How much would it cost to get a FULL SET of dental implants?

Question by ▐▀▀▀▀▀▌ ▌ Cyrus ▐ ▐▄▄▄▄▄▌: How much would it cost to get a FULL SET of dental implants?
How much would it cost me to get a full set (top and bottom) of dental implants. It doesn’t really matter the location New York or California. Would I get a break on the price for getting a full set? Also how many hours would it take?

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Answer by Picture Taker
Full set, as in enough implants to support an entire mouth full of teeth? Of course, you would have to include the cost of the teeth, too, or there is no point in getting the implants. There are a couple of ways to restore implants, but I would want you to have at least 8 implants in EACH arch. This allows for the possibility that maybe one or two will fail and you will still have enough left to support your bite. Even with a “frequent flyer” discount, you will pay at least $ 30,000 no matter where you are located. The “premium” restoration for this would be all porcelain and gold crowns, which would cost another $ 40,000 for the attachments to the implants (abutments) and crowns. A somewhat cheaper route would be to have something like a denture that clips over the implants onto a bar, but it would not need the full extension of a denture. This would probably be about $ 10,000 for the dentures and you could get by with fewer implants, but you would still spend at least $ 30-40,000 total.

How many hours would it take to get the implants themselves? All frickin’ day. How long to restore them? That depends on how you do it, but several months is the norm.

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Q&A: What steps should I take to become a dental assistant?

Question by Jessica: What steps should I take to become a dental assistant?
I’m starting my first year of college with plans of becoming a dental assistant..but I feel like I’ve been getting the run-around throughout this whole process! I’ve looked into several community colleges and I’m confused on the next steps I should take.

My first concern is that I’ve read terrible reviews on most dental assistant programs…from the price… to the “hands-on training”..
My guidance counselor suggested I take pre-reqs to get into a dental assistant course at a nearby college..biology, chemistry..the usual. If I do successfully complete the pre-reqs and obtain my certification..how easy is it to get an entry level job at a dental office with no prior experience in the dental field?
By no experience I mean I’ve worked as a fast food manager for a few years, a carpenter and a secretary. And if you think that sounds bad on a resume, let’s top it.. I’ve been receiving unemployment for the past 5months. Despite that, I’m a bright, hard-working team player that’s dependable and reliable.

Somebody…anybody…PLEASE help if you know what I’m going through!!!!!!

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Answer by asj 🙂
It depends COMPLETELY on your state, what state are you in?

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Can anyone tell me about GoldenHar Syndrome?

Question by brebre: Can anyone tell me about GoldenHar Syndrome?
I’m asking this question because I was born with this Syndrome and I cannot find any sites that can define what it really is and what it does. Thank you all for answering.

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Answer by James
No

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Brush Up On Your Dog’s Dental Health

Many pet owners may be surprised to learn a dog’s dental health is as important to overall well-being as a daily game of fetch.

Dental problems in pets go way beyond bad breath. Periodontal disease is the most common health problem in dogs today. At least 80 percent of dogs suffer from it by age 2. Left untreated, dental problems can be very painful and affect the quality of a pet’s life.

Small-breed dogs under 20 pounds are at an even greater risk than larger breeds. First, small dogs have small mouths that crowd the teeth, and second, those teeth are excessively large for those small jaws.

Fortunately, small breeds don’t need to suffer, says Dr. Daniel Carmichael, veterinary dental specialist with the Veterinary Medical Center in West Islip, N.Y. He recommends:

1. See your veterinarian for regular dental checkups. Work with your vet to schedule regular professional dental checkups and ask how you can maintain your pet’s dental health. Monitor for bad breath, which can be a sign of a more serious dental problem.

2. Brush those canines. Daily tooth brushing is the best way to remove and prevent plaque build- up. You can try the new state-of-the-art Hartz® Dental™ Electric Tooth-brush to make brushing your dog’s teeth easier. It features a vibrating brush head and, when used as directed, is clinically proven to reduce tartar by 85 percent and plaque by 28 percent after three weeks. Use toothpaste made for dogs (beef-flavored paste is appealing to pets) as it’s designed to be swallowed and does not foam up in the mouth.

3. Choose smart snacks for your dog. Chewing rawhide has been proven in clinical studies to help reduce plaque and tartar. Tasty beef and chicken flavors encourage your pooch to chew longer, increasing the dental benefits. Another option is Hartz® Dental™ Nutri-Fresh Chew™ with OdorZap™ crystals to freshen breath, in addition to reducing tartar up to 61 percent.

4. Provide toys with dental benefits. Some newer chew toys have raised tips that help remove plaque and tartar. The Hartz® Dental™ Chew™ ‘n Clean® Deli Cuts are one example and come in three yummy flavors. These toys provide chewing exercise to strengthen gums and help relieve anxiety and boredom.