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School of Dental Medicine

Price Comparison Guide

At Tufts Dental School we offer a unique option for your oral health care, one where your treatment is part of an educational experience. As a not-for-profit, we keep our fees as low as possible while still being able to provide you with the highest standards of care. 

This chart is for example comparison purposes ONLY. Fees are subject to change. Each patient’s total cost of care will vary, and your provider will advise you on the best procedures for your needs.

  Comprehensive Care Clinic Tufts Faculty Practice
Provider Dental student Faculty Dentist
Fees $ $$$
Time +++ +
Standard Cleaning (D1110) $72 $117
One Surface Filling* (D2391) $99 $265
Root Canal* (D3320) $464 $1,224
Crown* (D2752) $695 $1,989
Specialty Teaching Clinics: 

We also offer a full range of Specialty Teaching Clinics. Dentists pursuing advanced degrees provide your care and they are able to provide more complex treatments. Prices and policies vary, but fees are up to 50% less than area specialists, but slightly higher than in our Comprehensive Care Clinic.

*Procedure examples:
  • Fillings: Price listed is for 1-Surface White Filling on a Back Tooth (Procedure Code D2391) only, and do not include any other treatments that may be necessary. Filling prices vary based on tooth, complexity, and material used.
  • Root Canals: Price listed is for a Bicuspid Root Canal (Procedure Code D3320) only, and do not include any other necessary treatments that may be necessary. Root Canal prices vary depending on the tooth and complexity. Depending on the complexity of treatment, you may need to be referred to our specialty Endodontic Clinic, which has different fees.
  • Crowns: Price listed is for a Crown - Porcelain Fused To Noble Metal (Procedure Code D2752) only, and do not include any other treatments that may be necessary. Crown prices vary depending on tooth and material used.
Tufts Dental Faculty Practice:

Tufts Dental Faculty Practice is a full-service option within the dental school, where your care is provided by experienced faculty members. Although it is part of the dental school, it is not a teaching clinic, and fees are comparable to an area private practice.