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Explore the Secret Ways to Get Dental Implants Interest FREE, or Cheaper (At Least)

Dental implants are the leading missing tooth solution, so it’s no surprise they come with a high price tag.

Their superior strength can explain their cost over other traditional tooth replacement methods.

They are also the closest thing to natural functioning teeth—oh, and they last up to 20 years.

However, if you have missing teeth and cannot afford dental implants, there are specific ways you can attempt to get them for free or at a cheaper rate. Let’s explore.

Need dental implants? We charge from £1,700 per implant and offer deals on multiple implant placements. Call 020 7621 0600.

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Free dental programmes

Some volunteer dental labs and research institutes develop studies on the implant success rate across various age groups.

Rarely will they offer clinical trials involving teeth implants and other dental procedures to test new materials and technology and even to compare certain products across various demographics.

However, some scams exist, so be weary in your search for these programs, which can initially be tricky to pin down.

These labs often cater to those who need dental work and target specific social groups.

Patients in these cases receive their treatment free of charge.

But again, there are risks involved – there may not be a guarantee, for example, on how long your implants will last, and you may have access to zero support if anything goes wrong further down the line.

To find or register your interest in future research projects, check out the National Institute for Health Research to see if they are recruiting.

People In Research can also be another credible source for trial programmes.

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Free dental implants by students in schools

As you might know, it takes years of training to become a fully qualified dentist, especially as implant dentistry is a specialist form.

As dental students will need hands-on practice, various UK dental schools offer dental work for free if you are happy for a student to carry out the work.

In return for free implants, you should expect to give up a considerable amount of time; you might have to spend multiple hours at a dental school for each appointment and attend numerous times.

Browse some of the dental schools in the UK offering free restorative dentistry treatments:

  1. King’s College London Dental Institute
  2. Leeds Dental Institute
  3. University of Liverpool School of Dentistry
  4. Dundee School of Dentistry
  5. Manchester University Dental Hospital
  6. University of Bristol
  7. Newcastle University School of Dental Sciences

You can also search for general hospitals in the UK that might have similar opportunities here.

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Free teeth implant on the NHS

As a UK patient, your first thought might be to turn to the NHS for help; that’s what they’re there for, right?

Even though the NHS provides subsidised dentistry for those with a medical need, implants are rarely included.

Most missing teeth patients can get dentures or even bridges via the NHS if sufficient to sustain their oral health.

However, some exceptions exist, such as getting implants for free on the NHS or paying a reduced fee.

This will apply to patients who:

  1. Have or had oral or mouth cancer
  2. Lost their teeth as a result of a facial trauma
  3. Have gaps in the mouth due to a genetic condition
  4. Have a medical reason why they cannot wear removable dentures

If the above applies, you should speak to an NHS dentist regarding your eligibility for NHS implants.

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Ways to lower the cost of implants

Many people can be encouraged to travel abroad. However, here at Cap City Dental, we would not recommend it!

You would not believe the work we have seen carried out overseas, where patients have come to our practice with metal grates hanging out of their mouths.

Many UK dentists may decline to jump in and resurrect work abroad, as they use different systems and techniques, worsening the situation.

*Dental implants on finance from £28.33pm. Learn more.

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Whilst all of these might excite you to have free dental implants, it’s essential to bear in mind that, in reality, your chances of getting free implants in the UK can be scarce.

The best thing we can advise is to find a dentist you trust and know who will do an incredible job, as many can go wrong with teeth implantation.

Choosing a reputable prosthodontist with experience means you make an excellent investment for your smile and can save you money in the future.

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