What are Mini Dental Implants?
They are non-surgical, non-invasive
and half the cost.
Why mini implants?
The mini dental implant procedure is a much less involved process than the conventional dental implants. For this reason, the procedure can usually be completed in one simple dental appointment. In addition to saving time in the dental office, you will have far less discomfort following this procedure due to the minimally involved dental procedure (usually requiring no surgical flaps or sutures). Because the mini dental implants are so time efficient, your dentist is able to perform these procedures at a fraction of the cost associated with the larger old style dental implants.
Are you a candidate for mini implants?
Due to the size and length, most patients are candidates. Mini dental implants, can be done in areas conventional sized implants can't.
What can Mini Dental Implants Accomplish?
1. Replace lost teeth with no impact on adjoining teeth.
2. Provide secure support for a full or partial denture.
3. No need for a denture with our "Fixed on six" procedure.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Does Dental Insurance cover Mini Dental Implants?
Insurance companies are increasingly covering both the surgical and prosthetic phases of the procedure. We would be happy to check with your insurance company to determine your coverage. However Mini Implants are half the cost of conventional implants.
2. What does non-surgical mean?
With Mini dental implants, there is no cutting back the gum tissue or bone surgery. All implants are placed in 15 minutes or less with minimal downtime.
3. How long will it take to get my implant restored?
Single tooth implants usually take 2 visits. Most implants can be placed and restored almost immediately. Implants to stabilize your existing dentures, take 1 visit!
4. What is the success rate for Dental Implants?
Information from a variety of sources indicates that the success rate is currently between 92% and 98%. Success rates are impacted by patient health and proper care by the patient.
5. How many implants will I need?
Your dentist will determine how many implants are needed based on a variety of factors including your health, bone condition, and economic considerations. It is generally best to replace each missing tooth with one implant but this is not always possible.
6. Are Mini Dental Implants Cost Effective?
They are half the cost of conventional implants. According to one study of 350 patients who had Mini Dental Implants, they felt it was worth the cost and would do it all over again. They reported that the benefit of having their chewing restored was an important factor to them. The cost of conventional bridges and their associated maintenance makes Dental Implants a good value, particularly since they can last a lifetime.