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How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

 
average costSingle Dental Implant Average Cost: $2,488high costAbutment, Implant and Crown Average Cost: $4,263
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A dental implant functions as an artificial root to anchor a replacement tooth or teeth. A small titanium post is surgically implanted in the jawbone, and as part of the healing process it bonds with the bone. A metal abutment is connected to the implant, and then a crown, bridge or denture is attached to the abutment. The work is typically done in stages, often with separate prices for the implant surgery, the abutment placement and the replacement tooth or teeth. There may also be a charge for a temporary "flipper" tooth while the jaw heals after surgery.

Typical costs:

  • A single implant typically costs $2,400-$3,000, but can be $4,000-$10,000 or more if additional procedures like extractions, bone grafts, tissue grafts or a sinus lift are needed. CostHelper readers report paying $1,000-$5,000 for an implant with an average cost of $2,488.
  • Placing an abutment and a dental crown on a single implant typically adds $500-$3,000 to the cost of just the implant, for a total of $1,500-$13,000 or more. CostHelper readers report paying $1,750-$8,270 for an implant, flipper tooth, abutment, crown and all needed procedures, with an average cost of $4,263.
  • Two to six implants topped with a partial or full-mouth dental bridge can cost $3,500-$30,000 or more, depending on the number of implants, bridge size and materials, and any other needed procedures. CostHelper readers report paying $4,000-$16,000 for a three- or four-tooth bridge on two implants, with an average price of $8,486.
  • Two to six implants with a removable denture plate can cost $3,500-$30,000 or more depending on the number and type of implants (mini-implants are less expensive), denture materials (in some cases an existing denture plate can be adapted for use with implants) and any other procedures needed. A full set (upper and lower) of implants and dentures can cost $7,000-$90,000 or more. CostHelper readers report paying $3,800-$27,858 for implants with a single denture plate, at an average cost of $14,226; and $6,549-$80,000 for a full set of implant-supported dentures (upper and lower), for an average expense of $34,119.
  • Dental insurance typically does not cover implants, because most insurance companies categorize implants as cosmetic procedures. However, some surgical costs might be covered by health insurance.
Related articles: Dental Veneers, Root Canal, Dental Crown, Tooth Extraction, Dentures, Dental Bridge

What should be included:
  • Implant surgery is typically performed by a dental surgical specialist -- a periodontist, an oral surgeon or a dentist with advanced training in implant surgery. Abutments and implant-supported crowns, bridges or dentures are typically placed by a dentist or a prosthodontist (specializing in restorative procedures). The International Congress of Oral Implantology has an overview of dental implants[1] .
  • Typically the implant site is allowed to heal for three to six months after surgery and one to two weeks after the abutment is placed. A temporary "flipper" tooth may be worn during this period. Although there are "instant" mini-implants where a bridge or denture is installed immediately after implant surgery, the standard process (including bone and tissue grafts or other procedures, if needed) takes three months to a year or more to complete. The Mayo Clinic explains what to expect[2] after dental implant surgery.
Additional costs:
  • Ask detailed questions about what is included in a price quote. An estimate for an implant may not include the abutment and crown.
Discounts:
  • Dental school clinics[3] offer reduced rates for services by supervised students or faculty. A CostHelper reader in North Carolina reports paying $60 for an extraction, $75 for a bone graft, $1,200 for a single implant and $600 for a crown at the University of North Carolina. Another reader was quoted $75,000 by a private dentist but paid about $20,000 to have the work done at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey.
  • The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research provides tips for finding low-cost dental care[4] .
Shopping for dental implants:
  • A comprehensive dental exam (with X-rays and possibly a CT scan, plus models made of the patient's mouth) is used to create an individualized treatment plan. The Mayo Clinic explains what to expect before dental implant surgery[5] .
  • If insurance coverage is available for any portion of the process, the company will provide a list of approved dentists and specialists. Or search for local members of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry[6] , the American Academy of Periodontology[7] , the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons[8] , the American College of Prosthodontists[9] , the American Dental Association[10] or the International Congress of Implantologists[11] .
Material on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. Always consult your physician or pharmacist regarding medications or medical procedures.
 
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Insurance Companies
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: StoutBeast in Ft. lauderdale, FL.Posted: May 29th, 2015 10:05AM
Which Tooth: Molar # 19
Insurance companies categorize them as "cosmetic" you have a choice of having bridge work at a cheap price and having to remove teeth, etc. Or you pay a very high price.
Insurance companies as we know are "Bastards" them take in money and pay out ad little as possible. The often in most cases run the state legislatures and governors (as in FL currently)and have little respect or feeling for people.
In Florida in 2008 after three hurricanes (including devastating Wilma)in the South Florida area them still made a record $65 billion in profits. This was in the Miami herald. They are not exactly on hard times.
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Looking for Snap In Dentures
Amount: $6,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Rose Warren in Wilmington, DE.Posted: April 30th, 2015 03:04PM
Which Tooth: Upper and bottom
I live in Delaware. currently have full upper and partial lower. I have done some research and find that there are both Snap Ins and implants. I prefer implants that do not need to be removed but as most my insurance covered my dentures. Any information regarding the cost for both snap ins dentures or implant dentures will be appreciated.
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Beauty is in the pocketbook!!
Amount: $5,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Pockets in Little Rock, AR.Posted: April 10th, 2015 12:04PM
Which Tooth: All
35 years old. I have had dentures for the last 10yrs. This has taken a huge toll on my self-confidence. Implants and the cost is far from my reach. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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needing 4in1 upper implants
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: tamcuz in Trenton, NJ.Posted: March 7th, 2015 06:03AM
Which Tooth: all upper
I just went to see how much it would cost and which ones needing to be done they told me first the all of the upper need implant the cost would be 25000. And that the bottom need to be done but they can work something much cheaper for them. This needs to be done asap im losing more teeth and I must keep the bones strong what do I do I really need to beable to eat again and would love to smile. I don't have the proable about paying this just wish it was not up front thing if I could find a payment plan of 600. month im willing. I would like By dental designs to reconcider
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All on 4 in Richland WA cont...
Amount: $22,500.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Scott A. Searing in Richland, WA.Posted: March 6th, 2015 09:03AM
Which Tooth: All upper teeth removed...
...he says he'll remove some material on the denture trim the size of the denture teeth to allow him the room to move the teeth back. First he said he wouldn't guarantee it and I still am not sure that he will or not. The guy that makes the denture says the color won't be right if he does that.
I need to know how much it would cost to make a new denture? I also need to know if I have grounds to sue him to complete the job or go after his insurance company. Heck I'd be willing to pay for half of it! I just want my wife to be happy. It changed her look and looks are important to a female more so than a man. What can I do to resolve this? Furthermore when we started the guy quoted us 22000 and later we were give papers for like 25500. My insurance also pays 1500 dollars. I argued and they lowered my cost to 225000 when it should have been 20500. Anyway just looking for some advice here any would be highly appreciated!
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All on 4 questions I need to find a cheaper place to do this!
Amount: $225,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Scott A. Searing in Richland, WA.Posted: March 6th, 2015 09:03AM
Which Tooth: All upper teeth removed...
...and 4 large implants put in to hold the denture plate or prosthesis. The prosthedontist did a horrible job and didn't listen to us. He proceeded to make the final and my wife's teeth stick out too much. The temporaries were huge and stuck out even more and were very ugly. She endured these for 9 months and the guy acted like he was being overworked when she wanted them different. He made them better but he used a wax model for her to try. She tried to tell him that the teeth still stuck out too much and the incisors were too long. He fixed the incisor problem but did nothing about the jutting front teeth. Her bite doesn't close on her left side and they appear to be misaligned. She's biting on her cheek on the right side. The dentist works with another guy who has 4 clinics. He's the periodontist. He ensured us that they worked as a team and we would be happy when we were done. The prothodontist will not budge on making a new denture. He says he can "modify" her existing one by..
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NEED IMPLANTS, DISABLED, & CAN'T WEAR DENTURES DUE TO MEDICAL REASONS, PLEASE???
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Amber Radulovich - 262-439-8816 in New Berlin, WI.Posted: February 9th, 2015 10:02AM
Which Tooth: All: top & bottom
My past dental problems include periodontal disease, peptic ulcers from heartburn releasing stomach bile (acid) up through my esophagus and into my mouth which in turn has been destroying my teeth over the years, lack of dental insurance for long periods of time, and lack of money to pay for dental services. I also have OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder),therefor have suffered from different issues that have also affected my not taking care of my teeth. I am currently on Disability and have been since 2000 because of how bad my disorder is,but I also go to college and hope to one day have a degree and be able to have a career in my near future. In fact I will be graduating with an associate’s degree in Medical Administrative Specialist in May 2016. I am the proud mother of two wonderful boys, Darren 16 yrs. and Dylen 14 yrs. old. Since the day they were born I have done anything and everything in my power,including not taking care of my own personal hygiene needs to sacrifice for them
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implants
Amount: $12,611.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: none44 in colorado springs, CO.Posted: January 31st, 2015 01:01PM
Which Tooth: 23-24-25-26
Lower 4 teeth front.
surgery: Extract 3 teeth ( one fell out on its own). insert two implants. $5,055.00
Remaining procedures. Abutments, porcelain/ceramic, all else to finish the job.
$8,396.00
Less 10% senior discount of $839.60.
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dental implants
Amount: $4,800.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: ruth traci in Shingle springs, CA.Posted: January 1st, 2015 12:01PM
Which Tooth: 4 front
Shingle springs medical clinic and dental school opened to public sliding scale also takes most insurance and Medicaid they do implants r very kind and knowledgeable
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1 implant
Amount: $3,800.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: FRANBUD in 18951, PA.Posted: December 4th, 2014 02:12PM
Which Tooth: no. 26 lower right
tooth broke off had base removed then post and implant. just bought a 2003 Subaru outback 68K for $3800 which is the better deal??? DENTISTRY HAS GOTTEN OUT OF HAND
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cost of implants
Amount: $36,700.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: john c in long island, NY.Posted: December 2nd, 2014 07:12PM
Which Tooth: all
Ok, 2008: 500 for an mri, 2000 anesthesia, 30000 for: extractions, 13 implants, (7 upper, 6 lower), and upper and lower temporary implant mounted dentures. cost 32500-1500 insurance is 31000. 160 every 3 month cleaning thereafter. 2014: permanent upper 16500-800 insurance is 15700. 2015: permanent lower probably another 15700. So far 49000 minus 2300 dental insurance reimbursement is 46700 and with 2015: 16500-800 is 15700 so the total will be 62400 after insurance. Loan interest from GE Capital (CareCredit, now Synchrony) is 14.9% so its been about 450 a month since 2008 with cleaning.
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No Teeth, weight lost fast.
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Lisa Johnson in Conyers, GA.Posted: November 19th, 2014 11:11AM
Which Tooth: Entire bottom
Dsabled vet who is on alot of psin meds plus a diabetic who teeth have rotten out or just fell out. I have 2 dental insurance snd still can't get any help. I don't Smile, I have no friends I don't socialize. I think I look hideous so I stay home doing nothing everyday. I have been quoted $3k to $5k and ghsts just the extraction and implant. Hell they want $140 per tooth just to extract and I have 8, insurance will only pay for 50 percent. Fixed income and no help. THE VA Hospital Won't even help. Called dental school which is associated with Emory and the want $500 just to determine how much more they will need. As If I have 500 to give away.
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Implants
Amount: $1,800.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Kim S in Macedonia, OH.Posted: November 4th, 2014 11:11AM
Which Tooth: all
I LOVE MY DENTURES,not implants !!!! Food tastes the same, little to no flopping and a nice tight fit. I occasionally get something crunchy under the bottom plate like tiny pieces of taco shell, bacon or corn meal type on the bottom of pizza crust but other than that I love them and I am now on my 2nd set in 20 yrs. only because I grind my teeth and it made my side a little crooked.
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Dental Implants
Amount: $3,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: a user in Chicago, IL.Posted: October 12th, 2014 01:10AM
Which Tooth: To daisey in rochester, NY.
THIS GOES TO THE DINGBAT THAT THINKS THE DENTAL STUDENT GETS THE MONEY. NO they do not. The school gets it to help fund the school, to turn out professional dentists. You fill out a form that may ask some questions of your financial background and they will then charge you a very small percentage based upon your financial capabilities. It is supervised by the teachers which are established Doctors of Dentistry. Get your facts straight. Unless you like sticking both feet in your mouth, and sound not too smart.
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Co$t of implants-there IS hope!!!!!
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: leslie sanders in Salina, KS.Posted: October 10th, 2014 02:10AM
Which Tooth: 2 upper left and one upper right
After a "treatment plan" to the tune of $12,330 for implants and crowns for the 3 teeth---I called the University of Kansas Dental School and found that my co$t there was less than HALF of that quoted by my dentist. They also have a credit-card application and if accepted-there is NO interest charged while paying it off. Keep looking and good luck!!!
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implant needed
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: babycatt116 in Fall River, MA.Posted: September 22nd, 2014 09:09AM
Which Tooth: bottom right front
I take medications for pain and they are ruining my teeth. Yesterday my bottom right front tooth just broke and fell out. I called my dentist and of course my insurance doesn't cover it. I spent over $3,000 on my teeth in the past 4 years. I am on disability and 55 years old and right now I just do not want to walk around without a front tooth! I am embarrassed to open my mouth! Is there anybody out there who could help me out? Please?
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Is it possible to implant another tooth from my mouth instead of metal implanat
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: nilaahmed in Homestead, FL.Posted: August 16th, 2014 05:08PM
Which Tooth: molar
I read one persons posting. He mentioned"Posted: July 15th, 2013 05:07AM. He mentioned "
My bone grafts came from cadavars not from my body which they say hurts like hell! I had this done 5 days ago 07-09-2013 and I had no swelling and only minor pain." What type of bone grafts that came from cadavars".
Can I use my other tooth and place in a different area of my mouth instead of others?
Can regenerative medicine can be used to grow tooth?
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the cost of denture implants
Amount: $55,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: retired ex marine in seattle, WA.Posted: August 8th, 2014 09:08AM
Which Tooth: top and lower dentures
I priced denture implants in the US.and the price to remove 8 lower teeth,implant 6 pins on the bottom, and 6 on top, with impant dentures top and bottom. cost $55,000.00 the same thing in mexico, $8,000.00. I researched three different people who went to mexico, and got glowing reports.dentists here say that they are not goog dentists. well you be the judge $deduct $8000 from $55,000 which one can you afford ? I'm retired, which one do you think I'm going to do, I have no insurance that will pay for this.
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UPPER denture
Amount: $3,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Kit McGuire in Payson, AZ.Posted: July 19th, 2014 11:07PM
Which Tooth: FULL upper
I had to have all my upper teeth pulled due to massive infection and near death. Presently using a temporary plastic upper denture that flops around while eating anything. Permanent plate is to be coming the end of August 2014. I only have CareCredit with a $3,000.00 limit. I really hoped and wished for implants but I'm retired on a fixed income. Implants are NOT affordable to everyone as I always see advertised. I know there are grants but my dentist obviously opted to not go that route with me. I still dare not bite on or chew anything hard. Limited to soft foods only!
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Reply to Roger C in Indianapolis, IN
Amount: $51,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: thebutlerdidit in ATL, GA.Posted: May 27th, 2014 12:05AM
Which Tooth: All on 4s
Roger,
I would love to know what office/doctor you used, and more info regarding your ceramics. Length of time you've had them, basic pros/cons, any breakdown of your costs for comparison. Thanks!
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swiss denture center - ANYONE HAVE INFO W/THEIR WORK
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: esdeelee in PORTLAND, OR.Posted: May 23rd, 2014 04:05PM
Which Tooth: upper & lower 25 teeth
age 69, petite & small-boned female. I bit into my fave 1/2 pound burger at Burgerville, only to chomp a small stone which broke my upper canine at the gumline,& created a vertical crack in an upper molar. Both teeth 'terminal'. Since the insurance co for the restaurant refused to step up, and Bville did not respond, the 8 to 15K to repair the broken teeth is mine to pay. My CONCLUSION: AT ALMOST 70, with shrinking bones, failing root-canals, the normal age-related loosening of teeth, I can play the "must keep my teeth game", or have all my teeth taken out. I am researching now as to Swiss Denture. Does anyone have any experience with their work?
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Free dental work
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Trono in Mt Kisco, NY.Posted: May 22nd, 2014 05:05PM
Which Tooth: All
For those of you that can't afford to pay for a good dentist, you should find a dental school near you. You can get very smart college kids work on your teeth under the direct supervision of theyr teacher. They need to practice on real people before they get licensed
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All-On-4 Fixed Bridge Upper Arch with Zirconia Teeth
Amount: $15,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Roger in CA in Indianapolis, IN.Posted: May 12th, 2014 12:05PM
Which Tooth: Upper Arch
I had the All-On-4 implant procedure with fixed bridge done in April 2014 at a very good implant center in Indianapolis. I have 4 implants placed on the upper arch. I have a fixed, non-removable bridge screwed to the implants. This is NOT a removable overdenture., that you take out every night. It is removable only by a dentist once a year for maintenance. The teeth on the bridge are made of Zirconia, not the cheap acrylic teeth that some places try to sell you, and which wear down and require replacing in 5-7 years. The teeth and implants have a lifetime warranty. The price includes everything, including all follow-up visits. My local oral surgeon quoted $50,000 for the same procedure!! I did TONS of research and shopped around, and found an incredible price in the Midwest.
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Permanent Denture Implants
Amount: $20,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: tony snow in Riverview, FL.Posted: April 2nd, 2014 06:04PM
Which Tooth: all
Missing two teeth all others were filling or crowns. Crowns started to break so asked about dentures figuring it would be cheaper than keep getting teeth fixed. I was told it would cost $20,000 to have the teeth pulled and two pins in the upper jaw to hold the dentures in place. 10,000 just to have the tooth extractions. Had two teeth removed at $430 each and have one broken off at the gum line. I didn't have this one removed yet was told it would be a surgical extraction at $700-$800. Called my Dentist in Johnstown, Pa which I have used for 20 years before moving to Florida. He told me this price was insane.Would pull my teeth at $75 each. $2250 as opposed to $10,000 in Florida this is all without insurance.
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Implants for lower denture
Amount: $9,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: a user in Allen, TX.Posted: March 29th, 2014 07:03AM
Which Tooth: Lower denture
I am 89 years old and have had full dentures for many years. I had enough bone for only three implants. The surgery was done in about an hour and a half. I waited twelve weeks to heal and have had no problems. We reused my old dentures since they were in good shape. I am very satisfied and I am contemplating doing the upper also. It will be about another $9000 for three implants. I was told they remove the roof of the upper when they do this procedure. The implants in the lower plate has made my life much easier.
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...continue from "Bone Graft from hip to mouth"
Amount: $12,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Jason Rojas in Houston, TX.Posted: February 14th, 2014 03:02AM
Which Tooth: Several
He then told me he would refer me to a board certified surgeon in oral and facial cosmetic surgery in Katy, Texas.
Bone graft surgery for the upper and bottom:
$8500.00 Doctor, $3500.00 Hospital
I went to see the doctor yesterday, it has been 4 months since the surgery, my face still 30% numb from the procedure, he keep saying that the numbness is normal due to the nerves that are moved during the surgery. Now he is telling me that the bone graft on the upper still not fully restored because I had too much bone loss and he was not able to recover it all, he will use a fixed bridge with a “pink” base that look like the gum color to “fill” that area, (meaning that after all the procedure and all the stressful recovery and the expenses; I am going to wear a “bridge” not individual tooth)... I guess this is not the doctor fault… (I said I guess) but I have to continue.
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Bone graft from hip to mouth
Amount: $12,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Jason Rojas in Houston, TX.Posted: February 14th, 2014 03:02AM
Which Tooth: Several
Upper teeth:
Central,Lateral,Canine incisor and first premolar. (4)
Bottom teeth:
First and Second Molar each side (4)
A crown to the Lateral incisor broke at the base, so they had to extract the root but since the canine was “impacted” inside of the bone cavity and never came out; they brought it out through surgery at the same time (done in Monterrey Mexico) A partial denture was made and I was using it without any problem. I paid $1,200.00
Later in the year my body started to “remove” the bone on both sides of the missing tooth. Looked for what I called a “real” dentist in Houston; not because the one in Monterrey was bad, but I needed to finish all this once for all.
I found one (Houston’s Best Known Prosthodontics Specialist) that told me I needed “bone graft” due to the big bone loss I was getting. For my surprise bone loss was also affecting the 2 adjacent (good) teeth and they needed to be removed in order for the bone graft to succeed.
will continue....
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prosthetic dental implants
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Annie Nonimous in Sandwich, MA.Posted: January 28th, 2014 04:01PM
Which Tooth: full uppers
I was quoted $45,000.00 by a well known professional in Sandwich, MA and if I could refi my home I would because he's the best his rep is top notch. bank turned me down but I'm too sick with the dental problems to leave the house or finish my edu (nursing degree). I had 3 days of clinical left but sick to death-- having them pulled one at a time. Don't know what I'll do - no funds, no job, missing teeth, couldn't tolerate partials (gagged) so sick. Anyone that can travel to another country for cheap dental work needs their head examined! Where do you get the funds to do that? omg,
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Implants -2 upper bicuspids
Amount: $10,800.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: Gary Klucken in Waco, TX.Posted: January 22nd, 2014 11:01PM
Which Tooth: Upper left and right
Lost both teeth due to broken roots. Now I wear a plastic guard at night which eliminates unconscious nighttime grinding of teeth! No more broken roots-No more need for implants!!!
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Get a guarantee, plan for future removal, use a periodontist
Amount: $15,000.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: SueTaylor in Seattle, WA.Posted: November 28th, 2013 12:11PM
Which Tooth: #19, #29, #18
I had 3 implants placed by reputable oral surgeons. I have good oral hygiene, great gums, & was on a soft food diet. 6 months later 2 out of the 3 implants are failing (no one knows why). I am having now having trouble getting the failing/painful implants removed (whether by these oral surgeons or other providers). I highly recommend that people get a promise in writing from whoever is doing their implants, that they "shall remove the implants at the patient's request (even if nothing is showing up on scans)". I also suggest that you get your implants close to home. If you have a problem, travel can be costly. Also, some providers "guarantee" their implants & will replace them at no cost or minimal cost. Implants don't last forever, so this can be a big moneysaver. Lastly, consider using a periodontist rather than an oral surgeon as they will be more likely to preserve your gums & bone (which is critical to your implant lasting & looking good).
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Implants a NECESSITY not just cosmetic
Amount: $0.00 not covered by insurance
Posted by: concerned wife in Auburn, CA.Posted: November 12th, 2013 12:11PM
Which Tooth: all
My 43 year old professional husband took good care of his teeth. He didn't have any cavities, but developed gingivitis that got worse no matter how he brushed or got his teeth cleaned (degenerative disease). He ended up getting infections that spread to the bone. He was put on multiple Rxs which helped some, but slowly, the teeth got more loose and started falling out. In July 2012, he had to have all of his teeth extracted or risked ending up in a coma due to severe infection. We were quoted $8k for the surgery and $50k for implants. We could only afford the extractions and try for dentures. My husband had a HORRIBLE GAG REFLEX and threw up whenever he tried to wear the dentures. The dentist cut them back as much as possible, but there were almost $2k down the drain since he could not wear them. Now, over a year later, he still has no teeth and is developing digestive issues since he can't chew his food. He's grown a beard to help appearances but his professional life has suffered too
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  1.  dentalimplants.com/understanding-dental-implants.php
  2.  www.mayoclinic.com/health/dental-implant-surgery/MY00084/DSECTION=what-you-can-expect
  3.  www.ada.org/267.aspx
  4.  www.nidcr.nih.gov/oralhealth/popularpublications/findinglowcostdentalcare/
  5.  www.mayoclinic.com/health/dental-implant-surgery/MY00084/DSECTION=how-you-prepare
  6.  www.associationdigital.com/aaid/online/findadoctor/searchinput.aspx
  7.  www.perio.org/?q=locator-advanced
  8.  www.aaoms.org/findoms.php
  9.  www.gotoapro.org/find-a-prosthodontist/
  10.  www.mouthhealthy.org/en/find-a-dentist.aspx
  11.  dentalimplants.com/search.php
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