Dental Implant FAQ

What is a dental implant?

Dental implants are artificial roots which are planted into the jaw bone.

What costs do insurance companies cover?

In general state insurance does not cover the costs of pre-planned dental treatments abroad but some private insurance companies do. Please contact your insurance company and inquire about details there.

What costs does the insurance company overtake in case of a crown?

In general state insurance does not cover the costs of pre-planned dental treatments abroad but some private insurance companies do. Please contact your insurance company and inquire about details there.

How long does an implant retain?

When planted by a qualified dental surgeon, they can remain in your mouth for a lifetime. Hygiene and appropriate care of the mouth are determining factor which help you exclude any complications.

Is implantation painful?

No, the operation is performed under local anaesthesia.

What materials are used for dental implants?

Dental implants are made of pure titanium, therefore, really compatible to tissues.

Should I give up smoking after receiving implants?

Any misuse of tobacco, alcohol or drugs damages the strength of the body which are essential in the healing process after implantation and which ensure the success of the intervention and help to retain the implants for a long time.

How long is healing time of implants and when can I receive teeth on the implants?

Normally implants in the upper jaw are fully healed and can be loaded in 6 months, in the lower jaw after about 3 months.

How many implants are essential if somebody has no teeth at all?

For a tight non-removable bridge for the upper jaw at least 8, for the lower jaw about 6-8 implants are essential.

How long does the process of implantation take?

Basically implantation nowadays is a routine treatment under sterile condition. The operation along with preparation lasts about 40 minutes.

What advantages does the golden tooth replacement have?

Golden is proven to cause no allergies. The advantages are high precision and long life.

Do I receive a bill in English?

At the end of the treatment period you receive a receipt in English. Of course the Treatment and Cost Plan is also in English.

What is the length of guarantee?

For technical work we overtake a three-year guaranty on the condition that you appear to regular check-ups every half year.

Is there an age limit?

Implantation may take place from the age of sixteen.

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Should you have any further questions, we are at your disposal. We look forward to your hearing your appointment request, so we can convince you of the high quality our services and win your confidence. We remain in deep respect and hope to see you soon personally.

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