Cons of dental implants
- Price: For undergoing a dental implant, you need a surgery, so basically the price would be higher than any dental services.
- Potential complications during and after the surge: Like any other surgery, there are also risks associated with dental implants. These include mild pain during and after the process, as well as slight bleeding at the surgical spot.
What are the risks of an implant procedure?
For having a successful result, the dental implant needs to be jointed to the bone. If this won’t happen, the implant will be at risk of losing and falling out. Rejection is generally not painful, but the loosened implant will not be able to support the false teeth any longer.
Injury in oral area
During the process you may encounter a light bleeding in your surrounding teeth, or your jaw.
In some rare cases, cosmetic dental implants will cause patients mild sinus problems. This Problem will only happen when dental implants are located in the back part of your upper jaw, right near the sinus cavity. The implant placement can puncture the sinus cavity, but as said before this is not a common problem.
In case your dentist is not skilled enough you may experience some discomforts because of harm to the surrounding nerves or gum or damaging blood vessels near them. The Signs of damaged nerves or tissue usually are swelling and a numbness.
Dental implants prices options
There are several cheaper alternatives for dental implants. In case you want to incur less expenses for a tooth implant, you can ask for a cheaper method.
In one method, the dentist will grind down the two adjacent teeth to create a support structure for the replacement of the tooth. This process will probably lead to tooth decay and maybe you will need a root canal in the future.
Another way is that patients usually ask for a bridge because it’s convenient and some insurances support them in their home country.
Some people would go with dentures which cost them about $2000 to $4000 per plate and $4000 to $8000 for a full set, depending on the quality. If you want to do it in Iran the cost would be less than half of these. But you need to keep in mind that dentures don’t last for lifetime but implants do. Dentures need to be replaced every 5 to 10 years and sometimes people have problems with them while eating or chewing.
Although dental implants may seem expensive, they will worth the price considering how long they will last for you. Dental implants are also usually considered being more firm than natural teeth and are wholly functional.
What are the price factors of a dental implant procedure?
A dental implant is, usually a titanium device located in a patient’s jawbone in order to attach an artificial tooth to jaw. Basically the cost of an implant is dependent on the patient’s individual condition as associated with the quality of the surrounding tissue like gums and also the bone which the implant will be placed in.
The positioning of a dental implant is a very delicate procedure. If the implant is not located properly, it causes you severe pain and discomfort. On the other hand, the process of removing and relocating a misplaced implant can lead to the destruction of both tissue and the bone and will cause you expensive costs. It should be noted that the most expensive part of the process is not the implant itself, but is the surgery. If there has been previous damage to the gums or bone, basically the price of the surgery will go higher. The more your dentist is experienced and skilled the less you encounter these problems.