What Factors Into the Cost of Dental Implants?May 28, 2019
Few people like the thought of going through life with
missing teeth. Traditional dentures have long been an affordable and viable
option, but dental implants have gained steady popularity over the decades. One
thing that makes many patients hesitate, however, is the thought of the dental implant cost. A consultation
with a prosthodontist like Dr.
William Gielincki, Jr. of Jacksonville Center for Prosthodontics & Implant
Dentistry can help to answer many of your questions, but you can be armed with
more knowledge by understanding a few factors upfront.
There are many different parts that make up the final dental implant cost. In fact, dental
implants may not cost exactly the same amount for every patient. Here are a few
things to keep in mind:
and Preparatory Procedures: Before the implants can be placed, some teeth
may need to be extracted. In addition, some patients may require a bone graft
to strengthen the bone before the implant procedure. These will add to the
Sedation is not always included in the initial cost of a surgical procedure
such as implant surgery. If your prosthodontist
needs to put you under, it could cost extra.
The crowns that top the implant posts may be made of different materials, which
could come with a different price tag. You might inquire about the materials
Care: If an infection develops or additional procedures are needed
following your operation, it may add to the cost. You can lower this risk by
following Dr. Gielincki’s instructions carefully.
fees: You might inquire if the cost of the implant procedure includes
professional or office fees. Sometimes, these are extra.
Get the Facts Upfront
Our team is happy to help you understand the costs involved
with any of your treatment. To get answers to your dental implant questions and
more, contact our office today to schedule a consultation.