, x rays and six fillings  more... close row
$ 400
Jun 2007
Akron, OH
Cleaning, examination, and filling a cavity  more... close row
$ 243
Mar 2008
Grand Rapids, MI
Initial consultation with a new dentist  more... close row
$ 149
Mar 2008
Canton, MI
Full dental exam with x-rays and cleaning  more... close row
$ 325
Sep 2007
Ft. Washington, MD
High price for quick view of mouth  more... close row