How to Choose a Good Dentist in Turkey

Your dental care is not something that you can neglect so your first thing to do is to find a dentist. It’s important what to look for to find a good dentist who would fulfill your expectations.

These are some of the most important tips that will help you to find a good dentist in Turkey. 

Location

There are many popular destinations you can choose which combines your dental treatment with a stunning holiday along the Mediterranean coast. Besides, Istanbul is another most visited cities in the world and hosts a lot of well-known dentists. Choosing a location according to your interests would turn your dental health issue into a dental holiday. Look for the location which you will be glad you’ve been there.

Cost

It’s best when you save your money while having a good quality dental care. In the first place, having dental care in Turkey would be much cheaper than the UK, USA or other European countries. However, you should be aware whether you will be charged for hidden costs or not, is important to know. Ask about other charges and learn in detail what your treatment is going to cost at the end of your visit and of course, how many visits it will require to get the best results. 

Qualifications and training

Dentists in Turkey are obliged to train for five years at schools of dentistry and they may specialize with further education. They must also register with the Turkish Dental Association (TDB), an organization which monitors dental practices and helps develop the profession through continuing education. You should check the qualifications, training, and memberships of an academy of your dentist beforehand.

Look for online reviews 

However one or two bad reviews can’t always tell the truth, you should read all of the reviews and assess them. This may give you an idea about what you will experience. 

Emergency care

You should discuss what will happen when you need emergency call to ask an urgent question about your dental treatment. You should be able to get extra help when you need.

Language

Many dentists in Turkey speak English which would probably make feel you more comfortable. So you can tell your expectations and the points that you feel anxious about. Don’t forget to ask if your dentist could talk to you in English if you think you feel more relaxed in that way.

After you have carried out your research about finding a good dentist who suits your needs, it’s time for you to get the smile you always wanted. 

The Comparison of Dental Treatment Prices Between Turkey and the UK in 2019

The UK provides 2 types of dentistry, a private dentist or NHS dentist, for dental patients. Going private isn’t always the first choice by the UK residents as the cost would be doubled. According to Anna Studman from Which NHS dental charges in England rose by 5% in April 2019.

NHS dental charge price rises 2019

* Band 1 treatment (check up) – now £22.70 (+£1.10)

* Band 2 treatment (fillings / extractions) – now £62.10 (+£3)

* Band 3 treatment (crown / false teeth) – now £269.30 (+£12.80)

NHS dentists are usually more preferred than the private dentists however it doesn’t cover many of the cosmetic treatments which are particularly significant for a beautiful smile.

Besides these, many dental clinics in Turkey promise the most up-to-date dental technology at international standards with an experienced dental team specialized in their field. That’s why you should consider the abroad alternatives of your dental treatment which meets your needs in a more affordable way.

It is obvious that your dental needs will be assessed and created a plan for your treatment by your dentist, but here is the comparison of some of the most wanted treatments for you to help to make your decision.

According to www.britishdentistry.org.uk, these are the prices of which are only available at private dentists in the UK.

  • Dental implants: £1,000 to £2,000 or more per tooth
  • Teeth whitening (laser): £600 to £1,200 or more
  • Crowns (porcelain): £300 to £800 or more
  • Root canal treatment: £400 or more per tooth
  • Veneers: £300 to £600 per veneer

According to Attelia Oral and Dental Health Centre located in Antalya/Turkey, these are some of the exact prices.

  • Cerec Veneer = £220
  • Vita Suprinity Veneer = £240
  • Empress Laminate Veneer = £260
  • Dental Implant + Abutment (Nobel Alpha Bio) = £420
  • Dental Implant + Abutment ( Straumann Group – Roxolid – Titanium) = £480
  • Astra Tech Dental Implant + Abutment (German) = £600
  • Root Canal Treatment include White Filling = £95

According to Dental Centre Turkey, these are some of the prices of the offered dental treatments by a couple of clinics located in the most visited cities in Turkey.

  • Root Canal Treatment (per root) = £49
  • Alpha Bio Dental Implant + Abutment = £460
  • Nobel Dental Implant + Abutment = £599
  • Teeth whitening (laser) = £350
  • Zirconium Porcelain Crown = £195

To find the best dental care service, you should look for more information which makes you comfortable with your decision. Finally, here is Georgina’s dental experience in Turkey with Dental Centre Turkey.

Smile Makeover in Turkey

A beautiful smile is one of the most wanted features and now it is easy to have by the help of the aesthetic dental procedures which is called smile makeover. A smile makeover improves the cosmetic or structural dental imperfections and offers one or more cosmetic dental procedures that makes your smile impressive. It is designed according to tone of skin, colour of hair, lips and other facial features so as to meet your unique needs.

A smile makeover may involve teeth whitening, alignment and spacing or other treatments such as crowns or veneers and sometimes it’s a combination of issues according to the patient’s concerns and expectations.

The cost of your treatment for your perfect smile mostly depends on your location, dentist, and the treatments of your oral health issues. Because multiple treatments for a complete smile makeover cost a lot of money, many people look for more affordable dental clinics which offers high quality standards as well. For this reason Turkey is one of the most visited destinations from many countries that gives happy smiles for less money.

If you want an impressive smile that looks and feels good and will last for many years, make a search for the dentists in Turkey and begin planning for your perfect smile makeover.