Medical Tourism, medical travel or health tourism is the process of planning a trip to another country or a city with regards to procedures and treatments.
Increasing numbers of people are traveling overseas as budget friendly, satisfying, and safe option to experiencing treatment within their home countries. Medical tourists are usually citizens of the developed countries around the world and mostly travel from the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, Russia, EU Countries, the Middle East and many other countries all over the world. They are trying to find destinations where they can combine an amazing vacation with receiving their medical attention at very economical prices.
Turkey has accomplished significant improvements in healthcare through the successful reforms of the last years. Quality, accessibility and technology in healthcare have been enhanced.
Learn the advantages of dental tourism with us
Our clinic has the Authorization Certificate of International Health Tourism given by the Ministry of Health of Turkey. This certificate is a proof of the competence and quality of our clinic for health tourism. In Turkey, if a foreign patient receives his/her treatment in a health institution not authorized for international health tourism, he/she may have trouble with insurance companies or government agencies. To be treated in an accredited health institution assures the quality and legality of your treatment. You may also benefit from some promotions of health tourism in a certificated institution.
Our clinic is experienced in dental tourism and provides services for patients globally who would like to have their treatments and procedures in Izmir, Turkey.
Healthcare System of Turkey
Turkey is currently seeking to join the European Union in the near future. In preparation for this, both government and private healthcare institutions are conducting strict implementation of quality, technical and medical standards. Independent observers constantly monitor these standards. The Ministry of Health sets the local standards and guidelines that are followed by hospitals, healthcare facilities and medical practitioners.
Frequently Asked Questions
You may contact us directly, via telephone, fax or email. You may call us from our contact numbers or fill-out the enquiry form on our website.
When you make an appointment with us, let us know that your family will be traveling with you, and please ask for booking a hotel and/or transfers for you.
Our doctors and staff speak fluently English. You will also get written patient consent letters in English or in your preferred language.
Coming to Turkey is quite simple. Turkish Airlines (THY) has got direct flights to most international airports. Please visit www.thy.com for flight schedules. You may also benefit from special promotions of Turkish Airlines for health tourism.
According to the actual legislations in Turkey, a foreign patient living abroad is exempt from 8% VAT (Value Added Tax) as long as the treatment has been done in an institution accredited for International Health Tourism.
Our clinic is accredited and authorized for International Health Tourism by the Ministry of Health of Turkey.
For multiple entries, please apply in advance to the nearest Turkish Embassy in your country for acquiring these details. Your applications will have to be accompanied by letters from us, explaining the duration of the planned treatment.
Although some countries’ passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 30-90 days, or may apply for entry visas for a fee at the Turkish border gates, it is advised for travellers to call the nearest Turkish diplomatic mission for passport and visa requirements.
You must have all relevant information on your medical condition, including X-rays, test results, medical and dental history/records, and your current medications.
You need to state your name, as it shown in your passport, your present address, and date of birth, a brief note on your medical problem and the preferred date of the appointment
It is best to schedule appointments before your arrival to minimize delays and inconvenience. Our professional staff will provide you information about your treatment costs, payment procedures, local tours and excursions, visa procedures, guidance service after arrival, and in dealing with international insurance companies. They can make arrangements for consultation, second opinions and appointments.
The best sterilization procedure in dentistry is autoclave sterilization. The quality and efficiency of this procedure may differ between autoclave brands and models.Our sterilization procedures consist ultrasonic cleaning and autoclave sterilization. All of our devices of sterilization fulfil European EN13060 norms.