When we recommend that our patients receive dental implants, one of the first questions they ask is, “How much will it cost?” That is not always an easy question to answer because each patient’s case is unique. It is true that dental implants cost more than alternative tooth replacement options. However, as you will discover on this page, they are a worthwhile investment in your oral health. They may also be easier to fit into your budget than you first thought.
There are various factors that influence the cost of dental implants, including:
When you visit us for your consultation, we will analyze your oral health, talk to you about your treatment options, and provide you with a personalized estimate for the cost of your procedures. Then, you will be able to make a fully informed decision about how to replace your lost teeth.
The dental implant process takes place across several stages, including:
Each of the above-listed procedures comes with its own cost, and not every patient needs to go through every stage. For example, some individuals do not need preliminary treatment before they can receive dental implants. Since some parts of the implant process take place several months apart, you will have time between them to plan your budget for each stage treatment.
The majority of patients who opt for dental implants believe that they made the right decision. That is because, although dental implants present a significant upfront cost, they bring many benefits that alternative treatments cannot deliver. For example, they look, function, and feel almost exactly like natural teeth. Moreover, dental implants have the potential to last for decades, whereas other tooth replacement options might last for just a few years before replacement becomes necessary. In fact, dental implants might end up costing you less than other treatments in the long-run because of their outstanding ability to stand the test of time.
Dental insurance policies vary greatly. You must check the details of your specific plan to find out whether it provides coverage for dental implants. Even if it does not cover the implants themselves, it may cover other portions of your treatment, such as preliminary treatment or your final restoration.
In addition to dental insurance, financing throughout CareCredit may be available to help you manage the cost of your treatment. We also participate in a dental savings plan for individuals without insurance, which can significantly reduce the cost of any procedure.
Are you ready to find out more about dental implants and their cost? Contact us today to schedule your FREE dental implant consultation.