Find a cosmetic dentist in Hungary
A mosaic of cultures and historical ancestry makes Hungary truly unique among the European countries. It is bordered by the Slovak Republic, Ukraine, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Austria and Slovenia, which contributes to the cultural variations in the country. Yet, Hungary retains its unique language and customs. A landlocked country it may be but its beautiful stretches of water and wonderful hot springs are truly a visual spectacle. There are also the wonderful vineyards, orchards and historic urban centres like Eger, Szentender, Estergom and Sopron to visit. And certainly the wonderful capital city of Budapest, which is made up of the historical Buda and the commercial centre Pest. Hungary is not only the haven for artists, tourists and writers but also for cosmetic dental clinics that deliver high quality dental treatments in excellent facilities, at the hand of qualified dentists and prices that are just a fraction of the expenses incurred in the UK.
Dental Qualification and Accreditation profiles of dental practices in Hungary
- Dentists are qualified and affiliated with international dental organisations.
- They are all members of the Hungarian dental organisation that stipulates code of ethics and regulations to be followed by its members.
- The dentists must collect a certain amount of points every year by attending training courses, seminars and lectures that give awareness about the latest developments in oral surgery. This point accumulation is mandatory for them to maintain their dental license.
- Most dental clinics in Hungary are accredited by the ISO 9001 Quality Management System, which ensures that all materials and technologies used in clinics are compliant with EU regulations.
What are the popular cosmetic dentistry treatments offered in Hungary?
Some of the most popular procedures offered by the cosmetic dental clinics in Hungary include
What are the popular locations in Hungary to seek cosmetic dental treatment?
Most dental clinics are located in the capital city of Budapest. The patient can therefore take advantage of visiting the splendid attractions in the vicinity such as the Opera House, the Royal Palace, Buda Castle, the Old City Wall, a train journey to Castle Hill, or just relax and take a bite in any one of the city’s 400 cafés.
Travelling and accommodation in Hungary
Getting to Hungary
The main international airport of Hungary is the Budapest Ferihegy, which lies 16 km away from the city. The national airline Malév Hungarian Airlines as well as other international airways such as Delta, Northwest, KLM, Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways, Swiss Air, United Airlines, and Finnair offer flights into Hungary. Malév Hungarian Airlines offers direct flights into Budapest from New York, and more than 30 European cities as well as Bangkok, Cairo, Damascus, and Tel Aviv. From the airports you can avail of any of the following transport services to reach your destination or travel around
- Regular coach and bus services
- The airport minibus - prior arrangement needs to be made
- Express bus service run by the 93 bus runs between the underground terminus at Kobánya-Kispest and the Ferihegy terminals
Hungary being a landlocked country, the water is the least used method to travel into the country. One can find few minor ports located along the River Danube. The May to October season is usually the peak season when there is a daily hydrofoil service run by MAHART between Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest.
Ample train services are available that connect Hungary with the rest of Europe. There are direct services connecting Hungary with 25 European cities including Basel, Berlin, Bratislava, Bucharest, Dresden, Ljubljana, Munich, Paris, Vienna and Zagreb. There are over 50 international trains that arrive in and depart from Budapest everyday, at one of the following three stations: Keleti (eastern), Nyugati (western), or Déli.(southern). Other important Hungarian stops for the rails include Sopron, Hegyeshalom, Szombathely, Szeged, Debrecen, and Pécs. There are also rail passes available that offer unlimited travel as well as discounts in travel to European countries excluding the country of residence.
- InterRail –offers unlimited travel in first- or second-class travel to a maximum of 30 European countries for European residents of over six months. It has two pass options
- The Global Pass - travel for 22 days, one month, five days in 10 days or 10 days in 22 days across all countries.
- The One-Country Pass - travel for three, four, six or eight days in one month in any of the countries except Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro.
- Eurailpass -offers unlimited travel in 18 European countries with their validity lasting from 15 days to three months depending upon the pass options. These are not valid for residents of Europe, Turkey, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, or the Russian Federation.
- The Eurailpass Saver ticket - offering discount for two or more travelers
- The Eurailpass Youth ticket - offering unlimited travel to those aged under 26
- The Eurailpass Flexi - offering 10 or 15 travel days within a two-month period.
- The Eurail Selectpass - valid in up to five bordering countries and allows up to 15 days travel in a two-month period.
- The Eurail Regional Pass - permitting four to 10 travel days in a two-month period in two or three neighbouring countries.
Routes by car
You can also drive down to Hungary from the European member countries. The best direct routes include
- from Belgium to Hungary by the E40, E35, E56 and E60 towards Vienna; from Vienna via A4 into Hungary at Hegyeshalom, from where the M1 (E60/75) runs to Budapest.
- from the UK via the Channel Tunnel
There are two international bus terminals in Budapest
- The downtown location at Erzsébet tér handling services to and from Western Europe
- The depot at Népstadion - for services to and from Eastern Europe
Euroline is the major provider for bus services connecting many European countries and Budapest features as one of the 40 destinations it has services to. You may require a 15 to 30 days pass which can be bought online (www.eurolines.com).
There are over 60 border crossing options for driving into Hungary from other parts of Europe. Of these 15 are restricted to citizens of Hungary and the neighbouring countries. The most popular and easiest entrance route is the Esztergom-Stúrovo ferry crossing from Slovakia. While driving into Hungary in your own car the following must be taken care of
- A driver's license (Americans and Canadians need an international permit), a vehicle permit, and a sticker indicating the car's country of origin, especially if you plan to drive in Hungary
- Proof of third-party insurance (either an EU sticker or a green card), or you must buy insurance at the border
In the case of Rental cars, they usually come with this information.
Getting Around in Hungary by Car
Hiring a car or driving your own car in Hungary is an ideal way to visit remote areas in the country, especially with almost everything being within four hours of Budapest. The traffic can be frustrating but the roads are in good condition. You can easily rent a car in Hungary for besides the local car hire services all major international car rental firms also have services in the country, provided that you are carrying either a pink format EU licence or an International Driving Permit if a green licence is held. There are also coach services connecting Budapest with major provincial towns.
Getting Around by Taxi
There are many reputed cab companies operating in Hungary. It is always advisable to book your taxi in advance rather than flag one down at the time of travel as this ensures that you are charged fairly.
Getting Around by Bus
The Budapest Travel Limited (BKV) has an excellent network of buses, trams, trolleys, and subway cars that operate from 4:30am to 11pm.There are also night bus services and a suburban railway. Make sure to buy your tickets in advance and validate them by punching them in the box on board. There are one-day, three-day, weekly, and monthly passes available applicable for all kinds of travel within the city. In Debrecen, The Public Transport Company of Debrecen operates trams and trolleybuses while the Hajdu Volan run Debrecen's bus service. Travelling by bus is more expensive than the rail service, and is opted usually when one needs to travel to remote areas in the cities.
Getting Around by Rail
The rail services are operated by by MÁV which efficiently links all the main cities. The most popular tourist rail routes are the Budapest-Kecskemet-Szeged-Budapest and the Budapest-Siofok-Lake Balaton. You can also avail of rail passes which allow discounts and unlimited travel for a certain period and in specific destinations. These include
- Hungary Pass – for those residing outside Europe, the CIS, Turkey, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia unlimited first or standard class train travel for five days in a 15-day period, or for 10 days in one month
- InterRail One-Country Pass - offering travel for three, four, six or eight days in one month within Hungary but not in the passenger's country of residence
Getting Around by Water
You can also use the regular boat and ferry services available in Hungary to travel around. These include regular services on the Danube and Lake Balaton from spring to late autumn such as
- Ferry services operated by MAHART and Budapest Transport Limited (BKV) in the city centre, the Roman Embankment (Római Part) and at some crossing points
- Ferry services on Lake Balaton between Szántód and Tihany
Accommodation in Hungary
Hungary offers ample accommodation options to its tourists with its entire authentic tourist lodging establishments being recognized by the Hungarian National Tourist Office. Depending upon the visitor’s necessities and tastes, he can choose the right type of accommodation for his group or himself from the following categories
- Hotels – these range from Luxury 5 and 4 star hotels to adequately comfortable and clean 1and 2 star hotels.
- Tourist hostels- Simple lodgings with 4 or more beds
- Guest houses – Staying as paying-guest which is an inexpensive and educational experience about the place and its people.
- Self Catering – These include fully-equipped bungalows that can be rented at a large number of resorts.
- Camping/Caravanning - From May to September campsites can be booked for those bringing their own equipment. Based on the amenities provided campsites can be categorized into I, II, III and IV classes. Caravans are permitted in places with power points.
- Youth Hostels – These are available in Budapest and other towns and stay open all day.