Dental Implant Costs
Dentistry That Stands The Test Of Time
Dental implants are the best available treatment to replace missing teeth. Unlike other restorative treatments, implants replace the tooth root, preventing bone atrophy and providing the ultimate anchor for crowns, bridges, and dentures. Our bodies are truly amazing – their ability to coexist with a variety of native and foreign materials means that our treatment options, as cosmetic and implant dentists, are constantly expanding.
Implant placement is an individualised procedure, so the cost may vary significantly from patient to patient. The total price will depend on the number of implants you receive, the size of your restoration, and other factors.
If you decide to pursue treatment, we offer a number of affordable financing options. Most patients agree that the cost of dental implants is offset by the numerous benefits they offer: dental implants are an investment in the future and in a patient's quality of life.
You may be surprised to hear that your jawbone is a lot like a muscle, in that it must be stimulated regularly in order to maintain its volume. Therefore, when a tooth is extracted, the jawbone begins to deteriorate almost immediately. In fact, studies show that within a year of tooth loss, there is a 25% decrease in bone width. Thankfully, dental implants can take the place of natural teeth to provide the stimulus needed by the jaw. If done early, it greatly reduces the need for bone grafting any any other additional procedures.
Dental Implants Built On Solid Research And Reliable Results
Determining The Individualised Dental Implants Cost
The dental implant price constitutes a significant investment in the present and future state of your dental health, beautiful smile and largely the quality of life. There are a staggering number of people who suffer from oral diseases that cause tooth loss, and ultimately in a state of not having a single original tooth left! But, whether you have lost a single tooth to decay/accidental trauma or are facing an immediate future of complete tooth loss due to gum disease, experienced implant dentists can offer you advanced digitalised dental implant with unparalleled solutions.
So how much do dental implants cost? That is a great question and one that has many answers. Over the years that I have placed dental implants I can tell you that the costs vary quite a bit depending on many different criteria and situation.
Just like any other expertise it is up to the dentist to keep up with the current and all future technological developments in implant dentistry. This largely means looking at techniques and systems that have been around for at least a few years to ensure that they are verified and well-proven. The conscientious Implant dentist wouldn't use his/her patients as a part of the learning curve in the field of implant dentistry.
WHAT IMPACTS THE COST OF DENTAL IMPLANTS?
- How many teeth are missing- If you are missing a single tooth, you will require only one implant. We may also use implants to replace several or even all of your teeth. Implants are priced individually, so the number of implants you receive will directly impact total treatment cost. Additionally, dentures cost more than individual crowns.
- The restorative materials you choose- We offer dental restorations made from an array of materials. For the most natural look, we suggest state-of-the-art ceramic, which is very durable and provides an incredibly lifelike smile. You may wish to pay slightly more for advanced materials that offer life-long cosmetic benefits.
- Specialised techniques- In some cases, Dr. Tehranian uses an innovative surgical method to place your implant. For example, if you are going to receive an implant-supported denture, he may use the All-on-4® technique, in which just four implants are placed to support a same-day restoration such as a bridge or denture. This type of advanced techniques may involve additional fees.
Dental Implants : A Life changing investment
Although there are clear benefits to having dental implants, beware of shopping around to get “Low-Cost Implants”. As implant dentistry is an unregulated area of cosmetic dentistry, and many general dentists are attempting to place implants without adequate training, skills or experience.
The first thing to remember is that when a dental implant is used to replace a tooth, there are 2 separate charges. One charge is for the actual tooth implant and the second charge is for the crown. Many patients get confused by this and are sometimes misled by dentists promoting very inexpensive implants. In many cases, dental practices advertise cheap dental implants to attract patients and then overcharge them for the implant crown. So, in the end, that very “inexpensive” implant you paid for was really not that cheap.
Another very important thing to consider with dental implants is the quality and quantity of the existing bone. In order to have a dental implant placed, you must have enough bone to hold the titanium post. In some cases, when teeth have been missing for a long time or when an infection is present, there will not be enough bone present to strongly hold the implant. In these cases, bone must be regrown prior to placement of the dental implant. Without this extra bone, the implant will not be sturdy enough to survive the vast amount of forces produced during the chewing of food.
The price of dental implants may seem very discouraging to many people, but at our dental Implant Clinic in Preston, we provide many different payment options to help you get your teeth back. We offer financing plans allowing you to have affordable and convenient monthly payments. We also have 0% financing options available as well. If you have any questions regarding dental implants, please call our treatment coordinator ; Yvonne on 01772 - 726932 .