What determines the cost of dental implants in Singapore?
Asking on behalf of my mom – I’ve found a wide range of costs for dental implants in Singapore, from $2200 all the way to $8000!
I understand that the choice of dental implant material and manufacturer makes a difference – Could I please have a list of a few reputable brands and materials, as well as what to look out for? Are Korean brand implants cheaper? If yes, are they reputable?
I’ll try to touch upon the three brands I have had experience with – Osstem, Dentium and Straumann.
There are many factors which are considered when dentists price their dental implants in Singapore.
- Brand of implant.Korean branded implants such as Osstem and Dentium are usually cheaper. They were founded in 1995 and 2000 respectively, and both have over 10 years of long term data. Both have Research Institutes with continuous investments and large global networks. Straumann was founded in 1954 in Switzerland. They have more than 35 years of clinical research and over 100 scientific publications. Their implant costs are higher though. Dentists usually joke that Straumann implants are like having a Ferrari, whereas Osstem and Dentium are like having a Toyota. It’s important to remember that both are reputable and functional. ...
Hi there, thank you for your enquiry!
I understand that it can be frustrating when faced with a wide range of fees when trying to find a good dentist for your mom.
Many clinics all over the island offer dental implant surgery as a treatment option, from the smaller clinics in the suburbs, to the big group practices in town and finally the government institutions like the National Dental Centre.
I have written several articles about dental implants:
I hope as you read my articles and as you do more of your own research into the matter, you can come to your own decision about which clinic to bring your mum to.
For something as important as your mom's teeth, it may be...