Dental tourism, as a phenomenon, has long been formed in a separate direction in the market of medical services. The legislators of fashion are patients from Western countries who appreciate beautiful teeth, but do not perform dental procedures at home, given their high cost. Such people are looking for places where dental treatment is relatively inexpensive, and the quality of services provided is at a fairly high level. One such country is Ukraine, which has a huge number of dental clinics and centers that provide dental services at a much lower cost than, say, in European countries.
As a result, dental tourism in Ukraine is available to more patients, given that the price of a dental tour in Ukraine is much lower than the cost of treatment at home, but in addition to receiving really high quality treatment, allows dental tourists to save significantly and embark on an exciting journey. country itself – Ukraine.
What are the advantages of a dental tour to Ukraine?
Dental tours to Ukraine have a number of positive aspects, among which it is worth noting:
Possibility to combine dental treatment with rest in one of the most beautiful countries of Eastern Europe. In addition to significant savings, the dental tourist has the opportunity to get acquainted with Ukraine, a country rich in historical monuments, present in almost all major cities;
It is easy to get to Ukraine. The tourist has a wide choice of transport routes, depending on its possibilities and needs. You can use air transport, rail, get by bus or car;
You do not need a visa to enter the country. Residents of the post-Soviet camp, the European Union, the Americas and many other countries can visit Ukraine without opening an entry visa, it is simply not needed. For citizens of Belarus, it is possible to visit the country with an internal passport.
No language barrier. Tourists from countries of the former Soviet republics will not feel discomfort, in almost all clinics communication is in Russian. For European and American dental tourists, many major centers are recruiting staff with knowledge of English, so communication difficulties will not arise.
What is the cost of dental services in Ukraine?
The cost of services provided in Ukraine is several times lower than the cost of similar procedures in other countries. To clearly confirm this statement, we give the order of figures for dental services in the United States and Ukraine.
For example, a simple plastic prosthesis in the United States will cost a patient within 26,000 hryvnias, while in Ukraine its price will be approximately 4,150 hryvnias.
However, low cost does not mean low quality of services offered, just in Ukraine the living wage is quite low, and rising prices for dental services will repel most of the local population. Therefore, in the current situation, a dental tourist has the opportunity to find healthy teeth for little money.
What services are most popular with dental tourists?
Dental tourists are interested in the following types of services:
Prosthetics of teeth. The service is considered the most popular, and is ordered by approximately 40% of all patients from other countries;
Implantation. Installation of new dental implants attracts 25% of dental tourists;
Therapeutic procedures. In particular, the treatment of caries involves another 20% of patients;
Orthodontics. Over the past few years, 10% of patients have used the service of straightening teeth.
But given the again high quality and low cost, the installation of braces in Ukraine is gaining popularity, and the number of dental tourists for this service will increase.