Frequently asked questions about dental implants

Frequently asked questions about dental implants

Do you have questions regarding the placement of a dental implant? Consult our frequently asked questions which will undoubtedly answer your questions

What is the lifespan of a dental implant?

With impeccable oral hygiene, the dental implant generally lasts the patient's entire life. However, it is necessary to carry out 1 or 2 annual checks in order to check the condition of the implant.

Is implant placement painful?

The implant is placed under local anesthesia. This process is not painful. the intervention time is approximately 30 minutes per implant.

How much does a dental implant cost?

It is not possible to indicate the price for the placement of the implant in the sense that each patient benefits from an individual treatment plan.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a small screw that serves as an artificial root. It serves as an anchor point for a future prosthesis or a crown.

If I do not have enough bone, what should I do?

If you do not have enough bone to place an implant, there are several other alternatives. It is possible to fill the lack of bone with a substitute or to use a short implant. For this, a 3D scan will be necessary in order to determine the options.

What is the success rate of an implant?

If regular dental check ups and hygiene appointments are attended, the success rate is around 95%.

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Why choose Dr. Carolyn Carbasse?

Perfectionism, experience and technology all in one clinic

Dentist Javea : Caroline Carbasse

Doctor's expertise

Doctor Carolyn Carbasse is an English dentist who graduated from the prestigious "Guy's Hospital" KCL (King's College London) University in London as a maxilofacial dental surgeon, ranked best dental university in the world for many years ...
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Passionate about beauty and well-being, Carolyn has dedicated herself from the beginning to studying both dental and facial aesthetics, particularly concentrating on creating the perfect smile.

Dentist Javea :Success


Dr. Carolyn Carbasse, has used her skill and experience in both dental and aesthetic treatments to successfully improve the smile of over 800 patients on "full dental reconstructions" during her 20 years on the Costa Blanca. These cases include everything from complete dental reconstruction to the improvement of the smile by aesthetic treatments to the peri-oral area. 

Dentist Javea :Dental laboratory in Javea


Zen Smile Spa dental clinic in Javea has their own on site dental prothesis laboratory located within the clinic. The laboratory is managed by Pascal Garde, dental technician and manager with many years experience. He takes care of internal work involving acrylic and thermoplastic materials. Ceramic crowns and bridges are made in another laboratory located also in Javea .

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Perfectly aware that a face is illuminated by a smile, Doctor Carolyn Carbasse continues her studies keeping up to date with the latest cutting-edge techniques. This along with her high level of skill, attention to detail and desire for perfection enables her to create the perfect smile, taking in to account the shape, texture and colour of the teeth along with the patients age, face shape and skin tone.

Dentist Javea :Advanced technologies

Advanced technology

Doctor Carolyn Carbasse has equipped the clinic with the highest standard of technology and equipment. Thanks to this equipment we can offer our patients the highest level of care in all treatment aspects.