Cost of Dental Implants


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Your decision on whether dental implant is the right solution for you often hinges on understanding the cost of dental implants as well as several important factors such as the advantages of dental implants over other dental procedures and the success rate. This video outlines and goes through how you can go about taking the various important factors into consideration before you decide whether dental implants is for your dental condition.

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Cost of Dental Implants

  1. 1. Cost Of Dental Implants
  2. 2. Dental Implants: Cost Versus ConvenienceThe cost of dental implants is certainly animportant factor to consider whenweighing your dental work options.However, this knowledge should includefactors such as the advantages of dentalimplants over other dental procedures, thesuccess rate of an average dental implantand the convenience of having a permanent solution to yourdental problems.With a working understanding of these factors, you are moreassured in deciding whether or not a dental implant is the rightsolution for you.
  3. 3. What Exactly is a Dental Implant?Simply put, a dental implant is anartificial root that takes the place of amissing natural root in your jaw.The implant is typically made of titaniumand forms a base for the connection ofeither a single artificial tooth or a permanent bridge thatreplaces an entire section of your teeth.The implant eventually fuses to the bone of your jaw and, assuch, it is designed as a long-term solution to dentalproblems.
  4. 4. Advantages of Dental Implants Versus Other Procedures There are many advantages to getting dental implants rather than various other procedures such as using dentures or a fixed bridge. Take these into careful consideration as you weigh the cost of dental implants against your decision.
  5. 5. Advantages of Dental Implants Versus Other Procedures*Comfort–Dental implants feel andperform just like real teeth. As such,there are never any cumbersome piecesof the implants that interfere with youroral comfort.Dentures, in contrast, can slide around in your mouth andoften make even the simple act of chewing foodunnecessarily difficult.Additionally, there are never any worries of speech problemsas a result of loose-fitting or cumbersome dental work whenyou are using dental implants.
  6. 6. Advantages of Dental Implants Versus Other Procedures*Appearance and Confidence–Due to thefact that dental implants look and feelcompletely natural, your confidence isnever impaired.You can always speak and smile without a single fear of anyone knowing that you have had any sort ofdental work, and your dentist even takes great care toensure that your new teeth perfectly match the color of yourold teeth so that nothing appears out of the ordinary. Yoursmile always looks great and you never have to worry aboutslurring your words because of a loose-fitting denture gettingin the way.
  7. 7. Advantages of Dental Implants Versus Other Procedures*Oral Health–Dental implants do notrequire any sort of reduction oralteration to surrounding teeth.As a result, your long-term oral healthis dramatically improved in comparisonto other dental procedures. They alsohelp to reduce bone loss and gumrecession that often occurs with otherdental procedures.
  8. 8. Advantages of Dental Implants Versus Other Procedures*Reliability and Durability–Dental implants are largelyconsidered extremelyreliable. In fact, implants thatare properly cared for often lasta lifetime.At the very least, you are sureto get several years of use outof implants so long as youmaintain a habit of consistentlypracticing good oral hygiene.
  9. 9. Advantages of Dental Implants Versus Other Procedures*Convenience–Unlike other dentalprocedures, there are not anyinconvenient or annoying special careinstructions involved with dentalimplants once they have properly healed.The implants are cleaned and maintained in the samemanner as you would clean your normal teeth. Additionally,there are no worries of misplaced dentures, annoying gelsand pastes or the embarrassment of ever having someonecatch you without your teeth.
  10. 10. Success Rate for Dental ImplantsThe success rate of dentalimplantation is incrediblyhigh. Figures typically rangefrom 91 percent to 98 percentdepending on what area of yourmouth the implant is placed in.This is an extremely importantpiece of information to keep inmind when considering the costof dental implants.
  11. 11. What Factors Influence the Cost of Dental Implants?Generally speaking, it is safeto assume that an implantcosts anywhere between$1,000 and $5,000 pertooth.However, a variety of factors ultimately influences the overallprice. Keep these factors in mind for general interest, butyou should schedule a professional consultation for a muchclearer picture of the final cost of your particular needs.
  12. 12. What Factors Influence the Cost of Dental Implants?*Availability of Insurance–Fortunately, there are severalinsurance companies withplans that help to cover someportion of the cost, whichoften makes dental implants much more affordable thanotherwise. Check with your insurance company to get theparticular details of your individual plan in regards to thismatter.
  13. 13. What Factors Influence the Cost of Dental Implants?*How Many Teeth NeedReplaced–While this aspectseems obvious at first glance, it isstill important to take intoconsideration.The cost of dental implants sometimes varies dramaticallybased on the amount of work needed. A full mouthimplantation, for instance, can require several different visitsand is therefore a more costly process when considered on aper-tooth basis.
  14. 14. What Factors Influence the Cost of Dental Implants?*Type of Implant andMaterial–There are differentvarieties of implants that arecommonly used depending onyour particular needs.The different types require different procedures and areconsequently attached to different price tags. Additionally,there are typically multiple options available betweenmaterials used in implantation. Higher grade materialsgenerally come at a higher cost.
  15. 15. What Factors Influence the Cost of Dental Implants?*Financing Programs–Manydentists offer financing programsthat may affect the cost of dentalimplants.Such programs may beexceptionally convenient if yourinsurance does not providecoverage for theprocedure. Contact your dentist formore information on what sort ofprograms he may offer.
  16. 16. What Factors Influence the Cost of Dental Implants?*Which Dentist is Used–Dueto the fact that we live in afree market economy, thereis obviously room forvarying prices betweendentists.Shop around if you think you can find a better deal, butremember to never sacrifice for quality with your dentalwork. A highly skilled dentist is likely to cost a bit more for agood reason.
  17. 17. Single Implant Versus Full MouthThe biggest difference betweensingle implants and full mouthimplants is the amount of workrequired for each.A competent dentist can likelycomplete a single tooth implantin a single visit, often within anhour. Full mouth implants, on theother hand, can take up to ninemonths to fully implement.
  18. 18. Single Implant Versus Full Mouth Additionally, a single implant requires only a single artificial tooth on one artificial root. Whereas a full mouth implantation usually requires between four and six artificial roots per jaw that ultimately attach to a permanent bridge. A temporary bridge is often used until the artificial roots heal. At that time, a second visit is necessary to attach the permanent
  19. 19. How Painful are Dental Implants?Perhaps surprisingly, the vastmajority of dental implantpatients report that there is littleto no pain involved with theprocedure.In fact, most patients even say that the surgery is less painfulthan a typical tooth extraction. It is usually only necessaryto use a local anesthesia during the actual surgery itself, andeven the healing process is relatively painless.
  20. 20. How Painful are Dental Implants?Though rare circumstances presentthemselves, if any pain is presentafter the procedure it is generallyeasy enough to care for with over-the-counter medicines such asTylenol or Advil.You are typically a good candidate for dental implants solong as you have good general oral health and your bonesare no longer growing.This means that it is impossible for a growing child to receivea dental implant, but virtually everyone else is a likelycandidate.
  21. 21. Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?Of course, the best candidatepractices exceptional oralhygiene and displays no signsof gum disease.Healthy bone structure that is strong enough and thickenough to sufficiently support the implants in your jawis also very desirable.
  22. 22. Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?Some existing medicalconditions such as diabetes orhigh blood pressure maypotentially present a problem,but you can usually evenovercome these conditionswithout worry.Similarly, gum disease is acommon problem, but is usuallynot an insurmountable one.
  23. 23. Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?Smoking certainly lowers thesuccess rate of dentalimplants, and it is alwaysstrongly recommended thatyou refrain from smokingduring the entire healingprocess.However, it is still entirely possible to enjoy a successfuldental implant even if you are unable to avoid cigarettes.
  24. 24. Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?Bone loss is sometimes a serioushurdle toward your goal of receivingdental implants, though even this israrely a deciding factor any more.With recent advanced technology inscanning compounded with suchthings as the ability to graft bone or tissue, virtually anyone canreceive a dental implant.Consult your dentist for a better idea of your potentialcandidacy. There are many options available, and there is likelyone that is right for you no matter what your dental needs maybe.
  25. 25. Other Possible Necessary Procedures*Sinus Augmentation–In situationswhere bone quality is in questionin the upper jaw, sinusaugmentation is sometimesnecessary.Your dentist may undertake the process in a couple differentways, but the general aim is to raise the floor of your sinuses andthen stimulate bone growth so that there is a stronger and morereliable support for your dental implants.Bone grafts are often used in this procedure and are eitherprocured from your existing bone, from a tissue bank or aresubstituted with synthetic materials.
  26. 26. Other Possible Necessary Procedures*Ridge Modification–There is occasionally not enough bone inthe lower jaw for a dental implant because of either adeformity or the natural receding of bone that occurs after atooth is lost.When such a case presents itself, a ridge modification surgery isprobably necessary. This is a relatively simple surgery thatinvolves a small incision in the gums at the afflicted site,followed by a grafting of bone material to build up the baseuntil the problem is corrected.
  27. 27. Other Possible Necessary ProceduresNeither of these procedures is particularly difficult. In fact,your dentist can often perform a ridge modification duringthe same visit as your dental implantation.This decision, however, is best left entirely at your dentist’sdiscretion.
  28. 28. Are Dental Implants Worth It?The cost of dental implants candefinitely seem high at firstglance. The benefits ofreceiving a dental implant,however, are numerous andvirtually priceless. Implantspresent a solution to dentalproblems that is reliable,durable, convenient andaesthetically pleasing.
  29. 29. Are Dental Implants Worth It?As long as you practice good oralhygiene after the implantation,you are likely to enjoy your newteeth for several years to come, ifnot for the entirety of yourlifetime.Over 90 percent of individuals who have received dentalimplants still retain them after 10 years of use. With this inconsideration, it is easy to look at the cost of dental implantsas an investment.
  30. 30. Are Dental Implants Worth It?Another thing to take intoconsideration is the sheerconvenience of dentalimplants versus otherprocedures.You never have to worry about any sort of specialmaintenance outside of your normal oral hygiene practicessuch as brushing, flossing and regular dental check-ups.There are no messy gels or misplaced dentures to cause youany sort of hassle.
  31. 31. Are Dental Implants Worth It?You can eat with confidence, knowing that your teethwill never slip out of place, and you can smile withoutfear of displaying an embarrassing dental problem that isobvious to anyone.
  32. 32. Are Dental Implants Worth It?The cost of dental implants shies in comparison to the yearsof satisfaction that they bring.Whether you have one missing tooth or need an entire set ofnew teeth, dental implants are sure to give you several yearsof practical enjoyment that you will never regret.
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