How much do gold teeth typically cost?


Quick Answer

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.

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How much do gold teeth typically cost?
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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.

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