A couple of recent articles in the Irish Times and the Independent highlights the dangers of travelling overseas for dental treatment.
* Always get a 2nd opinion
* Find out who will be carrying out the treatment and what their qualifications are
* Consider what happens if it goes wrong – is there a complaints resolution service in place (as there is in Ireland) or in the worst case scenario is there any recourse for compensation?
* Remember that your enamel NEVER grows back and should be treated conservatively. Choose the least agressive treatment that will do the job effectively. Getting 8 ill-fitting crowns for €200 each is not a bargain!