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Boycey

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Dental Tourism
« on: August 24, 2019, 03:56:34 PM »
Anybody got any experience of travelling abroad for major dental work? All stories welcome, good or bad  :)

I've been quoted around 10k for work here, so I'm exploring my options.

TIA.


Tony Baloney

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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2019, 05:22:46 PM »
The wife knows a couple of people who have been to Hungary for dental work and made a holiday of it. No bother, good bit cheaper and no post-work issues which is the main concern most people have. WTF are you doing that costs 10 grand?!

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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2019, 05:29:57 PM »


Tony Baloney

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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2019, 06:36:44 PM »

gallsman

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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2019, 06:50:23 PM »
Hungary is the location I've heard from people as well. Hard of people going there for laser eye surgery too as far back as ten years ago.
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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2019, 12:55:28 PM »
Anyone had a back molar removed?  I have to get this done and whilst I'm ok with the fact it's at the back, I'm a tiny bit wary other teeth will start moving etc?  Dentist didn't seem to think there was any issue  :-\

David McKeown

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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2019, 10:25:26 AM »
Iím not surprised people go away. I bust a tooth in a car accident last year and because of whatever way I bent it none of the first 10 or 11 dentists north and south I went to see would remove it without a General anaesthetic. So I had to go on a 2.5 year wait list for the Royal. Long story short I couldnít take the pain anymore and finally found a dentist in Belfast who cut it in half and got it out no bother. Bloody expensive mind.

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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2019, 11:03:13 AM »
Iím not surprised people go away. I bust a tooth in a car accident last year and because of whatever way I bent it none of the first 10 or 11 dentists north and south I went to see would remove it without a General anaesthetic. So I had to go on a 2.5 year wait list for the Royal. Long story short I couldnít take the pain anymore and finally found a dentist in Belfast who cut it in half and got it out no bother. Bloody expensive mind.
Maybe I had a similar tooth issue as you, My dentist wouldn't do it, he immediately referred me to a specialist, a dental sugeon of sorts who came into his practice outside normal hours and performed the procedure (under local anasthetic). That procedure was the dental equivalent of using a hammer and chisel to split the remains of the tooth into two parts, one good precise whack did the job, thereby allowing for a straight forward removal of the two parts. In 1996 that private procedure cost about GBP170. I was well pleased at how it went 

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Re: Dental Tourism
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2019, 12:35:22 PM »
You'll never see a poor dentist.