Turkey is now one of the worlds top destinations for patients seeking dental treatment abroad. Istanbul offers the dental tourist a unique experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the world…
Istanbul is the perfect place to seek your dental treatment abroad and it is not hard to see why…
The dental tourism market is huge, similar to the Grand Bazaar there are numerious dental clinics and highly skilled Dentists and Oral Surgeons to choose from. Finding the right clinic that you connect with and is within your budget has never been easier .
The Grand Bazaar attracts between 250,000 – 400,000 visitors every day! It is the worlds largest and oldest covered market with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops. The estimated number of dental travellers in Istanbul every day is expected to be around: 4,000. Patients find it easy to visit to Istanbul city due to a high number of frequent flights available at low prices. Istanbul has 2 Airports (Sabiha Gokcen and Ataturk), there are flights from all over the world to at least one of the airports.
Everything is in the one place in Istanbul, it is the only City that is straddled across two continents. The East meets the West! On the one hand it is steeped in History dating from 6700 BC while on the other hand the city has a moden and impressive infrastructure. The advances in dental treatment are apparent to dental professionals around the globe. In 2013, Istanbul held the Annual World Dental Congress. Speakers and Lectures from Switzerland, Netherlands, USA, Germany, France, Mexico, UAE , Japan, Hong Kong and the UK (The full list of countires is too large to mention) travelled to Istanbul to discuss all aspects of dentistry.
The Dentist and clinic standards are monitored by the Turkish Dental Association and the standards cover the same framework as found in the UK USA.
The Turkish people as a nation are facinated with technology and this is also evident in Turkey’s dental clinics. In the UK if you want to take advantage of the latest Laser, CEREC® and Guided Implant technology you have to make a consultation appointment months in advance at a top London clinic. You will pay through the nose just for a consultation to discuss your treatment. In Turkey and specifically Istanbul about 40% of all clinics have at least one of these advanced technologies, with approximatley 10% ensuring their clinic is equipt with all the very latest technology and dental gadgets. The advantages to the patients are huge. Most of these technologies have been designed with the patient in mind resulting in quicker treatment, less trauma and faster healing time to mention a few.
English is a popular language in Turkey. Most of the top dental clinics have both patient coordinators, Cosmetic Dentists and Oral Surgeons that are fluent in English. Dental Centre Turkey have a clinic in Istanbul that treated over 400 International patients in 2013, all of which wanted to converse about their dental treatment in the English language.
Istanbul is a city of choice: In the summer months it is sunny and warm and in the winter you will see perfectly pitched snow on the mosque minarets. All four seasons are aparent in Istanbul. What ever weather you prefer the city offers your preference at different times of year.
Whether you are shopping for dental treatment , authentic leather goods, gold & diamonds, sugar and spice you will find a wide variety of choice.
In Istanbul you really are a dental tourist. You can spend the morning sightseeing and attend a late appointment in the dental clinic so you get the most out of your stay. There are many different types of tours. You will see the city in it’s authenticy with Circle Tour, offering travellers an opportunity to see the worlds most complex city; from the sidewalks, cafes, hilltops and doorsteps. Unlike the standard bus tour it explores the most unique neighbourhoods on both the Asian and European sides of Istanbul. With most dental treatment being completed in one week with only 3 visits to the dental clinic there is plenty of time to get to know the city during your stay. You are guaranteed to leave smiling with a new set of teeth.