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Average Cost of Dental Implants

The modern dental implants not only look good, but also feel and perform just like natural teeth you are born with. They are the epitome of aesthetics, usability and functionality all mixed into one. These together with other reasons make dental implants a very expensive venture and so not many people who desire can afford it.

However, it is important for the potential patient or client to have knowledge on the average cost of the dental implant so as to know how much he/she is going to part with. The cost of dental implants varies depending on a number of factors that include the number of missing teeth; the more the number of teeth to be replaced the more you have to pay. It also depends on the dentist who is attending to you and more so the town or country in which you are in since some countries are more advanced and provide sophisticated services when it comes to dental implants. However, it is important to know the average cost of dental implants so as to obtain value for your money.

In the United Kingdom, the price can be between 1000-1500 pounds while in the United States the price ranges from $2000-$5000 with some cases going up to $14000, remember that in this case the gum quality is very important and is the key factor determining the increase in the costs. In other parts of the world, a good example being India where dental health technology is advanced it can be $1,000 or cheaper. From these statistics you can then calculate the average costs of implants depending on where you are procuring the services from.

Other than rushing to know the average costs of implants, it is important to break down the total costs into small bits, for example, Bone grafts costs, cost of Implanting the titanium post into the jaw, cost of attaching the implant and finally the cost of the crown or the false tooth. There are some clinics that offer the whole implantation procedure as a package but it is proper to know the costs of each procedure, not all patients have to undergo the bone grafting surgery.

It really requires a thorough search and enquiry to be able to find the precise price, the client should be cautious about the quality as not everything that is cheap is of the right quality.

 

 

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Dr. Bruno Silva
Founder and Principal Dentist, Brighton Implant Clinic.