Dental care abroad
In 2013 over half a million UK citizens travelled abroad to receive dental implant treatment ranging from the simplest to the most complicated cases. Not only did they acquire top quality service - the same they would in the UK (many times even better!), but it also saved them millions of pounds. Needless to say, money saved on dental care could be spent on something else, for example, a holiday in a beautiful country like Bulgaria.
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Why have my dental implants abroad?
As dental treatment is rather costly in the UK, more and more patients try to find less expensive places that do not compromise on quality. Due to present day affordable travel fares, Internet technology and important advances in medical science, dental tourism is becoming a global trend. In many cases, it is cheaper to book a flight, a hotel and pay for dental work in a foreign country, than it would be in the UK.
A lot of our patients have discovered Bulgaria as a preferred country for any kind of medical treatment through the high professionalism of Bulgarian doctors and dentists hired by hospitals and clinics in the UK. The growing demand in the UK for medical professionals trained in Eastern Europe is a solid proof that they are as highly qualified as their British colleagues. Bulgarian dentists are well respected for their professionalism both in their own country and overseas.
Dental implants treatment costs are constantly on the rise in many Western countries. In the UK alone, dental care is already a multi-billion pounds industry that makes a considerable profit. But why pay high prices at home, when you can travel to Bulgaria and receive the same treatment, if not better, at the Smile Dental Services - a fully certified medical clinic.
What is a dental implant?
A dental implant is a "root" device resembling a tooth or group of teeth used to replace missing teeth. It is usually made of titanium, used in dentistry to support restorations.
Dental implants today are root-form endosseous implants, i.e., they appear similar to an actual tooth root (hence the term "root-form") and are positioned within the bone (endo- being the Greek prefix for "in" and osseous referring to "bone"). The bone of the jaw accepts and osseointegrates with the titanium post. The fusion of the implant surface with the surrounding bone is known as osseointegration. Although dental implants will fuse with bone, they lack the periodontal ligament, and will, as a result, feel slightly different than natural teeth during chewing.
Prior to the advent of root-form endosseous implants, most implants were either blade endosseous implants (the metal piece embedded in the bone resembling a flat blade) or subperiosteal implants (a framework construction attached with screws to the exposed bone of the jaws).
What are the advantages of dental implants?
If you're considering having your dental implants abroad, you probably have tons of questions
- The mouth is restored as closely as possible to its natural state.
- Integrity of facial structures preserved.
- Smile is improved when replacement teeth look more like natural teeth.
- Adjacent teeth are not compromised to replace missing teeth.
- Overall quality of life is enhanced with replacement teeth that look, feel and function like natural teeth.
- Convenient oral hygiene.
- Improved appearance.
- Restored self-esteem and renewed self-confidence.
Check our best prices for dental implants abroad.
|1. Before the implant consultation
|Consultation In Sofia
|X-Ray In Sofia
|2. Dental Implants
|IHDE Implant (Switzerland)
|Camlog Implant (USA)
|Branemark Implant (Sweeden)
|Straumman Implant (Switzerland)
|Nobel BioCare Active Implant (Switzerland)
|IHDE, Camlog, Branemark, Straumman, Nobel BioCare
|4. Dental Crowns
|Porcelain Fused to Metal (PFM) Crown
Best Price per Implant in Europe: ₤259 (IHDE-Switzerland)
There are no hidden fees in our prices, all treatments are included.
The implants which we are using in our clinic are high quality - Nobel Biocare, Straummann, Branemark, Camlog, IHDE etc. All of them are the best implants on the market!
|PRICE MATCH: Cheap Dental Implants Abroad - We are very confident that we offer the best value for money in Europe, with the highest possible standard of treatment. If you have been offered a lower price from any dentist in Europe following a clinical assessment, however, we will match any price offered for the equivalent treatment.
Travel to Bulgaria for Dental Implant Treatment
Is Bulgaria in the EU?
Bulgaria joined the EU in January 2007. There are now no travel or trade restrictions in place between the EU and Bulgaria.
Travel to Bulgaria
Travel fares are arranged personally by you, but we can recommend you a flight that best suits to your needs. Average ticket price from UK to Bulgaria is 100-200 GBP and depends of airfare company and the season that you choose.
Where can I stay?
We can offer a wide range of accommodation possibilities near our clinic. Our patients get special prices.
We can offer you airport transfer at the price of 15 GBP. Our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you safely to your hotel and dental clinic. Some treatment packages include free airport transfers.
Do the dentists speak English?
Dr. Dimitrov has a 10 year dental experience in the USA. His English is excellent so you can discuss any aspect of your treatment without the concern that you might be misunderstood. Other staff also speaks English.
Do the dental implants clinic have modern technology?
Our clinic has digital x-ray systems, the latest computer controlled dental chairs, oral cameras, laser and light teeth whitening systems.
How long is the process?
We are using several different systems of dental implants. Some of them are "immediate loading" - that means we can finish the whole treatment in one visit. Some are "normal" dental implants - you have to come to our dental clinic twice - in 3 to 6 months apart. Everything depends on the quality of your jaw bone etc. We will decide together on what kind of dental implant system will be used when you come for your first check-up.
How much money can I save?
In Bulgaria dental treatment with implants, crowns etc is over 70% less than the price in the UK.
How do I pay?
Payment is made preferably in cash - ₤ British Pounds Sterling (GBP) or € (EUR). This is the cheapest and most reliable option.
We accept also Visa, Mastercard & Diners Club cards but with a 4% added surcharge. In this case the transaction will be in Bulgarina Leva (we apply our daily bank Ask Rate) and currency exchange differences will occur also. Keep in mind that some UK banks charge additional fees (up to 2.99%) for non British Pounds transactions.
What are the credentials of your dentists?
Bulgarian dentists are famous throughout the world for their high qualification, expertise and practical experience so their credentials are up to par with any of those in the western countries. More about Dr. Dimitrov's biography you can read here.