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Dental Procedures

Learning about dental procedures is overwhelming.

You didn’t go to dental school so the dental procedures and treatments seem like a foreign language.

Dental Departures will help you understand the basic dental treatments and techniques available globally. This dental procedure library will help you research dental treatments, learn about the dental treatment options you have available and what you should know before visiting a dentist overseas.

  • Implants

    • Dental implant cost - Canada
      Find out the cost of dental implants in Canada and around the globe. Canadians pay on average $3,975 for their dental implants. Canadian patients can save up to 70% on their dental implants when they visit a global dentist in Mexico, Costa Rica and Thailand.
    • Zirconia Dental Implants
      Zirconia ceramic dental implants or titanium dental implants? Here's what you should know!
    • All on 4/6 Dental Implant Systems
      Find out about All-on-4 or All-on-6 dental implants abroad.
    • Dental implant costs around the world
      Find out the cost of dental implants around the globe
    • Top 10 questions about receiving dental implants abroad
      Find answers to the most common dental implant questions
    • How long will it take to have my dental implants completed?
      All about dental implants: what they are, how long it takes to be treated, and how to get a treatment plan and quote before you leave home.
    • Immediate & Conventional Dental Implants Explained
      Want to know how long it will take to finish your dental implants? Dental implant procedures are complex surgical procedures, but have a high rate of success when performed by a qualified professional. There are three categories of implants that are commonly used, and the type of implant your dentist uses often determines the amount of time needed. The three types are: conventional dental implants, immediate placement dental implants, and immediate loading dental implants.
    • Mini Dental Implants Explained
      Mini dental implants are a viable alternative to traditional dentures. Mini implants offer a feasible option for patients to secure their dentures, alleviating denture movement which often leads to discomfort.
    • Sinus Lift Surgery Explained
      Sinus lift surgery is a bone graft procedure. Sinus lifts are performed in order to prepare a site for a dental implant in the upper jaw.
  • Teeth Whitening

    • Foods That Cause Tooth Discoloration
      Considering teeth whitening options? Before you select the best one it’s important to understand how your teeth got to that shade. There are many options to choose from but if you continue some of your eating and drinking habits, you may find yourself contemplating that same question weeks later.
    • Get your confident smile back with professional teeth whitening!
      Want to smile again with confidence or have a Hollywood smile? Here is some information about different teeth whitening systems.
    • Teeth whitening cost for Australians
      Have you ever wanted to learn the teeth whitening cost in Australia? Compare teeth whitening prices in Australia vs. Thailand, the Philippines and many more countries.
  • Root canals

    • What should I know about root canals?
      A properly performed root canal procedure can save a tooth that would otherwise require extraction. An endodontic specialist from Dental Departures can alleviate your pain and get you back to the quality of life you deserve a price you can afford.
  • Dentures

    • Partial Dentures
      Partial dentures are arguably the oldest dentures in the market. Partial dentures can be used to replace missing teeth and prevent creation of spaces between the remaining teeth due to drifting or moving. Partial dentures also improve speech and make chewing more comfortable. Ultimately, partial dentures are low in cost and require a shorter time to fabricate
    • Conventional Dentures
      Dentures are removable replacements for lost or missing teeth. Dentures used to replace all teeth are known as complete dentures, whereas dentures used when some natural teeth remain are known as partial dentures.
    • Implant supported removable dentures
      Implant supported removable dentures are fully removable dentures that are supported and attached to an implant by either a ball or bar attachment. An implant provides a stable base for dentures without the need for dental adhesive.This results in a much more satisfactory outcome for denture wearers with regard to look, feel and overall security of their dentures.
    • Sedation Dentistry

      • Sedation Dentistry - what are the options?
        Sedation dentistry is an excellent option for patients who have dental phobia, anxiety, require extensive care, or who just want to 'check out' during their dental treatment.
    • Tooth Extraction

      • Post-Surgery Care (Extractions)
        Post-Surgery care is important following oral surgery and recovery may be delayed if this care is neglected, In most cases, the recovery period lasts only a few days