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Dental Tourism in Vietnam on the Rise

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An intimidating trip to the dentist and a delightful vacation seem to be an odd combination, but you’d be surprised at the accelerating trend of dental tourism in Vietnam which welcomes numerous tourists from all over the world annually for both medical reasons and traveling experiences.

Check out also: What makes Vietnam different from other Southeast Asian countries?

What makes dental tourism in Vietnam stand out?

Economical price. Yes! Flying halfway around the world to have your teeth done in Vietnam can save your wallet up to 80% which you can spend on exploring the country.

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The average dental cost in Vietnam compared to Australia

Exceptional quality service. The authentic tools and appliances are based on advanced technology for optimal results and the top-skilled dentists are well-trained with international standards.

What is more, dental tourism in Vietnam is credible. The dentistry receives active support from the government, and there is also cooperation programs with the US and Australia to ensure maintenance and care service even when the patients have left Vietnam.

Types of dental work available

Dental tourism in Vietnam covers general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry.

  • Cleaning and Polishing (done within a day): cost around US$ 15.
  • Whitening (1 hour): around US$ 150.
  • Porcelain veneer (up to 2 days): A more budget-friendly alternative to crowning, at around US$ 250.
  • Implants (at least 2 days): from US$ 1,000 (the price depending on the amount of work done, on one or both jaws).
  • Orthodontics (1 day): from US$ 1,000 - US$ 5,000, depending on the braces’ materials.

Implants and orthodontics may take up to a week for the follow-up procedures.

A brief guide to dental tourism in Vietnam

1. Look up and check out the clinic’s website

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Find accredited dentists

2. Plan your trip: flight ticket and hotel booking, plan your Vietnam itineraries

3. At the clinic: receive service consultation from the staff, go through check-up.

4. After getting work done, explore the wonders of Vietnam.

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Discovering Vietnam is also a huge part of “dental tourism”

5. Final checkup: Have the dentists double-check your teeth and give you a complete guideline on how to take care of the work.

Important reminders

Insurance is a must: It can provide protection in case anything goes wrong or there are complications that require a longer stay than planned.

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Vaccinations: Though not compulsory in visa and dental procedure, but prevention is always better than cure. Learn about the vaccinations needed for traveling to Vietnam.

Plan the post-work care: Take into account the healing time for your teeth to make a more thorough itinerary.

Sign up with a companion: Have a friend alongside to provide care in case you take anesthesia or painkillers during the procedures, and of course, to join in the adventures afterward.

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It’s better to have a company wherever you go

Recommended dental clinics

Ho Chi Minh City

It is pretty easy to find a dental clinic with English-speaking staff (and English signboards advertising available services) in downtown Ho Chi Minh. If you happen to stay in a downtown hotel, tour around the area and you'll very likely find a good one. That said, below are a few names for your reference.

Elite Dental

Address: 51A Tu Xuong Street, District 3.
Opening hours: Mon - Sat / 8.30 AM - 7.30 PM.

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Elite Dental in Ho Chi Minh

Starlight Dental

Address: 2 Bis Cong Truong Quoc Te, District 3
Working hour: Mon - Sat / 8.30 AM - 7.30 PM

Ho Chi Minh City Odonto Maxillofacial Hospital (Benh Vien Rang Ham Mat, state-owned, famous among locals)

Address: 263-265 Tran Hung Dao Street, District 1.
Working hour: Mon - Sun / 7 AM - 4.30 PM.

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Cam Tu Dental Clinic

Address: 4B Tran Hung Dao Street, District 1. (near Ben Thanh Market)
Working hour: Mon - Sat / 8.30 AM - 8 PM. Sun / 8.30 AM - 12 PM.

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Cam Tu Dental on Tran Hung Dao Street

Minh Khai Dental Clinic

Address: 199 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 1.
Working hour: Mon - Sat / 8 AM - 8.30 PM.

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Hanoi

Australian Dental Clinic

Address: 4, Bui Thi Xuan Street, Hai Ba Trung.
Working hour: Mon - Sat / 8.30 AM - 7 PM. Sun / 8.30 AM - 5 PM.

One Dental Clinic

Address: 8 Quang An Street, Tay Ho.
Working hour: Mon - Fri / 8.30 AM - 6 PM. Sat / 8.30 AM - 5 PM.

Conclusion on Dental Tourism in Vietnam

Although dental tourism in Vietnam took a longer time to step in the market compared to other countries, lagging behind actually became an asset since the price and service are incredibly competitive. Now the country is one of the most renowned budget-friendly dentistry destinations for patients beyond borders.

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Guest - Wally Grensen on Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:34

I was pleasantly surprised that a decent local dentist place could able to provide such quality services. Amazing

I was pleasantly surprised that a decent local dentist place could able to provide such quality services. Amazing
Guest - Cristina Willis on Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:50

dentistry in vietnam is quite cheap for its quality

dentistry in vietnam is quite cheap for its quality
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