East Vic Park

Suite 2, Victoria House, 734 Albany
Highway East Victoria Park, WA 6101

1300 108 133 [email protected]


2915 Albany Highway, Kelmscott, WA 6111

1300 108 133 [email protected]

Dental Implants

Dental Implant Solutions

We offer dental implant solutions to replace a single tooth, several teeth or an entire arch with All-On-4®. We have the skills, technology and experience to help you smile again.

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Dental implants are the closest available solution to natural teeth that a dental implant dentist can provide. Nowadays, there is no need to live with missing teeth as dental implants are considered the gold standard of care for restoring your smile.

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What Dental Implants Do

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A dental implant is a titanium screw that acts as a tooth root. It is inserted into the jawbone and is connected to an abutment which holds your new tooth, or crown in place.


For people missing several adjacent teeth, two or more dental implants can be used to support a row of teeth, known as a fixed implant bridge.

Dental implants can replace a single missing or damaged tooth, multiple teeth or a full arch of teeth (known as All-On-4® dental implants). They also help stabilise full dentures in place, providing a better feel, form and function.

To find out more about dental implants or to book a consultation, contact our team.

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Consequences of Tooth Loss

Severe tooth loss can be devastating for patients, both physically and psychologically. Major tooth loss changes the way you chew and speak and can stop you from openly smiling.


Speech relies on the proper positioning of your tongue, lips and teeth, so when teeth are missing, excess air passes between teeth creating a whistling sound or lisp. Nutrition and overall health are also affected when you’re unable to chew and digest food properly.

Your jaw bone relies on teeth for stimulation and support, so when teeth are lost the jaw bone shrinks, resulting in a prematurely aged facial appearance:


  • Nose dips
  • Cheeks hollow out and sag
  • Lips thin
  • Chin protrudes

For more on the consequences of tooth loss, check out our blog Six Reasons to Replace Missing Teeth.

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Causes and Effects of Tooth Loss

Tooth loss can occur for a number of reasons in adulthood and it can be devastating to experience. A tooth can be lost due to tooth decay, gum disease, dental injury or may have never formed in the mouth.

Watch as Dr Rainer Anderson explains the causes and effects of a missing tooth and why we recommend replacing a missing tooth as early as possible.

Main causes of tooth loss

  • Poor diet
  • Poor oral hygiene (causing decay and gum disease)
  • Bad oral habits
  • Dental injuries
  • Wider health issues

Main effects of tooth loss

  • Neighbouring teeth shift into the gap
  • Opposing tooth can over-erupt into the gap
  • Teeth alignment issues
  • Jaw bone loses its function and starts to shrink
  • Face and jaw shape change
Jaw-bone-shrinkage causing by missing teeth
Arch collapse

Why Choose Dental Implants?

If most or all of your teeth are missing or badly decayed, it’s likely affecting your ability to eat and speak normally.

Your facial muscles and jaw bone may have already started to deteriorate without adequate support from teeth, leading to a sunken facial appearance.


Dental implants support the jaw bone and help restore function, strength and the overall appearance of your smile.

Unlike any other missing teeth solution, they mimic the function of tooth roots that help to stimulate the jaw bone when you chew food. This helps keep the jaw bone healthy and stops it from shrinking away.

Benefits of Dental Implants

  • Look, feel and function just like natural teeth
  • Offer superior support and stability to artificial teeth
  • Help to stimulate the jawbone, preventing bone loss
  • Prevent a hollow cheek or prematurely-aged appearance
  • Help prevent gum recession
  • Provide strong biting forces for a more nutritional diet
  • Stop neighbouring teeth from shifting and causing misalignment
  • Won’t require an additional care routine or cleaning products
  • Can last a very long time with proper care

Who Is Suitable for Dental Implants?

While most healthy adults are suitable candidates for dental implants, there are some conditions that can complicate treatment and even lead to implants failing.


  • Lack of jaw bone or soft jaw bone
  • Advanced gum disease
  • Poor oral health
  • Other medical conditions or lifestyle factors
  • Smoking or excessive alcohol use

During your initial consultation, Dr Norcross will discuss your treatment goals and medical history to ensure that no medical conditions or medications will impact treatment success. This follows an examination where we take radiographs, clinical photographs and a 3D bone scan to check if the jaw bone can support dental implants.

If your jaw bone is not large or dense enough, Dr Norcross may recommend a bone graft to make up enough bone to support your new crown, fixed implant bridge or implant-retained denture. Bone grafting is done at the same time as your implant surgery, and involves taking small amounts of bone, combining it with artificial bone and placing it in the area where it’s needed.

If you have an ongoing dental condition such as advanced gum disease, Dr Norcross can customise your treatment plan to bring your gums back to health before implant surgery.

Find out if dental implants are right for you, book your appointment today.

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Dental Implants Pricing

Our pricing packages are designed to meet your functional goals, aesthetic goals and financial needs.

This price guide is an indication of treatment costs. For an accurate quote, please book a consultation so we can assess your suitability and take diagnostics.


  • Single Tooth Implant from $4,250
  • 3-Unit Fixed Implant Bridge from $8,500
  • Upper Implant-Retained Denture from $20,000
  • All-On-4® Dental Implants from $21,000 or $40,000 for both

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Our Locations

We operate from two locations for your convenience, treating local, regional and interstate patients.

East Vic Park

Our East Vic Park clinic is on Albany Hwy opposite The Park Centre car park, with free street parking and access to public transport.

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Our Kelmscott clinic is on Albany Hwy, just a 5-minute walk from Kelmscott Plaza with free parking onsite.


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Achieve Your Perfect Smile...

All of our dental implant solutions are tailor made & crafted to ensure they work in harmony with your smile and also complement your facial structure.

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Frequently asked questions

Peri-implant disease (or peri-implantitis) is a condition where bacteria build up around the gum tissue surrounding dental implants. Symptoms include:

  • Pain and inflammation
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Bad taste in the mouth
  • Bleeding gums
  • Wobbly dental implants

If caught early enough, peri-implantitis can often be treated by a dentist. However, in the late stages of the disease, it may cause tissue damage, bone loss and dental implant failure.

To accurately check if you have enough bone available to place dental implants, we take a detailed 3D x-ray known as a CBCT scan. This is similar to a CT scan but with a much lower dose of radiation. This shows us exactly how much bone you have and where vital structures such as nerves, sinuses and other tooth roots are. We can then ensure that when placing the implant there is no risk of the implant damaging these structures. We believe that a dental implant should not be placed without first carefully assessing a 3D bone scan. The cost of a 3D bone scan is $217.

At the Perth Dental Implant Centre, we have in-house 3D scanners at both of our clinics and can tell you on the day of your consultation, saving you time and money.

Teeth can be lost because of wider health issues or dental trauma, but in most cases, it is preventable when you’re aware of what harms them, like a poor diet, tooth decay, gum disease and bad oral habits:

  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet that’s low in sugar and starch
  • Follow a good oral hygiene routine that includes brushing twice daily, flossing between teeth and visiting the dentist regularly
  • Protect your mouth on sports field by wearing a custom mouthguard
  • Protect your teeth from grinding by wearing a night splint
  • Avoid using teeth for opening bottle caps or plastic packets

It’s recommended that you replace your missing tooth as soon as possible. A missing tooth can affect your speech, the way you chew and subsequently your diet and nutrition, it can cause teeth alignment issues, jaw bone loss and may even cause gums to recede.

Yes, but only so much as they restore your facial shape to appear natural again. Dental implants restore a sunken appearance by supporting the jaw bone and filling in the cheeks, lips and stopping the nose and chin from coming closer together.

The amount and quality of jaw bone into which we can place a dental implant differs depending on the location within the mouth.

For example, jaw bone at the front of the mouth is typically much thinner, which adds complexity to treatment in order to achieve a successful result. Aesthetics is particularly important when it comes to replacing teeth in the front of the mouth, because they’re more visible when you smile, this also factors into treatment complexity and cost.

Teeth at the back of the mouth are hidden and are typically supported by more bone, which can make treatment easier. Following a 3D bone scan we can fully assess your circumstances and come up with a unique treatment plan for the best results.

When a tooth is removed, the surrounding bone can shrink or erode. The degree of erosion varies depending on the area in the mouth. It’s different for each individual, depending on the anatomy of the tooth and the bone.

Following a full assessment and 3D bone scan, we can advise whether you have enough jaw bone to support dental implants. If there isn’t enough bone, we can create more with bone grafting. This procedure takes place during first stage dental implant surgery.

There are a variety of tooth materials that can be used to make a single tooth, known as a crown or row of teeth, known as a bridge. The tooth materials we use include:

  • Titanium-reinforced acrylic (Bridges only)
  • Zirconia
  • Porcelain layered zirconia

Tooth material is an important cost component when it comes to dental implants. A back tooth needs to be strong enough to withstand chewing cycles, while a front tooth will require a higher quality and aesthetically natural material.

There may be a period of time when we need to leave your dental implants to heal before we can design the final tooth or implant bridge. We’re able to provide you with a number of different temporary tooth options with different costs.

It depends on whether any teeth need removing and also the condition of the gums and jawbone quality. There are different ways we manage a tooth that needs to be removed. Sometimes we may remove the tooth and wait 2-3 months before placing a dental implant. Other times, we will remove a tooth, place a bone graft material to preserve the bone, then wait longer to place the dental implant. In some cases, we may even be able to place the dental implant at the same time we remove the tooth.

Discovering which option is best for you depends on a wide variety of circumstances and each option has varying costs. The most important thing is to give the patient a successful and long-term outcome. We need to fully assess your mouth and 3D scan before we can decide on the best option for you.


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