In the past few years, the dental tourism industry in Asian countries have undergone sharp growth, especially in Vietnam. Meanwhile, Ho Chi Minh City, one of the top destinations for dental work in Vietnam has marked a lot of significant milestones in its development. If you are considering Vietnam for your dental holiday, take a look at Ho Chi Minh City and see why it definitely makes your Vietnam dental holiday packages worthwhile.
The number one destination for your dental holiday in Vietnam
Flights to Ho Chi Minh City are numerous and affordable. There are direct flights from Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airlines, Singapore Airlines, etc. are trustworthy brands that you can consider for your international flights. A round-trip ticket’s price is about $108, $565 - 652$, $87 - $195 for those who depart from Singapore, Australia, and Hong Kong respectively. Even with all transportation and travel expenses to Vietnam, the total expenses still lower up to 70% in comparison to taking treatment in other countries.
Developing tourism industry
Love the environment of bustling streets, the taste of coffee in some peaceful alleys, or the colorful lights of night markets? Ho Chi Minh City, the economic center of Vietnam, has everything you are looking for as a travel destination. The first attraction that you don’t want to miss out is the Bitexco Tower and SkyDeck - the highest buildings in Vietnam. This 68-story tower has a unique and modern design as a helicopter landing pad. You can enjoy the view of the whole city with a cocktail and other fun activities. For foodaholics, Ben Thanh Market will definitely satisfy you as it serves all the traditional and unique food of the city such as com tam, goi cuon, banh xeo, etc. If you prefer sightseeing and taking memorable photos, take a tour to Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral - one of the few remaining strongholds of Catholicism in the city. Joining the Mekong delta tour by bus and experiencing the traditional rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta inhabitants is also a good choice.
With its modern and high-quality of life standard, Ho Chi Minh City is an ideal place attracting a lot of expatriates, which creates good conditions for the fast formation and development of many international dental clinics.
Top-quality clinics, state-of-the-art technology
Dentists and staff in Ho Chi Minh City international dental clinics are most proficient in English, some of them also speak French. They can communicate with you without using a translator. The language barrier is no longer a big issue since most dentists can explain to you fluently in English every step during the treatment process. Most dentists in Ho Chi Minh City graduated from popular dental universities in Vietnam such as Ho Chi Minh city’s Medicine and Pharmacy University and Hanoi Medical University. They also have undergone professional training programs from developed countries like the US, Australia, and NewZealand.
When it comes to the quality of clinics, many Ho Chi Minh City’s dental clinics are SO 9001 accredited or Global Clinic Rating TM accredited - which represents the international standard for quality assurance in healthcare. The clinics are equipped with world-class technology from top dental equipment manufacturers from Japan and the USA such as Morita, Dentsply Sirona, Kerr. Another important thing is that all clinics strictly follow infection control guidelines. Infection control involves plenty of factors such as environmental cleaning/disinfection, sterilization of dental equipment, transmission-based precautions, hand hygiene, etc. You can check the safety details by checking with the patient coordinator or taking a virtual tour when meeting online with your dentist.
Top English-speaking dental clinics in Ho Chi Minh City
Below are three of the most trustworthy international dental clinics in Ho Chi Minh City. For more information such as profiles of the dentists, services, and reviews of the clinics, please visit Lotus Dental Travel website - the leading dental tourism facilitator in Vietnam. There are many other clinics for you to consider and choose the one that fits you best!
Starlight Dental Clinics
Established in 1996, the clinic has been FDA certified and CE marked for Europe and ADA standards. The dental clinic adheres to the highest standards of hygiene and sterilization. Over 15,000 patients, both Vietnamese and foreigners, become loyal customers of Starlight since they are professional and transparent in quality information.
Dr. Hung & Associates Dental Center
Dr. Hung & Associates Dental Center is a top-notch dental clinic in Vietnam and has been established for over 20 years. They provide the highest quality in treatment with full range dental services, modern equipment, lab-in-house with CAD-CAM technique. Not only do they deliver the best results but they also offer you reasonable costs. But most importantly, the dental experts always enhance professional skills, work devotedly to provide their customers with a beautiful smile.
Consisting of both general practitioners and professionals from various fields; these staffs are not only multilingual, communicate comfortably with more customers from all around the world, but also have received international training from the US, France, and Singapore. Along with the qualified staff, Elite Dental has modern technologies and they separate their two clinics by specific departments: one clinic specializes in implant and prosthodontics, the other clinic focuses on orthodontics and general dentistry.
The promising prospect of Ho Chi Minh City in the dental tourism industry
In 2019, Ho Chi Minh City has welcomed more than 40 million tourists, including 8,5 million international tourists (According to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism). Many of them travel a thousand miles to Ho Chi Minh City for high-quality dental work at a reasonable price. It is expected that the number of dental tourists will increase threefold in 2020, providing strong development in the medical tourism field of Vietnam. The main segmentation Ho Chi Minh City is concentrating on is tourist patients from Australia and NewZealand. Besides, due to the high dental cost in their home countries, in the past few years, patients from the USA, Canada and Singapore tend to gett dental vacation packages in Ho Chi Minh City. With its advantages of accessibility, affordable price, and the high-quality of life standard, Ho Chi Minh City promisingly becomes a potential candidate for the most worth-visited dental destination in Asia.