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Patients Notified After Breach of Infection Prevention Protocols

Patients Notified After Breach of Infection Prevention Protocols

27 June 2017

After a June 9 infection prevention and control inspection at Upper Middle Dental in Burlington,...

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Americans Heading Overseas for Dental Treatment

The rising cost of dental treatment in America is forcing an increasingly large number of Americans to consider having treatment abroad.

Dental treatment is becoming more expensive in the United States and many people cannot afford basic treatments, let alone costly cosmetic treatments. Even those with dental insurance are struggling to cope with the cost of dental treatment and many are now taking the plunge and heading overseas for dental treatment.


Dental tourism is booming across the world, as people look for ways to save money. Patients from Scandinavia, Western Europe, Australia, America and New Zealand are the most frequent travelers, as costs are highest in these countries. Destinations, such as Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary are popular with European tourists, while Americans tend to head for central and South America and many tourists from Australia and New Zealand visit clinics in Asia.

For American dental patients, a quick trip across the border into Mexico or a short plan journey to South America can save hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars.

The Wednesday Watch

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

21 June 2017

Patients are becoming more educated, as a world of information is readily available at our...

Technique of the Week

e-Prescribing with XLDent

e-Prescribing with XLDent

29 March 2017

Drs. David Andersen and Lora Nelson explain how easy e-Prescribing...

Technology Today

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Show Me the Way

02 May 2017

This year’s International Dental Show did not disappoint: 155,000 participants from 157 countries attended,...

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01 June 2017

While implants have the mechanical availability to attach many different prosthetic options, many factors...

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