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Re: Dental Care

Post by ryoon » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:19 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:Like when the top hospital in the area wants to sell you a $10 sachet of Royal D?
I am not sure that I would trust the top hospital with any life threatening condition :-) .
Seriously you have two or three dental clinic who aimed specifically to dental tourism, the European clinic has two Japanese dentist for example, and they are not alone.
The population treated has a very high probability to be examined to a dentist back home, over treatment would be notice. Apart from the bad publicity this could have very serious consequence with insurance company.
Personally I am restricted to the hospital I can go to in Thailand and Vietnam the other are not judge up to standard ( training of the personal, material, following standard.). And in case of an important dental work they would ask me to submit the X ray.
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Re: Dental Care

Post by Rain Dog » Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:37 pm

Just a quick thank you to all for the feedback. By the way some on another forum mention Malis --- any feedback.

>>>>>>> Ryoon ----- I think (hope) you mean painless and not painful.

I am pretty much a "wuss" in the Dentist's Chair
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Re: Dental Care

Post by vladimir » Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:53 am

Rain Dog wrote:I am pretty much a "wuss" in the Dentist's Chair
You should try and think of peaceful scenes. Like this...

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Re: Dental Care

Post by ryoon » Thu Jun 19, 2014 7:13 am

Rain Dog wrote:Just a quick thank you to all for the feedback. By the way some on another forum mention Malis --- any feedback.

>>>>>>> Ryoon ----- I think (hope) you mean painless and not painful.

I am pretty much a "wuss" in the Dentist's Chair
Sorry original message edited.
In any case you can specified that you want only a check up and nothing else, you can also ask for the cost of the procedure by phone.

Hello this is the clinic XXXX
I would like to make an appointment for a check up (and cleaning if you want), what will be the cost of the procedure ? Thank you.
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Re: Dental Care

Post by nightmare.believer » Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:17 pm

I'd start off with the cheapest possible place I could find that would take the xrays. You can actually see for yourself if you have cavities. The dark spots will be pretty evident. If you need a tooth cleaning, wait until you travel to Barangland or BKK if you must. If you really, really need a scaling (i.e. haven't had one in 2 or 3 years, you are a dirty, dirty man and deserve to have a trade school/technical school graduate scrap a surgical weapon over your nasty teeth. (Sorry...tough love).
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Re: Dental Care

Post by OrangeDragon » Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:12 am

nightmare.believer wrote:I'd start off with the cheapest possible place I could find that would take the xrays. You can actually see for yourself if you have cavities. The dark spots will be pretty evident. If you need a tooth cleaning, wait until you travel to Barangland or BKK if you must. If you really, really need a scaling (i.e. haven't had one in 2 or 3 years, you are a dirty, dirty man and deserve to have a trade school/technical school graduate scrap a surgical weapon over your nasty teeth. (Sorry...tough love).
ha! i'd recommend the opposite... that they come here. dentistry seems to be the one thing this country has right.
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Re: Dental Care

Post by milkncereal » Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:40 am

labelle or whatever the name is. The girl is a great dentist...just be aware she will do cavities without any anesthesia, but it doesnt seem as bad as what you would think.

She is great...10/10
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Re: Dental Care

Post by nightmare.believer » Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:36 am

OrangeDragon wrote:
nightmare.believer wrote:I'd start off with the cheapest possible place I could find that would take the xrays. You can actually see for yourself if you have cavities. The dark spots will be pretty evident. If you need a tooth cleaning, wait until you travel to Barangland or BKK if you must. If you really, really need a scaling (i.e. haven't had one in 2 or 3 years, you are a dirty, dirty man and deserve to have a trade school/technical school graduate scrap a surgical weapon over your nasty teeth. (Sorry...tough love).
ha! i'd recommend the opposite... that they come here. dentistry seems to be the one thing this country has right.
I don't know that we should take your advice; how do your teeth look?
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Re: Dental Care

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:49 am

Definitely way better off getting stuff done here, especially simple stuff like a cleaning. I don't understand why you wouldn't want to ust test it out. It's 20$ for fucks sake. Just head to Roomchang or some other place for a cleaning and t'll give you an idea of the skill level and if you feel comfortable getting more work done. Tons of French-trained dentists and even the ones trained in Cambodia are damn good. Medicine is completely messed up, but dentistry here is actually top-notch (if you keep a certain standard obviously). A lot of people get really elaborate stuff done here for a fraction of the cost in the west and they're pleased with the results. It's a no-brainer imo.
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Re: Dental Care

Post by Jaap N. » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:07 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:Definitely way better off getting stuff done here, especially simple stuff like a cleaning. I don't understand why you wouldn't want to ust test it out. It's 20$ for fucks sake. Just head to Roomchang or some other place for a cleaning and t'll give you an idea of the skill level and if you feel comfortable getting more work done. Tons of French-trained dentists and even the ones trained in Cambodia are damn good. Medicine is completely messed up, but dentistry here is actually top-notch (if you keep a certain standard obviously). A lot of people get really elaborate stuff done here for a fraction of the cost in the west and they're pleased with the results. It's a no-brainer imo.
Very sound advice, I totally agree. I had several new crowns done (replacements) at Roomchang and I'm very happy with the result. The price is a fraction from what it would be in the west. I was very surprised what I read about your cleaning at Roomchang, BKL, my cleaning was done very thoroughly by them, it must have been a lazy dentist, or an a bad day, I have nothing but praise for them and the work they've done.
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