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Old 03-16-2006, 09:33 AM   #1
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Deep Scale Cleaning Could Be $828 !!! In Nashville This High ??

so they say i need a deep scale cleaning in all 4 quads because i've had a little bone loss over the years. it's like $167 + $40 extra for something that may or may not need to be done !?? so it can range from $668-828 total !!! this seems really high and i have no ins. !! my teeth and gums are not really that bad i thought ?? should i shop around ?

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Old 03-16-2006, 06:32 PM   #2
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Re: Deep Scale Cleaning Could Be $828 !!! In Nashville This High ??

Im not sure about your area, but here in so CA, I paid $1000. So that sounds like a deal to me!

Old 03-16-2006, 07:58 PM   #3
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Re: Deep Scale Cleaning Could Be $828 !!! In Nashville This High ??

I just found out I need this done also and have my first appt on Wed. for the 1st quad..I live in Northeast PA, and she is charging me $780.00 for all 4 quads..So that sounds about right for u I would say..

Old 03-16-2006, 08:18 PM   #4
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Re: Deep Scale Cleaning Could Be $828 !!! In Nashville This High ??

I was quoted a price like that.

But I decided to do a regular cleaning. And my pockets went down alot from just a couple of good regular cleanings for about $100 each.

Note: the office that wanted to do the deep cleaning said I had several 6 & 7mm pockets. I did one regular cleaning and the next dentist only found one 6 and the rest were 2,3, or either my pockets healed quick from that one regular cleaning or the deep cleaning place lied to me about those pocket depths.

Old 03-17-2006, 06:36 AM   #5
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Re: Deep Scale Cleaning Could Be $828 !!! In Nashville This High ??

My dentist also charged a little over $800, I think that price is about the going rate.

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