Dental implants are becoming more and more popular these days and are preferred to dentures by more and more people. They are long-lasting, feel like natural teeth and look very good. The only downside of them is their price, since a dental implant can cost all the way from 3000$ to ten thousand dollars. Modern technology allows for 3D X-rays that increase the accuracy and the efficiency of the dental implantation operation.
If you don’t know yet a dental implant consists of two parts – the invisible root part, the titanium screw (there is a reason why titanium is used), and the visible crown part – the one that actually makes your teeth look beautiful. Standard implants measure 4 – 6 mm wide and 5 – 15 mm long. A U.S. dime is 1.35 mm thick. If you want to replace your whole row of teeth with dental implants – it is possible, but might be a little bit too expensive. It is up to you to decide if your oral health is worth that price, though.
The procedure in-depth
So how is the dental implant actually implanted. Well, it is surgical operation that requires a titanium drill to be …