All your questions about Dental Implant Turkey FAQ

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Dental implants are cylinder-shaped, titanium screws. Dental implants are used to complete our missing teeth, in order to achieve the aesthetic look as well as re-creating your chewing function.

To create a smile makeover; well-aligned teeth, a symmetric, complete set of teeth are the main parameters. The dental implant is the most effective way to replace your missing teeth.  Compared to dentures, dental bridges/dental crowns dental implants offer longer-term solutions and comfort.

The dental implant process might seem challenging. In fact not.  Dental implants require more than one visit to the dental center. The first step placing the implant screw on your jaw bone with short dental implant surgery. After a few months of healing, we can place the crown on the top of your dental implant.

In some cases, patients will need a bone graft, sinus lifting too. Staying without teeth for a while triggers bone loss as well as lowers the sinuses. In this condition, you might need additional treatment which completes in the same surgery with dental implants.

Dental Implant Turkey

Here are a frequency ask question FAQ about dental implants in Turkey.

  1. What are Dental Implants?
  2. What are the benefits of dental implants?
  3. Is the dental implant process painful?
  4. How long is the dental implant healing period?
  5. When my dental crowns will be placed on my dental implants?
  6. How long visit I will require for my dental implant surgery?
  7. How long visit I will require to get my dental crowns on top of my dental implants?
  8. Are dental implants in Turkey trustable?
  9. How long do dental implants last?
  10. Can all the dentists perform the implant surgery?
  11. How big are dental implant screws? Are they will be visible on my gums?
  12. What are the differences between implant brands?
  13. How long does the dental implant surgery take?
  14. How is the post dental implant surgery period? Any rules to follow up?
  15.  Can I get the dental implants? Who can get dental implants?
  16. Do I require a bone graft or sinus lifting for the dental implants?
  17. Can the sinus lifting and dental implant be completed at the same time?
  18. I do have a tooth to be extracted, can tooth extraction & dental implant be done at the same?
  19.  Is the dental implant surgery done under general anesthesia?
  20. What medications I should use after the dental implant surgery?
  21. How comfortable are dental implants? Will they be different from my teeth?
  22. How long after the implants can I eat?
  23. What is the cost of dental implants in Turkey?
  24. Can I get a package deal for my dental implant process?
  25. What are Dental Implants?
  1. What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are mini-screws that we placed under your gum, inside the jaw bone. They are carrying the duty of our tooth roots once they are healed.

  1. What are the benefits of dental implants?
    • We all need a proper chewing function, Not chewing properly might lead to digestion troubles, dental implants help us to replace our missing teeth,
    • Dental implants are lifetime solutions,
    • Dental implants prevent bone loss,
    • They look like not different from our natural teeth,
    • A nice smile with a full set of teeth will be helping to build up your self-confidence, which will help you to create bridges whether in your personal or professional life.
  1. Is the dental implant process painful?

No, dental implant surgery is taking place under local anesthesia. Following the oral surgeon after surgery instructions will be helping to go through as comfortably as possible. 

  1. Is the dental implant process painful?

 There is no fixed time for the dental implants process healing time frame. It all depends on the patient’s age, jaw bone quality, diet, habits, etc. Usually between 2 and 6 months.

  1. Is the dental implant process painful?

After a few months of healing period for dental implants in your second visit, your dental crowns will be prepared by our prosthetic specialist. Here is our prosthodontist specialist. 

  1. How long visit I will require for my dental implant surgery?

The dental implants surgery process doesn’t require a long time. We would like to monitor you on your first days after the surgery. A 2-3 days visit will be enough for only implants surgery.

  1. How long visit I will require to get my dental crowns on top of my dental implants?
  • • Once your dental implant is ready for the dental crown we will get you in the clinic to place your Healing cap,
  • After 1-2 days we will switch it with the abutment & get your impression or digital scanning.
  • Then in a few days, your crown will be ready to fit on your dental implant.

Usually, this whole second visit takes a week.

  1. Are dental implants in Turkey trustable?

All the dental implants we are using in our clinic are FDA approved, and all have long-term studies that prove they are trustworthy products. And all the teeth dental implants are lifetime international warranty provided.

  1. How long does a dental implant last?

Dental implants are long-term, lifetime solutions. As long as you take care of your oral hygiene & diet you will use the rest of your life.

  1. Can all the dentists perform the implant surgery?

Dental implants operations should be carried out by specialized oral surgeons, make sure your implant surgery will be performed by one oral surgeon.

Here you can see our experienced dentists team

  1. How big are dental implant screws? Are they will be visible on my gums?
  • Which dental implant will be enough for your need is will be advised after the oral examinations in the dental center. To meet all kinds of needs there are a lot of different dimensions of dental implants available. They are usually between 4 mm to 12 mm in specific conditions shorter or longer dental implants are available too. Diameter is another important factor while planning dental implant surgery. Diameter sizes are typically 3.5 mm to 6 mm, again for circumstances smaller dental implants available as well.
  • Dental implants are placed inside your jaw bone – under your gum, they are not visible.
  1. What are the differences between implant brands?

Each person has a unique state of dental condition, which straight related to many chronic diseases, diet, habits, age, etc. And dental implant treatment process is not only the screw itself. Connection pieces, research of the dental implant brand all will be considered in order to get you the most efficient treatment.

Dental implant brands are always in an innovation rush. They all have their unique surface, connection pieces, abutments, diameters, shapes. Your oral surgeon will advise you what is the best call for your needs.

  1. How long does the dental implant surgery take?

Dental implant surgery is so quick actually together with the local anesthesia process it takes around 20 mins to complete each dental implant.

  1. How is the post dental implant surgery period? Any rules to follow up?

• You will follow your oral surgeon’s post-surgery advice will be helping you to go through the post dental implant surgery period. Some general advice;
• Applying cold on the surgery area will minimize the swelling,
• Sleeping with a double pillow is suggested,
• Avoid crunchy, hot, and cold food & beverages for a few days,
• Taking the required medications in the suggested periods,

  1. Can I get the dental implants? Who can get dental implants?

Unless you have a healing weakness, blood clotting illness, or over a certain level of diabetes you can have a dental implant. In these conditions, you need to get approval from your doctor about dental implant surgery.

  1. Do I require a bone graft or sinus lifting for the dental implants?

Unfortunately losing teeth leads to some other problems like bone loss, sinus lowering.
Our teeth roots are held by our jaw bone, once we do have tooth extraction jaw bone gets weaker and bone loss happens. When a dental implant is placed on the jaw, bone re-built itself around the implant again.
Upper jaw both sides premolar to the molar area missing tooth leads up to sinus lowering. Because where our roots finishing sinus starts. When we don’t have a root there in the time bone loss opens room for sinuses to get lower

  1. Can the sinus lifting and dental implant be completed at the same time?

It depends on the jaw bone condition, the surgeon will make the call after seeing a recently taken panoramic X-ray scan if needed volumetric tomography scan. Most of the time we can complete your closed sinus lifting & dental implant surgery on the same visit. This saves time and one less trip to the dental center.
Here is more about the sinus lifting operation. 

  1. I do have a tooth to be extracted, can tooth extraction & dental implant be done at the same time?

If your tooth is not infected in your root are most of the time our oral surgeon can extract your teeth and place the dental implant at the same time. To be sure we need to see a panoramic X-ray scan

  1. Is the dental implant surgery done under general anesthesia?
  • Dental implant surgery doesn’t require general anesthesia or sedation. Dental implant surgery is completed under local anesthesia. You feel the oral surgeon working in there, you feel his touch, but you don’t feel any pain.
  • Surgery can be completed under General anesthesia or sedation too, but this will require another set up which includes;
    • Anesthesia specialist,
    • Surgery room,
    • General anesthesia rules and routines to follow up. For example Like diet prior to surgery, one care person for post-surgery. Etc
  1. What medications I should use after the dental implant surgery?

After the dental implant is placed the surgeon does the stitches. You will have a wound area to heal up, and we don’t want any infection to lead there. Usually antibiotics for a few days, the mouth was, and paracetamol is suggested.

  1. How comfortable are dental implants? Will they be different from my teeth?

Dental implants are not less comfortable than your own teeth, they will be under your jaw bone. After your healing period is completed your dental crown will be placed on top of your dental implant. Which look no different from your own teeth.

  1. How long after the implants can I eat?

You can start to eat once the anesthesia is off. After the implant surgery, we are recommending not to eat extremely hot or crunchy things for your comfort.

  1. What is the cost of dental implants in Turkey?

Different dental implants have different rates. The cost of a dental implant is subject to change based on your state. After the examinations, you will be informed about the expenses. Here you will see about our dental treatment rates.  

  1. Can I get a package deal for my dental implant process?

We are well aware it is a big step for you to travel to another country for your dental treatments. Which dental center to choose, Is the dental center has enough experience and skills to achieve your dental expectations. Worries, maybe phobias even.
We are trying to offer dental treatment packages in order to get this treatment period as comfortable as possible for you. Please contact and check with us about what kind of dental packages we can offer. 

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