10 Attractive Dental Tourism Destinations
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Dental tourism has flourished substantially over the past decade. More and more medical tourists are willing to travel in order to save somewhere between 50% - 70% on dental procedures such as crowns, dental implants, dentures, and root canals. In 2012, there was an estimate of 400.000 Americans alone that traveled for cheaper dental care. But before booking a ticket and deciding what types of treatment to undergo, it’s important to determine what the most cost-effective destination for you is based on what country you come from, traveling and accommodation fees and treatment expenses.
Mexico is the preferred destination for many Americans and Canadians when it comes to dental tourism. The most demanded destinations are Cancun, Tijuana, and Los Algodones. The dentists in Mexico are often schooled in the US, highly qualified and fluent in English.
The average fee for a dental implant in Mexico is around 550 €, compared to an approximate of 3500$ in the US, while a whitening procedure in Mexico costs around 230€, compared to an estimate of 500-800$ in the States.
2. Costa Rica
An implant procedure in Costa Rica is about 600 €, compared to an approximate of 3500$ in the US, while a teeth whitening procedure in Costa Rica costs around 300€, compared to an average of 500-800$ in the States.
Poland is one of the dominant countries in dental tourism. Most of the people who come to be treated here are Germans. Poland’s clinics offer well-trained dentists, advanced equipment, and very low prices.
An implant procedure in Poland has a starting price of 800 €, compared to over 1000€ in Germany.
The average fee for a dental implant in Romania is around 450 €, compared to a starting price of 1600£ in the UK, while a whitening procedure in Romania costs around 230€, compared to an estimate of 400£ in the UK.
Malaysia is popular between Australians for its affordable prices. The clinics are equipped with the newest technology and have a wide range of specialists. The country is also worth visiting for its beaches and national parks.
The average fee for a dental implant in Thailand has a starting price of 1000 €, compared to 5000-6500€ in Australia, while a whitening procedure in Thailand costs around 300€, compared to an estimate of 1500€ in Australia.
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