Dental Implant

Dental implant surgery is used to replace tooth roots with metal, screwlike posts and replaces damaged or missing teeth with artificial teeth that look and function like real ones.

Dental implant surgery offers an alternative to dentures or bridgework. The exact procedure will be dependent upon the type of implant and the condition of your jawbone.

Average Cost of Dental Implants

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 The average cost in the US: $1,000 - $3,000 per dental implant and $500 -  $3,000 dental implant abutment and crown

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How Does It Work?

Step 1: Extract the tooth

If there is a tooth in the space planned for the implant, the tooth will be removed, taking care to preserve as much of the buccal plate and surrounding bone as possible

Step 2: Initial incision

A small cut is done where the implant will be placed.

The cut is necessary in order to gain access to the tooth socket where your missing teeth used to be

Step 3: Cutting and Drilling

The dentist will drill into the bone

Metal implant or post itself is placed into the hole in your bone

The implant is then covered by stitching the gums and allow it to heal

Step 4: Healing period and the second procedure

After three to six months the healing will be complete

The second part of the procedure can take place when the healing is complete

The dentist will make a new cut to expose the implant

A healing cap or collar is screwed atop the stud

Step 5: Healing cap removal

After a few weeks, the healing cap is taken off, after the surrounding gum tissue is healed 

Step 6: Abutment and crown placement

The abutment is put into place

The abutment prevents dislodged of the crown due to biting forces

The crown is placed

MedicW Insider tips

Do not smoke or drink alcohol for at least 3 days before your veneers treatment.

Brush and floss properly before your treatment and keep good oral hygiene the week before your treatment.

The treatment is quick and there are no directions that should be considered, except otherwise prescribed by the dentist

You can resume normal activities right after the procedure

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