Cost Comparison Per Prosthesis Types

Comparison
Table

Removable
Dentures

Tooth
Supported
Bridge

Single Tooth
Implant
Restoration

Short Term Cost

Low $

High $$$$

High $$$$

Long Term Cost High $$

High $$$$

Low $

Biologic Costs High High Low
Esthetics Fair

Good

Excellent
Function Poor Excellent

Excellent

Bone Preservation

Poor

Poor

Excellent

Hygiene Access

Fair

Poor

Excellent

Long Term Maintenance High High Low
Reference: Balshi TJ, Wolfinger GJ: Single Tooth Replacement: Fixed Partial Denture Vs Single Tooth Implants. Valley Forge Dental Journal, Spring 1997.

 

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