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Dental Implants in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ultimate Guide to Dental Implants in Ho Chi Minh City

Last fact-checked: 20 May 2019

Save around 70% on dental implants in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam with Dental Departures. This fun, the fast-paced city is still known as Saigon to its residents and is far removed from its battle-weary past, being more than a match for other Southeast Asian powerhouses such as Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.

The most populous city in Vietnam, all the accouterments of commercial and economic success are here, including fine hotels, designer shopping and upmarket restaurants. French colonial architecture sits alongside Chinese pagodas–both influences of Vietnam’s occupied past–and you can just as easily get a French-style baguette as you can an iconic Vietnamese dish such as bun cha (chargrilled pork with rice, noodles and dipping sauce).

Once you’ve sampled the frenzied pace of the city, Vietnam offers glorious beaches, exceptional countryside and a myriad of world heritage sites to explore. If you’re heading to Ho Chi Minh City for your dental implants you’ll have more than enough to see and do when you’re not at the dentist.

Why have Dental Implants in Ho Chi Minh City?

Most people initially look at having dental implants in Ho Chi Minh City to make savings–and there is little doubt that you can get terrific prices on your dental implants here. What’s more, the quality in Ho Chi Minh City, providing you find a reliable dentist, can be just as good as it is at home.

The same world-renowned brands and materials available to your dentist at home, are all available at Ho Chi Minh City's best clinics, so in no way will you be receiving an inferior quality implant. Of course, you will always want to make sure that your dentist is a specialist in placing dental implants, and has the right qualifications and experience.

This is why doing a little background research is so important, and you can always ask about anything you are unsure of before you make your final decision on whether to book. Trustworthy dentists will always be happy to answer all of your questions.

Our checks look into legal and criminal records and confirm qualifications or memberships of professional organizations such as the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, but we also think patient reviews and other online testimonials are important too. So, too, is visiting our clinics personally, and if we are happy with all of these aspects, then only then do we publish the clinic on our website.

This information is freely available to all our would-be patients so they can use the information to make their own informed choice on whether a particular dentist is right for them. Of course, we are always on hand to chat to if you would like to talk thinks over. Of course, we are always on hand to chat to if you would like to talk thinks over after you’ve taken a look at some of our top-rated clinics in Ho Chi Minh City:

Rose Dental Clinic
Worldwide Beauty and Dental Hospital
Vinh An Dental Clinic

How Long Do Dental Implants Take in Ho Chi Minh City?

The conventional dental implants procedure usually necessitate two trips over a 12 month period, with some people who do not have viable bones in their jaws requiring three trips to include a sinus lift or bone graft procedure.

If bone graft/sinus lift and extractions will be done on the first trip and you will usually need to wait two to six months for the gums and bone to heal before the next stage of the implant procedure can be carried out.

The first stage of the implant procedure involves the gum being split open and a small hole drilled into the jaw bone into which the implant is inserted. The gum is stitched back over and the area left to heal. During this time your bone will fuse with the implant in a process called osseointegration, which provides a secure and stable root for the false tooth (crown) to be fitted. Your dentist will check that everything is as it should be before you return home.

On your next visit, the replacement tooth (crown) can be fitted. You implantologist will reopen the gum, inserting a connecting post (called an abutment) into the implant which the false tooth can be fitted to. It’s a relatively quick and painless procedure – you will be given local anesthetic – and you shouldn’t feel any more discomfort than you would for a filling. Again, your dentist will need to check on your implant over the next week or so before you can go home.

How Much Can I Save on Dental Implants in Ho Chi Minh City Compared to Australia or New Zealand?

You can save a considerable amount on the cost of dental implants in Ho Chi Minh City compared to prices at home:

 

AUS $

NZ $

UK £

EUR €

US $

Dental Implant Prices – at home

  5,100

5,500

   3,000

   3,600

   3,900

Dental Implant Prices – Ho Chi Minh City

  1,500

1,589

       815

      925

    1,033

What's Next?

There is increasing evidence dental implants have a health benefit as well as being the best-looking tooth replacement option out there. So, take advantage of the low prices for dental implants in Ho Chi Minh City and book your appointment with us. Contact Dental Departures Customer Care Team for further information.

(Image by Franz Venhaus)

Sources:

Coffey, Helen. 10 Things To Do in Ho Chi Minh City. The Independent. 31 July 2017.
https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/asia/ho-chi-minh-city-things-to-do-saigon-vietnam-skydeck-ban-thanh-district-one-cu-chi-tunnels-a7859681.html

Burhenne, Mark. Your First Dental Implant Procedure: What to Expect. Ask the Dentist. 27 March 2019. https://askthedentist.com/dental-implants/

Krans, Brian. Bone Graft. Healthline. 6 November 2018. https://www.healthline.com/health/bone-graft

Misch, Carl E. The Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth. Dear Doctor. 1 August 2011. https://www.deardoctor.com/articles/hidden-consequences-of-losing-teeth/

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