Dental Implants vs. Removable Prosthetics: Which option is better to replace your missing teeth?


June 1, 2023

Dental Implants vs. Removable Prosthetics: Which option is better to replace your missing teeth?

When you replace missing teeth, you have options: dental implants and removable dentures. Which is the best for you? In this article, we are going to compare dental implants and removable dentures in detail. So you can make an informed decision, based on your needs and lifestyle.

Dental Implants: A Long-lasting and natural solution

Dental implants, increasingly popular, consist of titanium screws that are inserted into the jaw bone, functioning as artificial roots. Plus, they look and function like natural teeth, giving you confidence and comfort in your daily life.

Removable Prostheses: Versatility and Ease of Use

Removable dentures, also called dentures, are a more traditional option. They are versatile, as they can replace multiple teeth or even a full arch. In addition, they are cheaper and do not require an invasive procedure to place them.

Dental Implants

Detailed Comparison: Key Factors to Consider

Now, let’s examine the key factors you should consider when choosing between dental implants and removable dentures:


Dental implants look more natural and integrate perfectly with your existing teeth. Removable dentures can appear less natural and more visible.


Dental implants are more durable over the long term, while removable dentures may require adjustment and replacement over time.


Dental implants feel and function like natural teeth, giving you greater comfort when eating and speaking. Removable dentures can cause discomfort and require an adaptation period.


Dental implants are cared for like natural teeth, while removable prostheses require specific cleaning and care, in addition to removing them overnight.

Your personalized choice

Choosing between dental implants and removable dentures depends on your dental needs, oral health, cosmetic preferences, and budget. See a dentist specializing in implant dentistry for personalized recommendations. Remember that both options are valid, the important thing is to find the solution that best suits you.


At Dental Project, we understand the importance of choosing the right option to replace your missing teeth. We hope this article has provided you with detailed information and helps you make an informed decision. Do not hesitate to contact us to schedule a consultation and receive professional advice.

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DiagnosticsDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
Initial exam and evaluation$40$15073%
Specialist evaluation$60$20070%
Full mouth set of X-rays$20$15086%
CT-scan / 3D exam$100$40075%
CleaningDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
Regular teeth cleaning$60$15060%
Deep cleaning per quadrant / Scaling and Root planing (specialist)$110$35079%
Periodontal maintenance$80$20060%
Periodontal treatmentDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
Soft Tissue Graft (per tooth)$550$150063%
Specialist evaluation$60$20070%
Bone Graft (per area)$400$150073%
Sinus Lift (transcrestal approach)$500$120058%
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WhiteningDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
Office whitening$200$50060%
Home kit whitening$180$40055%
Aesthetic fillingsDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
1 surface composite filling (tooth color like)$60$20070%
2 surfaces composite filling (tooth color like)$80$25068%
3 surfaces composite filling (tooth color like)$100$30066%
4 surface composite filling (tooth color like)$120$35065%
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Porcelain fused to metal crown$395$75047%
E-max crown (metal free)$500$120058%
Zirconia crown (metal free)$500$120058%
Inlay / Onlay$450$90050%
Composite veneer$200$50060%
Porcelain veneer$495$1,10055%
Root CanalsDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
Anterior tooth (1 root)$260$95072%
Posterior premolar or molar (2 or 3 roots)$300$1,15058%
Post core$120$30033%
Build up$100$30033%
ExtractionsDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
Simple tooth extraction$80-120$20033%
Surgical tooth extraction$150$35057%
Wisdom tooth (partially erupted)$250$60058%
Wisdom tooth (non erupted)$300$75060%
Bone graft$400$150073%
I.V. sedation (first two hours)$600$150060%
DenturesDental Project PriceUSA pricesSavings
Complete denture (upper or lower)$450$95050%
Partial denture acrylic$250$50050%
Partial denture flexible material$400$85054%
Snap on denture$900$230060%
Temporary (flipper)$200$30033%
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Titanium Dental Implant$850$235063%
Implant abutment$280$70064%
Zirconia crown for implant$550$150063%
Full price (dental implant + abutment + crown)$1680$4,00058%
Bone graft (including collagen membrane)$400$150073%
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