The cost of a dental implant can range from $1800 to $5000.00. The exact cost varies in the same way that each patient presents a unique set of circumstances and factors. The variables that may affect the procedure range from the patient’s age, oral health, jaw bone anatomy, bone grafting to whether or not more complex treatments such as a sinus lift are necessary. In addition, the type of dental implant and the restorative crown or denture impacts the cost of the total restoration. Finally, the number of times the patient needs to visit the dentist can affect the cost of the procedure. It is not a cookie cutter process.
The dental implant procedure involves several steps between multiple specialties. The first step is a cone beam scan, and then the placement of the dental implant, which may involve the extraction of a tooth and the placement of bone grafting material. The latter is done to fill the void created from the removed tooth. Once this is completed, the dental implant needs time to properly integrate with the bone and create a healthy fusion in order for the crown to be attached. In most cases the healing period is 3 – 6 months. The last step is the restoration, which is placing the crown on top of the dental implant structure.
Coverage under your medical plan may be available, depending on your insurance plan and the cause of tooth loss. If treatment is not covered by your dental insurance, or if you don’t have insurance, you may be able to setup a finance plan. Many dental offices offer financing plans, allowing patients to finance dental procedures, many times with no interest.
During your consultation we provide you with a breakdown of fees. We also discuss the various dental implant options and try to cover all the costs that are involved. It is during the initial consult where you should be given payment options and strategies to accomplish the treatment.
Feel free to give us a call to see if you are an implant candidate.
Novy Scheinfeld, DDS, PC
ZoAnna Scheinfeld, MS, DMD
290 Carpenter Drive, 200A
Atlanta (Sandy Springs), GA 30328
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