In order to complete a dental implant, a series of minor surgical procedures must be performed, most of which are performed by a specialist surgeon. As a specialist, I’ve had years of additional training and technical refinement to ensure that all of the available options have been discussed and incorporated into a truly individualized treatment plan with detailed costings on a plan that is tailored to my patient’s individual needs. Patients who were told that implant treatments were not possible due to a lack of available and poor quality bone have been helped by me in a number of instances.
As a specialist surgeon, I can provide my patients with Medicare rebates for procedures such as bone grafting and sinus lifts, allowing them to receive an affordable implant procedure.
The average cost of dental implants
The first stage of dental implant placement (the first stage) costs between $2,500 and $3,000 in total. Tooth extraction (if necessary), implant testing, and the fabrication of the implant-retained teeth themselves all incur additional costs. Implant treatment can be performed while the patient is awake (with local anesthesia) or while the patient is asleep (with general anesthesia – day stay surgery).
You will be given detailed quotations with the associated health fund item codes and Medicare rebates numbers when you come in for your consultation.
The cost of CT and cone-beam scans is covered by Medicare rebates when they are prescribed by a specialist surgeon. Patients who need bone grafting procedures, such as sinus lifts, and who qualify for Medicare can receive a rebate. Bone grafting is a procedure that involves implanting bone graft products (most commonly “off the shelf” synthetic bone products) around the implant site and allowing them to harden in order to rebuild the jawbone.
Single Tooth Implant Cost
Nobody buys a single implant. The only part of the implant is the metal or ceramic screw that goes into the jawbone. The crown itself, as well as the abutment (the part that connects the crown to the implant), are required. Each of these items has a different cost.
Many patients will need a sinus lift or a bone graft to ensure that the jawbone is healthy enough to support the implant. This, too, raises the price. An implant, abutment, crown, and other necessary procedures can cost anywhere from $3,100 to $5,800.
Multiple Tooth Implant Cost
Nobody buys a single implant. The only part of the implant is the metal or ceramic screw that goes into the jawbone. The crown itself, as well as the abutment (the part that connects the crown to the implant), are required. Each of these items has a different cost. The total cost of an implant, abutment, crown and other necessary procedures ranges from $3,100 to $5,800.
Many patients will need a sinus lift or a bone graft to ensure that the jawbone is healthy enough to support the implant. This, too, raises the price.
Full Mouth Implant Cost
Because there are several approaches to full-mouth tooth replacement, there is a wide range of pricing.
Individually replacing teeth is the most expensive option. This method is the most comfortable, and it allows the dentist to keep some of the existing teeth if they are in good enough condition. The price range for this option is usually $60,000 to $90,000.
Implant-supported dentures, like non-implant-supported dentures, are a less expensive option that replaces the natural upper and lower teeth with two full arches of false teeth (after any remaining teeth are removed). The upper and lower jaws are each supported by four to six implants. For a complete set, this option, also known as All-on-4, typically costs between $24,000 and $50,000.
Teeth implants vary in complexity
The most obvious factor that raises the cost of your dental implants is the complexity of the procedure. The more implants required, the more planning and operating time is required, the more technology and expertise is required, and the implant-retained teeth are more expensive to produce.
Fortunately, the majority of cases do not qualify as complex. If you have a pre-existing dental or maxillofacial condition, or if you require tooth replacement, you should expect to pay more (sometimes all of them). You should expect to pay more if you have a pre-existing dental or maxillofacial condition, or if you need tooth replacement (sometimes all of them). Complex procedures involving full-mouth implant replacements can easily cost more than $20,000. In exchange, you’ll get a lovely smile.
Is Everyone Suitable For Dental Implants?
Dental implants in Brisbane are suitable for anyone who is healthy enough to undergo oral surgery. To hold the implants, the patients’ gums and bones must be healthy. Furthermore, patients who are heavy smokers or alcoholics, have had radiation therapy, or are suffering from chronic illnesses will be assessed individually to determine if they are a good candidate for dental implants.
Is it possible to get dental implants if you’ve had dentures for a long time?
Yes! Even if you’ve been wearing dentures for years, you can switch to dental implants Brisbane. Because jaw bone is an important factor in the success of dental implants, your implant dentist will check the strength and density of your jaw bone. If you’re a patient who’s noticed that your dentures are too big, you should know that your jaw bone has already begun to shrink. You may need to have a bone grafting procedure to support the implant in this case.
Do Dental Implants Require Special Care?
When compared to natural teeth, cheap dental implants Brisbane do not require any special care, but they do necessitate a good oral hygiene routine that protects the patient’s overall oral health. Brushing and flossing your teeth on a regular basis is necessary to prevent plaque and tartar from forming, as these bacteria can lead to gum disease, which can jeopardize the implant’s stability. The dentist may advise using mouthwash to help reduce bacteria, as even minor neglect can result in serious dental problems.