How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in San Diego?
Affordable Restorative Dental Treatment
The Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Specialists of San Diego aim to make superior oral surgery care accessible to more patients. We believe that every patient deserves to achieve a healthier and complete smile that they can be proud of. To achieve this, our practice accepts many payment methods and offers financing to help pay for your restorative treatment. If you want to know the price of dental implants or would like to learn about your financial options prior to treatment, please contact our East or Coastal office in San Diego to talk with our friendly staff.
The total cost of dental implants will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- The details of your dental insurance
- Your choice of anesthesia (local, general, nitrous oxide, or IV sedation)
- How many teeth you need replaced
- The type of dental implants you need
- If you require additional procedures, such as tooth extraction or bone grafting
- The overall complexity of your surgery
Dental Implant Financing
Our office is an enrolled CareCredit® provider, a credit card service that pays for out-of-pocket health expenses that are not covered by insurance. Once you have applied, you can use your CareCredit card at 225,000 providers nationwide. There are both short-term and long-term financing options available to suit your financial needs.
CareCredit has provided a valuable financing option for patients for over 30 years, covering treatments that are not covered by insurance or when insurance does not cover the full amount. You can also use CareCredit to pay for deductibles and copayments. Learn more about how CareCredit can finance your dental implant surgery on the officialCareCreditwebsite and easily apply online.
Long-Term Results With Dental Implants
Dental implants are a valuable tooth restoration solution because when cared for properly, they can last a lifetime. The titanium implant post fuses to the jaw bone to create a permanent and stable foundation. This replicates the root of a natural tooth and provides the same stimulation that the jaw needs to remain strong and healthy. Removable bridges and dentures are taken out when you eat and brush your teeth, but your dental implants remain in your mouth at all times. They never get removed and special rinses are not needed. Simply brush and floss your teeth regularly and maintain regular checkups with your general dentist to care for your replacement teeth.
Because the post fuses to the jaw, dental implants prevent the jaw bone from deteriorating. Dentures and bridges may cosmetically restore your smile, but they do not preserve the jaw bone. This can lead to significant bone loss over time, which can cause facial features to sag and adjacent teeth to shift out of position. Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that preserves and protects the jaw bone by providing the necessary stimulation to keep it strong.
Removable dentures must be replaced about every 5 years, and many patients experience sores caused by ill-fitting oral appliances. Dental implants, however, fit and feel just like a natural tooth. The crown is designed to match the color of your natural teeth, making it indistinguishable from the rest of your smile. Dental implants are also known for their versatility. They can be used as a single dental implant to replace a single tooth, or multiple teeth using several implants or an implant-supported bridge. Your dental implant can last a lifetime with proper dental care, and you will enjoy both the health and aesthetic benefits of having a complete smile.
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Types of Anesthesia
The right anesthesia will depend on the complexity of your procedure and your level of anxiety.
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