Are you struggling to cope with your existing dentures, facing the prospect of removable dentures or don’t like your gap? If the answer is yes the most natural solution is Dental Implant. High-quality Dental Implants are typically unaffordable for many patients, especially those in the UK, Europe and the USA. The VIP clinics in Istanbul offer patients an affordable Implant solution without compromising on the quality of materials. Patients who choose these clinics for their Dental Implant procedure can rest assured that they only offer leading global Implant brands, all of which come with a lifetime guarantee.
A Dental Implant is a small titanium screw placed within the jawbone to replace teeth that are already missing or need replacement. Dental Implants are made of titanium as titanium is known to integrate with your natural bone. It is the same material used in knee and hip replacements. Consequently, the Implant forms an artificial tooth root that anchors in place a new dental crown. In the case of multiple teeth missing along the same row (three or more teeth), an Implant Bridge can be attached to the Implants. Since the implant fuses to the jawbone, the end look and feel is completely natural.
The word ‘Implant’ refers directly to the titanium screw, which is implanted into the jawbone; in addition to is the Implant Abutment (the small attachment that connects the Implant to the Crown) and then of course the Porcelain Crown itself to complete the treatment. The clinics will always provide you with a quote that is all-inclusive of all costs related to your treatment, The Implant price includes the cost of the Abutment, ensuring there are no hidden costs following your arrival.
The Dental Clinic Expert VIP clinics in Istanbul are equipped with a 3D Tomography machine that allows the Oral Surgeons to plan Dental Implants with great precision and in some cases, where possible with Guided Surgery (also referred to as Implants without surgery). The VIP clinics have a team of fully qualified Oral Surgeons who are qualified and skilled at more complex procedures such as Surgical Extractions, Dental Implants, Sinus Lifting and Bone Grafting. This ensures no Dental Implant is placed by a general Dentist, and no dental surgery is performed by anyone other than a fully qualified Oral Surgeon.
How Many Dental Implants do I need?
Depending on how many teeth you have missing will depend on the number of Implants you will need. Dental Implants can be used to replace any amount of teeth - from a single missing tooth to full mouth restoration. The expert dental team will tailor a treatment plan to suit your personal requirements.
Generally, dentists do not replace every missing tooth with a Dental Implant. If you have NO teeth on your upper and lower jaws they will usually place 6 Implants along the upper jaw and 6 Implants along the lower jaw, 12 in total. These Implants will support a full set of 28 teeth (14 teeth along each jaw).
If you have a gap where 3 or 4 teeth are missing along the same row, 2 Dental Implants (one at each end of the gap) will be placed. These Implants will support a 3 or 4 Tooth Dental Implant Bridge. Alternatively, if you only have one tooth missing, 1 single Dental Implant and Implant Crown will be placed.
Your treatment can be completed in two short visits to Turkey. The first visit is for the placing of your Dental Implants. Following your Implant placement, you must wait a minimum of 3 months before your permanent Implant Crown(s) can be fitted. This is very important for all patients to ensure their Implants have time to settle and are strong in the jawbone before any weight or force is applied, ensuring the long-term success of your treatment. During visit one a temporary solution can be applied so you will not return home without the appearance and function of teeth. On your return visit to Turkey, the Implant Crowns or Dental Implant Bridges will be fitted to the Implants and your treatment will be completed.
Dental Implants and the cost of their placement can command eye-watering prices, often running into the thousands of pounds/ euros or dollars. The clinics in Istanbul offer patients seeking Dental Implants an alternative solution. A solution that comes at a lower cost but most importantly does not compromise on the quality of materials used or expertise of the Dentists and Oral Surgeons. Much of this can be attributed to the running costs associated with owning a clinic in Turkey, which is significantly less than that of the running costs of a clinic in your home country. Couple that with the buying power of a group of clinics, that places an increasingly high number of Implants per month, the costs are brought down even further. This cost-saving is passed on directly to you.
The clinics in Istanbul place Titanium Implants, manufactured from 100% grade 4 or grade 5 Titanium. Titanium is used for Dental Implants, as it is extremely durable, lightweight and very biocompatible, meaning it is not going to wear out and is highly unlikely to be rejected by your body. There are many different types of Titanium that are used for different purposes, building, medical supplies etc. Titanium Grade 4 or Grade 5 is used in the medical field and should be the only type of Titanium used for Dental Implants. Sometimes low-cost Implants are not made from Grade 4 or 5 Titanium or they are only plated in Titanium. These clinics give you a guarantee that they only work with premium Dental Implants manufactured from 100% Titanium and come with a lifetime guarantee.
What if I need Bone Grafting or Sinus Lifting?
Once a natural tooth is extracted, the jawbone density will start to reduce after a period of time. In some cases, the reason for the loss of the tooth initially can be due to a reduction in bone density. In such cases, in order for an effective Implant placement Bone Grafting is required. Along the upper jaw, the position of the sinus pockets is of vital importance to ensure a safe Implant placement. If there is insufficient room under the sinus pocket a Sinus Lifting procedure may be advised. In most cases, we carry out Bone Grafting and/or Sinus Lifting alongside the Implant placement.
The clinics in Istanbul ensure that patients have access to the best global Dental Implant Brands. The Brands they use are the same as what you will find in any reputable dental clinic in your home country. You can find further details in relation to the Dental Implant Brands below.
Alpha-Bio is the chosen economic Dental Implant Brand. Although Alpha-Bio is the economic Implant it by no means falls short in its quality. Alpha-Bio has a large global distribution network both in Turkey and across the globe therefore in the event that you need to service your Implant later in life you can be sure to find an Oral Surgeon who works with the Alpha-Bio brand no matter where you live in the world.
The Alpha-Bio brand is now stronger than ever thanks to Nobel Biocare announcing the acquisition of Alpha-Bio in 2008 for $95 million dollars. Alpha-Bio offers a legitimate Guarantee which you can be confident will be upheld with Nobel Biocare being the second-largest Implant company in the world (quoting a value of over 2.2 Billion Dollars in 2014).
The clinics have been using the Alpha-Bio brand for many years with great success. Alpha-Bio Dental Implants are manufactured using 100% grade 5 titanium. Alpha-Bio Implants provide clinics with wide range of Dental Implants when compared with other less known economic brands. The Implant range covers all clinical cases, from the simplest to the most complex so that each physician can find the precise and most convenient Implant to work with according to each patient need. The Implants themselves are available in various lengths and diameters to suit all types of bone density and the brand has a variety of Abutments including angled Abutments to ensure a good aesthetic result in complex cases.
If you are considering Turkey for your Dental Implant placement due to the high costs in your home country you can be sure Alpha-Bio is a great choice with a clinical success rate of 99.6%, a success rate which is much higher than most global Implant Brands.
Straumann or Nobel Biocare:
If you are looking for a well-known, leading Dental Implant brand, you will not go wrong with choosing Straumann or Nobel Biocare. There are now thousands of Implant brands offering Implants of varying quality in different parts of the world. Dental Implants is a life changing procedure that is also very long-lasting. Let’s face it, you are not planning to invest in more Implants during your lifetime so they will need to be looked after for years to come. Nobel Biocare was the world’s first Implant brand in 1952 and Straumann followed soon after in 1957.
Both Implant brands are world players in the Implant market and they are also the world’s largest global suppliers. There are many different advantages to choosing either brand and more details of each are provided below but the overall advantage of either brand is that they are recognised by every Oral Surgeon across the world and are considered to be the very best Implant brands available. Both Straumann and Nobel Biocare spend multi-millions of pounds every year for research and development with both brands having large business growth and subsequent profit margins.
Both Straumann and Nobel Biocare command high prices across the UK, Europe and the USA and are often seen as unaffordable. The clinics in Istanbul have been operating for years therefore, they have a strong long-lasting relationship with the global Implant suppliers. They have a large demand from patients seeking Dental Implants compared to most smaller clinics in Turkey and subsequently, they place a high number of Implants each month. Such supply and demand enable the clinics to buy the Dental Implants in bulk and with this buying power comes savings, savings which are in turn passed onto you.
If you are considering Dental Implants in Turkey please get in touch with us today for more information.