The average cost for a gold tooth is between $600 and over $2,000 per crown, as of 2015. Teeth made of solid gold may cost considerably more.
Gold is among the most expensive materials for teeth and dental crowns. Insurance companies often do not cover the cost of gold since it is not considered a requirement. The benefit of investing in a gold tooth is that if the tooth is ever removed or a different crown is chosen later, the gold can be sold. The tooth becomes known as "scrap gold," which may be sold to a gold buyer. The value of the tooth is based on the current price of gold.