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How Much Does Dental Care Cost?
Massapequa, NY

Image of a woman smiling after knowing her dental care cost is affordable, at Detailed Dental Care in Massapequa, NY. How much you have to pay for dental care will largely depend on the type of procedure, its difficulty, the dental practice, and your overall health. In general, a simple dental checkup starts at just around $100. A dental restoration, on the other hand, can cost up to $40,000 because it includes various treatments such as dental implants, veneers, bone grafts, tooth extraction, and more. A full mouth dental implant will cost anywhere from $60,000 to $100,000 or more.

It is highly recommended to make regular dental appointments with our skilled specialists at Detailed Dental Care to prevent diseases and take good care of your oral health. Let's take a look at some of the most common dental procedures and their prices.

Dental Implants - from $1,500

Dental implants are the de facto solution for missing teeth and have accelerated in popularity. Prices for dental implants usually start at $1,500 but this does not take into account the abutment and crown. In general, the overall price of the procedure itself should cost around $4,000 for a single dental implant. It is not possible to give a precise number because no two procedures are exactly the same and there will be differences depending on the patient's requirements and health.

Dental Crowns - Starting at $1000

The price for dental crowns depends on the material you choose, but it could cost anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000 per crown. The procedure also involves other fees such as dental exams, procedural costs, and any prep work needed before removing the crown. Dental crowns are used to cover any damage done to missing teeth or an existing tooth. They can restore the shape of your original tooth and keep it relatively healthy.

Dental Veneers - from $800

The average cost for composite dental veneers is around $800 for each tooth. Porcelain veneers, on the other hand, average out at $1,500 and last for a good five to 10 years. The entire purpose of porcelain veneers is to provide patients with a cosmetic makeover. Before starting the procedure, your dentist may require you to undergo a dental exam and dental cleaning.

The price for each of these procedures averages out $100 to $300. If x-rays are required, you may have to spend another $200. You may have to visit our dentist at least two times, several weeks apart, with each visit lasting a few hours. On the first visit, our dentist will evaluate your overall dental health and address any issues. This is followed by administering local anesthesia and then taking impressions of your teeth for reference.

Scaling and Root Planing - from $150

Scaling and root planing is the thorough removal of tartar and plaque from the teeth as well as the gums. The overall goal of scaling and root planing is to prevent gum disease or treat the earliest stages of gingivitis. Scaling and root planing are extremely effective at preventing or treating gum disease. The average cost for scaling and root planing starts at around $150, but it will depend on various factors.

Dental Filling - Starting at $300

Dental fillings are used to improve the strength of an existing tooth after it has been damaged by a cavity. If you need a filling, our experts Dr. Amoia and will begin the process by removing any decayed material from your tooth. This is then followed by completely cleaning the tooth to prevent the decay from resurfacing. Finally, a filling material is used to close off the space. The dental filling doesn't just keep your teeth strong and stable; it also seals the space that could leave your tooth vulnerable to future infections and bacteria. This is a great way of preventing costly dental work in the future and keeping your teeth in as good a state as possible.

The most common materials used for dental fillings include porcelain, gold, and composite resin. The last option is often used because of how closely it resembles your real teeth. It's not always possible to tell if you need a dental filling because every patient's situation is different. Visit Detailed Dental Care so that our experts can comprehensively review your teeth for signs of cavities and decide if you need a filling.

Dental Cleaning - Starting at $100

A dental cleaning is a common treatment that usually starts at just around $100 but may cost as much as $400. You can also request anesthesia if you need deep cleaning. Before the actual process can start our dentist will examine your entire mouth. Dental cleaning involves the removal of tartar and plaque on your teeth, improving gum health and reducing gum inflammation.

Once the teeth are clear of any plaque and tartar, our dentist will use an electric brush to clear off any remaining tartar. Finally, a fluoride paste may be applied to your teeth to prevent the buildup of harmful bacteria and improve your general health.

Tooth Extraction - Starting at $100

The price of a tooth extraction usually starts at around $100 per tooth. However, a more complicated surgical extraction may cost you $1,000 or more, depending on various factors. To numb the area, our dentist may apply a local anesthetic such as Novocain. A tool such as an elevator may be used to loosen the tooth from the jawbone and then remove it with the help of forceps.

Surgical extraction, on the other hand, is more complicated and is usually performed if the tooth is impacted or broken beneath the gum line. In addition, we may also administer local anesthesia or general anesthesia to calm the patient. There are additional costs such as x-rays, dental exams, and follow up appointments that may cost more.

It is important to book regular appointments with our dentists to prevent disease at an early stage. Call Detailed Dental Care at (516) 875-6774 to schedule an appointment for any of your dental needs.

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