Your cost will be much lower if you have dental insurance.
Most plans cover 50% to 90% of reparative procedures like root canals, fillings and crowns after a deductible is met.
Say your dentist charges $500 for the root canal and $900 for the crown and its placement, and your dental plan covers 70% of charges.
How much does a root canal cost with insurance?
Like any dental procedure, root canal cost varies from one provider to another. But it can still be helpful to get an idea of the average cost nationwide. According to Nerd Wallet, root canals cost an average of $700 per tooth for a front tooth root canal, and $900 per tooth for a molar root canal.
How much does a root canal and crown cost with insurance?
A CostHelper survey shows the average root canal cost with and without insurance: Front tooth: $1,156 without insurance or $608 with insurance. Mid-molar: $957 without insurance or $333 with insurance. Back Molar: $1,184 without insurance or $682 with insurance.
How much does an endodontist charge for a root canal?
On a front tooth, root canal treatment can cost $300-$1,500 or more but typically is about $900-$1,100 depending on complexity and whether the work is done by a dentist or an endodontist.
Do root canals cause health problems?
Root canal therapy is not the cause of cancer or heart attacks. Root canals do not leave areas of necrotic bone in your jaw that are filled with bacteria and lead to chronic inflammation and illness.