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Dental Implants And What You Should Know About

2021-08-31 12:54:15

Dr. Fariba Azadikhah
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Dr. Fariba Azadikhah

You may have these questions in this article:

  1. How much is the Dental implant price?
  2. Can I find cheaper alternative method for Dental Implants?
  3. What is the risks of Implants?
  4. How long does it take to heal?
  5. What is the best age for dental implantation?
  6. Does food get stuck under implantation?



What is Dental Implants?

Dental implant surgery is a common method that replaces tooth roots with metal and acts as a tooth replacement, actually, its functions like chewing and its appearance are almost similar to natural teeth. Dental implants are a subset of cosmetic dental surgeries. You can read more about cosmetic dental surgery in this article.

If you are searching for a way to solve your teeth problems by an appropriate tooth replacement and deciding to have dental implant surgery, you may have many questions and uncertainties about its price, advantages, disadvantages, alternative methods, and such questions. 

In the following, The price of single tooth implant, multiple tooth implant, and full mouth implant will be explained and also some of your most common questions about dental implantation will be solved.

How much does Dental implant cost?

If you decide to have a dental implant, one of your concerns may be the price of dental implant surgery, actually. The cost for full-mouth dental implants can vary quite a bit, but it can be said that the cost for a single implant can range from $1,500 to $6,000. And the cost for multiple teeth can be from $1,500 to more than $50,000. 

Many patients think that The price for dental implantation seems expensive and Unreasonable compared to other tooth-replacement methods, However, other methods such as dentures, Conventional dental bridges, and Adhesive dental bridges Usually have to be repaired or replaced every 5 to 10 years and Considering the durability and price of dental implants, it may seem more economical. 

Multiple implantations are used for patients who require the replacement of more than one. Implants on multiple teeth can cost between $1,500 and $30,000. This price can be as much as $50,000 depending on the kind of conditions. 

Two to four teeth high-quality implants can cost $6,000 to $10,000. Same as any procedure, the cost of dental implantation differs from one patient to the next and the cost can increase based on the unexpectable conditions of the patient and other components. This kind of dental implant is used in the situation that there are healthy teeth next to the replacement area and is used to ensures the implants remain in place to help the patients that need to have healthy gums for implantation. 

based on the number of teeth missing and where the affected tooth is located In some cases. 

The cost for Full mouth dental implants can vary from $7,000 to $90,000. The average cost for full mouth implants is about $34,000. A top or bottom set of dentures can cost about $3,500 to $30,000.full mouth implant is similar to dentures but is stronger and does not require the use of adhesives but it is more expensive. 

Is there any cheaper alternative? 

The answer is yes! there are some alternatives for those who don’t want to do dental implantation and want cheaper ones. There are some alternatives and their advantages and disadvantages: 


Dentures are artificial structures that are made of teeth and gums that are molded into the shape of the mouth and created by dentists to replace lost or removed natural teeth. 

Dentures can either replace all teeth on either the top or bottom gum line or just a few that are missing. they will be designed to fit your mouth, and matched on your existing teeth. 

A denture has to come out every night, and might not prove as recollective as you would want it to be. It can make eating and speaking difficult and change the taste of food. 

Dentures are the only way for solving the for Some patients like old people that are not suitable for implants due to Osteoporosis. 

stick-on bridge

Stick-on bridge: 

This is an adhesive bridge that has a dummy tooth that connects to a titanium wing. This wing attaches onto the adjacent tooth by glue. 

a stick-on bridge is much healthier for the supporting tooth than removing a large number of teeth and in order to make a sustained tooth 

A fixed bridge

A fixed bridge:

This replacement fills the space where one or more teeth are missing. This bridge keep the natural shape of your face permanently restitute your bite.

A fixed bridge requires the adjacent tooth or teeth to be shaped into a spike that will retain the bridge. risks compromising their structural and functional integrity by Cutting natural teeth down and may replace them in time. 

Is dental implantation bad and risky? 

implantation’s high price and the fact that Dental Insurance Won’t Cover The price makes patients uncertain but its risks aren't too considerable and its’ failure rates range from 1% to 2%. 

 One of the main reasons tooth implants fail is bacteremia development. In some cases, bacteria can infect the implant itself during its insertion. The bacteria can then infect the implant site and the surrounding areas.  

with gingivitis, patients can still get implants, so long as patients have the infection treated first. If gums become back in good health, the patient may already be a good implant surgery. 

There are some disadvantages of this surgery: 

Dental Implants surgery is a surgery! 

One of the major disadvantages is that they require surgery to be placed. But think this is not a big challenge because surgery is always a health risk. The complication rate is just an average of 5 to 10%. The risks and complications you are taking for dental implants include infection, jaw, delayed bone healing, nerve damage, jaw damages, and fractures damage to other teeth. 

lone bone around implants

There might be a Lose Bone Around Implants 

it is still common to lose bone around your implants. Although dental implants can help you maintain bone mass in your jaw. This is from normal bone loss over years. If you lose too much bone, there may be a need to have your dental implant replaced so it’s important to have your dental implants placed by a skilled dentist.

Dental Implants have a long Healing time 

Dental Implant has not instant results so a major disadvantage of dental implants is that they have a long healing time because of this long process: To start, the dentist must first ensure that the patient has enough bone mass in his jaw to have the implants placed in the first place, If it does not, the patient should be given a bone graft surgery. implants can’t be placed until gums have been healed from extractions and bone grafts. Finally, the dentist will surgically insert dental implants. 

Once the surgery is complete, the dentist lets gums heal once again. This is where gums begin to grow bone around the implants. This process can take from 3 to 18 months to heal. 

What is the best age for dental implantation?

dental implants may not be an appropriate choice for everyone. This includes patients under age 18 because a patient can receive a dental implant when her or his jaw is completely developed and to know if a teenaged patient may be ready for dental implants, the dentist can take an X-ray of his or her bones to Diagnosis if they have fully developed jaw. 

This typically does not happen until the late teens or even early adult years but some people at this age have a fully developed jaw and can have an implant, because jaw development is more important than this age limit so There can be permission for patients under age 18 who want to replace missing teeth with dental implants. 

half of men and women over age 65 have at least one missing tooth. This makes them need dental implant procedures. While the dentist checks the patient’s overall health before recommending dental implants, simply being an older adult usually does not prohibit implantation for that person. old people who have lived with quick-release dentures for many years may feel ready to convert them to permanent dental implants. 

The main difference between younger and older dental implant patients is the reason they need to have implantation. Young adults lose teeth in accidents but older adults lose teeth because of disease. 

food doesn't get stuck under implants

Does food get stuck under implantation? 

one of the biggest worries of patients is that food particles can get trapped between the prosthesis and the gum but the patients should know that dental implants are the appropriate alternatives to denture or fixed bridge and Food Will Never Get Stuck Under a single Dental Implant Tooth. 

A well-produced dental implant has a normal function and fits in the mouth as though it were a natural tooth. It Holds the gums firmly, minimizing any possibility for food to get stuck. If food ever gets stuck in your implant, the reason is that the implant is placed incorrectly. This incorrect placement can be easily fixed with a replacement and it does not cost much. 

If it’s possible for food to get stuck u under the implant bridge or implant denture, cleaning it is easier than natural teeth. Also, you never have to worry about food pieces accumulating on the dental implant because Implant dentures provide access to the gums. 


Dental implant surgery is an appropriate, too less harmless method for teeth replacement. It is suitable for all ages and is compatible with the conditions of most patients, but the price must also be considered and it is clear that the price of this method is higher than other methods. 

This article answers some of your most commonly asked questions about dental implants, and we hope to help you make the right decision about this dental surgery. 

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