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Our clinic SIDANTA (www.sidanta.lt) is working in Kaunas, Lithuania. We specialize in therapeutic treatment, prosthetic, and endodontic care, implantation, periodontological-surgical treatment, aesthetic restoration and teeth whitening.
SIDANTA is a Member of Lithuanian Dental Chamber.
Our highly-qualified professionals provide comprehensive dental care and excellent customer service. Moreover, we keep up with the latest achievements in the field of dentistry and we constantly improve our knowledge and skills by attending various courses, seminars, and workshops both in Lithuania and abroad.
How Long Have You Been in Business?
Clinic is working since 1998, what prooves the stable, long-lasting and reliable treatment in our country.
How Many Dental Implant Procedures Have You Done?
As our clinic uses just the highest quality dental implants (Switzerland), we are performing implants to our customers mostly every week.
Where do Most of Your Patients Come From?
Mostly our customers are locals, however especially summer time lots of them come from Norway, GB and Ireland.
What Procedures do You Typically Perform?
SIDANTA performs to it’s customers the following procedures:
- Therapeutic Treatment
- Aesthetic Restoration
- Teeth Whitening
- Professional Oral Hygiene
What Type of Implants Does Your Clinic Use?
Our clinic use just the highest quality Straumann (Switzerland) dental implants.
Straumann is world wide known leading provider of solutions in implant dentistry and dental tissue regeneration. It offers trusted product built on a foundation of quality, scientific research, and leading-edge technology.
At SIDANTA Dental Clinic, we use only top-quality certified dental materials and instruments. Furthermore, our partners include some of the most modern dental laboratories in Lithuania.
Also, we offer a wide variety of oral care products supplied by the best known European manufacturers.
SIDANTA is a clinic that ensures professional dental care, state-of-the-art treatment, and customer-friendly service – all in a cosy and pleasant atmosphere.
Please Summarize the Steps of Getting an Implant
To start the procedure of getting an implant at our clinic, we need to well diagnose each case and create a treatment plan that we present to the patient. A recent and as accurate as possible X-Ray is needed. The first X-Ray is taken in the home country of our patient, so the patient will receive his complete dental treatment plan before even getting his air ticket to Kaunas, Lithuania. The dental treatment plan will include every aspect about the cost, time needed to be spent in Kaunas, Lithuania or other important details every patients needs to know.
Please Give a Quick Description of the Surgical Procedure
Generally speaking, having implants fitted is not at all painful. Just like any surgery, there can be some discomfort.
Local anesthesia and patient sedation are used to eliminate any discomfort at the time of the procedure. Most of our patients report that they were much more comfortable following the procedure than they had anticipated.
After the anesthesia, the gum is separated and the implant is inserted and then covered by the gum. The abutment is attached at a later date. The implant must be left for 3 months. This time is called the osseointegration phase, when the patient will have some type of temporary replacement teeth, so that the patient never has to be without teeth during treatment.
When the abutment is in place, a new impression is made. This is almost the final stage of the tooth implant procedure. Based on this final impression, our dental technician partner will carefully craft the dental crown for the implant. The crown is the artificial tooth that will be attached to the implant abutment. We require special attention and communication with the patient, to ensure the right colour and shape so that the new tooth looks like the surrounding natural teeth.
When the crown is ready, we simply attach it to the dental implant, and the surgical procedure is over.
How Much do Your Procedures Cost?
Cost of Straumann dental implant – 750 EUR ($835 USD)
Costs of prosthetics after implantation (3 months term) – 400 EUR ($445 USD)
How Many Trips Are Required for 1-2 Implants?
For all our patients it is required two visits. First is for the implant placement and this stage will require a 2-3 days visit to Romania, to assure the after surgery check-up. The second visit is for prosthetics stage – dental crown on implant, after 3 months from first visit and will require a 7-8 days visit for one or two implants. Also for more implants the length of stay varies very few for both visits.
How Long is the Healing Period?
Healing times for implants vary depending on the quality of the patient’s bone and are often extended in cases where performing adjunctive procedures is necessary. In general, dental implants require three to six months for the bone to heal (without being exposed to extra forces from biting). Over the last years, the mechanism of bone attachment to titanium has improved the healing process which helps to shorten the healing period.
What do Your Patients do if They Have a Problem?
We pay the greatest attention possible to the initial phase, starting from request a very recent X-Ray as accurate as possible, followed by the right type of implant suitable for the patient. If these steps are fully completed correct, I trust there should be no problem for any patient. There are cases when problems can appear even to any great experienced dental implant specialist, but the only problem we have in mind is the loosening of the crown on implant, which for us is a simple procedure and could be fixed at a local dentist.
We offer great value to communication with all our patients all the time, starting from the first contact and even after the treatment is completed. We also request all our patients to visit a local dentist every 6 months for simple checkup and prophylaxis in order for the dental implants life to be extended to maximum.
What Other Costs Are Involved?
The following additional expenses are included: roundtrip air ticket to Kaunas or Vilnius (100 km from Kaunas), 3-4 star hotels close to our clinic in Kaunas start from $40-45/night including breakfast. There are a lot of good restaurants in most parts of the city, and the prices start from $10/very decent meal for a person.
Where do Your Patients Stay?
We have a list of hotels nearby our clinic we suggest to our patients, but they are welcomed to choose any location they find on their own in Kaunas.
What is There to do in Your City?
Kaunas is located in the middle of the Lithuania, between the two biggest cities – Vilnius and Klaipeda). Kaunas offers a great variety of exciting sights to see. Patients who decide to walk around the town to learn more about it while here for the dental treatment, will be enchanted by the charming squares and streets and all the historic monuments of the town, as well by the magical scents of local restaurants or coffee shops in the famous old part of the city. The suggested time to come for dental treatments starts from March to October when weather is pleasant to be here.
Kaunas Tourism and Information Center (TIC) is one of our partners (www.visit.kaunas.lt). While visiting the mentioned site patients can find most famous and beautiful places to visit, list of restaurants, entertainment and tours available, and etc.
What Are the Best Places to Eat in Your Area?
There are lots of restaurants with authentic Lithuanian cuisine all over Kaunas, but on the top list I think would be the ones from in old city center. We recommend the Berneliu Uzeiga, Presto, Medziotoju Uzeiga – all these have the menus in several languages.
How Can People Contact You for More Information?
You can call us any time From Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 19 pm. At numbers: +370 616 07775 or +370 37 377375. You can also send us an inquiry by e-mail or register to the visit on sites www.sidanta.lt, or by filling out the following form:
Please note: This interview is for informational purposes only and does not represent a recommendation of the dentist mentioned. All opinions expressed are those of the interviewee.
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