5 Ways You Can Finance Your Dental Implant Treatment

5 Ways You Can Finance Your Dental Implant Treatment

We cannot get away from the fact that the cost of having dental implants is high. The specific cost anyone person will pay will depend on the dental practice they use, the specific brand of a dental implant fitted, and most obvious of all, how many dental implants actually need to be fitted. You do not need to be a mathematics professor to know that the cost of a single dental implant is going to be a lot less than a set of dental implants used to replace the full top and bottom rows of teeth.

The cost of dental implants might encourage you to shop around and try to find the cheapest possible dental implant practitioner, but we must add a note of caution here. By all means, look for the best value for money, but, given that you should be looking for dental implants to last a number of years, you must ensure that the dental implant solution you choose is the right one for you.

By that, we are not questioning the professionalism and skills of any dental impact practitioners but instead pointing to the fact that there are different dental implant products available. You also want to ensure that a specific dental implant is one that meets all your criteria with regards to quality and durability.

As far as the amount that you are going to pay, several factors will impact that price, and this could be anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000…per tooth! No small amount for just a single tooth, but if you have a full set of teeth you wish to be replaced by dental implants, then with adults having a total of 32 teeth, we suggest you take a deep breath before doing the multiplication.

If you are still with us, it now comes to the point where you can look at options for funding the procedure. An important point – we are not financial advisors, so this article is designed as general information and not financial advice. You must carry out due diligence and seek professional financial advice if necessary.

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Dental Implants

How to Care for Dental Implants

The Oral Health Tracker national report card in Australia shows that many Australians are not caring for their teeth as they should. Tooth decay is the most widespread chronic disease, and only just over half of Australians are brushing their teeth twice per day, as recommended by dentists.

Even scarier is the knowledge that the average Australian adult is missing around five teeth. That’s why dental implants are growing in popularity, with thousands of people visiting their dentists to perform the procedure and get back that coveted set of pearly whites.

Dental implants are replacement teeth that replace one or more teeth in the front or back. They take the form and function of a natural tooth but are permanently fixed in place, unlike dentures.

While Dental Implant don’t decay as regular teeth do, they do require care and attention. Read on to learn how to maintain your dental implants and why they might be right for you.

Brush

The brushing process for dental implants is similar, or the same, to regular teeth. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush all your teeth, including the implant, twice daily. Dentists recommend brushing for about two minutes, morning and night. (more…)