Dental tourism is generally a fast-growing field. It, essentially, revolves around people travelling to foreign countries to get lower-cost dental care, often combining it with the tourist experience of their destination.Thessaloniki is a popular tourist destination in Greece worldwide. The city is renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life and is considered to be Greece’s cultural capital.With the world becoming more connected and the market more competitive, dental tourism is growing 15% annually in Europe. If you are amongst those opting for spending their vacations getting the needed dental care abroad, here’s a couple of things you should know.
With dental costs on the rise, a vast number of people across Europe and the USA are finding it difficult to afford proper dental care, especially when it comes to more complex procedures. This is the main reason people are turning to spending their holidays in destinations that offer them the same quality of dental services at lower price rates. There are different reasons why the prices in some countries are lower than the others, but in most of the popular dental tourism destinations it’s due to lower labor and real estate costs. Dentists in Greece can afford themselves to have lower prices than their colleagues in big centres of Europe and USA, while providing the same quality of dental work. Of course, this is not always the case. Check out our other blog post to find out what you need to know before booking your dental holiday.
Another big reason for choosing to have your dental care needs met abroad is the unique tourist experience that your destination offers. Partially the reason for such a big growth of dental tourism is that the dentists and companies offering these services saw the potential in making low-cost holiday arrangements that offer both high quality dental work and tourist experience of the country. This turned out to be a win-win combination, since people like to have a chance to visit and explore a foreign country, while also having their dental problems solved by certified experts.