Dental implants technically consist of three separate parts. This includes the titanium post that integrates with your jawbone, the abutment that attaches to the implant itself, and the restoration that fits on top of the abutment. The abutment acts as a connector between the implant and restoration, ensuring a long-term and stable fit. After Dr. Savas places the implant into the jaw, he allows several months of healing to occur to ensure a lasting bond with your replacement tooth and your jaw. This process, known as osseointegration, is essential for successful treatment.
The cost of dental implants varies from patient to patient, which is why you’ll need to schedule a consultation with Dr. Savas to discuss your needs. Before we begin any stage of your treatment, we’ll show you a detailed breakdown of your costs so that you aren’t caught off guard by your total. Each phase of the procedure comes with its own unique price tag, including the placement of the implant and abutment, the creation and attachment of the restoration, and any preparatory treatments needed to make implants viable. Our office accepts most dental insurance plans as well as CareCredit for those in need of more manageable, monthly payment plans.
Keep in mind that while dental implants do tend to cost more on average than other tooth replacement options, they generally pay for themselves in the long-term. No other solution available today replaces the roots of teeth like dental implants, ensuring that you restore full function to your biting force, prevent the premature signs of aging, and stop early deterioration of your bone tissue. Think of them as a long-term investment for your oral health.
Dr. Christy Savas is fully capable of placing dental implants entirely in the office. In many cases, dentists will only perform the restoration phase of treatment, forcing them to refer the surgical phase to another dentist offsite. With his extensive education in dental implants, he can plan your treatment, perform the surgical stage in-house, and place the restoration. This means you won’t have to travel from practice to practice just to get a single treatment completed.