Getting dental treatment in the US can cost you a fortune. But dental work in Brazil can save you from overpriced dental prices. Brazilian dentistry is getting more popular worldwide. Wanna know why?

This article will help you understand better. Continue reading!

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With dental tourism in Brazil, you can save 37–75% on dental implants (all on 4/6/8), veneers, crowns, and dentures compared to the US & Canada.

On top of that, it’s a great tourist destination to explore.

Why Choose Dental Work in Brazil?

We know your health insurance doesn’t cover your dental expenses. And that’s where DentaVacation introduces dental work in Brazil.

The following reasons will explain why Brazil is a great pick for cheap dental care.

💰 Affordability | Up to 75% Off

  • In Brazil, you can easily save 37–75% on dental expenses compared to the US & Canada.
  • The low cost of living in Brazil is the main reason for the cheap dental treatment here. [1]

🏥 Quality Dentistry | Modern Technology

  • Our partner clinic uses state-of-the-art technology for a better and smoother dental experience.
  • It doesn’t compromise on dental quality and maintains high safety standards.

Moreover, it follows an Anvisa-approved sterilization process.

Anvisa is a part of the Brazilian National Health System (SUS). It was created with a mission to promote people’s health by keeping health-related products and services sanitized. [2]

Benefits of Getting Dental Work in Brazil

Benefits of Getting Dental Work in Brazil

🛡️ Best Dentist | Multilingual Staff

  • We have a team of highly qualified and trained dental professionals.
  • Our dentist has over 20+ years of experience.
  • The entire staff speaks fluent English & Spanish. As a result, there’s no communication barrier.

🌎 Leading Market in Dental Care

  • Brazil has the highest number of dentists globally (approx. 240,000).
  • Brazil is estimated to have 15% of dentists in the world, making it the third-biggest dental market globally.

Source: BBC News [3]

🏝️ Tourist-Friendly: Places of Interest

  • Tropical beaches, exquisite waterfalls, and the Amazon rainforest are the major attractions in the country.
  • Discover beaches and explore jungles for a more natural feel.
  • The Carnival festival of Brazil is the center of attraction for both local and international travelers.

Source: Hey Explorer [4]

Cost of Dental Work in Brazil

The cost of dental work in Brazil is one-fourth of that in the US & Canada.

For instance, the cost of a titanium dental implant in Brazil is $1,300 (with abutment).

In the US, the same procedure will cost you $5,000 (which saves you approximately 74% of the cost).

Similarly, all-on-4 dental implants in Brazil cost $7,500. At the same time, you pay $24,000 in the US.

Therefore, overall cost savings are more than 65%.

Check out the below table for detailed information about the cost:

Cost of Dental Work in Brazil (in USD)
Procedure USA Brazil Savings
Cost of Dental Implants
Titanium Implant (with abutment & crown) $5,000 $1,300 74%
All on 4 Dental Implants $24,000 $7,500 65%
Flexible Denture (per arch) (Flexite) $3,000 $1,500 75%
Cost of Dental Crowns
Porcelain Fused to Metal (PFM) $1,100 $700 37%
E-Max Crowns $2,000 $800 60%
Cost of Veneers
Porcelain Veneers (per unit) $2,500 $1,100 56%
Composite Veneers (per unit) $1,500 $440 71%
Cost of General Dental Procedures
Root Canal Treatment $1,500 $850 44%
Simple Extractions $300 $90 70%
Surgical Extractions $650 $150 77%
Laser Teeth Whitening $1,500 $500 67%
*Prices are subject to change.
Special Offer
Procedure Inclusions Special Price
All on 4 (Full Mouth Restoration) Upper & Lower Arch All on 4, Hotel Stay, Ground Transportation (Airport – Hotel – Clinic) $18,000

Save up to 75% with dental work in Brazil

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Top Dental Clinic in Brazil

Before you embark on your journey to restore your smile, you should know which clinic is best.

We understand that finding the right clinic is a time-consuming process.

Therefore, we consider it our responsibility to connect you with the best dental clinic in Brazil.

Odonto Luis Gustavo, São Paulo
5.0/5 (16 Reviews)
R. Cândido Mota, 259 - Centro, Porto Feliz - SP, 18540-000, Brazil
Mon- Fri 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

World-renowned brands like:

Derig, Straumann, Nobel, & Neodent (for dental implants)
Geistlich Bio-Oss (for bone graft & sinus lift)
Kulzer and Flexite (for dentures)
Protaper (for a root canal)

Equipment & Technology

  • Guided Surgeries
  • Digital Flow Dentistry
  • Self-Ligating Orthodontics
  • Laser Brightening
  • Dental Microscopy

Payment

  • Guided Surgeries
  • Digital Flow Dentistry
  • Self-Ligating Orthodontics
  • Laser Brightening
  • Dental Microscopy

Other Benefits:

  • Free pick up & drop off from and to the airport, clinic, and hotel
  • Easy to schedule and flexible appointments
Dr. Fernando Giovanella Clinic
5.0 (18 Reviews)
R. Nereu Ramos, 670 - Jardim Blumenau, Blumenau - SC, 89010-401, Brazil
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Clinic highlights

  • Experience - over 17 years
  • Exclusive clinic for  completely edentulous patients
  • Full mouth restoration is carried out in  3 to 5 days
  • Certified by the Conselho Regional de Odontologia (CRO) and affiliated with Conselho Federal de Odontologia (CFO).

Accreditations

  • ISO 9001 ISO 14001
  • IAOMS (International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons)
  • AOCMF (AO Craniomaxillofacial Surgery)

All on 4 Dental Implants in São Paulo Brazil

Best Dentist in Brazil

Dr. Luis Gustavo Pompeu is one of the best dentists in Brazil. He helps local and international patients with major dental treatments using state-of-the-art technology.

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Top Dental Procedures in Brazil

Dental Implants in Brazil

Dental implants are the best alternative for a missing or damaged tooth, a few teeth, or even an entire arch of teeth.

  • The cost of a titanium dental implant in Brazil is $1,300.
  • Duration – 5 days

All on 4 Dental Implants

Dental Crowns in Brazil

A dental crown is a restoration that completely covers the tooth and restores its form and function.

  • The cost of porcelain fused to metal crown in Brazil is $700.
  • Duration – 5 days

Dental Crown in Brazil

Dental Veneers in Brazil

Dental veneers are tooth-colored shells (made of porcelain or composite) that make your teeth aesthetically appealing.

  • The cost of porcelain veneers (per unit) in Brazil is $1,100.
  • Duration – 5-7 days

Dental Veneers in Brazil

Dentures in Brazil

A denture is an artificial replacement for a missing tooth/teeth. Commonly referred to as ‘false teeth,’ they improve your smile and chewing ability.

  • The cost of temporary acrylic full denture (Immediate) (Kulzer) in Brazil is $900.
  • Duration – 2 days

Dentures in Brazil

Dental Work in Brazil: Before and After Photos

Implantation of Titanium Pin: Before & After

Implantation of Titanium Pin: Before & After

Dental Implants: Before & After

Dental Implants: Before & After

Dental Tourism in Brazil

The dental market in Brazil ranks 3rd in the world after the US & China.

– BBC News [5]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

How To Reach Brazil?

Flight is the most convenient way of getting to Brazil by air. Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) is the main entry port in Sao Paulo. [7]

The other two airports in the city are Congonhas Airport (CGH) and Viracopos Airport (VCP).

Major airlines flying to Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport, São Paulo are:

  • American Airlines
  • LATAM
  • Azul
Flights From Different US Cities to Sao Paulo, Brazil
From To Duration Stops
New York (JFK) São Paulo (GRU) 9h 30m No stops
Miami (MIA) São Paulo (GRU) 8h 15m No stops
Chicago O’Hare Intl (ORD) São Paulo (GRU) 10h 20m No stops

Visa Requirements

  • A valid US passport (it must be valid on the entry date).
  • US citizens traveling to Brazil for tourism or business purposes don’t require a tourist visa.

Source: Travel.State.Gov [8]

Best Places To Visit in Brazil

For first-time travelers, we recommend visiting:


  • Soaring 700 meters above sea level, this statue is one of the world’s seven Wonders.
  • You’ve to take 220 steps to reach the top (statue’s feet).
  • The suggested average duration for the tour is 1-2 hours.

Source: US News [9]

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

  • About 60% of the Amazon Rainforest lies in Brazil.
  • You can opt for Jungle Lodge and River Cruise to explore.
  • You are welcome here at any time of the year.

Source: On the go tours [10]

Amazon Rain Forest, Brazil

Amazon Rain Forest, Brazil

  • Stretched 2 miles, it is one of the most popular beaches in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Witness the picturesque view of the mountains and the cobalt waters.
  • Finding a free spot in the sand is difficult during peak seasons (December-March).
  • Ticket Price: FREE
  • Time to Spend: Two hours to half-day

Source: US News [11]

Ipanema Beach, Brazil

Ipanema Beach, Brazil

Tourism in São Paulo

Sao Paulo is famous for its socializing culture, and its incredible nightlife is a true reflection of this.

Also, it’s not only the largest city (in terms of population) in Brazil, [12] but it also offers multiple tourist attractions, such as:


  • It’s a treat for all the art lovers in the world.
  • Here, you’ll get to admire the works of world-renowned artists such as Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, and much more.
  • Timings: Tuesday – Sunday (10 am to 6 pm)

Source: US News [13]

Museu de Arte, Sao Paulo

Museu de Arte, Sao Paulo

  • Located 4 miles away from the city center, Ibirapuera Park is the best place to relax with your loved ones.
  • Take a break from the lofty skyscrapers and enjoy the greenery.
  • You can also rent a bicycle for a different experience.
  • Timings: Every day (5 am to midnight)

Source: US News [14]

Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo

Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo

  • This magnificent venue can hold up to 8000 people, making it the largest church in Sao Paulo.
  • Timings: Monday to Friday and Sunday (7:30 am to 6:30 pm); Saturday (7:30 am to 5:30 pm)

Source: US News [15]

Catedral da Se de, Sao Paulo

Catedral da Se de, Sao Paulo

You should prefer Sao Paulo if:

  • You want to experience the nightlife of Brazil.
  • You’re looking for great dining and entertainment options.
  • You’re fond of museums and parks.
  • You want to witness the urban side of Brazil.

Dental Tourism in Brazil: Travel Tips

Keep in mind the following travel tips for your convenience:

🌤️ Best Time To Visit Brazil

Brazil has a humid tropical and subtropical climate with warm temperatures throughout the year.

Season-Wise Weather in Brazil
Months Weather Events & Festivals
Jan-March Mid-summer Carnival and Easter
April-May Dry Pleasant time to travel
June-July Rainy Visit the Green Coast between Rio & Sao Paulo
Aug-Oct Spring Best time to visit the Pantanal
Nov-Dec Hot & Dry Christmas & New Year Celebrations
Although you’re welcome at any time of the year, November to March is the best time if you want to enjoy New Year and Carnival celebrations.

Source: Audley Travel [16]

🚍 Local Travel

  • Taxis are the best way to get around the city. They are safe (especially for a night out) and an affordable option for local travel.
  • Buses are a cheaper and easily accessible means of transportation in Brazil.
  • Metro is the most convenient way to get around metropolitan cities like Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Source: World Nomads [17]

🎉 Major Celebrations

Major Celebrations in Brazil

Major Celebrations in Brazil

Source: Travel Triangle [18]

🗣️ Language

  • Most Brazilians speak Portuguese [19]  as their first language, followed by German, Spanish and other languages.
  • Although English is still not a popular language here, you’ll find English speakers in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

💲 Currency

The Brazilian Real (symbol – R$) is the currency of Brazil. [20] And 1 BR is equivalent to 0.21 USD.

If you’re carrying more than 10,000 BR, you must declare it at customs. [21]

✝️ Culture

  • Brazil is known to have a diverse culture and is rich in folk traditions.
  • People of all age groups here are fond of music and dance. The Bossa Nova & the Samba are favorites among Brazilian folks.
  • They also encourage art and literature. Moreover, several museums reflect the artistic side of Brazil.
Roman Catholicism is the most followed religion in Brazil (practiced by roughly two-thirds of the Brazilian population).

Source: Commisceo Global [22]

Is It Safe To Get Dental Work in Brazil?

Now let’s discuss safety tips from both patients’ and tourists’ perspectives.


No place is safe if you don’t do proper research before visiting.

Therefore, we suggest you cross-verify the clinic’s reviews and dentist’s credentials for added safety.

However, we at DentaVacation consider your safety as our utmost duty.

The points below will prove the credibility of our partner clinic.

  • Dentists associated with us have 20+ years of experience.
  • The clinic uses Anvisa approved sterilization process to disinfect lab instruments and surgery equipment.
  • International Brands are used like Derig, Straumann, Nobel, & Neodent for dental implants.
  • The clinic offers a warranty on titanium dental implants (5 years) and dentures (2 years).

Brazil is a relatively safe country for tourists and visitors. [23] But you are still advised to take necessary precautions to avoid any mishap.

  • Keep your valuables locked
  • Don’t flaunt in public places
  • Avoid dark and deserted areas
  • Book taxis directly from your hotel
  • Don’t take a self-guided tour to favelas
  • Avoid using ATMs in secluded areas

Source: Travel.State.Gov [24]


Dental Work in Brazil: Reviews

Final Word

From high-quality dentistry to attractive sightseeing options, Brazil has got it all. It ticks all the boxes for a nice dental vacation.

Now, you’ve all the essential information about dental work in Brazil. So, when are you planning your dental trip here?

If you have any doubts, feel free to contact us!

FAQ’s

The cost of a titanium dental implant in Brazil is $1,300. However, the same procedure costs $5000 in the US. Therefore, expect to save 74%!

Similarly, all-on-4 dental implants in Brazil cost $7,500. In comparison, you pay $24,000 for it in the US. Hence, you’ll save more than 65%.

Thus, we can say that dental work in Brazil comes at a very reasonable price.

The cost of a single porcelain veneer in Brazil is $1,100. The same treatment in the US costs twice as much, i.e., $2,500.

A single composite veneer in Brazil costs $440. In the US, you have to pay $1,500 for it. Thus, cost savings can run up to 70%!

Dentistry in Brazil is top-notch and cheaper at the same time.

Our partner clinic uses advanced technology and world-renowned brands like Derig, Straumann, Nobel & Neodent (for dental implants).

On top of that, Brazilian dentists are world-class with years of experience.

They are proficient in their work and will ensure your dental treatment goes smoothly.

Go sightseeing on your dental trip!

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