A majority of the people around the world travel to different places to receive
treatment. This has in turn provided a boost to medical tourism.
Global healthcare and medical tourism is the recent trend that has caught the wo
rld by storm. The main reason for the surge of dental tourism is because patient
s don't want to pay exorbitant fees in their country. The same treatment can be
done in another country at a relatively lower price.
For years, a number of wealthy residents of the so-called third world' countries
have been travelling to places such as the UK and US for their medical treatment
s. Patients who are unable to afford the ever-increasing dental fees are heading
to other countries for cheaper treatments. Some of the state-of-the-art facilit
ies and best doctors can be found in places such as Europe and Asia.
The Internet is flooded with a number of options for patients who wish to travel
to other countries for treatment. In today's scenario, dental treatments are ga
ining popularity. A number of companies also offer dental holiday packages to se
veral countries across the world. Majority of the foreigners come to India for d
ental procedures as well as cosmetic surgery such as smile makeover, teeth white
India is emerging as one of the most preferred destinations to undergo dental tr
eatment. Being endowed with world-class dental treatments, India has some of the
best dentists in the world. Thousands of patients from various parts of the glo
be come to India to get their oral problems treated. Equipped with modern amenit
ies and proficient staff, dental clinics in India offer quality treatment at a r
elatively lower cost. The reason for this is low cost infrastructure and insuran
There are many packages offered by some major medical companies in India that in
vest in dental procedures. Some patients come for gum treatments, maxillary surg
ery, tooth contouring and reshaping, palatal orthodontics, and fluoride treatmen
ts. There are some clinics that offer a tour of the country, along with dental t
reatments, as a package deal. More and more medical teams are coming up with tou
rism packages for patients to help them spend a good time while having their tre
atments done at the clinic.
Many dental clinics abroad offer top quality treatments such as smile makeover,
bridges and crowns, etc. with highly advanced at a reasonable rates. With a numb
er of patients visiting them, some countries have even started promoting dental
and medical tourism.