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Fillings in Bangkok

The Ultimate Guide to Fillings in Bangkok

Learn how to get routine or emergency dental fillings in Bangkok with quality-checked dentists you can trust - for much lower prices than back home.

How much are dental fillings in Bangkok compared to Australia and New Zealand?

Composite, or tooth-colored fillings cost a round $162 AUD per tooth in Australia.  Aesthetically more pleasing than silver-colored amalgam fillings they have a lifespan of five to seven years. The cost of composite dental fillings in Bangkok start from as little as $27 AUD.

How long do dental fillings take in Bangkok?

Dental fillings are generally an easy procedure to carry out and can be completed in a matter of minutes. 

First your dentist will numb the area around the infected tooth with a local anesthetic.  Then the tooth will be drilled out, removing the areas of decay.  After a thorough cleansing, the cavity will be packed with the appropriate filling material.  Once this has hardened, the surface will be smoothed down to the correct size and shape, your bite will be assessed, and further adjustments made if necessary.  The procedure is finished once you and your dentist are happy with it.

Why have dental fillings in Bangkok?

You may need an emergency dental filling if you are on holiday or business in Bangkok, so it may be out of necessity. However, many people are now scheduling in a dental appointment when they know they are going to be visiting Bangkok, mainly because of the cost savings, but also because they can rely on the quality of the dental care.

Fillings are made from an assortment of materials, including porcelain, gold, resin and composite, and all of these are available in dental clinics throughout Thailand. Your dentist in Bangkok will discuss your preferred options with you.

The dental facilities here are second-to-none, and more than a match for clinics back home. Equipment is state-of-the-art, and dentists receive expert training, many having trained in English-speaking countries. 

A truly international city, the language barrier is no problem, English being widely spoken. Bangkok is a city used to receiving international visitors, both from business and tourist perspectives, including dental tourists. Taking a few moments out of your schedule to preserve your dental health would seem to be a small price to pay if it saves you a heap of trouble further down the line.

Vibrant, lively, exciting and chaotic are all words that aptly describe this mesmerizing city. Millions of visitors arrive here every year to immerse themselves in its culture, and partake in its many varied attractions. One thing is for certain, there is no shortage of things to do or sights to see here – from mooching around diverse markets, to taking in one of the entertaining shows, or enjoying the varied cuisine on offer. An abundance of accommodation options, great shopping, and places to relax; including spas, temples and parks make this the destination that has it all.

Can I book an appointment online?

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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.

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