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What is the Average Cost of a Tooth Filling? Average Tooth Filling Price

Tooth fillings are made from different materials like dental amalgam, glass ionomer cement and composite resins. Indirect restorative substances like acrylic, porcelain, zirconia, gold and other metals are also used. Functioning, morphology etc of missing tooth construction is brought back by this process of dental filling of cavities or hole. Cost of carrying out such fillings varies from one dentist to another, State-to-State, insurance etc but average price works out to $100 to $250, without insurance. Silver filling is cheaper than white ones. Cost difference exists for permanent, baby tooth and also on the surface requiring filling and depth of cavity. Silver amalgam filling for primary baby tooth costs $74 to $102 for first surface, $107 to $142 for fourth surface and $97 to $131 for first surface of permanent teeth and $128 to $183 for fourth surface. Composite resin fillings for front permanent teeth cost $91 to $118 for first surface and $187 to $248 for the fourth surface. Similarly for rear teeth fillings $93 to $183 for first surface and $216 to $288 for third surface is the pricing.

by Susan White on Thu, 10/21/2010 - 10:24

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