Forcing yourself to keep your mouth closed when you laugh is one of the most horrible things in the world. That is pretty funny when you consider laughter as one of the greatest, but it’s something many people have to do on a day to day basis. The reason they are so afraid to open their mouth is because they don’t want anyone to see inside. If they did it might shock them, but the truth is you are probably just feeling a little insecure because you don’t have the greatest teeth in the world.
There aren’t many people who have teeth so white they could blind you when they smile, but for some reason you want to be one of them. It’s understandable because there are a lot of perks to having lovely white teeth. You probably haven’t considered getting yours fixed because you don’t feel like remortgaging your home, but what if there was another way that made it possible? Dental tourism is becoming more popular every year and it’s because of the following reasons.
Save lots of money
This is obviously going to be a big one for some people and the reason why you are thinking about traveling abroad in the first place. The good news is that you can save thousands of dollars compared to the treatment back home. The bad news is that most of the more popular countries have started to increase the prices a little because they know they are in great demand. Just decide what your budget is so you can go with the best option.
If you thought you would be getting your treatment by some strange witchdoctor dentist you would be wrong. They are very qualified and good ones shouldn’t be any different to the ones you have back home. If you’re going further afield it’s possible your dentist might have studied in a western country. It’s not even the dentists that are the best part of the experience because all the nurses will make sure you’re as comfortable as possible during your entire stay.
No waiting times
When you have a problem and want it fixed straight away it’s not easy to get an appointment. You might have to book it months in advance and walk around with something that will obviously bother you. When you go abroad it’s a lot different and you can find somewhere that will take you in as soon as you’re ready. All you would need to do is jump on an airplane and your surgery could take place the next morning.
Explore a new country
If you are going to a foreign country to have work done you can’t just spend all your time sitting in your hotel room. You need to get out and about so you can explore all the great sites. Because you are saving so much money on your dental treatment you will have some spare cash to really enjoy yourself. You might even be able to turn you little visit into a holiday because it would be weird just flying in then straight back out.
This is something else that might put people off because they think their surgery will take place in some mud hut out in a field. If you go to the right place you will find out that it might be better than what you have at home. Your regular dentist only has to deal with local people and it’s not like they will spend lots on their facilities. Compare that to places that have been built to withstand the masses of tourists that visit every year and the different is very noticeable.
Jake Tyler is a dentist by profession and also heads the Brentwood TN Dentist’s association. Besides his work he also takes part in whole host of activities to keep himself healthy and advises people to do the same by writing on tooth care in various health magazines.