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My wife is going back to visit her family and she has a couple teeth she wants to replace with porcelain veneers I think, could be incorrect spelling. Anyway I know it's cheaper to do it there but she said $75/tooth which seems way to cheap to have it done well. Has anyone else had this done or even have someone they would recommend? Does that sound normal price wise or cheap for Philippines?

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My wife is going back to visit her family and she has a couple teeth she wants to replace with porcelain veneers I think, could be incorrect spelling. Anyway I know it's cheaper to do it there but she said $75/tooth which seems way to cheap to have it done well. Has anyone else had this done or even have someone they would recommend? Does that sound normal price wise or cheap for Philippines?

Where is she going to be staying while in the Phil? I have a friend who is a Mangkukulam and practices Kulam in the Philippines on the island of Siquijor. I could see if he has some spare time to make that problem go away.

Seriously, it helps if we know where she is staying so our answers and better suited for your question.

http://www.dentaldepartures.com/philippines-dental-veneers/

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yes dental is dirt cheap compared to USA and it is usually good work.

Crown or jacket is like 10 times cheaper there.

It depends on location as well

I have fixed up a few of my gf teeth. Last one she got two missing teeth replaced and it cost like $100 per tooth in Manila

I have paid anywhere from 250 peso to 850 peso for filling

I paid like for 10 teeth partial cost like 30,000 peso

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I've been following an ex-pat forum of Americans living in The Philippines and there have been several posts on very cheap but good dental work. One recommended getting a referral from St. Luke's hospital in Manila to avoid being scammed. Another reported he got excellent work and prices from this site: http://gaocdental.com/main.php

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Thanks for the replies, mainly was looking to make sure price seemed in line. She will be in Pampanga, but i was thinking Manilla might be a better place to get it done. I guess for that if it isn't great we can just have them fixed when she gets back for thousands of dollars. I appreciate the input.

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Thanks for the replies, mainly was looking to make sure price seemed in line. She will be in Pampanga, but i was thinking Manilla might be a better place to get it done. I guess for that if it isn't great we can just have them fixed when she gets back for thousands of dollars. I appreciate the input.

I had a buddy who went to Vietnam and had what would of cost close to $10,000 of major dental work done there, for I think he paid around $800. He was pleased.

If I needed major dental work I would not hesitate to get it done in Philippines...

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Look for credentials. I get my work done by a graduate of UP and still practices at UP-PGH.


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We hate the dentist racket here in the USA. It is highway robbery.

A lot of people here drive to Canada, have a vacation there, get the work done, and save money. For major work, you can fly to the Philippines and get it done less expensively in total, but insurance won't pay for the airfare even though it costs less total.

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One of the top dental clinic in Manila is Smiles Dental Clinic at Dusit Manila Hotel...they are pretty good. Prices are higher compared to other dental clinic in the metro but their service is one of the best. And compared in the US, it is still relatively cheap.

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