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Debunking Myths about Dental Implants in El Paso

Debunking Myths about Dental Implants in El Paso

Have you been neglecting your dentist visits because you’re terrified of what he will say when he looks in your mouth and sees a gap where your tooth once was?  Have you already been told you need to get a dental implant to replace a missing tooth?  If so, then you probably know that dental implants are not cheap, in fact, they cost up to $5,000 each or more!  *Don’t worry, keep reading and we will share how you can get more affordable, high-quality dental implants.

 

Getting Dental Implants can be expensive in El Paso.

 

The price and process of getting a dental implant can be scary.  Getting a dental implant means having the dentist drill into your jawbone, install an implant, and affix a new crown.  It’s not exactly something most people look forward to, but it is necessary.  If you are missing a tooth or need to have a tooth extracted, then a dental implant can help you maintain your smile and prevent further damage to your mouth from the additional pressure put on your other teeth.  If you’re facing the prospect of getting a dental implant in El Paso, here are some facts and myths you should know about.

Dental Implants help keep the other teeth in your mouth stable.

 

Dental implants take months to complete: FACT

Getting a dental implant is a complex process that requires quite a bit of work.  You can’t just get a dental implant in one sitting.  First, your dentist needs to surgically place the implant.  This process is invasive and includes screwing the implant into your bone.  Once the implant is placed, it needs several months to heal.  Then, you’ll need to come back in for an appointment to get fitted for a crown.  During this appointment, you’ll get a temporary abutment while the crown is made, and you’ll need to come back usually in a few weeks to replace the temporary crown with a permanent crown.

Dental implant treatments take several visits to complete.

 

Dental implants require additional care: MYTH

Some people worry that an implant is a lot of work to take on and may not be worth the extra time and care.  However, an implant requires no more work than an actual tooth.  You can still chew hard candy, apples, and other foods that require strong teeth.  You can also chew gum as usual.  Of course, it’s still important to brush and floss as you always have and to keep up with your bi-annual dentist visits.

Taking care of your dental implants is easy!

 

Dental implants can cause your smile to shift: MYTH

Unlike bridges, which push up against your other teeth, implants are surgically placed in your jawbone, so they don’t push on any other teeth.  Because it has its own foundation, you won’t have to worry about your implant shifting your teeth or causing aesthetic changes to your smile.

Implants won’t cause your smile to shift!

 

Dental implants last forever: FACT AND MYTH

The implant itself should last a lifetime if it’s properly placed.  It’s made of titanium and very sturdy, so you will never have to go back for an update or any modifications.  However, the crown on top of the implant may not last as long.  Crowns last 10-15 years depending on how well they are cared for.  So, you will eventually need to get a new crown.  Your dentist will keep track of your crown’s progress and let you know when it’s time for a new crown.

Dental implants last a lifetime but your crown may need to be replaced.

 

Dental implants are expensive: FACT

Dental implants in El Paso cost between $3,000-$5,000 for a single implant.  Dental insurance does not cover the cost of dental implants.  This means you need to find more affordable options for your dental implants.

Dental implants cost up to $5,000 each in El Paso.

 

It’s hard to find a cheap dental implant in El Paso: MYTH

While it is true that dental implants are not cheap, residents of El Paso, TX have another affordable option; they can travel to Mexico for dental care.  This practice is known as dental tourism.

When you use our Dental Concierge Shuttle Service Program Beyond Borders Dental, can easily coordinate care across the border and be guaranteed a professional, highly-qualified dentist who can provide you with a quality yet affordable dental implant.  How much can you save?  Dental implants in Juarez, Mexico start as low as $1,800.  That’s 50% or more of a discount compared to the cost of an implant in El Paso.

Cheap Dental Care in Mexico
Wow, you can save a lot of money!

 

There are a few things to know about traveling to Mexico for cheap dental implants.  First, you won’t have to take care of anything except let us schedule your appointment with the best dentist for your individual needs.  If you choose to use our Dental Concierge Shuttle Service Program, we’ll arrange transportation to and from your appointment.  Getting an affordable dental implant in El Paso isn’t impossible, it just requires crossing the border to Juarez, Mexico which is easy with our round-trip transportation service.  Rest assured, you will be in good hands.  For more information about getting a cheap dental implant close to El Paso, contact us to speak with one of our patient care coordinators today.

2 Responses to Debunking Myths about Dental Implants in El Paso

    • Thank you for your question, Chad. Some clients ask us for the names of our dentists, however, we do not disclose the contact details of vetted dental offices in our program to unregistered clients, and here’s why. Beyond Borders Dental has a collaborative agreement with our dentists to screen our clients prior to referring them for dental care allowing our dentists to focus on what they do best—treat patients. We have approximately 50 dentists specializing in all modalities of dentistry and what Beyond Borders Dental does is select the best dentist for their individual needs, make their appointments, provide them with important information related to going to Mexico for dental care, and advocate on their behalf. Our proven arrangement assures dental offices run smoothly and patients are getting the best dental care for their needs. We do all the work for you and there is no additional cost for dental treatment when booking through us.

      If you would like us to refer you to one of our vetted and approved dental offices in Mexico, please complete and submit our patient contact form, click here. It only takes a few minutes and this is the best way to get you in our system so we can serve you better.

      Please let us know how more we can help you.

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