Having a dental implant is a life-changing dental treatment, and for many patients finding out about dental implant cost is a logical step towards getting treatment. There are lots of different variables that influence how much you can expect to pay for your dental implant. Let’s have a look at them.
What Is The Average Cost Of A Dental Implant?
Your dental implant acts as a permanent tooth replacement. When performed by a suitably qualified and experienced dental practitioner, it’s quite possible that your implant could last for the rest of your lifetime. As such, it’s important to invest in the best quality prosthesis that you can afford.
Find out how long your implant is expected to last when you receive your treatment plan and cost estimate.
How Many Tooth Implants Will You Need?
A single implant costs less than multiple implants but if you are missing a full arch of teeth, you may be able to replace them using only four implants.
This is called the all-on-4 treatment and it is more cost-effective than placing individual dental implants.
Your Dental Practitioner Fees
You can expect to visit your dentist a few times over the course of your treatment, and your dental implant cost will include all of your consultations, including your initial assessment, and post-operative care.
Do You Need A Bone Graft?
If you need a complex procedure or require additional surgeries such as bone grafting, this will be reflected in the overall cost of your dental implant.
Will My Health Insurance Cover The Cost Of Implant Surgery?
Typically you need a high level of extras cover to be able to claim from your health insurance, but you may be able to claim a portion, depending on your policy,
Want to find out more about dental implant cost? It’s always best to speak to a professional. Please contact us for an appointment: (02) 9158 6137.