2:13 PM September 28, 2021
How has Brexit and coronavirus affected your access to dental care abroad, and should you look closer to home to find the help your teeth need?
Dr. Petya Chaprazova from Dental implant clinics answers the most frequently asked questions about dental implant treatment and reveals whether traveling abroad to get it can save you time and money.
Q: Can seeking dental implant treatment abroad help me save money?
A: Many people believe that seeking dental treatment abroad will cost them less and while it is true that dental treatment in other countries may be cheaper, there are other costs to consider. . Additional expenses such as flights, accommodation, monitoring and examinations can mean that it is more expensive to seek treatment abroad than to go to a local UK clinic.
If you receive Dental implant treatment abroad, then it is likely that you will need to find a UK dentist who can provide ongoing care and you will have to pay extra for this service. Most UK clinics cover the costs of emergencies, replacements and post-treatment care, which can save you time, stress and money.
Q: What are the benefits of using a local UK clinic for dental implants?
A: Convenience first. If you use a clinic close to your work and home, it’s easy to meet your dentist for appointments and fit them into your routine. A dental implant treatment can take up to eight months from the first consultation to the final check-up and requires several appointments.
By using a local clinic, you can build a relationship with your dentist, build trust, and easily access the support you need, ensuring you receive the most effective treatment. It is difficult to establish this rapport or to establish a tailor-made treatment plan if you are working with a clinic located in another country.
In the event of an emergency, such as damaging your dental equipment, injuring your mouth or bumping your implants, it is reassuring to know that the help of a dentist who understands your case and can provide you with the medical assistance you need. are at proximity.
Q: How has Brexit and Covid-19 affected people’s ability to receive dental treatment abroad?
A: Brexit and the coronavirus have made travel more complex which means you will need to carefully plan your dental treatment abroad.
You will need to check flight requirements in advance, research travel and quarantine restrictions in the UK and the country you are visiting and you may need to consider getting tested or self-isolating before your trip. If your travel plans are interrupted, it may delay your treatment and you may need to pay more to rebook flights or reschedule your consultation.
Finding local dental implant treatment can be safer and simpler to arrange. Previous dental services in the UK were exempt from lockdown, so even if new Covid-19 restrictions come into place you will still be able to have surgery.
Q: How can you ensure you receive the highest quality dental care and care?
A: In the UK, our dental regulatory institutions and government regulations are among the best in the world. The Care Quality Commission and the General Dental Council require high standards that every UK dental practice must meet to provide treatment and operate. This means you can rest easy knowing that you will receive the highest quality treatment from professional dentists and nurses and that your patient rights are well protected.
Q: Which dental treatment is right for me and how can I learn more?
A: You should consult a dental implant expert to find the treatment that is best for you. We will discuss your needs and assess your dental health to recommend treatment to help you achieve the desired result.
We are one of the few clinics dedicated to providing dental implant centered care. Our team is made up of renowned dental implant experts, with over 100 years of experience between them. You can contact us for book a consultation and find out how we can help put a smile back on your face and regain your confidence.
To learn more, visit dentalartimplantclinic.co.uk or call 020 3322 3218.