23 questions before going abroad for dental treatment

Tips for prospective patients to dental clinics abroad: all the questions you need to ask a dentist from a foreign country.

Here are 23 important questions to ask the surgeon or dentist questions if you plan to have treatment abroad.

  1. What are your qualifications and where can I check?
  2. Do you have a specialty and where can I verify this information?
  3. What are the treatment options you offer me?
  4. How many times have you done this procedure?
  5. What is your success rate?
  6. Are there any side effects or risks associated with the procedure?
  7. What are the postoperative / after treatment infection rates in your clinic?
  8. How would the clinic react if an emergency after severe complications circumstances were to occur during the procedure?
  9. What should I expect right after surgery? For example, will I feel pain, have a bruise?
  10. At what stage of treatment will I be able to try the first results of treatment?
  11. What kind of care will I need after treatment?
  12. How long will I have to stay abroad until I was well enough to go home?
  13. What happens if I am not satisfied with the treatment or if there are complications after surgery?
  14. Who will pay for therapy (patch treatment) and the associated costs?
  15. Can you put me in touch with some of your former patients?
  16. How will I communicate with physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals involved in my care?
  17. In what language my medical notes will be written?
  18. Who can I contact for advice once I’m back home?
  19. How you, your clinic or hospital are insured?
  20. What happens if I change my mind at the last minute?
  21. Are you trained or certified in the use of English language for dental specialty?
  22. What happen if the initial on-site diagnosis is different than the one on which the quotation was made?
  23. Would you give me all these answers in written, in English?

Regardless of the presence of question #23, try anyway to get all these answers in writing – an email from the dental clinic official email address will do just fine.

This list is just the beginning. Once you start doing your research, you can have a lot more questions. If you cannot get satisfactory answers to all your questions, you ask if is wise to continue…

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23 questions before going abroad for dental treatment

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