Implant vs. Bridge
👉Should I get an Implant or a Bridge? Which one is best for me?
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✔️ 3-6 months to complete procedure
✔️ Expected to last a lifetime
✔️ A dental implant replaces the tooth structure with a titanium post.
✔️ Promote healing of bone structures and gums under the teeth
✋ May require bone grafting if bone loss is present
✔️ 2-3 weeks to complete
✔️ Don’t require bone grafting if bone loss is present
❗ Two teeth on opposite sides of a gap are shaved down to accommodate a bridge
❗ Rarely is expected to last a lifetime due to strain placed on adjacent teeth
❗ Bone loss will continue to advance since there is no tooth structure to support it
WILL MY INSURANCE PAY FOR IT?
✋Most insurance plans will pay 50% for either one, but please check with your plan administrator
✋Missing tooth clause may apply if tooth was lost prior to obtaining insurance. Therefore 0% will be paid
✋Predetermination is always recommended to know patient portion