Frequently asked questions on dental implants

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are metal post normally made from titanium that is inserted into your jaw to acts as your new tooth root. A false porcelain tooth, called a crown, is then screwed into the implant posts as your new tooth to replace a missing tooth.

Are dental implants better teeth replacement options?

You can replace missing teeth with dentures, dental bridges or dental implants. In today’s era, uour dentist may recommend dental implants as as the preferred teeth replacement option because unlike dentures and dental bridges, dental implants do not require existing supporting teeth to achor the false prostheses in place. Dental implants do not tamper or affect surrounding adjacent teeth. In terms of function, detnal implants are stronger in taking your chewing bite and feels more natural.

What is the downside of dental implants?

In the past, dental implant is generally a more costly procedure than dentures and dental bridges teeth replacement options. However, with today’s enhanced range of implant brands and systems on the market, the cost of implants is now significantly reduced. Depending on your case and chosen of implant, many implants treatment in Thailand now cost just slightly more than having dental bridges treatment.

Time is another factor of limitation is dental implant treatment require healing period for the implant post to integrate with your jaw bone before your dentist places your final dental prosthese over the implant post. Advancement on less invasive implant techniques and improved material has now cut short complete treatment timing from more than 6 months to just over a few weeks. Osseointegration and the time taken for the implant to fuse with jaw bone will vary wtih each individual depending on the bone and oral condition.

Is the dental implant treatments painful?

Dental implant treatments are done in 2 phases. During the first phase, the dental implant post is embedded into the jaw bone. Most individuals are usually wary of this surgical stage on possible pain, swelling, and bleeding from surgery. However, the large majority of dental implants are done under local anesthesia whilst you are awake quite easily. In Thailand, you can opt for IV sedation or sleep dentistry under general anesthesia if concerned on pain. At BIDH dental hsopital, a team of registered nurse and licensed anaesthesiologist are on staff to safely and secure adminster dental sedation for patient comfort and having pain-free dental treatments.

During the second phase of the dental implant treatment, the prosthese (crowns, bridge or dentures) is simply made and secured over the implant posts. There is no surgical treatment involved and requires a few visits to your dentist to get your new set of false teeth fitted.

Can dental implants be done in one day?

The complete dental implant treatment starting from implant planning, implant post surgery to having a final tooth over the implant will normally require more than a one day.

For the majority of individuals, dental implant treatment will require at least 4 to 5 visits to your dentist. At BIDH dental hospital, your dentist can efficiently plan your dental treatment to limit your number of visits. There is methodologies known as same day implants, immediate implants and or teeth-in-one day. These procedures speed up the dental implant treatment procedure but will still require at least a week or more for total treatment completion.

Read more on All-on-4 teeth-in-one day procedure and same day implants.

How much are dental implants?

In general, the cost of dental implants treatment is based on the dental implant you use, your dentist fees relating to their skills and qualifications and your individual oral condition.

On dental implant material, there are premium quality implants and lower range dental implant brand. High-quality implant brands are normally manufactured from Switzerland, Sweden or USA. There are also more economical brands from Korea, Israel or China. With teach implant brand, there are also model range of implants. Some having additional strength and surface properties that incresaes success rates and speeds up healing. At BIDH dental hospital, our implant dentists advocate the use of established Swiss or Swedish implant systems carried world-wide for safety and ease of maintenance globally. We offer affordable, value-for-money but premum quality implant systems.

In Thailand, a general dentist can perform implant surgery under their license. Within smaller dental clinics, many general dentists can perform the full range of treatment and are not certified as an oral surgeon or specialist. Standards of dental treatment in Thailand cn vary as there is no restriction to limit dentist expertise. It is therefore important that you do do your research in checking for a trusted dental clinic group or your implant dentists skills and experience before determining who you may like to go to for your dental implant treatment.

The total cost of dental implant treatment will largely be based on your individual oral condition. How many implants is required, your bone condition and expected final prosthetic outcome.

Ses prices of dental implants in Thailand.

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Why should you choose BIDH thailand dental implant center for your dental implants?

best dentists

All our implantoloigsts have more than 10 years of experience in their field specialization. The majority of implant dentists are overseas certified from Germany, UK or USA. Many of them are lecturers at top dental school universities in Thailand. They teach other dentists on advance implant techniques. BIDH implantologists and prosthodontists are amongst the top dental specialists in Thailand. Our dentists treats single, multiple to full arch dental implants cases.

BIDH dental hospital supports dental training. Our dental hospital hosts peridontic implant technique training sessions to dentists across Thailand. It has colloborates with local universities as a center of excellence in dentistry.

bangkok implant center

BIDH thailand dental implant center has one of the top team of implant dentists. Our team has treated hundreds of thousands of dental implants - single implant crowns, implant bridges to full mouth implant dentures and All-on-4 implants with bonegrafts. Our implantologist team composes of ITI (International Team of Implantolgy) scholar and lead speakers. Our dental clinic and team is won awards as a preferred provider for Straumann implants. 

The implant success rate at our bangkok dental hospital boasts more than 95%, surpassing that of global benchmarks. Our leading implant center uses reliable implant systems from Switzerland and Sweden/USA with top specialists at an affordable rate.

pain free dental treatment

If you are anxious about having dental treatments or have a low tolerance for pain, BIDH dental hospital offers various sedation dentistry options. Pain control medications is controlled, monitored, adjusted and checked during the whole process by a licensed anaesthesiologist doctor and registered nurses.


You can choose mild sedation whereby you feel relaxed whilst still being awake; moderate sedation using IV whereby you are placed in a semi-concious but is still responsive; deep sedation at the edge of consciousness but may be still be awaken; or under general anaesthesia or sleep dentistry whereby you will not have any re-collection of your denta implant or oral surgery treatment.

tooth implant lab

We are one of the few dental clinics in thailand with our own on-site full-fledged digitalized dental implant lab. Our dental implant treatment procedures can and do use digitalized flow systems from digitalized x-rays, computerized implant planning, to 3D printing of surgical template for your first stage implant. During your second stage implant treatment. digital intra-oral scanners and CAD/CAM milling machines construct and fabricate your abutments and customized all ceramic crowns.

We can customized your Straumann abutments at any angulation for better precision fit and optimal teeth aesthetics. An on-site lab allows shorter treatment timings, better quality controls on your teeth appearance. Your prosthodontist is able to specify and adjust your teeth color aesthetics (shape, size, color of teeth) with your lab technician directly. Your false teeth therefore looks more natural like your real teeth. 

sedation dentistry

As a hospital, we abide by strict and high controls for infection prevention ad control. Sterilization quality and patient safety is a mandatory part of our operations.

BIDH thailand dental implant center is a specialty hospital. Our dental building is designed during its design phase as a dental hospital. Facilities, technologies, workflow systems to therefore catered specifically for dental treatments. We follow international standards. BIDH bangkok dental is one of Thailand's first offical dental hospital.

trusted dental clinics

BIDH bangkok dental hospital is part of Thailand's largest and trusted dental clinic network group in Thailand. We are listed on the stock exchange of Thailand with  a transparent systems for governances and treatment fees. All our prices are standardized and non-discriminatory. Our dental clinc network group manages award-winning dental clinics and centers in Bangkok, Chiang mai and Phuket.

Established for more than over a 15 years within the dental sector, our dental group pulls the best of dentistry resources, know-how and skills within our dental hospital, dental center and dental clinics. 


have a complimentary consult

Make an advance appointment for a treatment plan and ask any questions you dental implant procedure with our dentists. There is no obligation to start treatment. Find out if a tooth implant is suited for you and ask on our dental implant prices at BIDH Dental Hospital.