Wonderfully informative article. Please read this at your leisure.
Originally posted on the right smile:
The cost of a simple tooth extraction can range anywhere from $95 to $250 depending on whether the procedure is being performed by a dentist or a specialist known as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. If the tooth is broken at the gum line, it will be considered a ‘surgical extraction’ and usually costs $150 to $300. Extracting a wisdom tooth, which is usually done by an oral surgeon, can cost anywhere between $150 and $350, but if it’s a partially or completely impacted wisdom tooth then the cost could climb as high as $650.
The cost of the tooth extraction can be higher; for example, if the tooth disintegrates, it can take the dentist a while to get all of it out and the dentist may charge you extra if that happens. Each patient and each tooth is unique. It can be cookie cutter, but…
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