The primary goal of your dental implant consultation with Dr. Ronald Watkins is to determine whether you are a good candidate for a procedure that provides new teeth for adults. Dr. Watkins will take X-rays of your mouth and perform a comprehensive oral exam to see where implants may be needed. He will also determine whether you have enough bone in the jaw to support implants, or whether a bone grafting procedure might be necessary before implant placement. You will have the opportunity to review all of your options and will receive a proposed treatment plan during that visit. The cost of dental implants is also considered during your consultation, as there are factors that can cause the dental implant cost to fluctuate.
Are Dental Implants Right for Me?
Dental implants are the first real answer in modern dental technology for tooth replacement, and do not have the same limiting factors as bridges and dentures. With dental implant, you can expect the most comfortable and natural-looking alternative to your real teeth. Dental implants do not have any contraindications, so they are suitable for patients with diabetes, heart disease, or cancer. Dr. Watkins will need to know about any pre-existing medical conditions during your consultation, as well as any smoking habits which may affect the success rate of your implant.
Calculating the Cost of Dental Implants
The cost of dental implants varies significantly from patient to patient, because we may need to perform other procedures to accommodate for the implants. For example, some patients may require a bone grafting procedure before getting implants so that there is enough bone structure to support the implant. Others may need to be treated for gum disease so that there is no risk of decay or infection once the implants have been placed.
It is important to remember that the success of your implant procedure will depend on your overall health and oral health, and how quickly your gum tissue and bone heals from the procedure. We work hard to make sure that there is no risk of infection or other complications related to the implants. This helps to keep costs down, and also provides the patient with a much more comfortable experience and positive outcomes.
We will explain the cost of dental implants and other treatments you might need for your tooth replacement treatment plan during your consultation. After a full oral health evaluation and X-rays, Dr. Watkins will design a customized treatment plan that includes any treatments needed to prepare your mouth for implants, and follow-up visits to ensure the gums are healing properly.
Our implant coordinator will work with you to find an affordable option for almost any budget. We happily work with your insurance plan and offer affordable financing options.
Want to learn more about the cost of dental implants in Scottsdale, AZ? Call Dr. Watkins at AZ Implant Solutions today!