Dental problems can be tough on your well-being and your savings. Worry not! We have a solution for you, affordable and safe dental work in Hungary. Continue reading ahead.

Hungary has a fine reputation for high-quality care at a low cost.

It is proved by the fact that the country is the 2nd most preferred dental destination on the globe. [1]

Read ahead to know more about the country’s best dental clinics and surgeons.

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What Are the Popular Dental Services in Hungary?

You can get high-quality dental services in Hungary. Experienced and licensed dentists perform the treatments.

Listed below are some of the popular procedures available here:

👉 Restorative work

👉 Bridges and crowns

👉 Dentures and dental implants

👉 Prosthodontic

👉 Cosmetic dentistry

👉 Complete smile makeover

👉 Oral and maxillofacial surgeries

👉 Fillings (silver, gold, or composite resins)

Europe’s dental tourism market may reach 1.8 billion by 2025, led by Hungary. [2]

Cost of Dental Work in Hungary

In Hungary, dentist prices are 40-70% less than in the UK and other Western European countries.

Procedures like all on 4 dental implants in Hungary cost you $5,200 per arch, while the same costs $15,000 in the UK.

You can get porcelain veneers in Hungary at $405, whereas in the UK, they’ll cost you a whopping $1,100.

Dental Work in Hungary Cost Comparison (USD)
Dental Work USA/Canada UK Hungary
All-on-4 Dental Implants $24,000 $16,000 $6,350
All-on-6 Dental Implants $28,000 $18,000 $6,550
All-on-8 Dental Implants $35,000 $20,000 $12,000
Porcelain Emax Crown (per unit) $200 $1,500 $600
Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown $1,200 $1,000 $350
Zirconium Crown (per unit) $2,000 $1,500 $450
Porcelain Veneers (per unit) $2,100 $1,100 $405
Snap on Denture (2 implants) $6,000 $5,000 $2,110
Regular Teeth Cleaning $550 $400 $92
Teeth Whitening (in office) $1,000 $620 $296
Root Canal $1,500 $920 $200
Composite filling $250 $225 $110
Extraction (Surgical) $650 $400 $145
Fixed Clear Braces $6,000 $4,200 $2,780
*Prices are case dependent

Low-cost dental work is also available in European countries like RomaniaBulgaria, and Croatia.

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Why Is Hungary the Best Destination for Dental Work?

Budapest, Hungary accounts for 40% of Europe’s share of global dental tourism.

-Socialist Health Association [3]

It is the European “mecca” for dental treatments due to the following reasons:

Affordable Treatment

The ideal cost-benefit ratio is the primary reason for getting dental work in Hungary. You can save up to 70% of the cost here than in the UK.

Clinics in Hungary offer much lower prices than in Europe. The following reasons owing to the low costs-

  • Hungary has a high VAT rate in Europe at 27% but excludes dental work. [4]
  • The cost of living is low. [5] So rents, labor costs, and business rates are low.
  • Low education fees, although education is on par with international standards. [6]
  • Rising technology standards at low expenses. [7]

Affordable Dental Work in Hungary

Affordable Dental Work in Hungary

High-Quality Services

👍 Investment from the Hungarian government and the EU has added to the quality of dentistry. [8]

👍 With international training and experience, Hungarian dentists offer top-quality dental care. It is at par with the rest of Europe.

👍 Due to strict European standards, high-quality materials [9] and advanced technology are used in dental practices.

👍 The clinics offer Alpha BioNobel Biocare, and Megagen implants.

Excellent Guarantee Terms

The government requires local clinics to give a 2-year guarantee for dental work. For dental implants, our clinics offer a 10-year warranty.

Location

Hungary is situated in central Europe and borders 7 countries. Its favorable geographical location attracts a high number of visitors. [10]

36.6 million tourists visited Hungary in 2021. [11]

Experienced Staff

Hungarian dentists have a high level of education and training. The staff is highly skilled, and you’ll be in safe hands here.

Experienced Staff in Hungary

Experienced Dentists in Hungary

English Speaking Dentists

Hungarian dentists and staff in the clinics are fluent in English. You don’t have to be concerned about communication gaps here.

Two-in-One Package

As a member of the EU, travel to and from Hungary is easy for European residents.

  • Hungary has a developed infrastructure, low-cost airlines, and ease in the rules and regulations for medical / tourist visas.
  • Hungary provides a great experience for dental care. You can enjoy a vacation while recovering from dental treatment.

Dental Holiday in Hungary

Hungarian Dental Vacation

Top Dental Clinics in Hungary

Choosing a trustworthy dental clinic can be time-consuming and hectic. If that’s your case, then we have sorted your search.

Listed below are the top dental clinics in Hungary.

Budapest_Dentium-Implant-Center
Dentium Implant Center
4.9 (113 Reviews)
9 Szent Istvan Korut, 1st floor, suite 3, Budapest, Hungary 1055
Mon - Fri 8 AM to 8 PM

Clinic Highlights

  • Advanced technological equipment
  • An experienced and skilled team of dentists
  • English speaking staff
  • Pick-up and drop-off services from the airport
  • The clinic accepts payments by cash, credit cards, and bank transfers
Evergreen Dental Clinic
Evergreen Dental Clinic
4.7 (108 Reviews)
Budapest, Andrássy út 45, 1061 Hungary
Mon - Fri 9 AM to 5 PM, Sat 2 PM

Clinic Highlights

  • A skilled team of dentists
  • Latest dentistry equipment
  • English speaking staff
  • Pick-up and drop-off services from Budapest airport
  • Lifetime guarantee on dental implants and 5-year guarantee on crowns and bridges

Best Dentist in Hungary

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Before After Teeth Whitening in Hungary

Before After Teeth Whitening in Hungary

Dental Tourism in Hungary

Hungary gives rise to feelings of history and traditions at every turn.

There are more than 1,300 natural springs in the country, with 123 in Budapest alone. [12]

From Budapest, known as the city of lights, to the beautiful views in the country, Hungary has a lot to offer its visitors.

Tourist Places

Let’s look at the amazing tourist attractions you can explore in Hungary.

Food

You’ll always find something delicious when it comes to Hungarian food. Listed below are some of the famous Hungarian dishes you should try:

Goulash

Goulash

Fisherman's Soup

Fisherman's Soup

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Meat Stew

Meat Stew

How To Reach Hungary?

Hungary has 6 International airports.

The Budapest airport saw an increase of over 750% in passengers in January 2022, compared to the same month last year. [15]

Flights to Hungary

Flight Duration to Hungary
City Duration No. of Stops
Paris, France (ORY) 2 hrs Non-stop
London, UK (LGW) 2 hrs 35 mins Non-stop
Dublin,Ireland (DUB) 3 hrs Non-stop
Edinburgh, UK (GLA) 3 hrs Non-stop
Manchester, UK (MAN) 5 hrs 35 mins 1 Stop
Vancouver, Canada (YVR) 13 hrs 40mins 1 Stop

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Going About in Hungary

You can travel around easily in Hungary. The country’s transportation system is both efficient and affordable. [16]

Mode of Transport in Hungary
Mode Features
Metro

Metro

  • Budapest has a well-planned and low-cost Metro network.
  • Each station is marked ‘M’ in a circle.
  • You can buy a metro map to figure out the routes at any station.
Trams

Tram

  • Trams are quick but jam-packed and cheaper than the buses.
  • They run through many of the busy streets of Budapest.
Buses

Bus

  • Buses are often crowded and reach many places out of Budapest.
  • When you board the bus, you can purchase a ticket.
  • However, booking in advance is recommended.
Taxi

Taxi

  • Taxis are a great way to get somewhere quickly.
  • The rate sheet must be posted in the cab.
  • Make sure you avoid high-end car taxis to avoid high fares.

Travel Tips for Dental Work in Hungary

Your passport must be valid for a period of 180 days beyond your duration of stay. [17]

  • It allows third-country nationals to enter the Schengen Area for a maximum of 90 days within 6 months for tourism only.
  • Non-European citizens must apply for a short-term Schengen visa under the “tourist” specification. [18]
  • UK citizens don’t require a Schengen visa to enter Hungary. [19]

The best time to travel to Hungary is summer, especially from May to September.

Weather in Hungary
Season Month Temperature
Winter November to February -9° to 8° C
Spring March to May 4° to 22° C
Summer June to August 14° to 27° C
Autumn September to November 6° to 24° C

Best Time to Visit Hungary

The official language of Hungary is Hungarian. Although, the dentists are well versed in English.

The currency of Hungary is the Hungarian Forint.

International roaming rates are pretty high. That is why we recommend getting Hungarian sim cards that are relatively cheaper.

There are many plans you can choose from the providers listed below: [20]

  • Yettel
  • Magyar Telekom
  • Vodafone (Available at Budapest International Airport as well)

Our clinics recommend nothing but the best places for you to stay in Hungary.

  • NH Hotel
  • Senator Apartments
  • T62 Hotel
  • K+K Hotel Opera
  • Leonardo Hotel Budapest
  • Corinthia Budapest

BKK FUTÁR: It’s a free app that shows real-time data on the vehicles’ locations.

Pocket Guide: A location-based audio guide that you can download and use offline.

MOL Bubi: It is a public bike-sharing service app with a total of 2,071 bikes at 156 locations all around Budapest

Budapest Design Map: It shows about 150 Budapest design hotspots, including maps and directions, photos, and descriptions.

GoodGuy Taxi and Uber: A digital tool that helps you to plan your ride, along with tracking your route and extra charges, and get a rough fare calculation for the journey

Travel Advice

  • Take sensible measures against petty crimes such as pick-pocketing.
  • Don’t carry much cash in public places.
  • Always book a taxi from a trustworthy company.
  • Always carry at least one ID proof.
  • Make sure you have your passport throughout the trip.
  • While driving, make sure you follow the traffic rules.
  • Those on prescription medications carry enough medicines as some may not be legal or available in Hungary.
  • Hungary is in the CET zone, which means –1 hour compared to Greenwich Time. Ensure to reset your watch accordingly.

Source: Gov.uk [21] [22]

Is Hungary Safe for Dental Tourism?

Hungary is safe for travelers. According to The Global Peace Index 2021, Hungary ranked 19th with a peace index of 1.494. [23]

Although violent crime is low in Hungary, [24] there are some common tourist traps and petty crimes like pickpocketing and thefts from vehicles.

As a dental tourist, you need to research the dental clinic you’ll visit. Some safety factors to keep in mind are:

  • Qualifications of the dentists
  • Sterilization procedures followed at the clinic
  • Quality of brands
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Good reviews

Conclusion

Does Hungary seem like a great option now? Then don’t delay your treatment anymore! We can help you smile brighter at reasonable costs.

Get the best dental work in Hungary and enjoy a relaxing holiday as a bonus.

Our case managers are here to guide you. For more information on dentists and clinics in Hungary, contact us.

FAQs

In Hungary, dentist prices are much lower than in the USA and UK. The cost is 40-70% less than in the UK.

For example, dental veneers in Hungary cost $360 – $560 in Hungary compared to the UK’s $520 – $1300.

The total cost will vary as per the type of treatment you need.

In Hungary, dental implants cost $900 while $1,900 in the UK. All on 4 dental implants cost around $5,200 – $7,500 compared to the UK’s $16,000.

The end cost may vary depending on your treatment.

The cost of dental crowns in Hungary may range from $100 – $1,000. While the same costs $1,500 in the UK. Thus, you end up saving 80%!

The clinics offer ceramicporcelain, and zirconium crowns. However, your actual cost will be based on the treatment you need.

Yes, the clinic can assist with the paperwork to get reimbursement for dental bills from the insurance company.

Yes, you can travel to Hungary for dental treatment. However, you must regularly check the travel guideline updates to avoid inconveniences.

You need a valid passport and a visa to travel to Hungary.

Hungary no longer requires a vaccine certificate or negative COVID test report for entry.

However, please check the requirements regularly to avoid trouble.

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