Find a cosmetic dentist in Macedonia
Lying at the heart of Balkans, the mountainous land of Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic) is glorified by its beautiful valleys and lakes. The country has a rich Hellenic heritage, and architectural presence with churches and mosques retained from the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. Macedonia also offers a variety of cosmetic dental treatments in various dental clinics that are located in the major parts of the country. The state of the art facilities, practice and affordable prices have lent impetus to the growing cosmetic dental tourism in the country.
Dental Qualification and Accreditation profiles of dental practices in Macedonia
Dental education in Macedonia comprises of 5 – 6 years of education inclusive of formal training under recognised dentists in Macedonia. Specialisation in dentistry will comprise of post graduate courses in the various fields under dentistry taking another 3-5 year depending upon the area of specialisation.
Governing bodies and professional associations
All dentists in Macedonia are members of The Dental Chamber of Macedonia which is an independent, non-political and non-profit organization, associating the dentists for the purpose of
- promotion of their expertness
- ethical duties and rights
- improvement of the quality of dental care and
- protection of interests of the dental profession
The membership is compulsory, where in the dentist comes in agreement that he/she acknowledges the fulfilment of the chamber’s regulations for performing dental practice.
The Dental Chamber of Macedonia is regular member of
- FDI (International Dental Federation)
- BaSS (Balkan Stomatological Society)
Other professional dental associations in Macedonia are as follows
- Macedonian Dental Association (ZSM)
- Macedonian Dental Society (MSD)
- Faculty of Dentistry – Skopje Youth Association of Dentists (MAZA)
- Dentitia On-line
What are the popular cosmetic dentistry treatments offered in Macedonia?
Some of the most popular procedures offered by the cosmetic dental clinics in Macedonia include
- Tooth whitening
Most cosmetic dental clinics are located in and around Skopje.Travelling and accommodation in Macedonia
Getting There by Air
There are two main airports in Macedonia
- Skopje (SKP) – which lies 17km from the city and has taxi services from and to the city centre throughout the day
- Airport at Ohrid
The national airline of Macedonia is the Macedonian Airlines (MAT)
Getting There by Rail
Ample train services are available that connect Macedonia with many parts of Europe. There are Intercity trains connecting
- Skopje and Llubljana (Slovenia) and Belgrade (Serbia) via Niš
- Skopje and Thessaloniki (Greece)
- Macedonia with Bulgaria in the near future on completion of the east to west railway that is under construction
There are also rail passes available that offer unlimited travel as well as discounts in travel to European countries excluding the country of residence such as the InterRail, which 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.
Getting There by Road
Routes by car
You can also drive down to Macedonia from the European member countries. The best direct routes include
- The international highway E-75 running north to south from Serbia to Greece
- The road links to Bulgaria and Albania
There are international bus services that connect the international bus station in Skopje with Tirana (Albania), Sofia (Bulgaria), Belgrade (Serbia) and Istanbul (Turkey), and Germany.
Getting Around by Air
There are only occasional flights available between Ohrid and Skopje.
Getting Around by Rail
The rail services are operated by by Makedonski Zeleznici which efficiently links all the main cities. The most popular tourist rail routes are the Skopje to Kumanovo in the north, to Stip in the east, to Veles and Gevgelija in the south, and to Prilep and Bitola in the southwest. You can also avail of rail passes which allow discounts and unlimited travel for a certain period and in specific destinations. These include
- InterRail One-Country Pass - offering travel for three, four, six or eight days in one month within Macedonia but not in the passenger's country of residence
Accommodation in Macedonia
You can avail of 5 star, 3 star and 4 star accommodation in Skopje and 3 star and 4 star accommodation in the Lake Ohrid tourist area.