Dental implants in Cali, Colombia cost $795 USD
Each year, millions of Americans and Canadians travel to Cali, Colombia to get dental implant procedures done at 70% off the price they were quoted back home, all without a drop in quality of care. A single dental implant procedure (titanium implant, abutment, and porcelain crown) is $1,385 USD in Cali, Colombia, which is split between the 2-3 treatment phases.
You’re saving on cost of labor as most dentists in Cali, Colombia use the exact same top American and European dental manufacturers and materials as dentists back home. You can easily save thousands of dollars on dental implants by coming in Cali, Colombia. Here’s a list of common dental implant procedure costs.
Dental Implant Procedures
|Titanium Implant, Abutment, with Porcelain Crown||$1,385|
|Zirconia Implant, Abutment, with Zirconia Crown||$1,500|
|"All on Four" (fixed acrylic bridge)||$7,895|
|"All on Six" (fixed acrylic bridge)||$9,580|
|Bone Graft and Membrane||$420|
Understand what goes into the total cost of dental implants in Cali, Colombia
As you can imagine, there are a lot of variables pertaining to dental implant procedures, and because of that many treatments are custom tailored to the patient. You’ll have to consider things like tooth extractions, bone grafts, membranes, temporaries, and other factors. It’s important you have a good understanding of each part of the procedure and trip down in order to get a proper sense of the total cost of getting dental implants done in Cali, Colombia. The blog post below will outline them.
Which type of dental implant procedure will you have done in Cali, Colombia?
There are many classes of dental implant procedures that can be performed in Cali, Colombia. The most common are the individual dental implant procedures with a single titanium implant, abutment, and porcelain crown for $1,385 USD.
There are multi-crown porcelain bridges that are supported by single implants which can range from $1,700 - $3,000 USD, depending on how many units (crowns) are in the bridge.
And then there are more extensive procedures like implant supported removable overdentures that are dentures that clip in and out of place, held down by a set of permanent implants. These range from $2,500 - $4,000 USD.
There are also implant procedures called “All on Four” or “All on Six” where an entire set of fake teeth are held down by 4-6 implants. They can range from $8,000 - $25,000 USD, depending on how many teeth need to be extracted and how many implants you get. When you’re talking about work at this scale, you can easily save tens of thousands of dollars on dental implants by coming to Cali, Colombia.
How many dental implants will you get in Cali, Colombia?
Not only do you have to consider the type of dental implant procedure, you should think about quantity. How many implants will you need? Will you need 3 single implant procedures and some implant-supported bridges as well?
Will you need any tooth extractions for your dental implants in Cali, Colombia?
Depending on your case, you may have to have some of your teeth removed in order for your dental implant procedure to be done. These extractions are not required for all patients. These are separate costs added on, depending on your situation.
The type of tooth extraction can vary as well. There are simple extractions for $90 USD, surgical/impacted ones cost $150 USD, and wisdom tooth extractions are priced at $225 per tooth.
Understanding what type of extraction and how many you will require is needed to get a clear picture of the total cost of getting dental implants in Cali, Colombia.
Do you require bone grafts and/or membranes for your dental implants in Cali, Colombia?
You may need a bone graft and membrane in order to perform your dental implant procedure, depending on your jaw bone density. These bone grafts don’t come from other parts of your body rather they’re grafted from bovine. A bone graft is $230 per gram and most patients that do need it, require 1-2 grams per tooth. Membranes are $190 USD.
How about temporary crown solutions for your dental implants?
Though not required, you may desire a temporary crown solution to have in between the 4-6 months while your implants fuse to your jaw bone. As you may know, all implant procedures are done in 2-3 phases. Once the implant (the rod/screw itself) is surgically inserted into your jaw bone, it will take a few months for the bone and implant to fuse and heal.
During this time, you may decide to wear a temporary crown solution in the form of a partial or denture, or a combination of the two depending on how many implants you’re getting this time. This is done for aesthetic purposes or if you’d like to have additional support while chewing your food. If you’ve gone a long time without a tooth, you may decide you don’t need a temporary solution.
Temporary single crowns/flippers for $50 USD, partial dentures are $130 USD, and full dentures are $370 USD in Cali, Colombia.
How about IV sedation for your dental implants in Cali, Colombia?
IV sedation is not required for every implant procedure however they are done under the following circumstances.
There are many implants being done at a given time. Having you out cold will keep you completely still making it easier for the dentist to perform the surgery properly.
You may be squeamish and ask to be put completely under.
Single implants can be performed with a simple local sedative where the patient won’t feel a thing but will still be awake. IV sedation is $470 USD in Cali, Colombia.
3D panoramic x-rays will cost $70 USD
A 3D panoramic x-ray is done before work begins. In Colombia, dental scans are done in nearby, separate facilities. A staff member of your dentist in Cali, Colombia will escort you to this location to make sure you get the right scan done.
Receive a quote by sharing previous x-rays and/or treatment plans
If you’re like many, you’ve explored getting dental implants back home but have been turned off by how expensive they are. If you have copies of your current x-rays and/or treatment plan, please share it with your dentist in Cali, Colombia. Medical information like this will make it easier to construct a more accurate quote and dental treatment plan.
If these are not available, taking photos of your teeth will help
If you don’t have any prior x-rays and/or treatment plans to share, taking photos of your teeth is the next best thing. We have a free online consultation form you can easily complete on your phone. It’s a short form that will guide you in taking 5 specific photos we will need to make a proper assessment.
Please note that these photos will not replace the need of taking x-rays and/or having a physical clinical examination. This will simply help us make a more informed opinion when building your quote and treatment plan.
Dental implant costs in Cali, Colombia are split between phases
Dental implant procedures are typically done in 2 phases, sometimes 3. The first phase is where any tooth extractions, bone grafts, membranes are taken care of and the implants themselves are surgically inserted into your jaw bone. If you want temporary crowns, these are done at this time as well.
Four to six months later you will return for the second phase where the permanent crowns are placed on your implants, completing the dental implant procedure.
If you need a significant amount of bone grafts, an additional trip prior to the first phase may be required to ensure your jaw bone has enough bone to support dental implants to begin with.
Don’t forget flights, hotels, food, and transportation when calculating the cost of getting dental implants in Cali, Colombia
The dental procedure isn’t the only cost you have to think about when traveling down to Cali, Colombia. You have to consider the flights, hotel rooms, food, and transportation. Though this is an additional cost, you will still save thousands of dollars by coming to Cali, Colombia for your dental implants.
It’s quick, easy, and cheap to get to Cali, Colombia from the US or Canada. All you have to do is get to Bogota or Cartagena and it’s a short hour flight from there.
There are many quality hotels in Cali, Colombia to pick from. You can sleep in a great hotel for $40 USD a night or splurge and stay at a luxury hotel for just $150 a night.
Food is inexpensive, natural, and high quality as well. You can eat like royalty in Cali, Colombia for just $15 a day.
Transportation is also cheap. Taxis are everywhere and you can also call a car using Uber whenever. Please know that most dentists in Cali, Colombia will also have a staff member pick you up from the airport as well. They’ll gladly take care of your luggage, help you check into where you’re staying, and show you to your first appointment so you know where everything is.