Top
20
Doctor insights on: Dental Implants Abroad

Share
Dr. Greg Rubin Dr. Rubin
19 doctors agreed:
1

1
Do dental implants work?

Dr. Greg Rubin Dr. Rubin
19 doctors agreed:
Do dental implants work?

YES ! : Dental implants have been around for over 50 years. Today -the success rate of dental implants is 95-98%. Dental implants do work. We can replace one missing tooth or the whole mouth, so you can have permanent teeth and enjoy food and have quality of life you deserve. ...Read more

See 37 more doctor answers
Dr. Thomas Namey
5 doctors shared insights

Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


2

2
Cosmetic dentistry & dental implant. Done by same dentists?

Cosmetic dentistry & dental implant. Done by same dentists?

Could be.: We like to think that all dentists are cosmetic dentists! cosmetic dentistry is not a speciality. Though some general dentists may place and restore dental implants, dental implants are often placed by specialists such as oral surgeons and periodontists. The general dentists or prosthodontist then places the crown on top of the implant. ...Read more

See 49 more doctor answers
3

3
Cost of dental impants, bone grafts?

Cost of dental impants, bone grafts?

It varies: In a general sense, you are not buying a chunk of metal or a piece of bone; you are paying for the experience and expertise of the dental surgeon who is performing the procedure. The more experienced, generally the more expensive. But, remember, you get what you pay for in most cases. Most conventional implants run $3-5000 apiece with an additional fee for the crown which sits on it. Grafts-? ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
4

4
Cost of bone grafting and dental implants?

Cost of bone grafting and dental implants?

Varies: Fees vary from office to office. The cost of bone grafting depends on where the graft is needed, what type of grafting material is used, the type of anesthetic, and the surgeon's fee schedule. The cost of dental implants may also be dependent upon the type of implant used and the manufacturer, and the surgeon's fee schedule. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
5

5
Are dental implants and bone grafts safe?

Are dental implants and bone grafts safe?

Yes: Dental implants have been around for many years . Proper treatment planning is the key for the success of dental implants. ...Read more

See 8 more doctor answers
6

6
How successful are dental implants?

Success rate 93- 98%: Success rates of dental implants is depending on where in the jaw the implants are placed but, in general, dental implants have a success rate of 93- 98%. ...Read more

See 13 more doctor answers
7

7
2 failed implants in under 3 years & 4 fillings need redone. Should I have dental review for prior dental work/dentist?

2 failed implants in under 3 years & 4 fillings need redone. Should I have dental review for prior dental work/dentist?

Dental review: Dental treatment can last a long time if done properly and maintained by the patient. Some patients are not ideal candidates for implants-smokers, diabetics, people with healing issues. Fillings can get recurrent decay around and under them over time. It is always your right to request a review. Check with your local dental society and inquire about Peer Review. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
8

8
Dental implants needed - any chances of getting medical insurance to cover it?

Dental implants needed - any chances of getting medical insurance to cover it?

Depends: That will be determined on the "why" the implants are needed. For instance if an accident cause the loss, of a tooth the implant is usually covered. Insurance companies are getting better at covering for them, but some still not with it. Use a predetermination with your insurance company to be sure prior to starting work if you can not afford the implant without the insurance. ...Read more

See 7 more doctor answers
9

9
Are dental implants only for missing teeth?

Are dental implants only for missing teeth?

No: Dental implants can also be used as anchors to help stabilize dentures when all the teeth are missing and, as the other doctor noted, as a temporary means of anchorage in orthodontics to help move teeth. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
10

10
Will medicaid cover dental work (filling in cavities and wisdom teeth removal)?

Will medicaid cover dental work (filling in cavities and wisdom teeth removal)?

Location matters: Medicaid services are state services. With this said, every state is different. Most adult dentistry through medicaid is very minimal in its coverage. Call your provider to know the specifics for your particular needs. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
11

11
How much do bone graphs for dental implants cost after insurance?

How much do bone graphs for dental implants cost after insurance?

Depends: The question of bone graft expense really depends on two things... 1) how much, if any, of the bone grafting procedure will be covered by your insurance. 2) what type and quantity of bone grafting do you require? The investment may be minimal to extensive. However, if you truly want dental implants, there may be no other choice. Keep smiling. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
12

12
Will medicaid cover teeth implants?

Will medicaid cover teeth implants?

Dental implant: I have not come across any occasion that medicaid has paid for dental implants. If lucky there might be coverage for denture or partial denture. ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
13

13
Are dental implants always  painfull?

Are dental implants always  painfull?

NO WAY: In most cases dental implants are not painful at all! in our practice most dental implant patients do not require any pain medicine other than over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil. Often times, the dental extraction is by far more uncomfortable than a dental implant. ...Read more

See 12 more doctor answers
14

14
Aredental bridges so inferior to implants?

Aredental bridges so inferior to implants?

They Have Problems: Bridges can last a long time, if you take care of them. However, studies show that implants are easier to maintain for a lifetime, and have a higher probability of lasting. They also don't damage the teeth on either side, like bridges. They can cost a bit more up-front, but they require less maintenance and generally have fewer problems down the road. So, they're more cost efficient long-term. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
15

15
Dental implant crowns are more expensive than standard ones and not covered with my insurance. Besides dental school clinic-how to lower their cost?

Dental implant crowns are more expensive than standard ones and not covered with my insurance. Besides dental school clinic-how to lower their cost?

True: Dental implant crowns are more expensive than standard "tooth" crowns. It is rare that a low budget dental implant crown is available. Dental implant treatment is the best option available and there is premium for this treatment. Be aware that if there are really "cheap" crowns or dental implants being offered, the quality may be compromised. In the long run it may cost more. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
16

16
Prosthodontist states i cannot have any teeth removed before getting dental implants. Is this true?

Prosthodontist states i cannot have any teeth removed before getting dental implants. Is this true?

More info please: I think that either you are giving us too little information or there was some misunderstanding in the communication between you and the prosthodontist. Feel free to restate your questions. We can't agree or disagree to the question as stated. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
17

17
Could dental assistants place and grind permanent composite filling?

Could dental assistants place and grind permanent composite filling?

Maybe: Depends on the state your in and state regulations. Some states license dental assistants with extended functions. After a dentists prepares a tooth for a restoration this assistant can fill, polish, adjust bite and contour the restoration. ...Read more

18

18
How do dentures and dental implants differ?

How do dentures and dental implants differ?

Huge difference!: Denture sit on the gums and use suction for retention. Dental implants are biocompatible anchors in the bone that allow a dentrue to snap in or screw in for a significant improvement in stability, support, chewing ability, improved speech and confidence! ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
19

19
Find cheap retiree dental plan?

Find cheap retiree dental plan?

AARP: Contact aarp and they do have a reduced fee dental plan., or google reduced dental fee plan for your area. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
20

20
How willa dental implant work with braces?

How willa dental implant work with braces?

Must plan ahead!: If you are in need of dental implant treatment and orthodontics, you must plan ahead. Typically, orthodontics is nearly completed prior to implant placement as the implant cannot be moved orthodontically. Once you get to the last few months or in the "detailing" phase, you can usually have your implant placed so that your treatment is completed at about the same time as your orthodontics. ...Read more

See 15 more doctor answers