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  • Customers’ most curious questions and answers are here.

How much does implant cost and is the cost covered by health insurance?

The fee depends on clinicians as well as personal bone status and oral health. Generally artificial teeth treatment is not covered by health insurance.

Does smoking badly influence on implant?

Smoking can have bad influence on artificial teeth treatment. However not all the smokers fail in artificial teeth treatment. Please have professional consultation with dentists about how can your smoking habit affect you.

How long will the treatment take?

Once implants are placed, it takes 4~6 months for them to be secured in the upper jaw bone and 2~3 months for the lower jaw bone before artificial teeth can be installed. If gums are infected treatment make take twice longer as the gums should be cured first. As 1 year after the surgery is decisive period for successful implantation, brushing your teeth regularly, avoiding hard foods, implant examination and cleaning, gum treatment are advised.

What is the success rate of implant surgery?

Implant is generalized and safe surgery performed worldwide, which shows over 95% of success rate.

What is the lifetime of an implant?

It is different depending on patients’ conditions, but the lifetime of implant is longer than crowns or bridges. However, lifetime can be reduced by unclean oral condition and gum inflammation from excessive smoking and drinking.

Can anybody get implant?

Anyone who lost his/her teeth or anyone who are not satisfied with his/her dentures can have implant treatment. Some dental structures need proper actions prior to implant treatment. Once you have implant treatment completed, you will feel confidence and comfort when you are talking, having foods, or smiling.

Is implant surgery painful?

There are personal differences in neural distribution and pain perception, but many people feel teeth extraction more painful than implant surgery. The clinical experience and skills of the doctors in charge is the most important factor for positive post-op prognosis.

 

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