A root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp or root of a tooth becomes infected and begins to cause lots of pain. A root canal can cost anywhere between $400 and $1,400.
The price you may pay for your child’s root canal treatment may change because the procedure varies in difficulty depending on a number of factors.
The cost of a root canal depends on three factors:
The cost of a root canal can depend on the tooth. Incisor or canine teeth, which are located near the front of the mouth, only have single roots and can cost anywhere from $400 to $1,000 for a root canal. A tooth located near the back of the mouth, such as a molar or premolar, have multiple roots and can cost between $500 and $1,400.
A root canal for a baby tooth is often quicker and easier to perform compared to a root canal on a permanent tooth and can cost less.
Both a general dentist and an endodontist can perform root canals. An endodontist specializes in procedures that take place inside the tooth. Because it generally costs more to see a specialist over a general dentist, it can cost more to have an endodontist perform your child’s root canal.
Sometimes follow-up dentist visits or post-treatments can add to the total cost of a root canal. These added treatments might include various follow-up tests, a procedure to strengthen the tooth, or restoring a crown.
So how much should you be paying for your child’s root canal procedure? Take the guess work out of it and bring your child down to Kool Smiles. We always offers affordable prices for treatments and accept most major insurance plans including Medicaid, TRICARE, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
Call us today at to set up an appointment for your child and determine what the cost of a root canal would be.
Medicine Net: http://www.medicinenet.com/root_canal/page6.htm
If your child has pain around his or her teeth, it may be time for a root canal and crown. But how much does root canal treatment cost? The average price of…Read Full Article
The health of your children's teeth is very important, so you should take your kids to the dentist even if you don't have insurance. Taking your child to the dentist may seem expensive,…Read Full Article
Although the cost of braces can vary, the average price of traditional metal braces for teeth in the U.S. ranges between $3,000 and $7,000. This price can rise if your child…Read Full Article
With or without insurance, the cost of a root canal can vary depending on your specific insurance plan and dentist. If your child is in need of a root canal, you can…Read Full Article
Behind teeth braces, also known as lingual braces, are braces that fit behind the teeth rather than in front. The perk of lingual braces is that they are not easily seen. However,…Read Full Article
If you are wondering what is causing your child's bleeding gums, take him or her to the dentist immediately for a dental exam. The most common cause of bleeding gums is…Read Full Article
If your child has swollen gums, you want to find out the cause as quickly as possible. Swollen gums can be a sign of a serious dental problem like gum…Read Full Article
Children deserve a special dental office—one that can provide high quality service in a fun and relaxed environment. Kool Smiles is a nationwide network of dental offices that treats children. All…Read Full Article
Tooth enamel protects your teeth from chewing, biting, crunching, and grinding. Although enamel is a hard protector of teeth, it can chip and crack. While enamel damage can be prevented,…Read Full Article
If you notice that your child has bleeding gums when they brush or floss, this could be a sign that they have gum disease (gingivitis). Gingivitis causes irritation, redness and swelling of your gums. However,…Read Full Article
If you are searching for a nearby dentist for your child, there is likely a Kool Smiles in your neighborhood. Simply put in your city and state or zip code,…Read Full Article