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Dental Implants — Manchester, VT

Permanently Replace Your Missing Teeth

Older man with dental implants in Manchester smilingWhen it comes to replacing your missing teeth with the next best thing, nothing compares to dental implants. Loved by both patients and dentists alike, this state-of-the-art restoration offers unmatched longevity, comfort, function, and appearance. At Mason Dental, we can permanently replace your missing teeth with this revolutionary treatment so you can get back to enjoying your healthy, confident, and complete smile! If you’d like to get started or learn more about this option, contact us today to schedule your consultation.

Why Choose Mason Dental for Dental Implants?

What Are Dental Implants?

Diagram of an integrated dental implant in ManchesterDental implants consist of a titanium post that integrates with your jawbone, a restoration (which can be either a crown, bridge, or denture,) that goes on top, and an abutment that connects them together. By addressing the missing root once a tooth is removed, you’re able to revitalize many restorative aspects of your missing teeth that you won’t be able to gain from traditional bridges or dentures. Their longevity, function, and esthetics are just a few of the reasons why dentists like Dr. Mason and Dr. Guy recommend them to patients in Manchester every day!

The Dental Implant Process

The dental implant process is typically completed in two steps. First, the implant posts are inserted into your jaw. Second, an abutment and restoration are placed on top after the implant has fully integrated. Since this is a surgical procedure, we partner with the finest oral surgeons and periodontists in the area. These highly trained specialists are able to maximize the success of your procedure and ensure that this step in your journey towards a new smile goes as smoothly as possible.

Benefits of Dental Implants

An older woman with dental implantsMillions of people have chosen to rebuild their smiles with dental implants thanks to their wide range of benefits, such as:

  • Restored dental function: Continue to enjoy all your favorite foods and drinks with dental implants.
  • Lifelike appearance: Once your dental implants are placed, they’ll be nearly indistinguishable from the rest of your smile!
  • Long-lasting results: With the proper care, you can easily expect your newly rebuilt smile to last for many decades to come.

Who Dental Implants Can Help

Model holding fake toothWhether you’re looking to restore a missing tooth or replace your traditional dentures or fixed bridge, dental implants in Manchester offer an excellent solution. Implant restorations boast an incredibly lifelike look, feel, and function. As a result, patients can look forward to years of improved health and wellbeing.

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Missing One Tooth

Unlike dentures or fixed bridges, dental implants replace a missing tooth both above and below the gumline. This unique restoration won’t irritate your gums or harm your natural teeth. Instead, a small titanium post can be surgically placed into the jawbone and then topped with a beautiful, custom-made dental crown to seamlessly complete your smile.

Missing Multiple Teeth

If you have several missing teeth in a row, they can all be replaced at once with the help of an implant bridge. Two implants can be inserted on either side of the gap to anchor the new dental structures firmly in place. This provides superior support without relying on the adjacent healthy teeth.

Missing All Teeth

While traditional dentures can help complete a full set of pearly whites, their close, custom fit isn’t guaranteed to last. Millions of patients around the country deal with uncomfortable, unreliable dentures that need to be replaced periodically. Thankfully, with just a few strategically placed implants, an implant denture can dramatically improve biting force, comfort, and oral health.

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Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

Implant dentist holding dental implant modelIf you have gaps in your smile and are interested in your options for replacement, you will find that dental implants are far superior compared to other methods -- and that they also come at a higher cost. But how much should you budget, exactly? We’ve got more on the factors influencing the price of dental implants below.

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What Determines Dental Implant Cost?

Dentist explaining cost of dental implants in Manchester to patient

The only way to know just how much you can expect to pay for a dental implant procedure is to schedule a consultation with our office. When you do, Dr. Mason will examine your smile and consider the following factors to give you a good estimate of how much you can expect to pay for dental implant placement and restoration. The factors that most influence your final cost of treatment include the following:

  • The health and strength of your jawbone: For patients who have lost significant tissue due to degeneration following tooth loss, or for areas in the jaw where there wasn’t that much bone tissue to begin with, a bone graft procedure may be required. This preliminary step adds to the total cost of your dental implantation.
  • How many dental implant posts are required: Because dental implants are individually priced, the number of teeth you are missing will affect the total cost of the procedure.
  • Location of the dental implant: Due to complex aesthetic concerns, front teeth may be more costly to replace than molars and premolars.
  • Special considerations: This includes whether or not you need additional sedation or anesthesia for a complex case or for calming nerves.

Based on all of this information, we can give you an appropriate estimate to help you budget for your dental implants.

Does Dental Insurance Cover Dental Implants?

Couple discussing cost of dental implants in Manchester Center with employee

In addition to providing you with an estimate for the cost of your dental implant procedure, we can also discuss tactics for making the treatment more affordable during a consultation. Unfortunately, most dental insurance plans still fail to provide coverage for dental implants -- despite the fact that they are well-known as being the best option in tooth replacement. Don’t hesitate to ask us about tactics for making dental implants fit within your budget. It’s well worth it for this high-quality, comprehensive tooth replacement!