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When it comes to the subject of finding an affordable dental clinic, you might have some questions. In previous posts, we address topics including: pertinent health hygiene issues, how to find dental clinics for low income families, etc. This blog, however, is designed to help answer the frequently-asked question of how ‘affordable’ an affordable dental clinic is. The fact is, ‘affordable’ can mean different things to different people. What is affordable to Bill Gates may not be affordable to the average American. Since the median household income is $53,657, it comes as no surprise that the actual cost of dental procedures is an important subject to broach.
While there is no across-the-board fixed price for any dental procedure, the American Dental Association conducted a survey in 2011 that revealed some helpful averages. It’s important to know beforehand that these are only nationwide averages, that the range of procedures is very vast, and that prices vary from state to state and clinic to clinic. Also, a procedure can change or morph, depending on a patient’s need. That being said, here are some numbers to give you a broad scope of what you might be looking at.