Why Get Dental Implants in Turkey?


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If you are concerned about the rising prices of dental services at home, it might be time to entertain the concept of medical tourism.

It's simple: you fly abroad, enjoy some welcome time away from home (often while relaxing in the sun) and then head home after having saved up to 75% on your dental treatment. Plus, with our verified partner clinics, you'll never have to compromise in terms of the quality of your care.

For patients in Europe, Turkey is definitely one of the best dental tourism destinations thanks to the wide range of quality on offer across the country.

Thousands of dental travellers visit the country every year, particularly for dental implants. Keep reading to find out how you can take advantage of low-cost implants while enjoying a fab holiday in this beautiful country.

What Are Dental Implants and Why Are They So Effective?

Dental implants are a long-lasting solution to missing teeth. There are several things that make dental implants more effective than dentures.

For one thing, implants merge with the jawbone, offering stability and durability for a new tooth or prosthesis holding several teeth. And while you do have to take care of your implants, they are not like dentures that need to be removed every day for cleaning.

Most importantly, dental implants restore your natural teeth function, as well as the appearance. That means you can eat whatever you want without the fear of your implants slipping out, which is a common problem with dentures. You will also be able to talk and smile naturally, which will boost your self-confidence as well.


Why Should You Consider Turkey for Dental Implants?

The primary consideration for most dental tourists who visit Turkey is cost. Turkey offers huge savings on dental work, even on implant surgery, and this spells relief for those who find dental services too expensive in their country.

Dental tourism is growing each year in Turkey as more and more patients visit the country for affordable yet high-quality services. Apart from not being able to afford the high prices at home, some people may also be uninsured, without a dentist or facing long waiting times for certain procedures. 

How Much Can I Save on Dental Implants in Turkey?

On average, people can save at least 60% of their dental costs in Turkey as compared to their own country.

  • The average cost of a dental implant is £1,718, and with abutment and standard crown, it costs £3,054.
  • However, a standard titanium implant in Turkey costs just £586, and with abutment and standard crown, for £838.
[Please note that these are estimated prices calculated at the time of writing. See our listing pages for latest prices.]

Finding Trusted Implantologists in Turkey with Dental Departures

While patients are paying substantially lower prices, dental tourists will not have to compromise the quality of dental services. Turkey has a number of world-class facilities for dental procedures like implant surgery, and some of these clinics are even accredited internationally.

Some of the best clinics for dental implants in Turkey are as follows:

Enjoying a Fab Holiday in Turkey

Another major benefit of flying to Turkey for dental implants is the chance to see some of the best cultural and historic sites in the world. Examples include the famous Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. The Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market are also amazing attractions for shopping enthusiasts.

Other top destinations across the country include Ankara, the capital, Antalya and Izmir (both on the coast). We have partnered with dentists across Turkey that you can view here

What's next?

If you want to learn more about having dental implants in Turkey, check out our recommended clinics above or find our full list of verified providers here

To book, follow the instructions online or connect with our Customer Care Team here. 


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Lee, Jess. 15 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Turkey. Planetware. 27 March 2019. https://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions/turkey-tr.htm

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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