Having difficulty chewing because of a missing tooth? Or tired of dentures sliding out of position in the mouth?

Find a permanent solution with dental implants and give your smile the second chance it deserves.

Dental implants permanently fill up gaps due to lost teeth. They also protect the other teeth, reduce bone loss and can help to anchor partial dentures to your mouth. They are durable and are made to look and feel just like your natural teeth. Once completed, you might even forget they are replacements!


Dental implants are made of biocompatible nickel titanium that is placed in your jawbone in a series of minor operations. Once the implant is placed in the bone, it is left to heal for about 3 to 6 months. A crown will then be created, installed, and you will be ready to show off your brand new tooth.

The whole process takes about 6 months to a year on average.




A dental implant done by a general dentist costs from $1,700.00 (of which $1,250 can be paid using Medisave). If you require an implant done by a specialist, the implant procedure costs from $2,087.00.

Dental Implant Consultation (General Dentist) $52.00
Dental Implant per tooth (General Dentist)* From $1,700.00
Dental Implant Consultation (Specialist) $100.00
Dental Implant per tooth (Specialist)* From $2,100.00
Bone Graft From $230.00
Implant Crown From $1,700.00

*Medisave claimable

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NTUC Health Denticare is accredited by the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) as a day surgery facility.

Patients who are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents of Singapore may be able to claim a portion of their implant surgery expenses from their Medisave Account.

Procedures Covered Medisave Withdrawal Limit (S$)
Single dental implant Up to $950

Note: The amount claimable is stipulated in surgery tables set by MOH in Singapore. The above table is only a simple guide and the final amount may vary depending on the complexity of the case and the withdrawal limits set by MOH. The final amount deductible from the Medisave Account is dependent on the final approval by MOH.

You must ensure that you have a Medisave account. Check that you have sufficient funds in your Medisave account. You can obtain information about your Medisave balance from CPF Board either online ( or via their hotline at 1800-227-1188.

Full payment is required upon completion of each visit at NTUC Health Denticare. If you are utilizing your Medisave, the approved amount claimable will be in the form of re-imbursements by cheque(s).

NTUC Health Denticare will assist you in submitting the Medisave claims. In order to do so, you will need to provide us with the following:

  • Photocopies of both sides of the patient’s and Medisave Account Holder’s NRIC
  • Marriage certificate if you are using your spouse’s Medisave
  • Accurate information on your plan i.e. type of plan and name of insurer
  • Completed Medisave Authorization Form for Day Surgery with signatures by both the patient and Medisave Account Holder(s)

NTUC Health Denticare will submit the information together with the invoices to the relevant parties. No further action will be required on your part. It takes between two to three weeks for the claim to be processed.

In the event that you do not have a Medisave account or your Medisave balance is not sufficient to cover the dental bill, you can use the Medisave savings of your immediate family members. Immediate family members are spouse, children, parents and grandparents. Grandparents must be Singapore citizens or permanent residents. Please note that the maximum amount of Medisave that can be withdrawn will be subjected to the Medisave claim limit for each bill.


Our dentist will assess your overall health, ability to accept the implant before starting on the treatment plan. In some cases, a bone or gum graft may also be done on the site of the implant to ensure there is enough support before inserting the implant. Speak to our dentists for an in-depth consultation to understand your needs.

After each surgical procedure, avoid strenuous activities like intense exercise or hiking, for a week to two weeks to allow the site to heal. Avoid biting down on hard food on that side of the mouth. For more information, visit our pre-and-post oral surgery resources guide.

You should not experience pain as the series of treatments for dental implants will be done under general or local anaesthesia. Post-surgery swelling and discomfort can be managed by medication provided by our dentist. However, should you experience persistent pain or infection, call us at 6336 6222.

With proper care and good health, dental implants have the potential to last a lifetime.

The most straightforward way to care for the dental implant is to treat it as you would any other tooth – with diligent care. Maintain excellent oral health habits and regular dentist visits with NTUC Health Denticare.



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