If you loose a tooth you are mostly likely wanting to replace it. In our practice you are more than welcome to place a dental implant.

Whats is a dental implant?
An implant replaces the natural tooth root; it is a titanium screw that is placed in the jaw under local anaesthesia. Titanium is a body-friendly material, which means that this material is accepted by the body and to which the jawbone can attach itself well. An implant functions in the same way as your own natural roots. You cannot feel implants. You cannot feel the difference between a natural root with a crown or an implant with a crown. An implant takes over the function of a tooth root and can be used as a basis for crowns, bridges and prosthetics. Implants are a proven, safe and modern method. The technique has been used worldwide for more than 30 years. Implantology has been researched and tested worldwide and has proven to be an efficient and sustainable solution.

What does the treatment process look like?
The treatment consists of a number of stages. First of all, an examination will be carried out and the possible treatment plan and its costs will be discussed. In the next phase, the implants can be inserted. If necessary, a second operation will follow after the implants have grown in to lift the implant above the gums (second phase operation). In the last phase, the construction is made, for instance a crown, bridge or prosthesis on the implants.

What does an implant cost?
The costs may vary from one individual to another. In general, you can consider the following costs:

Description Code Costs
Initial examination of implants J01 € 59,72
Extended examination implantology J02 € 91,87
Orthopantomogram X21 € 64,54
Total € 216,13

When would you choose to get an implant?
If you are missing a tooth or molar, you can choose to have an implant placed. A crown will then be placed on the implant. If you are missing several teeth or molars, a bridge or an anchorage for partial dentures (frame or plate) can also be placed.

If you are wearing dentures and there is not enough grip in the jaw causing the dentures to not sit well (anymore), 2 or 4 implants can be placed. After the implants have been placed, a complete prosthesis is made that clicks onto the implants (click bite), which gives you more grip.

We use the A-brand Straumann implants

When is it not possible or not advised to have an implant?

  • Smoking and past periodontal treatment are a big risk for the healing of the wound bed around the implant and increase the risk of inflammation.
  • Type 2 diabetes which is poorly controlled is often considered a risk for implant treatment. The reason for this is the poor healing and increased risk of infection in this patient group.
  • Radiotherapy (radiation treatment) in the head and neck area results in reduced blood flow, which may cause bone to die. Radiotherapy has a negative effect on the formation of new blood vessels and active bone forming cells, which may reduce the quality of bone. This increases the risk of implant loss. Discuss the possibilities in your specific situation with your counsellor and be well informed about any risks.

vinger_rechts If you have specific questions, you can always contact us by phone 020 625 70 94 or fill in the contact form .