How much does a dental crown cost without insurance?

trying to figure out why I feel like without insurance would be cheaper to get this done. The dentist said 416.00 out of pocket I'm thinking to myself geez I dont know many people who can just hand over that kind of money. My husband had to get a root canal and was charged 800 out of pocket...what is the... show more trying to figure out why I feel like without insurance would be cheaper to get this done.
The dentist said 416.00 out of pocket I'm thinking to myself geez I dont know many people who can just hand over that kind of money. My husband had to get a root canal and was charged 800 out of pocket...what is the purpose of dental insurance if you have to pay such a huge out of pocket amount?
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