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Dental Implants in Phuket, Thailand



A dental implant has an artificial root placed in your bone at the site of the missing tooth. These are mounted with dental caps or bridges.

It is fixed into the upper or lower jawbone.  And is allowed to fuse or integrate with the jawbone.

Dental Implant Phuket

This process of the implant fusing with the jawbone called osseointegration. This may take several weeks. The root will act as an anchor to support a crown or a bridge.

The implant-supported teeth replacements feel and function like real teeth.

Avail best Thailand teeth packages, and discounts on Dental Implants today in Phuket.

We Serve You With the Dual Purpose of

  1. Enjoying a relaxing Thai holiday, and,
  2. Having a stunning dental makeover.

Other Benefits Besides Low Cost of Implants in Phuket

And it is not just big savings you enjoy on a low cost of dental implant surgery in Phuket. You can also look forward to:

  • Treatment at an ISO 9001:2008 certified clinic in the Patong beach area
  • Well-experienced and courteous dental staff
  • The warm and patient-friendly ambiance at the clinic
  • Quick appointments, with no wait-times involved
  • Multilingual staff cutting down language barriers
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • 100% sterilization guaranteed

Advantages of a Dental Implant Over a Denture

  1. Durable: Implants are more durable than dentures. They are fixed in the mouth, so they do not move around in the mouth like the dentures.
  2. Aesthetics: Implants look more like natural teeth than dentures. You would not be able to make out aesthetically whether you have an implant or a natural tooth. But that is not the case with dentures
  3. Realistic: Implants are functionally more realistic than dentures. As they are directed embedded into the bone socket.
  4. Denture-wearers may have insecurity about if their dentures will stay in the position while biting an apple. But if you do not have to worry about it if you have an implant.
  5. Permanent Dentures are a temporary solution to missing teeth, but an implant is a permanent solution.

Traveling on a Dental Vacation to Phuket

  • For stay up to 28 days, a visa is not required.
  • You must have a passport valid for at least six months beyond the intended period of stay.
  • The international access code for THAILAND is +66.
  • Phuket’s weather conditions are dominated by monsoon winds that blow year-round. It is always warm and humid. There are two distinct seasons, rainy and dry.

Dental Implants Phuket Cost

The table below gives you information about the price differences of Dental Implants in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States.  Get to know the cost of Dental Implants in Phuket

Dental Implant Cost Difference
Type of Implants Cost in NZD Cost in AUD Cost in USD
Single tooth implant 1,000 to 3,000 1,500 to 3,000  930
All on 4 Implant 34,841 33,910 10,850
Immediate Load Implant 3,500 to 5,000 3,000 to 7,000  1,240
Zygoma Implant 4,000 to 5,000  5,000 to 6,000 18,000

As the above-mentioned prices may be altered without any prior notification, we suggest you ask for a free quote for the latest prices.

An all on 4 implant treatment in the United States would cost more than $20,000 (source: Wikipedia).

How much you save? More than 50% of American prices.

Dental Implants – A Healthier Option

  1. A dental bridge requires the reduction of surrounding teeth, whereas that is not needed in the case of an implant.
  2. Implants are aesthetically designed to allow enough room between the teeth for proper flossing.
  3. Implants are bio-compatible with the surrounding tissues of the mouth.

Most dentures or bridges can cause injury or any trauma to the tissues over time.

  1. Long term denture wearers can have bone loss. Whereas an implant completely fills in the gap, leaving no room for bone resorption.
  2. Denture wearers worry about dislodgement of the denture while speaking, coughing, chewing or sneezing. But you don’t have to worry about this in case of a fixed implant.
  3. The shelf life of a dental implant is about 10 to 15 years. In some cases, with excellent dental hygiene, it can go beyond 15 years.
  4. A denture has a shelf life of about a minimum of a few months to 5 years.

Recovery Time After an Implant

Once your dental implant has been placed, it will take about 2-6 months to heal. But the healing process can vary from patient to patient.

Parts of a Dental Implant

Dental Implants Phuket
Some of the Common Types of Dental Implants That We Offer in Phuket are:  

  • Traditional single tooth implants,
  • Mini Dental Implants
  • All on 4 implants,
  • Immediate load implants, and
  • Implants for supporting removable dentures.

Implant Materials That are Widely Used:

  1. Titanium, or Titanium alloys
  2. Zirconium (a recent invention)
  3. Tantalum
  4. Stainless steel

Are You a Candidate for Implants?

You are a candidate for dental implants if you:

  1. Have one or several missing teeth in the mouth
  2. Have lost your teeth because of gum diseases
  3. Are a smoker, excessive smoking does lower the success rates of an implant
  4. Are suffering from bone loss; this would require bone grafting in your jaw so that there is sufficient bone to secure the implant

Who is an Ideal Candidate for Receiving a Dental Implant?

If you want to replace any missing teeth, then ADA patient smart dental implants may be an option for you.

Most people are good candidates for implants.

A good candidate should have the following:

  • Healthy Gums
  • Enough bone to anchor the implants in the jaw.
  • Some people who have lost bone in their jaw still can get implants. But first, the bone must be rebuilt using special procedures.

You still may be a good candidate for implants even if you have one of these conditions.  It depends on the extent and severity of the condition.

Some people may not be good candidates for implants. They include:

  • Pregnant women
  • Heavy smokers — Smoking hinders healing in the mouth. It can reduce the likelihood of a successful implant.
  • Alcohol or substance abusers.
  • People who have received high-dose radiation treatment of the head or neck
  • People with chronic or systemic problems, including:
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Connective-tissue diseases
  • Hemophilia
  • Significant immune deficiencies

You still may be a good candidate for implants even if you have one of these conditions.  It depends on the extent and severity of the condition.

Phuket Dentists

Below is a snapshot of one of the Thai implant specialists we work with:

  • Sermsakul Wongtiraporn

– DDS, Chulalongkorn University.

– Graduate Diploma in Clinical Science (Prosthodontics), Mahidol University.

– Certificate and Master Implantology, UCLA /

gIDE, ADA CERP / USA.

– Certificate in Laser Dentistry, World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD).

  • Boonyanat Guensri

– DDS, Chulalongkorn University

– Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

Chulalongkorn University.

– Residency Program in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

– Fellowship Of ICOI (International Committee

Of Implants Dentistry).

– Thai Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Why Choose Phuket?

  1. Quality Dental Care at a Well-equipped Clinic

Medical Tourism Corporation works with one of the most popular dental clinics in Phuket for facilitating dental implant procedures.

The facility is famous for its cozy ambiance which gives one the semblance of walking into a park.
The clinic takes the sobriquet given to Thailand, the “Land of Smiles”, to the next level.
This is done by making sure that all the people who walk in, walk out with a big smile.

Dental travelers can look forward to:

  • High standard care at highly competitive prices
  • Services of highly skilled dental specialists
  • A cordial multi-lingual staff
  • International sterilization standards
  • Cutting edge technology, such as 3-d CAD-CAM system and panoramic x-rays

The clinic is part of the group which has the distinction of being the only clinic in Thailand to have both the dental facility and lab ISO:9001 certified by Bureau Veritas.

2. Dental Implant Work by Highly Competent Dentists

Patient satisfaction is the hallmark of our services. We make sure we work with only the best of names in the field of dentistry. So, we can facilitate your treatment for dental implants in Phuket.

Did you know? It is the first and only dental clinic in Phuket to receive the globally recognized Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation.

Go on a Dental Tour to Phuket

  • Pay only a fraction of the American and Australian prices.
  • Significant cost savings even after including your airfare, hotel tariffs, and eating expenses.
  • Less time and money spent on traveling because of the proximity of Thailand to Australia and New Zealand.
  • Look forward to a dental trip minus any communication problems with Dentists in Phuket due to our multilingual staff.

Precautions After Dental Implant Surgery

To help your recovery go smoothly and to avoid complications make sure to follow these tips:

  1. Do not touch or disturb the surgical areas.
  2. Brush your teeth on the night of surgery with a gentle toothbrush.
  3. After the first 24 hours, rinse your mouth with salt water 2-3 times a day.
  4. You should take proper rest after the surgery for speedy healing.
  5. You can apply ice if needed.
  6. Pain, oozing, bleeding, and swelling as these are normal healing symptoms.
  7. Rest, eat healthy, soft foods, and follow your dentist’s instructions.
  8. After the first few days, you can clean your implant just like the normal tooth.
  9. You can brush, floss, and use a mouth wash on a daily basis.
  10. It is very important to keep the implant clean as food particles can get stuck to the sides of the implant. This can lead to plaque formation, and if untreated, it can cause infection.

Dental Vacation in Phuket

Phuket is the beach lover’s dream come true.

Dental Vacation Phuket

Come here, get your teeth fixed, relax by the beach, and carry back home a million-dollar smile from the Land of Smiles

Phuket Beach

Phuket is the textbook definition of tropical paradise. It boasts an array of tourist activities for the active tourist, such as:

  • Elephant safaris
  • Golf
  • Cruises
  • Snorkeling and scuba diving
  • Sea kayaking
  • Spas and massages
  • Sport fishing
  • White water rafting
  • Thai cooking classes
  • Jungle and island tours

And much more!

Are you a night bird? Then Phuket is the place for you

Phuket is an excellent destination for those who love the night-life. Its beach towns are full of trendy restaurants, bars, and clubs to keep the party going. Shows such as cabarets and Thai boxing shows for exciting nights out.

Medical Tourism Corp. facilitates dental trips to Thailand and elsewhere. Contact us anytime! Questions or concerns about having your teeth implants will be answered.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is it painful to get a Dental Implant?

No, getting a dental implant is not painful at all. But you might experience some pressure.

2. Can dentures be made into implants? No, dentures cannot be made into an implant.

Dentures are temporary, removal devices.  Implants are a permanent solution to missing teeth.

3. Are dental implants removable like dentures or do they stay in your mouth?

Implants are immovable and are permanently fixed in the mouth. They are placed directly into the bone. So, they cannot be removed like dentures.

4. How can I clean my teeth implants at home?

Implants can be cleaned like you clean your natural teeth. You can brush, floss, and use a mouth wash daily.

5. How do Dental implants feel in the mouth?

Dental Implants feel just like the natural tooth. Your body might take some time to adapt to the artificial tooth in the mouth.

6. How can dental implants fail?

Dental Implants can fail due to bone loss, poor hygiene, and Tobacco chewing.

7. Are Dental implants covered by the insurance?

Most insurance companies do not cover dental implants. Some Dental insurance companies cover some part of the treatment but not full.





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