The Dental Care Center

How Much Does a Root Canal Cost in California?

June 10, 2022
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Posted By: The Dental Care Center

Are you looking for a dentist in the Van Nuys area? Look no further than Dr. Peter Suh and our team at The Dental Care Center! We offer comprehensive dentistry services to improve your oral health, such as root canal therapy. People often view root canals as the boogeyman of dentistry, but we don't practice your grandparents' root canals!

Thanks to advancements in dental technology, modern root canals are quick and painless. Not to mention Dr. Suh and our team have a gentle touch and produce clinically-excellent outcomes. 

Cost of a Root Canal in Van Nuys

The average cost of root canal therapy varies on a few different factors:

  • The tooth affected 
  • The crown material 
  • Degree of infection or damage to the tooth

For example, molars are more expensive than other teeth because of their location. Also, front tooth root canals can cost between $900–$1100. The average cost of a root canal in Los Angeles is between $700–$1500.

The only way to know the cost of your root canal treatment is to schedule an appointment with your dentist. During the appointment, your dentist will assess your oral health, the severity of the infection, and more, determining the cost. Another consideration is if you have dental insurance or are paying out-of-pocket. 

Affordable Root Canal Treatment 

Payment is due at the time of treatment unless you've made arrangements with us in advance. Our Van Nuys dental office accepts most dental insurance plans, including HMO, but we do not accept Medicare. We're pleased to work with you on getting the most out of your insurance coverage, so please don't hesitate to reach out to our team.

In addition to accepting insurance, we accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and personal checks. We offer extended payment options for patients who need them, and we accept third-party financing, such as CareCredit. 

CareCredit is a healthcare credit card that helps patients afford medical and dental treatments with affordable monthly payments. Financing begins at zero percent, and the application is quick and easy to fill out. If you have any questions about payment or financing, one of our friendly and knowledgeable team members will be happy to help you. 

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