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Postby Prop » Mon, 15 Dec 2008 4:29 pm

Hi John,

So just to reiterate you did end up going to Bangkok Smile Dental (www.bangkoksmiledental.com) for your work? I am also thinking of going there for some work- I need to get some braces.

Can you tell what the negatives were that you experienced?

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Postby pakjohn » Mon, 15 Dec 2008 5:49 pm

Hi Prop;

I did go there and like I said; I'm satisfied that I got my moneys worth from the clinic I did the trip report on.
Recommend you get a quote from a couple places though and negotiate the price, due to all the instability in Thailand you can most certainly get a better rate by comparing clinics. Another poster appeared to be quite happy with Bangkok International Dental Clinic. I don't know anything about them other than the location is also convenient to hotels, shopping, skytrain, etc. A third with a good reputation is Bumrungrad <spelling> Hospital.
I'm going back in late March or early April and will probably be there 3 or 4 days.
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Postby lowjason » Tue, 16 Dec 2008 11:35 am

It is good idea to go oversea to save cost. Malaysia is nearer than Thailand.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 16 Dec 2008 6:27 pm

lowjason wrote:It is good idea to go oversea to save cost. Malaysia is nearer than Thailand.


The lowest cost doesn't mean the best savings. Thailand is much better than Malaysia both in workmanship and facilities. Additionally they are cheaper. Malaysia may be closer but if you have to keep returning then how?

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Postby pakjohn » Tue, 16 Dec 2008 7:22 pm

The lowest cost doesn't mean the best savings. Thailand is much better than Malaysia both in workmanship and facilities. Additionally they are cheaper. Malaysia may be closer but if you have to keep returning then how?


Exactly right... I followed up on recommendations made for clinics in Malaysia but found 4 clinics in a row asked me where I was living before they would give prices. When I did get a price it was only about 12 percent cheaper than Singapore. Factor in travel and it cost about the same. After I didn't reply with interest I received phone calls from 2 of the 4 wanting to negotiate a price. Not saying quality and value can't be found closer than Thailand, just saying I didn't find it.
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Postby Prop » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 3:18 pm

pakjohn wrote:Hi Prop;

I did go there and like I said; I'm satisfied that I got my moneys worth from the clinic I did the trip report on.
Recommend you get a quote from a couple places though and negotiate the price, due to all the instability in Thailand you can most certainly get a better rate by comparing clinics. Another poster appeared to be quite happy with Bangkok International Dental Clinic. I don't know anything about them other than the location is also convenient to hotels, shopping, skytrain, etc. A third with a good reputation is Bumrungrad <spelling> Hospital.
I'm going back in late March or early April and will probably be there 3 or 4 days.


Thanks John - With the Bumrungrad hospital, do you know if you can book dental work with them direct or do you need some referral?

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Postby pakjohn » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 9:46 pm

No problem..

Don't know about Bumrungrad, but I can't imagine you'd need a referral. Just google it.. or do a search on here, there are some posts regarding dental work at that hospital
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Postby Fyrefly » Thu, 28 May 2009 10:35 am

Hi Pakjohn,

Did you return to BSDC earlier this year for more work? I would like to know how things went. I'm in Australia and my son, daughter and myself need quite a bit of dental work. It appears that it would be much cheaper for us to go to Thailand than have it done here.

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Postby pakjohn » Thu, 28 May 2009 3:26 pm

I did go back to Thailand, just a couple weeks ago, and still highly recommend it! The tourism industry is starting to return but prices are still cheap and service is very attentive due to low numbers.

I used BSDC again and remain a happy customer.

Check Tiger airways for the best flights right now.

Good luck!
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Postby Fyrefly » Fri, 29 May 2009 1:16 pm

Thanks John, will check it out.

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Re: Bangkok Smile Dental Clinic

Postby asianwanderer » Sun, 05 Apr 2015 11:22 pm

Have lived in Thailand for more than a couple of years and never had a personal experience with that dental place. I've only used Thantakit International for my oral prophylaxis and two root canal treatments. The costs were actually a quarter on what was quoted to me back in Sydney. Was very impressed. They won't try ripping you off and were all professional. Most of all, communication was successful. :D


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