Philippines: Dental Tourism at its Best


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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of life. Spend some time to restore your teeth and consider a vacation in the Philippines. Dental tourism a growing industry here. You’ll experience a wonderful holiday in this Southeast Asian country at the same time bring back your gorgeous smile. Top three reasons why you should visit the Philippines:

1. Scenic Attractions

The Philippines is located in the western Pacific Ocean. It has more than 7,600 islands that are categorized under three main divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

The tropical climate of the country is perfect for travelers who want to enjoy outdoor activities. Summer runs from March to May; rainy season usually comes from June to November, and the cool dry season is from December to February.

The country is endowed with beautiful scenery, heritage sites, abundant natural resources, and great biodiversity. Dazzling beaches, impressive architectural style, including other spots delight tourists from around the globe.

Loosen up in the beaches of Boracay and Palawan.
Check out Puerto Prinsesa Subterranean River National Park and Banaue Rice Terraces that are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Visit Bicol’s Mayon Volcano, Cebu’s Chocolate Hills, Vigan’s centuries-old buildings, and other scenic spots.
See Luneta Park and Intramuros, the historic center of Manila.
Don’t forget to try lechon (roasted pig), mangoes, and other appetizing dishes.

2. Dental Tourism

Aside from the attractions and activities, dental tourism in the Philippines is flourishing. Clinics here offer exceptional service, top-notch dentists, modern technology, and affordable treatment price.

The clinics provide a wide range of dental services that include General Dentistry, Periodontics (gum treatment), Children’s Dentistry, Endodontics (root canal), Orthodontics, Oral Surgery, and Cosmetic Dentistry. In order to provide the best patient care, the clinics invests in state-of-the-art technologies, advanced treatment, and continuing education. They utilize the same technology and techniques abroad and use globally recognized brands in making dental restorations, and you’ll find dentists are affiliated members of respected organizations abroad, like the American Dental Association (ADA), or the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

3. Cost of Dental Care in The Philippines

The cost of goods and services in the Philippines are reasonably priced, and it is a similar story with dental care, particularly for visitors from US, UK and Australia, who can make substantial savings:

The cost of dental crowns in the US are $1,160, compared to $230 in the Philippines
The cost of dental implants in the US are $3,900, compared to $1,800 in the Philippines
The cost of a dental filling in the US is $155, compared to $30 in the Philippines

Philippines Dental tourism allows you to spend a holiday at the same time restore your smile. Enjoy the top tourist destinations in the country and experience superb dental services for a fraction of the price.

Amanda Duffy

Amanda Duffy is an expert in the field of medical and dental tourism having written extensively on the subject for a number of years. She is currently a key figure on the editorial team at Medical and Dental Departures.
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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be dental advice or instructions for dental diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your dentist or a qualified dental professional before starting or changing dental treatment