Dental Implants are a safe, medically proven, esthetic alternative to “traditional” dental crowns, bridge and dentures. Traditional in the sense that the denture is being supported and retained by tissues in the mouth. Implant restorations look and feel more like natural teeth, they offer comfort, security and confidence.
Basically, prices range between $1,200 to $6,000 for every missing tooth. That is, if you choose implant supported individual dental crowns.
The list of factors on how much you will pay for Dental Implants.
1. Number of Implant to be placed.
This is the most important factor that will determine the cost. The number of fixtures will depend on the type of denture you want and the amount of the bone available to possibly contain the fixtures. Having a fixture to support per dental crown is more expensive than having 2 implant fixture to support a fixed partial prosthesis.
2. Dental Implant Specialist.
Basically you will pay for the training and the experience of the dentist. Specialists have 3 years or more of studies and clinical experience. A General Dentist with 3 months of training can surgically place an implant.
3. Bone Grafts and Soft Tissue Grafts.
If there’s not enough bone to hold the fixtures, bone grafts should be done to add bone and to improve the jawbone. Soft tissue grafts are done for esthetic purposes, for example, to add gingiva or develop papilla between adjacent crowns.
4. Type of Denture Component.
Among the different types of final prosthesis, implant supported individual crowns are the most expensive. While among dental crowns, CAD-CAM milled crowns are more expensive than conventional porcelain fused to metal crowns.
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