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Considering travelling abroad for dental treatment? Know the facts before you travel!

Considering travelling abroad for dental treatment? Know the facts before you travel!

A recent national survey revealed that sixteen percent of individuals are willing to travel abroad for dental treatment; this figure increased further in the 18-30 year old age group, suggesting the trend will continue. Guidance and advice are being offered to dental patients who wish to travel abroad for dental treatment. The General Dental Council […]


Dental tourists ‘need the most work’

Dental tourists ‘need the most work’

In the current economic climate, more and more people are taking a chance on dental tourism to save money, it has been claimed. Walcha News reported that people who seek cheaper treatment abroad are often those with the most extreme dental problems such as complete teeth restoration, which can cost a lot to fix. It […]


Travel insurance ‘crucial for cosmetic dentistry abroad’

Travel insurance ‘crucial for cosmetic dentistry abroad’

People considering joining the trend of health tourism holidays should be aware that additional travel insurance is a must-have, reports the Daily Mail. The newspaper explains that the majority of travel policies will not cover medical treatment abroad and this could lead to patients paying a lot more than they bargained for should things go […]


Cosmetic dental work ‘a third of the cost in Hungary’

Cosmetic dental work ‘a third of the cost in Hungary’

An Aberdeen development officer has saved £13,500 by travelling to Hungary to have cosmetic dental treatment. Shirley Norton told the Scotsman that she found a company on the internet which organised the treatment for her. "I’m the last person you would expect to go abroad and get anything done at all," she said. "But I […]


Dental patients ‘save money in Poland and Thailand’

Dental patients ‘save money in Poland and Thailand’

April is one of the most popular months to have cosmetic dental treatments, it has been claimed. According to StatMedica, Poland is the perfect place to go on a dental holiday, as consumers can save up to 60 per cent on treatments. "Spring is the perfect time of year to visit Poland," said Alison Hope, […]


Celebrity dentist establishes information portal

Celebrity dentist establishes information portal

A celebrity cosmetic dentist has set up a website that contains all the latest information about dental implants, gum bleaching and lip lowering treatments in Beverley Hills. Dr Alex Farnoosh’s updated website not only contains comprehensive information about the latest dental treatment, but also videos and before and after photos. The online portal was created […]


Dental tourists ‘not checking insurance policies’

Dental tourists ‘not checking insurance policies’

People planning to travel abroad for cheaper cosmetic dentistry treatments are being reminded to ensure they have an adequate level of travel insurance. The Post Office has revealed that 36 per cent of medical tourists – 25,000 people – do not purchase the correct amount of cover needed for having treatment overseas, reports GMTV. A […]


Summer 2008 ‘prime time for a Bulgarian dental holiday’

Summer 2008 ‘prime time for a Bulgarian dental holiday’

More Brits are looking for dental holidays in Bulgaria this summer, it has emerged. According to DentaPrime Dental Clinic, patients seeking cosmetic dental treatments can make a saving of 60 per cent by travelling to the eastern European country. Dental implants, veneers, porcelain crowns and bridges are all priced at £50 upwards, the clinic claims. […]


Dental tattooist explains his role

Dental tattooist explains his role

For those wanting a smile with a difference, tattooist and dental technician Steve Heward could provide the answer. Mr Hewerd specialises in detailed tattoos etched into crowns in the USA, reports Dentistry.co.uk. He explained: “I’ve been tattooing teeth since the early 1980s and depending on the complexity, it can take from five minutes to and […]


“Not advisable”to travel abroad for dental work

“Not advisable”to travel abroad for dental work

Travelling to a different country for cheaper general or cosmetic dentistry is not a good idea, it has been claimed. According to www.treatmentabroad.com, 100,000 UK residents took a dental holiday in 2007 and it anticipated this figure will rise to 126,000 this year. However, Leigh Greenwood, head of media at the British Dental Health Foundation, […]