What is the Procedure Like for Tooth Implants?
The actual length of the procedure for teeth implants depends on several factors. The three steps mentioned below are based on patients with no complications that could increase the teeth implants cost.
Initial Examination for Teeth Implants
In the first step of the procedure, X-rays and CT scans will be used to analyze the teeth to find out if there are any necessary steps to take before the implant operation and to create impressions in order for custom models to be made.
Bone grafting may have to be done first if you do not have enough bone mass in your jaw, which may increase the teeth implants cost.
The Insertion of teeth implants
After the initial examination or bone augmentation, it will be time to install the teeth implants. The implants will be inserted directly into the jaw bone in a way that accommodates the bridge.
The time required for osseointegration to take place can take 8 to 16 weeks depending on the quality of you bone. We will let you know an estimated time after this step.
Crown and Bridge Attachment
After the teeth implants are fully healed and fused with the jaw bone; incisions will be made to expose the tops of the teeth implants. A temporary bridge may be placed on the implants for two to three months until the gum have time to heal, though if necessary temporary teeth will increase the teeth implants cost. The permanent bridge will be installed on the final visit which may or may not require a few readjustments before it feels just right.
What does Teeth Implants Cost ?
The overall teeth implants cost is based on initial cost of the procedure itself, possible bone grafting or augmentation, number of implants needed, modeling from impressions, whether the implants are installed on the upper or lower jaw, temporary teeth, and insurance. We could not give you a good estimate over the phone, but after the initial examination we will be able to inform you on the total teeth implants cost.
On average, the teeth implants cost can range anywhere from 4000.00. Complications and the factors mentioned above can increase the teeth implants cost by even more. Although the teeth implants cost may seem quite high, the quality is worth the price. Teeth implants are built to last longer than any other alternative and look aesthetically as real as natural teeth.