Cost of dental implants, procedure & FAQ

Dental Implants Melbourne

Dental Implants Melbourne


Dental Implants

A cosmetic dental implant is an artificial tooth root submerged into the jawbone as a small titanium screw. The screw acts as the foundation or prosthetic tooth root for a new artificial tooth.

Additionally, cosmetic dental implants are one of the best replacements for lost or missing teeth. Cosmetic dental implants look incredibly realistic so that your smile looks authentic. MC Dental uses only high-quality dental implant restorative components (crown on top of the implant) from leading brands such as MoreDent (Australia), Straumann (Switzerland), and Dentsply Sirona (USA/ Germany). Rest assured, MC Dental will assist in choosing the right implant and restorative treatments for you.

Book a free dental implant consultation

We encourage you to accept our offer of a free dental implant consultation with an MC Dental dentist. Phone the clinic on 8608 8968 and ask for a free consultation or book online. During the free dental consultation, the dentist can discuss dental implant surgery costs, treatment options and expectations.



General Dental Implants Melbourne FAQ


Which clinics are open for dental implant repairs?
What are the different types of dental and teeth implants available?

Dental implant restorations offer effective solutions for replacing missing teeth, and there are four main types to consider. These include single tooth implants, implant-supported dentures, full mouth acrylic (PMMA), and full arch dental implants. For more information, please consult with a dentist.

Simple Tooth Implants

These implants replace individual missing teeth with a natural-looking prosthetic tooth anchored to an implant.

Implant-supported dentures

Dentures are securely anchored by multiple implants, providing stability and improved chewing ability.

Full mouth Acrylic (PMMA)

A removable full arch prosthesis made of acrylic material, supported by dental implants.

Full arch dental implants

This comprehensive solution replaces an entire arch of missing teeth with a fixed implant-supported bridge.

Do you accept emergency dental implant appointments?
What is the cost of dental implants in Melbourne?

How much do dental implants cost? The cost of dental implants can vary, but it typically starts from $2,000 per implant, which covers the placement of the implant fixture. It’s important to note that this cost does not include the restoration, such as a crown or post/crown, that is placed on top of the implant. During your consultation with the dentist, they will explain any additional costs associated with bone grafting or provisionalization that may be required in your specific case.

Additional costs may include the price of a crown, which is approximately $1,500 per crown. This cost covers the preparation, molding, milling (crown manufacture), and placement of the crown. Depending on your situation, there may be additional services required, and your dentist will provide a clear outline of these costs before proceeding with any treatments.

Various factors can influence the overall cost of dental implants, such as the number of teeth you wish to replace and whether procedures like bone grafting or sinus lifts are necessary.

Here is a breakdown of services typically involved in a tooth implant procedure:

  • Examination and Xrays
  • Removal of an existing tooth, if applicable
  • Temporary crown
  • Temporary abutment
  • (Permanent) Implant abutment
  • Full crown to the implant

Please keep in mind that the information provided is a general guide for dental implants price in Melbourne. Your individual situation should be discussed with your dentist in greater detail.

Why are teeth implants more expensive than dentures?
What are the dental implant payment options?
MC Dental is also a major health fund provider for specific locations. Here are the health funds accepted at our different locations:

Melbourne Central Clinic: Bupa, Medibank, CBHS, HCF, NIB

Docklands Clinic: Medibank, CBHS, HCF,

Westfield Doncaster Clinic: CBHS, HCF, Glen

Waverley Clinic: HCF, CBHS

By partnering with these health funds, MC Dental aims to provide accessible and affordable dental implant services to eligible patients. It is recommended to contact your health fund provider for clarification or call us directly to discuss payment options that best suit your needs.

Do you provide implant warranty?

Melbourne Dental Implants FAQ with

Dr Andrew Cho

Dental implant FAQ with Dr. Andrew Cho


How long does a dental implant procedure take?
How painful is getting a dental implant?
Can a dental implant be done in one day?
Are you put to sleep when dental implants are placed?
How long after surgery can I eat normally?
How does it feel to have a dental implant?
How soon after tooth extraction can I get an implant?
What hurts more-a tooth extraction or implant?
Do tooth implants look and feel natural?
Can you notice a tooth implant in a smile?
Can you get a temporary tooth while waiting for an implant?
What are my options if my dental implant fails?

If a dental implant fails, the dentist will remove the failed implant, which can be done under local anesthesia. Then the area will be carefully cleaned. If the surrounding bone is still intact and healthy, a bone graft may not be necessary.

After the area has healed, a new dental implant can be placed. The specific treatment plan will depend on the individual case and will be discussed with your dentist.

What is the most common cause of dental implant failure?

Dental implants can fail due to various reasons, including infection, bone loss, implant fracture, malposition, overheating, contamination, slow healing, and certain medical conditions. These factors can interfere with the osseointegration process, which is crucial for the implant’s success.

The risk of dental implant failure is increased in individuals with specific medical conditions, peri-implantitis (infection at the implant site), and surgical complications.

Additionally, factors such as gum disease, smoking, inadequate jaw bone, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and poor dental maintenance can impact the success of dental implants.

To prevent dental implant failure, it is important to maintain good oral hygiene, see a qualified dentist, and follow the post-operative instructions provided by your dentist. Regular dental check-ups and professional cleanings are also essential for monitoring the health of the implants and addressing any potential issues early on.


What is the best age for dental implants?

In general, dental implants are commonly placed in adults who have reached skeletal maturity, which is typically over the age of 18. The most important factors to determine the suitability for dental implants include having sufficient bone volume and density in the jaw to support the implant, good oral hygiene, and overall health conditions. It is advisable to consult with a qualified dentist who can evaluate your specific case and determine if dental implants are a suitable option for you, regardless of your age.