Cost comparison of a molar root canal treatment vs. extraction

 

RCT

RCT
$1500
(avg. specialist price)
$900*
(Root Canal Dentists)
Build up
$200
$200
PFM
$1500
$1500
 
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Total
$3200
$2600
 

vs.

 

EXTRACTION

 
Simple Extraction $250
 
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Bridge (PFMx3) $4500
Implant $2500
 
 
PFM $1500
Total
$4750
$4250
 
  • Potential for trauma to
    supporting teeth.
  • Increased potential for
    complications later.
Potential added costs
– without sinus lift
– without bone graft
– simple extraction only

*Price for molar root canal treatment at Root Canal Dentists is $900 making the total price of treatment=$2600.

Therefore, if your tooth is still salvageable, it makes more sense financially to save the tooth with root canal treatment.