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Dental Implants South Brisbane

Dental implants are a fixed tooth or teeth replacement option. It consists of a metal post to replace the root and and an artificial crown replicating a natural tooth placed on top.

What Are Dental Implants?

A dental implant is a component that substitutes for a missing tooth. It usually consists of 3 parts.

1. The “fixture” integrates into the jaw bone and acts as the root of a tooth.

2. The “abutment” is the middle component, attaching both the fixture and the crown to each other.

3. The “crown”, sits on top of the abutment and imitates a realistic tooth.

Implants are made from an inert titanium which is biocompatible. This means it integrates well into the jaw bone to the point where blood vessels form around it, creating a stable foundation that the body does not consider as a foreign object.

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What Are The Benefits Of
Dental Implants?

An implant replicates a tooth, multiple teeth or all the teeth. It restores function, aesthetics, and a balanced bite.

A missing tooth can cause more than just a gap in the bite. It can cause other issues including:

Implants can be used to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth or all the teeth. Implants can also be used under dentures to stabilize them, so they do not keep falling out or become unbalanced or pinch the gums.

Dental Implants Services

dental implant illustration

A single tooth replacement uses a single dental implant to replace the missing tooth. The titanium dental implant is surgically inserted at the site of the missing tooth. The dental implant will undergo osteointegration (fusion of bone to implant) over a period of time, and the implant will effectively fuse with the jawbone as it heals. This forms a strong and durable foundation in which a crown will be seated. An abutment is then placed on top of the metal fixture and this is the middle component which allows for the crown to connect to the implant.

Step 1: Free consult - 15mins

At this appointment, we will talk about your treatment goals and the processes and approximate costs involved, do a limited clinical exam and may take some radiographs and photographs. If you seem to be a suitable candidate we will then refer you to get a 3D CBCT radiograph.

If you have any existing radiographs, please bring them with you.

Health fund codes: 013, 037 (Rebate only)

Step 2: Complimentary follow up: Records and planning appointment - 15 mins.

At this step your 3D CBCT radiograph would have already been viewed and the results will be shared with you. We then take some further records and can give you a timeline and a more accurate pricing. We then schedule in your surgical date. You will have a fully itemised treatment plan by this appointment.

A deposit is taken to book in the surgery.

Health fund codes: 071x2, 072, 073 (Rebate only)

Step 3: Implant surgery - 45-90 mins

This appointment is very unique to each case and can usually take between 45-90 mins.

Health fund codes: 684, 022 x3

Step 4: Abutment - 30-45 mins

Approximately 2-4 months after implant placement, a healing abutment is placed. This is the object which sits on the implant and allows the tissue to form around it.

Health fund codes: 661, 691, 022

Step 5: Impressions stage 30-45 mins

Impressions are taken and sent to a Australian laboratory to custom fabricate the crown.

Health fund codes: 672, 022

Step 6: Final appointment 30-45 mins

The crown is received from the lab and is inserted. You are all done!

Health fund codes: 022

From surgery to final insertion, the process can take approximately 4-6 months. If you require a temporary restoration in the mean time there are many options available and this will be discussed with you in your first 2 appointments.

A well placed dental implant should last for a very long time and studies indicate that the 10 year survival rate is 90%, which does mean that some still do fail. To minimise the chances of failure it is crucial to maintain excellent oral hygiene and attend regular dental check up and hygiene appointments.

Single tooth implants start at $4,990

Implant-Bridge

When multiple teeth are missing, rather than getting an implant to replace every missing tooth, which can be quiet costly, we can do an implant bridge. This is where 2 implants are used to replace multiple missing teeth. The titanium dental implant is surgically inserted at selected sites. The dental implants will undergo osteointegration (fusion of bone to implants) and over a period of time, the implants will effectively fuse with the jawbone as it heals. This forms a strong and durable foundation in which a bridge will be seated. An abutment is then placed on top of the metal fixtures, this is the middle component which allows for the bridge to connect to the implants.

Step 1: Free consult - 15mins

At this appointment, we will talk about your treatment goals, the processes and approximate costs involved. We will do a limited clinical exam and may take some radiographs and photographs. If you seem to be a suitable candidate we will then refer you to get a 3D CBCT radiograph.

If you have any existing radiographs, please bring them with you.

Health fund codes: 013, 037 (Rebate only)

Step 2: Complimentary follow up: Records and planning appointment - 15 mins

At this stage your 3D CBCT radiograph would have already been viewed and the results will be shared with you. We then take some further records and can give you a timeline and a more accurate pricing. We then schedule in your surgical date. You will have a fully itemised treatment plan by this appointment

A deposit is taken to book in the surgery.

Health fund codes: 071x2, 072, 073 (Rebate only)

Step 3: Implant surgery - 60-120 mins

This appointment is very unique to each case and can usually take between 60-120 mins.

Health fund codes: 684 x2, 022 x3

Step 4: Abutment - 30-45 mins

Approximately 2-4 months after implant placement, an abutment is placed. This is the object which sits on the implant and allows the tissue to form around it.

Health fund codes: 661 x2, 691, 022

Step 5: Impressions stage - 30-45 mins

Impressions are taken and sent to a Australian laboratory to custom fabricate the crown.

Health fund codes: 672 x2, 022

Step 6: Final appointment - 30 mins

The bridge is received from the lab and is inserted. You are all done!

Health fund codes: 022

From surgery to final insertion can take approximately 4-6 months. If you require a temporary restoration in the mean time there is many options available and this will be discussed with you in your first 2 appointments.

A well placed dental implant should last for a very long time, and studies indicate that the 10 year survival rate is 90%, which does mean that some still do fail. To minimise the chances of failure it is crucial to maintain excellent oral hygiene and attend regular dental check up and hygiene appointments.

Implant bridges start at $11,400

All-on-4

Full arch replacement, also known as All-on-4 or All-on-X is a procedure where all the teeth are replaced using 4-6 implants and a permanent denture. This is usually one of the most life changing procedures we offer as it restores a fully functional and aesthetic smile.

This modern dental technique is carried out by placing 4-6 implants into the jaw bone which acts as the foundation of a full arch prosthesis. The prosthesis is the object which sits on top of the implants and replicates the natural teeth.

Benefits of All-on-4:

✓ Fixed solution to replace all missing teeth

✓ Only removable by the Dentist - Looks and feels like you have your natural teeth back

✓ Ability to eat foods that you couldn't with your previous denture or lack of teeth

✓ Significantly reduced cost as compared to placing an implant for every missing tooth

✓ Easier to clean

✓ Potential for immediate teeth

This procedure greatly varies from patient to patient and so a consult is essential prior to providing more information.

We offer complimentary consults for our All-on-4 procedures.

Prices from $20,000 per arch

All-on-X

Over-Denture-render

Implant supported dentures (also known as over-dentures) are a middle ground between dentures and all-on-4. This is where a denture has extra retention by sitting on 2 (or more) implants.

This is a cost effective and removable option with added stability so that you can eat and laugh freely without the fear of the denture falling out. We can either convert your current denture or make you a new one.

Advantages of Overdentures:

✓ Stabilises the denture
✓ It is removable and easily cleansable
✓ Allows you to comfortably eat with your dentures, even with food that you could not have eaten before
✓ The ability to speak and laugh without the fear of the dentures falling out
✓ More affordable than a full arch of implants.

This procedure greatly varies from patient to patient and so a consult is essential prior to providing more information.

Prices for an over-denture with 2 implants and conversion of the existing denture start at $6,665

Bone-Graft

What Is A Bone Graft/Soft Tissue Graft?

Sometimes there is not enough bone or tissue in the site we want to place the implant and if this is the case, we may need to do a graft. A graft is simply a material we use to compensate for the missing bone or soft tissue. This provides the foundation needed to place the implant. We may use external material or harvest material from somewhere else in the mouth. This is a case-by-case scenario and if this is required, it will be discussed with you in the first couple of visits to our South Brisbane dental clinic.

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