Q. I have old bridges replacing my missing teeth, can I get implants now?
A. Yes, you are still a wonderful candidate for implants for the missing teeth in your mouth. Often implants strengthen areas that are breaking down from cemented bridgework.
Q. If I have dentures that I like already do I need new ones when I get implants?
A. As long as our dentures are strong enough to support their attachment to implants we can still use your existing set. We do offer a cemented metal enforced denture, (called a HYBRID) that you do not have to remove from your mouth. If that interest you, click on the Free Implant Consult button so we can help you with that.
Q. If my missing teeth are in different areas of my mouth are implants right for me?
A. Having missing teeth in different areas of a mouth is the perfect reason to replace them with implants. Implants strengthen your mouth and prevent you from needing bridgework and removable partial dentures.
Q. Does dental insurance pay for implants?
A. We find that about 35% - 40% of the policies do have some payment toward implants; usually it will be listed as a covered benefit in your policy booklet. If you do not have a booklet you can usually ask when you call the phone number on the back of your insurance card.
Q. Are you a member of my insurance PPO?
A. We accept any insurance that you are permitted to see the provider of your choice. We are not in contract with any PPO policies.
Q. Can I use my flexible spending account to get implants?
A. I am happy to say YES to that question, and that is a great way to save for the dentistry you want!
Q. How will implants improve the fit of my denture?
A. Most dentures just rest upon your gums, and often slide around. Implants support and stabilize the denture, and help to prevent it from moving. Implants also allow you to chew harder; and reduces the rate at which bone is loss due to poor fitting dentures.
Q. Do you accept Care Credit cards?
A. Yes we do accept Care Credit cards, as well as Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and also Debit Cards. We offer discounts for prepayment of treatment using cash or checks. We also offer payment plans using American Healthcare Lending.
Q. I have metal allergies; do you think I will be allergic to implants?
A. Implants are made of Titanium. Titanium is used in several other medical applications and has not been found to cause allergic reactions.
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