You no more have to choose between a holiday or a dental treatment that eats into your bank balance. You can have both – get the same dental treatment by expert hands for much less while seeing a new country.
Globally, dental tourism in Costa Rica is a growing trend as it’s welcoming more and more tourists annually for dental treatments. The fact that these countries offer world class healthcare for a lower price and carry a natural allure, make them sought after destinations. It is reported, Americans save up to 65-70% on their dental treatments in the picturesque Costa Rica, while getting to unwind in style.
The global dental tourism market was valued at US $3,122.7 million in 2020 and is growing at 12% CAGR due to rising dental costs and lack of insurance in many developed nations.
There are medical tourist agencies offering all-inclusive dental vacation packages, where you can get your teeth fixed in a holiday environment with everything organised for you from appointments to sightseeing. A good medical tourist agent is a prerequisite for a successful dental vacation.
Low prices, High standards
While affordability is the main draw, high standards also remain a priority and it is important to do necessary research. There are many reputed medical tourist agents with access to the most accredited doctors and comfortable rentals that ensure your experience is worthwhile.
Costa Rica is one country where dental prices are enticingly low and standards are high. Costa Rica dental prices make it a popular destination for Americans as well as vacationers from all over the world. The country has built its reputation over the years as a world-class medical and dental care destination. A lot of patients, especially from American cities like Miami that are hardly a few hours away, flock for specialised treatments.
The popular treatments apart from the basics such as fillings and cleaning are implants, veneers, crowns and cosmetic dentistry that work out costlier in the countries of origin for the travellers. With access to highly accredited doctors who enjoy a long running, good practice with the latest technology at hand, the idea of a dental holiday is every bit worth it. Most of the doctors have received Fellowships or Accreditations from various professional bodies in the USA.
The low price does not mean one is sacrificing quality of care or materials used in the dental procedure. Lower fixed costs, lower labour costs, expenses, and lower insurance costs translate to significant savings for the dental tourist.
Technically advanced solutions in a Relaxed setting
Cutting edge technology and modern equipment and materials are used with the highest quality of dental care in the most relaxed environment.
In Costa Rica, senior doctors are using many new solutions. The revolutionary Single Tooth Anesthesia System is pain free and controls the flow rate, ensuring smooth and gentle flow of anesthesia. Patients receive a quick and pleasant treatment with no impression tray, no annoying temporary prosthesis and only one anesthetic injection.
New age softwares’ such as Cecec MC XL help save time as they can make fine crowns and bridges to your size within seconds. They are more precise and ensure even edges. They also make possible solid zirconia restorations in a single visit.
At many clinics a computerized surgical guide is used to replace a tooth’s root increasing the rate of success in the placement of the implant as compared to a free hand procedure. A very sought after Costa Rican dental offering, and a quicker alternative to traditional implants, is All-on-4 implants. These replace a full arch of teeth using just four or six implants supporting a set of dentures. While it is more affordable, it also saves time.
No matter the procedure, special digital softwares and advanced tools are used to offer the most professional treatment with a human touch.
Enjoy a new place
With the help of your medical tourism agent, you can enjoy some time-off at luxurious rentals with in-house comforts and sightseeing options. One can explore the natural beauty and culture of the place in between your treatment days or post recovery. Take in the smells, sights and sounds of a new place. In Costa Rica, people love to come for the sheer energy and vibrancy of the place in the verdant surroundings that help relax while having a good time.