How Much Do Dental Implants Cost? I'm really not into the idea of dentures.

  • Eva S
  • Seattle, WA
  • 2 months ago
Approximately how much does it cost per tooth for dental implants? I'm really not into the idea of dentures.

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Dental Implant Costs

September 25th, 2011

The costs of dental implants will vary depending on where you live. Major cities tend to have higher fees, as do the east and west coasts versus the midwest. For implants, check around in your area, the fees will fall mostly within a certain range. You should try to find someone you trust within that price range. Fees that are unusually low often mean either cheaper non-brand name implant parts, offshore labs, lower quality materials, or inexperienced doctors are involved. There are many variables such as bone grafting, number of teeth, type of implants and type of restoration (crown, bridge, or denture). In the Cleveland, Ohio area where I practice, $4000-$5000 for a single tooth (including surgery and restoration) would be a rough ballpark number for an implant. Fees here are generally lower than say New York, Los Angeles or Chicago.

Front teeth are often more difficult to restore well with implants, and more expensive lab made custom parts (called abutments) may be needed instead of standard sized and angled abutments from the implant manufacturer. Labs also charge dentists more for implant crowns. Dental implants really are the state of the art in tooth replacement, much better than a bridge or denture, and implant companies, labs, oral surgeons and restorative dentists base their prices on this fact.

Paul D. Kantor, DDS

Paul D. Kantor, DDS
Cleveland Cosmetic Dentist
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Dental implants cost

November 17th, 2009

It sounds like you are faced with the prospect of losing all your teeth and replacing them with implants. If that is the case you don't have to place an implant for every tooth. 6-8 implants can be used to replace an entire arch of teeth. Also, implants can be used to stabilize a smaller removable appliance we call an over-denture. There can be many advantages to this one of which is reduced cost with a better more secure feel than a denture.

Joseph W.  Worthington, DDS

Joseph W. Worthington, DDS
Fairfield Cosmetic Dentist

Dental Implants cost depends upon the location .

February 28th, 2013

The cost of dental implants may vary depending upon where you get them done. In India, the cost of dental implants is about 1/4th of its cost in the US and you get similar or better treatment. You may enjoy a vacation and save quite a lot of money as well.

Gaurav K. Goel, MDS

Gaurav K. Goel, MDS
India Cosmetic Dentist


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Dental Implant Cost

July 11th, 2011

Typically implant cost is determined by your geographical locale.  Most are in the range of about $1600 - $2500 for th eimplant placement and then after healing (406 months) an abutment and crown are required which can range from $1500-$3000.  On average a complete implant from start to finish is roughly $3800.  Of course, if bone grafting is required, then it depends on the type of graft and size of graft used.

Keith Blankenship, DDS

Keith Blankenship, DDS
Jacksonville Cosmetic Dentist

Implant cost

December 22nd, 2010

The cost is determined by how much reconstruction has to be done. For example, if you have been wearing a denture or a partial denture for a number of years, you may need bone grafting to replace the bone that resorbs over time.  Also, if you have an abscess, bone destruction occurs due to the infection.  The next stage would then be implant placement after the graft has healed.  Due to the amount of materials used, these procedures can be costly, but the long term results are worth the expense.    

Edgard El Chaar, DDS

Edgard El Chaar, DDS
New York Cosmetic Dentist

How Much are Dental Implants?

April 10th, 2014

Although dental implant costs seem to vary, the average patient should be able to get a dental implant for about $1200.  However, custom abutments , bone grafts and crowns will add to the final cost of the dental implant.  Patients are often confused by the amount of variations they find when restoring their implants.  When comparing prices, always make sure you are comparing "apples to apples"  and don't be fooled by brand name hype.  There is no conclusive evidence that one implant brand is statistically more successful than another.  What will probably make the most difference in success and longevity long term are  the diagnostic and surgical skills of the implant dentist.  If you have a choice, go with the most experienced implant dentist you can find.

Albert Kurpis, DDS

Albert Kurpis, DDS
Ridgewood Cosmetic Dentist

Dental Implants

April 9th, 2014

I guess you are missing all your teeth.  The cost varies a lot  within the country. You can find places where implants are done for $350 and other for $5000 each.  In my area, the cost of insertion of an implant is just below $2,000.
 I think you should find a doctor who is qualified to perform this procedure. Proper bone grafting should be done to have a good implant placed with the right angle and height.  If there is no lip support, bone grafting can be extremely helpful. 
In the top jaw as many as 10 implants can be placed. This would mean that the teeth are fixed (like a bridge or similar to natural teeth) and do not come out. With 6 implants, you could have a fixed prosthesis, but it would look like a denture.

Majid Jamali, DMD

Majid Jamali, DMD
New York Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

Costs can Vary Greatly

March 19th, 2014

Implants can vary greatly in cost from $1500 to $3000 each.  The implant itself is only part of the cost.  You still need something on top of the implant called an abutment.  These can be stock or custom and metal or porcelain. These can vary from $500 to $1500.  You also may need a bone graft around the implant which can be $300 to $1200.  Then you will still need a crown on top of it.

Kathy Frazar, DDS, FAGD

Kathy Frazar, DDS, FAGD
Houston Cosmetic Dentist
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

Cost of ental implants

February 1st, 2014

Cost of All-on-4 full arch dental implants with a Prettua zirconia bridge is $9995 in my office.

Tanya Long, DMD

Tanya Long, DMD
Louisville Cosmetic Dentist
5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

Cost of dental implants

August 25th, 2013

The price of dental implants can vary based on the brand of the dental implant and the tooth location. Typically the average cost of a dental implant is approximately $2,000. Remember, you also need to factor in the cost of the implant crown.

Parnaz Aurasteh, DDS

Parnaz Aurasteh, DDS
Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist
5.0 out of 5 stars 1 review

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.

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