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Cost Of Dental Implants

By Edited Sep 6, 2016 1 1

If you're thinking of getting dental implants, but you want to learn more about how much this treatment costs – then this guide was written for you. Specifically, we're going to talk about the cost of basic dental implants, how expensive the treatment can be in reality, and finally we will look at some other things you may like to consider if you're looking for a cheaper way to receive this treatment.

So what is the cost of basic dental implants? Depending on location and how complex the treatment will be, the price can range anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000. This is usually the cost of the implant by itself, but the entire treatment can be far more expensive if additional work is needed.

So how expensive can it get? It's possible for the price to get as high as $15,000 to $30,000 – and even more in rare cases. It certainly is one of the most expensive dental procedures. Another problem is that as it's usually considered a cosmetic procedure, the majority of insurance policies will not cover the cost.

However, dentists are well aware of this, and many of them will offer some form of financing due to the difficulty in finding an insurance policy that will actually cover the expense of dental implants.

Finally, there's a few other things you should know. First, make sure the quote you receive includes all associated costs of the treatment. This means things like x-rays, anaesthesia, and any additional procedures – as they are often billed separately to the actual dental implant. You may need gum restoration, crown work, or further treatment, so you will need to know the entire cost before continuing.

Also, make sure you get a quote from several different dentists – as prices can vary. You may also like to contact a dental college, as staff members may be able to perform the dental implant procedure at a cheaper price than your usual private practice.

To summarize, this article has shown you the cost of basic dental implants. We looked at the cheapest prices you're likely to find, how expensive the entire process can become, and finally we discussed some of the other factors you should be aware of. Now that you've finished reading this guide, you should have a better idea about the costs involved in getting cosmetic dental implants.



Jun 11, 2010 7:47am
You have covered the most important facts and given us plenty to think about. thanks for that
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