Alexander Dentistry offers a free consultation for dental implants near you!
The cost of dental implants may be more than other tooth replacement options. However, dental implants are a long-term investment in your overall well-being and oral health. It’s important for patients to remember that getting dental implants is a multi-step process. It involves several visits to your dentist, a surgical process, a very detailed treatment plan, and healing time.
Choosing dental implants to replace your missing teeth is a big financial decision that will require Dr. Donald J Alexander to create a detailed treatment plan. Our helpful staff is here to openly discuss the specifics of all of your dental implant costs and payment options with you during your consultation.
The total cost of a dental implant procedure can vary widely, depending on several key factors:
- Overall oral health
- The number of dental implants you need
- Location and size of dental implant
- If you need bone grafting or other procedures to restore your oral health
- If you need teeth extractions to make space for the dental implants
Comparing the Costs: Dental Implants vs. Other Dental Restorations
Dental implants do cost more than dentures and dental bridges. Dental implants are also the superior option because they are permanent and can last a lifetime if cared for properly. Dentures and dental bridges may require replacement, realignment, or rebasing over time. This cost can add up depending on the wear and tear. Dental implants also offer a better quality of life.
With dentures, you will have about 30-40% normal chewing function. Dental implants will deliver a 100% normal chewing function.
Will my insurance cover dental implants?
Dental insurance is an employee benefit. It offsets the most basic and preventive care, such as dental cleanings, oral examinations, and x-rays. Typically dental insurance plans will not cover the cost of dental implants. They may partially cover dental restoration, such as the dental crown, dental bridge, or denture. It is ultimately your responsibility to know how much, if any, coverage you will receive if you choose to get dental implants.
Our office is not responsible for and can make no guarantees as to the coverage that your dental insurance will provide you for dental implants.
We accept most insurance plans and will gladly process your claim. Please bring the necessary information with you to your dental implant consultation. We participate with Florida Combine Life Blue Dental Choice/Choice Plus (PPO) and Delta Dental Premier (PPO). For all other dental insurance plans, our staff will take care of the billing so that you receive reimbursement directly from the insurance company.
The Cost of Dental Implants: Payment Options & Financing
The average cost of a single dental implant in Florida ranges from $2,000 to $4,000. Although the price of dental implants is higher than the national average, it is not the most expensive state in which to get them.
We offer other payment options to minimize your out-of-pocket expenses. For example, if your insurance does not cover your procedure or only pays a portion of your dental implants. We understand your financial concerns surrounding dental implants and will work with you to find the best option. Our affordable payment options include the following:
- Cash, check, or major credit cards
- Complimentary filing of claim forms for dental insurance benefits
- Acceptance of health savings account (HSA) and flex spending account (FSA)
- Financing through CareCredit and other third-party lenders