For many years dental clinics in Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria and Thailand have been able to offer dental implants to UK at a far lower cost than it was possible to receive in the Britain. This together with the rise of discount airlines and a strong pound made it more cost-effective for British citizens to partake in dental tourism.
Initially it may seem an attractive option to travel abroad to take advantage of the lower price of dental surgical procedures. However, when the cost of flights, accommodation, meals and the extra time off work…Furthermore, many prospective implant patients will not be aware of other issues which can raise the cost of implant surgery abroad. Most implant procedures will require three separate visits to the dental practice, which of course means three outbound and return flights. Additionally, many prospective patients do not realise that it is not advisable to travel immediately after surgery, with most airlines requiring at least three days to have passed before allowing a patient who has just had implants surgery to fly. This is due to the increased risk of bleeding caused by the low air pressure in the cabin of a jet travelling at around 35,000 feet….read more