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The cost of dental checkups

Brighten your smile and your life with biannual dental checkups.

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How much do dental checkups cost?

On average, patients pay $149¹

A dental checkup is critical in creating a treatment plan, maintaining your oral health and preventing serious dental issues down the road. Get the most out of your smile with biannual checkups.

¹Price displayed is the average price paid by patients nationwide for selected service checkups that include an exam and x-rays. Prices may vary by location. Check your local Aspen Dental office for exact pricing.

What affects the cost of a dental checkup?

Dental office location

Your local office’s location may impact the overall cost of your checkup. Office fee schedules can be affected by the cost of rent and utilities, which may be higher in urban areas vs. rural areas. Check with your office for more details.

Required number of x-rays

Your checkup may include 4 bitewing x-rays; however, if deemed medically necessary, your doctor may recommend more as needed based on the current state of your oral health.

Insurance or financing

The cost of your care depends on whether or not you have dental insurance. No insurance? No worries! Learn more about our insurance and financing solutions. We do not accept Medicaid.

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²Not valid for previous or ongoing work and cannot be combined with other discounts or dental discount programs. Not valid for orthodontia. Discount taken off usual and customary fees for general dentistry services and does not apply to services rendered by a specialist. Patients with insurance will receive either the 20% discount or insurance plan pricing, whichever discount is greater. Offer expires 07/30/24.

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Insurance and financing

We accept most insurance plans and connect you with third-party financing. We do not accept Medicaid.

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Your dental checkup cost questions answered

The cost of a dental check up without dental insurance varies based on your office location. Depending on office location, the average checkup price is $149 per exam, not including a routine cleaning.

If you don’t currently have dental insurance—no worries. We’ll connect you with third-party financing to ensure you get the care you need. Explore financing options and our Aspen Dental Savings Plan.

To see which providers are accepted by your local Aspen Dental office, visit their location page. We do not accept Medicaid.

A dental check up typically includes an oral exam and possibly X-rays to detect and prevent oral health issues, such as cavities, gum disease and oral cancer.