Find a cosmetic dentist in Poland
Today Poland is gaining international recognition in the field of medicine as a popular destination for cosmetic dental tourism. For all those seeking out cheap but excellent cosmetic dental treatments such as crowns, veneers, onlays, fillings etc, Poland can be their haven, with its excellent clinics and dental professionalism.
Poland is situated in the centre of Europe and has a proud cultural heritage as well a immense natural beauty. One can walk down the history lane as he tours Warsaw’s Old Town with its Renaissance, Gothic and Baroque buildings, be awe struck and entertained by the scenery, folklore and sports facilities of the Tatras in the Carpathian Mountains, or simply chill out in the atmospheric cafés in Old Market Square. Its beauty is not limited to its old cities but also comprises of the wild scenery of its national parks and nature reserves as well as the limestone areas, caves and medieval castles of Kraków-Wielun Upland.
Dental Qualification and Accreditation profiles of dental practices in Poland
Dental education in Poland comprises of five years of study where the final two years involves training under the supervision of experienced dental professionals.
Registration and Permit
- All qualified dentists must be registered with The Polish Chamber of Physicians and Dentists in order to practice dentistry in Poland.
- All dentists must appear before a commission to obtain the permit to practice known as Prawo Wykonywania Zawodu. The permit has to be renewed 5 years.
Post graduate Education
Dentists are required to gain a certain number of points each year in order to be able to practice, by attending accredited post graduate courses.
The Centre for Medical Postgraduate Education (CMKP) organises courses in specialisation for Polish dentists in oral surgery, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry etc. These courses rank highly among European dental qualifications.
Governing Bodies and Professional Associations
- The Polish Chamber of Physicians and Dentists - a professional, self-governing organisation for information support and monitoring and regulating practices in Poland. It has 23 regional divisions to apply its regulations at the local level.
- The Polish Dental Society – Most dentists are members of the body though membership is not mandatory
- The Polish Dental Association – to promote high standards in practice and keep the dentists updated by arranging continuing educational courses. It is a full time member of the European Dental association and the professional representative body for dentists in Poland. Membership is voluntary.
Most Polish dental clinics are ISO 9001 certified and have accreditation with the International Quality Monitoring Centre
What are the popular cosmetic dentistry treatments offered in Poland?
Some of the most popular procedures offered by the cosmetic dental clinics in Poland include
- Tooth whitening
What are the popular locations in Poland to seek cosmetic dental treatment?
Cosmetic dental clinics are located in the cities of Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw in Poland.
Travelling and accommodation in Poland
Getting There by Air
There are five main airports in Latvia
- Warsaw Fryderyka Chopina Airport (WAW) – which is 10km south west of the city supported by bus and taxi services
- Kraków (KRK) - which is 14km west of the city centre supported by buses, train and taxi services from and to the city centre.
- Wroclaw (WRO) (Strachowice/Copernicus) – which is 8km from the city centre supported by bus and taxi services
- Katowice (KTW) - 34km from the city with bus and taxi services from and to the city centre
- Gdansk (GDN) (Lech Walesa Airport)- which is 10 km southwest of Gdansk supported by taxi and bus services
The national airline of Poland is the LOT Polish Airlines (LO)
Getting There by Water
There are ferry services and cruiseliners that connect Polish Ports of Gdansk and Gdynia with other European countries. Polferries has international routes between Poland and Sweden, as well as Denmark and Finland.
Getting There by Rail
Polish state railways known as the Polskie Koleje Pa?stwowe operates EuroCity trains between Poland and a number of major European cities. The main services routes include
- Western Europe to Poland through the Czech Republic, Germany or the Slovak Republic
- Warsaw to Berlin and Cologne, Budapest, Prague and Vienna
- to Moscow, Kiev and St Petersburg
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. Options include
- 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.
Getting There by Road
You can also drive into Poland or avail of coach services from any European state. The options include
- From the Czech Republic and Germany via the E30
- The Eurolines coach service connecting dozens of European cities to Poland
Getting Around by Air
All major cities are connected well by domestic flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines and the Centralwings.
Getting Around by Rail
Polskie Koleje Pa?stwowe operates cheap and efficient InterCity trains linking all parts of the country in a network radiating from Warsaw. Depending on the classes of travel, they are classified into, Inter-City, Express or Local. You can also avail of rail passes which allow discounts and unlimited travel for a certain period and in specific destinations
- InterRail One-Country Pass - offering travel for three, four, six or eight days in one month within Poland but not in the passenger's country of residence
- Eurail Poland Pass – offering visitors from outside of Europe unlimited rail travel within the country for five, eight, 10 or 15 days' travel within a one-month period.
Getting Around by Road
Poland is well connected to all the regions through out the country by its roadways. You can get around using the road by availing
- Bus and coach services - connecting regions throughout the country and operated by Polish Motor Communications (PPKS). The Municipal Transport Board (ZTM) offers bus services in Warsaw and Cracow.
- Tram and metro services - The Municipal Transport Board (ZTM) has tram and metro services in Warsaw and Cracow
- Car hire – You can avail of car hire services from the car hire companies in the town centres or from the airport.
- Own cars – ensuring you carry vehicle registration cards, national driving licence (for EU nationals) or an International Driving Permit (for visitors from outside the EU), third party insurance documents, and Green Card motor insurance for vehicles coming from outside the EU and from Switzerland.
- Taxis – Can be hailed in the street, taxi ranks or booked by phone
Accommodation in Poland
Hotels – Hotels ranging from superluxury to motels are available in Poland. Most international hotel chains have their hotels in Poland. The various hotel options in Poland include
- 5 star to 1 star hotels
- Comfortable and inexpensive International Student Hotels
- Tourist hotels
- Boarding houses and motels.
Guest Houses – They comprise of 1 to 3 star lodgings such as
- Bed and breakfasts or noclegi – particularly seen in the Polish mountains and by the sea
- Pensjonat – lodgings ranging from very basic bunk houses to cozy or even luxurious accommodation with spas and conference facilities
Camping/Caravanning – Over 200 campsites in Poland, majority of them offering power points for caravans and facilities such as washrooms, canteens and food kiosks. The popular season for camping is from June to August, the ideal locations being the Baltic Sea coast and the Mazury Lake District.
Youth Hostels - over 150 hostels in Poland open all year round, and 450 open only in the summer season
Rural/Farmstay Accommodation- Also known as agricultural tourism, this provides you a taste of the countryside and local cuisines, and an up-close look and participation in the farming activities.