How much could 1 tooth cost? At the end of it, over $8000 with repairs, root Canals , crowns, repairs, removal and implants. It adds up quickly.
The amount that insurance companies cover and dentists charge, continues to increase. How do people without insurance actually pay for all of this?
Ranting about dental costs while fun is usually howling at the ocean. If your insurance covers most of it, live with it, and move on.