If you have been thinking of visiting Nepal but have not been able to do so, this is the right time to plan your vacation. Government of Nepal has launched it campaign Nepal Tourism Year 2011. The concept of Nepal Tourism Year 2011 envisions harnessing the opportunities and strengths in Nepal and bringing together the commitment of the government, expertise and experiences of the organizations like Nepal Tourism Board, aptitude and dynamism of the private sector, major political parties, and members of the Constitution Assembly and Right groups.
About Dental Tourism
Dental tourism is a subset of the sector known as medical tourism. Also found under the heading of Dental Vacations. It involves individuals seeking dental care outside of their local healthcare systems usually in combination with taking a vacation to a foreign country. Dental tourism, technically considered as part of the medical tourism industry, deals with dental procedures done in another country. Many people feel that dental tourism should be separate from medical tourism because of its specialized nature. Nevertheless, dental tourism is a popular aspect of medical tourism that patients are fond of going for. In its totality, medical tourism is indeed making its way to the mainstream. Although some patients still prefer to have treatments done in their home country, nothing beats the ability to have treatments done in another beautiful country, with the new sights and sounds to discover. For the difference in cost alone, medical tourism is very much worth it.
Dental Tourism in Nepal
“What would it be like getting a dental treatment done in an under developed country like Nepal?” This could be the first question that might come to your mind when you’re put the three words dental, tourism, Nepal together. However, the capital city Kathmandu is not as underdeveloped as one may think. In many aspects this city comes up to the standards of most developed cities. One such aspect in dentistry. Dentistry is considerably a new profession Nepal. Thus most of the dental clinics are situated in Kathmandu and many of them are modern. Modern in all aspects – they have the state of the art equipments, dentists trained from all over the world, excellent services and quality dental treatments. So it would not be an over statement in saying that having your teeth done in Kathmandu, Nepal can be a good money saver. Nepal has a diversified culture and has lots of heritage sites which can be explored. Dental Tourism is a budding concept in Nepal. For a planned vacation along with standardized, customized and an effective dental treatment, one can visit the Himalayan kingdom, Nepal. Dentistry is a growing industry across the globe and more so in the western hemisphere. However, at the same time it is not affordable by average citizens due to the expensive dental care services.
Benefits of Dental Tourism in Nepal
Nepal is naturally and culturally rich country. Every year many tourists arrive to Nepal .They may have different prospects for coming here. Some may come for trekking, some for rafting, some for mountain flights, paragliding, bungee and others for knowing Nepal’s cultures, religions. Whatever maybe the reason, Nepal always sent them back with lots of good memories and stories and a hope to come back again to this mountaineer’s paradise. With wonder in the natural and cultural assets, one can also gain the quality service of the Dentistry in Nepal. This is one of the golden opportunities for those who want to get the dual benefits during the movement from their usual residential area. Along with the wonderful experience of visiting this cultural heritage you can also get rid of your dental problems here. Nepal welcomes people from all over the world to come and visit our country. Help us to make this event a success. Dental Services in Nepal
1. Tooth Whitening
A simple procedure, which achieves lasting results. It can be performed by you at home with a home bleaching kit provided by us or in the dental office as a one hour procedure.
2. White fillings
White fillings are resin based tooth-colored fillings that look natural and are as strong as the old silver/mercury fillings. It costs $7-$9 in Nepal.
3. Porcelain Inlays/ On lays
Porcelain Inlays/Onlays comprise the most ideal filling material available, looking and feeling natural, with long lasting results. It costs $50 in Nepal.
4. Porcelain Veneers
Porcelain Veneers comprise strong layers of porcelain bonded to your teeth. These will correct problems with chipped, worn, broken, mis-shaped or poorly colored teeth. It costs $65 in Nepal.
Bridges replace one or more missing teeth and consist of an artificial tooth anchored to the natural teeth on either side of the gap. Its costs will increase with the increase in units. This generally costs:
- $145 to $145+$75
- $145 to $145+$75+$75
According to the increasing unit.
Crowns strengthen heavily filled or cracked teeth, preventing premature tooth loss. Usage is highly recommended for back teeth that have had root canal treatment. It costs $80 in Nepal.
7. Chrome Cobalt Partial Dentures
These are more comfortable and easier to adapt to than acrylic (plastic) dentures.
Implants are titanium screws placed into bone to replace missing teeth, which means there is no need to drill any neighboring teeth. It costs $630 in Nepal.
9. Oral surgery
In house removal of impacted wisdom teeth and treatment for most other dental surgery needs are available. This surgery is based on case that how much it is complicated. It generally costs $7-$25 in Nepal.
10. X- ray and Video All our surgeries are equipped with state of the art X-Ray systems. This costs $2-$7 in Nepal.
11. Anaesthetic We understand a visit to the dentist can be a daunting experience for some. As such, a range of calmative procedures are available to you at the dentist’s discretion. The anaesthetic costs $3 in Nepal.
12. Scaling & Polishing It costs $12 in Nepal.
13. Root Canal Therapy It Costs $32-$39 in Nepal.
14. Complete Dentures It costs $145 in Nepal.
15. Orthodontic Treatment It costs $490 in Nepal.
16. Removable partial Denture It costs $17 in Nepal.
17. Extraction Tooth extraction is a dental surgery procedure for the removal of painful, unhealthy teeth. Teeth removal for teeth affected by decay is a routine dental surgery. Dentists remove the tooth using dental forceps to pull the tooth from the gum. Local anesthesia is used beforehand to numb the area surrounding the tooth. It costs $6-$13 in Nepal. The surgical extraction costs according to the case and how much it is complicated. Generally it costs $12-$17 in Nepal.