Do you put off your dental visits because of finances? Worry not! Dental tourism in Caloocan, Philippines, can be a money-saving option while keeping your teeth healthy and wallet happy.

Read on to learn more about a dental vacation in this urban city of Metro Manila. [1]

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Caloocan is a beautiful and bustling city in the Northern Manila of the Philippines.

Amidst the huge population of 1.5 million inhabitants, [2] there is a vast pool of qualified and experienced dentists.

These are known to offer the most quality and affordable dental work in Caloocan, Metro Manila.

The city marks its niche as the most promising and customer-oriented healthcare sector that has raised its bar when it comes to dental tourism.

Why Choose Caloocan for Dental Tourism?

Many promising factors make dental tourism in Caloocan a preferred choice for those looking for quality and cheap dental care.

Some of the reasons for choosing our Manila dental clinics are:

  • International quality dental treatment at affordable prices.
  • Availability of topmost dentists in the city with a high level of experience and expertise.
  • A complete range of dental services is available, including dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, and cosmetic dentistry.
  • Best dental clinics with high standards of hygiene, sterilization, and patient facilities. All materials, equipment, and technologies used for dental care are high quality and imported from the US and Germany.
  • Dental implants and prostheses are sourced from reputed brands like Nobel Biocare, Straumann, and Camlog.
  • Easy accessibility to wide options of accommodation facilities.

What Is the Cost of Dental Work in Caloocan City?

Cost-saving is the most important factor for Americans and Australians visiting Manila dentists. [3] They can easily save as much as 70% on dental care in Caloocan.

If you are looking for teeth implants, you can get a single dental implant in Caloocan, Philippines, for around $1062. The same would cost $5,000 in the US and $5,500 in Australia.

Even a full mouth restoration procedure like all on 4 dental implants costs only 1/4th of the price back home.

Moreover, the prices of cosmetic and restorative treatments like porcelain crowns, braces, veneers, and dentures are 70% less than those in the US or Australia.

Check out the dental price list in Caloocan 2022 to get an idea of dental prices in Caloocan, Philippines, for the most common procedures.

Comparison of Prices of Dental Work in Caloocan Vs. US Vs. Australia in USD
Procedure Caloocan US Australia
Single dental implant $1,062 $5,000 $5,500
All on 4 dental implants $7,533 $24,000 $30,000
Porcelain Crowns $322 $1,800 $2,000
Root Canal (molar) $438 $1,500 $2,700
Full Denture / Arch $468 $2,000 $2,500
Porcelain Bridge (per jaw) $2,814 $5,000 $5,300
Braces $1,500 $4500 $5,000
Simple extractions $40 $300 $320
Porcelain Veneer per unit $322 $2,500 $3,000
Laser Teeth Whitening $417 $1,500 $3,000
Brands – Neobiotec, Osstem, BioHorizon
*Prices are subject to change.

In addition to the top dental procedures for which medical tourists prefer travelling to Caloocan, there are other procedures like teeth-cleaning and teeth-whitening that are also cost-effective.

Caloocan’s low cost dental packages include complete dental care along with anesthesia, X-ray, and molds.

Some visitors visit the place for their dental problems to have a splendid vacation while getting a cost-effective dental treatment in Caloocan.

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Top Dental Clinics in Caloocan City, Philippines

Based on the quality work and affordable treatments, we recommend one of the best dental clinics in Caloocan- Sacred Heart dental clinic.

It ranks the first for dental clinics in Metro Manila and the 79th for best dental clinics in the world.
Sacred Heart Dental
Sacred Heart Dental Clinic
4.7 (37 Reviews)
129 Asuncion St. Morning Breeze Subdivision Caloocan City 1400 Phillipines
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • State-of-the-art facilities and the latest dental technology.
  • Accreditations – The Philippine Dental Association and the Philippine Department of Tourism.
  • Accepts payments via international credit cards, PayPal, and bank transfers, with a special 7% discount on cash payments.
  • Offering airport and hotel pick up and drop off from the clinic.

Best Dentists in Caloocan City

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Planning Dental Trip to Caloocan, Manila

Now, when you are aware that Caloocan can offer a complete range of dental treatment packages for optimum dental care, here are some tips and guidelines to help you plan your dental trip to Caloocan.


There are two ways to reach Caloocan:

By Train

The closest stations are:

  • Monumento, Rizal Avenue is at a distance of 48 meters
  • Bonifacio Market, Macarthur Highway is situated 51 meters away

By Flight

Details of the nearest airports are:

Airport Airport Code Distance from
Ninoy Aquino International MNL 16.7 kilometers
Subic Bay International Airport SBIA 76.7 kilometers
Clark International Airport CRK 74.1 kilometers
Dr. Juan C. Angara Airport BQA 133.2 kilometers

If you are a US, U.K., Australia, and Japan resident and thinking of dental tourism in Caloocan, you need not worry about the visa.

This is because nationals of these countries are permitted to travel and stay in the Philippines for a maximum of 30 days.

This assures them visa-free travel to the country. However, their passport is mandatory.

For the nationals of other countries, you need to apply for a visa in the Philippines Embassy, furnishing the following documents:

  • Passport
  • Travel Document or Medical Proof is going for a medical visit
  • Visa application forms
  • Passport size photos
  • Confirmed air tickets

Furthermore, pay for the visa fees and wait until the processing takes place.

The Philippines Visa often allows a maximum stay of 60 days in the country or a maximum of 1 year if provided a valid reason for travel and stay.


Caloocan in Metro Manila is a beautiful city to explore and uncover.

Even though the place is said to be highly populated, its rich culture and heritage are mesmerizing.

Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Caloocan are:

Malabon Zoo:

This is a small zoo with various caged animals like tigers, dogs, monkeys, and snakes, along with an aquarium & gardens.

University of Santo Tomas Museum:

This is the oldest museum of art and science and boasts a wide variety of collections.

Bonifacio Circle Monumento:

This memorial monument is known to be the city’s historical treasure, designed by the National Artist Guillermo Tolentino.


Is Caloocan City Safe?

✅ As a Dental Tourist

According to the Philippine National Police (PNP), Caloocan is the top 8th city with the lowest crime rate in the Philippines. [4]

The city’s crime rate is 32.8 out of 100 (The lower, the better). [5]

Even though crime levels are low, you must take sensible precautions to avoid trouble, especially at night.

✅ As a Dental Patient

When it comes to the safety of dental treatments in Caloocan, there is no need to worry.

Our clinic is one of the top five dental clinics in Philippines, equipped with the latest dental equipment and state-of-the-art facilities.

Moreover, our dentists in Caloocan, Metro Manila, are qualified and trained in Western standards.

Note: Not all dental clinics in the Philippines have the same high standards. Hence, it is advised to carefully research the clinic you choose before you commit to any work.

Conclusion

As you can see, dental tourism in Caloocan, Philippines, is affordable and safe with high-quality treatments from top dentists.

Not only that, you get plenty of sightseeing options to make your vacation memorable and relaxing.

If you want to get your teeth done in Caloocan City, contact us. Our team can help create a customized dental package for you.

FAQs

The overall dental care packages in Caloocan City are 75% cheaper than dental packages in other countries like the US, New Zealand, and Australia.

Yes, the quality of dental work in our Caloocan partner clinic is on par with international standards.

The clinic is accredited by the Philippine Dental Association. You will also get state-of-the-art facilities and the latest dental technology for your treatments.

The Caloocan dental clinic accepts cash payments with a special 7% discount, international credit cards, and bank transfers.

English is the official language of the Philippines.

The best application is the Caloocan Tourist Guide + Offline Map for the ease of reaching anywhere within the city just with a few fingertips. [6]

It helps you with navigation within an offline mode. It also allows you to discover and visit tourist attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife places, bus stations, and airports.

Most hotels and other accommodation facilities in the city offer free Wi-Fi.

Alternatively, if you plan to stay longer, you can easily purchase a SIM card using your passport to make calls and use the network connection.

The currency of the Philippines is the Philippine peso.

Nightlife in the city is amazing, with many nightclubs, bars, and cafés that keep you indulged in the beauty of the night.

However, strict rules and laws govern the nightlife there to ensure a high level of safety and security for nationals and tourists.

The Philippines is a safe tourist destination. However, a few cities are known for pickpockets, beggars, and other forms of violence. When it comes to Caloocan, it is a safe city to visit and explore.

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