Medicare may pay up to $10,000 for medically necessary oral surgery.
Other patients have had 30-50% of the surgical procedure covered
We offer our patients a free initial consultation to introduce you to our office, doctor and team. A CBCT scan (three dimensional image) will be taken for preliminary evaluation to help determine the appropriate direction of treatment for you. Most important, we listen to your story and what is most important to you along with a discussion about your goals for your health and any treatment outcome you would like to experience.
At this appointment we will examine your bone structure, teeth, gum tissue, muscles, joints, and overall mouth function to ensure you are a good candidate to receive dental implants with the Smile Today procedure. We will go over our findings with you, answer any questions you may have and discuss financing options, including finding out if Medicare will cover a portion of your treatment!
In some cases, patients do not have proper bone volume and will need to receive bone grafting before receiving their new smile. Some patients may need to have remaining or failing teeth removed to make space for dental implants or the new teeth. If you have enough bone volume at this stage, we can often continue the implant process after extraction.
Dr. Thornell utilizes a dental implant guide that he creates out of your three dimensional CBCT scan, which accurately directs him to the precise location to place your implants. We will place four or more dental implants in your jaw at strategic locations. Patients are sedated at this time and many choose IV sedation for a relaxing and stress free experience.
Immediately after you have your dental implants placed, we will give you a customized new set of teeth made by a master dental lab technician. These new teeth will look and function just like natural teeth!