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Australian dentists issue dental tourism warning

Australian dentists issue dental tourism warning

Dentists in Australia have issued a warning over the safety of dental tourism. Deputy chair of the Australian Dental Association’s Oral Health Committee, Dr Michael Foley, said that its very common for people to choose to travel abroad for dental treatment purely as a result of cost. Saving money is the aim of the game […]


Australian Patients Flock to Bali for Cheap Dental Treatment

Australian Patients Flock to Bali for Cheap Dental Treatment

Bali has long been a popular destination for Australian tourists. However in most cases, the main reasons for travelling were great surf and wall-to-wall sunshine. Today, a different form of tourism is emerging and there’s a growing number of people taking advantage of discount dental fees. Medical tourism isn’t a new thing. It’s been steadily […]


New Zealanders Eager to Take Advantage of Low Dental Fees in Thailand

New Zealanders Eager to Take Advantage of Low Dental Fees in Thailand

A growing number of New Zealanders are visiting Thailand to take advantage of low dental fees and attractive package holiday deals. Graeme Hunter is just one of many who have boarded a plane and headed to the popular holiday destination in pursuit of dental treatment. Mr Hunter had avoided his local dentist for a while, […]


British Fire-Fighter Shares Cautionary Tale After Going Abroad For Dental Treatment

British Fire-Fighter Shares Cautionary Tale After Going Abroad For Dental Treatment

Stephen Carter, a 53 year old fire-fighter, has shared his experience of dental tourism to try and encourage people to think carefully about going overseas for dental treatment. Mr Carter had extensive decay as a result of years of consuming fizzy drinks and sugary foods combined with several missed dental appointments. His teeth were weak […]


Is Dental Tourism In Decline?

Is Dental Tourism In Decline?

The founder of a dental comparison website has claimed that dental tourism has become much less popular among UK citizens, as British dentists offer reduced fees and finance incentives. Eoin Holohan, the founder of Teethwise, believes that the growth of the dental tourism industry has slowed considerably over the last few years, as UK dentists […]


Huddersfield Man Shares Implant Treatment Story

Huddersfield Man Shares Implant Treatment Story

A man from Huddersfield who travelled thousands of miles to get implant treatment has shared his story. Samer Masoud decided to travel to Hungary for dental implant treatment after he was unable to afford the prices quoted for treatment at home in the UK. Mr Masoud needed 16 new teeth, but with the average cost […]


Dental Fees In UK Among Highest In Europe

Dental Fees In UK Among Highest In Europe

New research has revealed that UK dental fees are among the highest in Europe. Research published by CroMedicor, a Croation medical tourism portal, showed that the UK has high dental charges compared to most other European nations. The aim of the study was to compare prices in Croatia to other European countries. The results of […]


Dental Tourism An Increasingly Popular Choice For Canadians

Dental Tourism An Increasingly Popular Choice For Canadians

A growing number of Canadians is visiting other countries to save money on dental treatment, according to recent figures. Mexico is a very popular destination for Canadian and American dental patients, as there are several state of the art clinics, which are designed specifically for the dental tourism industry and fees are significantly lower. Travel […]


New Zealand Patients Opting for Dental Tourism

New Zealand Patients Opting for Dental Tourism

More and more patients hailing from New Zealand are heading over to Thailand in order to receive cheaper dental treatments. According to the New Zealand Dental Association, Kiwis are willing to purchase travel packages abroad in order to receive cosmetic dental treatments at the same time. However, the dental association warns of the risks they […]


Dental Tourism Booming, As UK Residents Flee High Fees

Dental Tourism Booming, As UK Residents Flee High Fees

Dental tourism is booming according to recent statistics, as more and more Brits head abroad to escape high dental fees. In the past, wealthy tourists from developing countries travelled to the USA and the UK for dental and medical treatment. However, a growing number of people from the UK are travelling abroad to save money […]