5 Factors Affecting Cost Of Dental Implants

By - Rohit
01.07.2020 15:35:00

Dental implants have revolutionised the field of dentistry, providing a long-lasting and natural-looking solution for replacing missing teeth. However, one common concern for many individuals considering dental implants is the cost. The cost of dental implants can vary depending on several factors that influence the overall treatment expenses. In this blog post, we will explore the five key factors that affect the cost of dental implants, helping you understand the investment involved in achieving a healthy and confident smile.

5 Factors Affecting Cost Of Dental Implants

Internet, Google research and treatment estimates from different dental practices can vary widely. It can be a tough decision and likewise can be equally tough to choose the dental practice only on the basis of varying treatment estimates. It is important to note that while cost is a significant consideration, it should not be the sole factor in choosing a dental practice. Quality, reputation, and patient reviews are equally important. It is advisable to consult with multiple dental practices, discuss your specific case, and obtain detailed treatment plans and estimates before making a decision.

Remember, dental implants are a long-term investment in your oral health and quality of life. Prioritize finding a skilled and reputable implant dentist who can provide excellent care and ensure the best possible outcome for your dental implant procedure.

Complexity of the Case:

The complexity of your specific dental condition will impact the cost of the implant procedure. Cases that require additional procedures such as bone grafting or sinus lift or Sinus augmentation may incur higher costs.

Implant Material:

The type of implant material used can affect the cost. Titanium implants are commonly used and generally more affordable, while zirconia implants tend to be more expensive due to their aesthetic benefits. You can ask your Dentist for a use of FDA approved Dental Implants only.

In India Implants from companies with original patents are usually expensive than generic implants. It is highly recommended that you choose implants from these major implant manufacturing companies.Major Implant Manufacturing companies like Straumann, Nobel Biocare, Biohorizon, Astra etc have global presence and also spend billions of dollars on the research and scientific studies each year. The major implant manufacturing companies also offer implant warranties and great support to your dentist in case of any implant complications or in terms of replacement of components which can be an asset considering the long term maintenance of the Implant.

Number of Implants:

Number of dental implants affect the cost

The number of implants needed will directly impact the overall cost. Single-tooth implants will be less expensive than multiple implants for extensive tooth loss or full-arch restorations.Greater is the number of the missing teeth to be replaced by Dental Implants, higher will be the costs.

Geographic Location of Practise:

In India the geographic location of the dental practice can also influence the cost. Dental practices in metropolitan areas or regions such as Mumbai, Delhi or Bengaluru with a higher cost of living may have slightly higher prices as compared to other parts of India.

Dentist's Experience and Expertise: 

The experience and reputation of the implant dentist can affect the cost. Dentists with advanced training and extensive experience may charge higher fees due to their expertise and success rates. The cost of the dental implants procedure is actually the sum of cost of procuring the components added to the professional fee. In Dental Implants procedure, the professional fee of a Dentist is a major deciding factor for the total cost. In countries like US, Canada, Australia the professional fees is usually 2000 times of what an average Indian professional Charges. In India the dentists who are highly trained with sound implant experience are likely to have higher professional fee.

Accurate procedures use state-of-the-art Computer Guided technology and scans which has high procurement costs. Softwares and equipment guide the dentist for precise implant placement. Free Hand implant placements can incorporate errors.

The practices with Computer Guided Implant Placements and 3D Printed stents are bound to be more professional and commit less mistakes. If you are not sure, don't commit yourself into any treatment procedure in haste. Book a Consultation appointment, ask your questions to the Dentist and refrain from the treatment If you don't  find his/her answers satisfying. the Dental offices with these techniques will have reasonably high success rates and are bound to be expensive than others in the market.

Cost of Crowns and Abutments:

Some Dental practices offer comprehensive packages which include the costs of Dental Crowns to be placed over the abutments of the Dental Implants. Kindly ask your dentist well before, if the cost includes the cost of the crowns and Abutments. Usually the Ceramic abutments and Zirconia Crowns cost higher than the conventional Metal Ceramic Restorations or Metal Abutments. CAD CAM manufactured crowns are well fitting and costs higher than hand made crowns.

Factors mentioned above play an important role in the cost of dental implants procedure. ADC has made easy financing options available for the patients. Speak to the manager at the Front desk to know more about easy Payment Instalment options for your Dental Implants Procedure.

What is Right for You: All-on-6 or All-on-4 Dental Implants?

If you are looking for replacing many of the missing teeth or all the teeth in either of the jaws or both the jaws, "All on 4" and "All on 6" treatment procedures will be the point of discussion with the Dentist most of the times. Though both the treatment concepts appear to be very similar and look to achieve similar results, they have some key difference in the procedures.