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Questions & Answers

How long does dental implant treatment take?

It depends on the quality of your jawbone. If you have enough bone, you can get your new teeth in just 2 weeks otherwise you have to wait at least 6 weeks for healing.

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants have the best prognosis and can last a lifetime if the patient maintains good oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups.
Some circumstances can have a negative impact such as diabetes.

How much do dental implants cost?

A dental implant can cost between $15,000 and $25,000, depending on the discount from the Social Insurance Agency.

What is facade?

A veneer is a thin veneer made by a dental technician after the dentist has taken an impression of the teeth. Usually you need to grind very little on the enamel 0.1-0.2mm just to get a better grip on the teeth.

How long do facades last?

Veneers can last up to 30 years and even longer depending on the patient's oral hygiene. If he or she grinds their teeth and doesn't use their mouthguard, for example, they can break.

What is the cost of cladding?

A shell veneer is a thin porcelain veneer that is usually bonded to just the front of a tooth to provide good aesthetic shape and/or color. A veneer can cost between 5500:- to 11000:- per tooth.

Why do you get tooth loss?

Periodontal disease is hereditary and those who have inherited the genes tend to have more inflammation of the gums and if the inflammation, which appears as redness and bleeding of the gums, is not addressed, the disease reaches the bone and the bone begins to break down. Later, the tooth may come out of its socket completely.
Untreated periodontitis can damage the heart and other parts of the body.

What does tooth loss look like?

The first sign of periodontal disease is bleeding and redness of the gums caused by bacteria and plaque or tartar. Later, gum pockets form and eventually bone destruction.

What is invisalign?

Invisalign is a type of brace that is invisible and is done using clear aligners. These braces are manufactured by Align Technology in the USA and you change them according to a treatment plan provided by your dentist.

How long does invisalign last?

The duration of treatment is different and depends on the severity. It can vary between 3- 18 months. Most cases do not take longer than 9 months.

What does invisalign cost?

Depending on the severity, invisalign can cost between 30,000 - 70,000 euros.

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Aesthetic or cosmetic dentistry is a range of different treatments that help to achieve a good and fresh appearance of the teeth and a smooth and harmonious smile. Examples of these treatments include veneers, porcelain crowns and bridges, braces, gum adjustments, teeth whitening and many more.

What is included in a basic dental examination?

A basic examination is a routine check-up with a dentist and the examination includes an examination of all teeth, 4 x-rays and a light tartar cleaning. A check of the gums and bite is also included.

Are treatments at Astondental guaranteed?
Yes, two years on fixed prosthetic replacements and one year on removable prosthetic devices. Fixed prosthetic works include, for example, bridges, porcelain crowns and inlays, implants - bridges and crowns.

Prostheses and splints are removable prosthetic replacements. For the guarantee to be valid, you must attend regular check-ups and take care of your oral hygiene. If you smoke and are having implants, you must refrain from smoking at least during the healing period, which is usually about 6 weeks.

Can I split the payment?
If you are in permanent employment and have no payment history, we can apply for credit for you with Intercard. Once the application is approved, you can pay your bill to Intercard within two years. We also offer interest-free instalments for one year.
Is there any pain or discomfort during surgery?
When you are going to have an operation or any other treatment that you feel anxious or uncomfortable about, it is possible to be given a sedative at the surgery just before the treatment. This will make you very relaxed while making the anaesthetic more effective. Most patients become very sleepy and do not remember much of the treatment afterwards. It is therefore important that you have a friend or relative with you who can accompany you home after the treatment. You must not take any sleeping pills, drink wine or alcohol the night before the treatment.