Every year, thousands of Americans and Canadians seek affordable dental work. The dental work in Colombia is an answer to someone who needs quality dental care without digging a hole in their pockets.
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Colombia has seen a remarkable thrust in the tourism industry. This is because of many reasons,
The cost of dental work in Colombia lets you save more than 70% on the cost. Here, the cost of all-on-4 implant procedure begins at just $7,000 which is $24,000 in the USA. Similarly, you can see a huge price difference for dentures, crowns, fillings, veneers, and other dental procedures.
|Porcelain Crown (with Abutment)||$1,500||$600-700|
|Root Canal treatment||$1,000-2,000||$110-140|
|Veneers (Per Unit)||$800-2,000||$400-490|
Full Mouth Rehabilitation
|All on 4 with Acrylic denture||$24,000||$7,000-7,895|
|All on 6 with Acrylic denture||$29,500||$9,000-9,580|
*Prices may vary with the complexity of the case.
There are multiple factors which make the dental procedure prices in Colombia cheaper. Primarily, the cost of living in Colombia is low and it offers affordable quality healthcare as well. Forbes
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Another important factor is, unlike dentists in the USA, the dentists here do not pass out from their colleges with student debt. This student loan is usually reflected in the procedure cost in America which increases the overall dental cost.
Our partner clinics in Colombia are present in three locations, namely, Bogota, Medellin and Cartagena.
Bogota is the capital city of Colombia. Unlike Cartagena, this city is away from the coastlines and is located at an high altitude. Therefore, the weather here in Bogota is a bit cooler.
Our partner clinic in Bogota is fully equipped with latest equipments. It has an in-house radiology lab, permanent power plant service, basic life support system, rainwater recycling plant and anxious patient management system.
Our partner dentist in Bogota holds an experience of 10 years in the industry. She is a graduate from the San Martin University.
She has hands-on experience in oral surgery, aesthetics and facial orthopedics, dental implantology, and orthognathic surgery and is an active member of the Colombian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ACCOMF) in Latin America.
Cartagena is located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea. The white-sand beaches and the turquoise blue waters make it the most favorable hot-spot for tourists coming to Colombia.
Our partner clinic in Cartagena is a fully-equipped dental establishment. You will find a comfortable waiting area, with high-quality equipment and trained bilingual staff here.
The Cartagena Dentist is a specialized Implantologist and Endodontist who have completed his degrees from accredited institutions like the Veracruzana University of Mexico and the University of Cartagena. He has also completed his Master’s degree in Oral Rehabilitation and Clinical Biochemistry.
Medellin, also knowns as the “City of Eternal Spring” is the second largest country of Colombia. Over here, you will enjoy the flower festival which is celebrated with great pomp-and-show.
Our partner clinic in Medellin offers state-of-the facilities to its clients. They have an in-house dental laboratory which helps them to deliver timely results.
We have a team of dentists working with us who are specialized in various areas of dentistry. The orthodontists are certified by the Colombian Society of Orthodontics. The implantologists, endodontists, pedodontists and other staff is also certified from accredited institions.
If you are travelling from USA or Canada, the travelling to Colombia through air is the best option. Here is a list of flight details to reach two major cities, Bogota and Cartagena in Colombia.
|City||Duration||Distance||No. of Stops|
|Miami (MIA)||3 hrs 30 min||1,509 mi||Non-Stop|
|New York (JFK)||5 hrs 48 min||2,486 mi||Non-Stop|
|Los Angeles (LAX)||7 hrs||3,476 mi||Non-Stop|
|Toronto (YTZ)||13 hrs 5 min||2,708 mi||2 Stop|
|City||Duration||Distance||No. of Stops|
|Miami (MIA)||2 hrs 46 min||1,105 mi||Non-Stop|
|New York (JFK)||5 hrs||2,096 mi||Non-Stop|
|Los Angeles (LAX)||8 hrs 40 min||3,151 mi||1-stop|
|Toronto (YTZ)||7 hrs 35 min||3,715 mi||1-Stop|
We suggest you should do thorough research about the clinic and the treating dentist.
Spanish is the language spoken in Colombia. However, the Spanish here in Colombia is a little different. So, it is better that you know some Colombian slangs so you are not stuck with a language barrier.
Some common Colombian words & phrases are: