7 Countries Known for Dental Tourism

Published:November 15th, 2011

Kaunas Castle, Lithuania (image from dentaltourismexpert.com)

In the last decade, many people have been going overseas not only for leisure purposes but also for medical and dental purposes. They have been hitting two birds with one stone. After all why buy a $2,500 dental crown in the United States when you could also get the same treatment in another country. And apart from the dental treatment, the patient will also get luxurious accommodations at a hotel of his choice.

Here are some of the best countries in which tourist go to. It is ranked by specialty, appeal and popularity.


The Baltic is the place to be if you are looking for the best stem cell treatments. Lithuania’s capital Vilnius specializes in Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. This treatment assists cancer patients and those with blood diseases. Apart from that, many patients also go to Lithuania for they seek top class gastric bypass and back surgery treatment.


Apart from the top tourists spots that abound this glorious country, people go to Turkey for they seek top notch eye treatments such as Lasik surgery.


This country has long been known for its ayurvedic treatments, yoga and meditation. However, apart from that dental patients set out to India for dental procedures. Quality treatments are much low cost than what is usually offered at their home country, making patients save more for tourism.


With a great number of its population able to speak in English, Israel has been drawing tourists and patients alike to its beautiful landscape. The country is known for its affordable cancer treatments.


Just over the Austrian and German border, Hungary has been boasting of its tourism and more recently of its medical and dental treatments. Hungary prides itself of its state of the art medical technology that has been influenced by Germany and affected by the entry of healthcare professional in to the country. What makes medical and dental tourism in Hungary even more attractive is the competitive price that the country provides. One good example would be dental procedures such as crowns and root canals are often charged at a much lower cost of 40 to 60 percent less than western prices.


See the Pyramids and at the same time have some work done. Known for low cost plastic surgery, Egypt offers bargain prices and quality plastic surgery treatments. A thigh liposuction in the United States might cost you $2,000 but you would be able to save more as it only costs $260.

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