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The Cost of Dental Implants in Arlington or Southlake

X-ray of dental implantIf you’re dealing with tooth loss and Dr. Doctor has explained the advantages of dental implants, then you probably have only one more question: How much do dental implants cost in Arlington? One average, a single dental implant will cost between $1500 and $2000. But your decision cannot be based solely on the price tag. There are other factors to consider.

The Lifespan of Dental Implants

Dental ImplantUnlike a bridge, a partial or a full denture that will need to be repaired over time and then replaced after a certain number of years, dental implants can last for decades. In fact, for patients that are very careful about oral hygiene at home and maintain dental checkups every six months, implants can last a lifetime. So despite costing a bit more upfront, dental implants may be less in the long run than other types of prosthetics that require continual maintenance and replacement.

The Cost of Prep Work

Man biting appleSome of Dr. Doctor’s dental implant patients require preparatory procedures before receiving implants. For instance, if you have failing teeth, then these may need to be extracted. Alternatively, your gums and jawbone must be strong enough to support implants, therefore bone and tissue graft surgeries may be necessary. The cost of these procedures varies and depends on the complexity of each case, such as how many teeth need to be extracted. If you have dental insurance, be sure to check the details of your policy. There are plans that partially cover the costs of these types of procedures.

Crowns, Bridges and Dentures

A dental implant is not complete without the tooth restoration that finishes your smile. Once again, the cost of these will depend on the type of prosthetic you need and how many. If dental crowns are necessary for single implants, then these cost between $500 and $1500 each. A bridge to replace several teeth averages between $3000 and $4000. Finally, partial and full dentures typically start at around $2500 and can run upwards of $5000. Again, you may want to check to see if your dental insurance covers any portion of the cost for these tooth restorations.

Paying for Dental Implants in Southlake and Arlington

In total then, the cost of an entire dental implant from root to crown averages between $3000 and $5000. For the portion that your dental insurance will cover, Dr. Ravi is in-network with several providers including Delta Dental, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Ameritas, Humana, MetLife and others.

In addition, we’ll be glad to help you apply for financing through CareCredit, a third-party healthcare financier. We also work with Med Loan Finance, which works with people of all credit histories and backgrounds.