These days, when it comes to getting quality dental care, sometimes the best dentists are international. Although most people are concerned about the quality of their dental care and want to stick to their own country, it seems to be best to go international because of the bad economy in their own country. Here are ways to select quality dentistry internationally for less.
Questions to Ask International Dentists
It doesn’t matter if you are getting your teeth whitened in Berlin clinic Germany or if you are getting regular dental work in Thailand, you need to ask them questions to ensure you are getting quality work done for less. Sometimes less isn’t as good as you want it to be so you need to be assured that you are getting quality dental work for the price you are paying. Here are some questions to ask the dentist you are using overseas.
Is the dental facility internationally accredited or is it accredited by Boards of Hospitals in the country it is located in?
You want to be sure the dental facility is an accredited facility so you know you are getting quality work done for less.
Is everyone who is on staff; dentists, oral surgeons, and general staff, certified in the procedures you are going to be getting done?
You definitely want to be sure that the dentist or oral surgeon and even the general staff knows what they are doing and you are not going to be getting the procedures done by butchers.
How experienced are they in what you are getting done?
Like with the question before this one, you want to be assured that you are not getting your dental work done by butchers. Make sure they are highly experienced in what they are doing to you.
Do they have before and after pictures of the patients they have done similar procedures on? Do they have testimonials from these patients?
You want to know if they have successfully done these procedures for other patients before. If they have high reviews and testimonials from other people, you are good to go. You don’t want to be the ‘first’ patient they have done dental work on. You don’t want to be their guinea pig.
Do they have credentials with which they can verify? Ask them if they belong to any professional organizations in their field of expertise and if they can prove it.
If they have credentials and belong to professional organizations in dentistry, you know they are legitimate.
Asking all of these questions and getting proof that they are legitimate will help ease your mind. You can save money by going abroad and if you need to save money, why not do it the best way you can?
Here is more information on choosing an international dentist: Choosing Quality International Dental Care Abroad