You can contact us with any questions and queries you may have by either calling us on 03333394366 or alternatively by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Below are some of the answers to our frequently asked questions:
Q. Would a private dentist look at the dental treatment carried out abroad?
Absolutely. Private dental practices are equipped to review and assess dental treatments performed internationally, including any work done in Turkey. It's important to keep all documentation and details of your treatment for a seamless continuity of care.
Q. Why should I choose Your Perfect Smile by CIT for dental treatment abroad?
Our dedication to quality and patient satisfaction sets us apart. We meticulously vet every dentist and their clinic against Turkish regulations to ensure they provide insured, high-quality treatment. By negotiating fixed prices directly with clinics, we guarantee transparent, unbeatable rates without hidden fees, ensuring you receive the best possible care at the most affordable price.
Q. What makes Turkey a preffered destination for dental treatments?
Turkey offers a unique blend of cost-effective and high-quality dental care, with savings of up to 70% compared to UK prices without compromising on quality or using inferior materials. The country's dentists are renowned for their expertise, especially in cosmetic dentistry, leveraging the same world-class brands and materials used globally. Additionally, Turkey's rich culture, historic sites, and warm climate make it an ideal location for combining dental care with a memorable holiday.
Q. What will be included in the treatment?
Our treatment packages are comprehensive, covering not only the dental procedure itself but also including consultations, x-rays, and depending on your chosen package, accommodation and transfers. We aim to provide a worry-free experience, ensuring all aspects of your treatment and stay in Turkey are seamlessly managed.
Q. How is the cost of my treatment determined?
Following a free consultation, we tailor your treatment plan to your specific needs and requirements, providing you with a detailed cost breakdown. Our prices are transparent, offering significant savings compared to UK rates without compromising on quality or safety.
Q. Are there any additional costs I should be aware of?
We pride ourselves on transparency. The initial quote we provide after assessing your needs will cover all necessary treatments as agreed. Should further treatments be identified by our dentists, you'll be informed and given a revised quote before any additional work begins.
Q. Who will perform my dental treatment and what qualifications do they have?
Your treatment will be carried out by dentists registered with the Turkish Dental Association (TDB), ensuring they meet the high standards of practice required in Turkey. The TDB oversees all dental practitioners, maintaining strict guidelines on procedure, hygiene, and sterilisation standards.
Q. Will I be able to communicate effectively with the dental team?
Yes, our partner dental clinics have staff proficient in English, German, Russian, and French, ensuring clear communication throughout your treatment. We believe effective communication is key to achieving the best outcomes, and we're committed to making sure language barriers are never an issue.
Q. Are reviews/testimonials available from previous clients?
Upon selecting a clinic, we will connect you with a clinic representative who can provide detailed testimonials and references from past patients. This ensures you have all the information needed to make an informed decision about your care.
Q. What happens if I experience complications after my dental treatment?
Should any complications arise within the guarantee period, our clinics will provide necessary remedial work and transfers at no additional cost, except in cases where the guarantee is invalidated by factors such as poor oral hygiene or accidents.
Q. Is my procedure insured?
Yes, all our partner clinics have comprehensive insurance policies covering the dental treatments provided. Additionally, we require all patients to secure medical travel insurance before their journey, offering an extra layer of security and peace of mind.
Q. What is the procedure if I have a complaint?
We have a structured complaints process designed to address any concerns swiftly and effectively. You can request a copy of our complaints procedure from any staff member, ensuring transparency and accountability at all stages of your treatment journey.
Q. How long do dental implants typically last?
Dental implants are designed to be a long-lasting solution for missing teeth, with the potential to last a lifetime. The longevity of an implant heavily relies on consistent oral hygiene and proper care. Regular check-ups and maintenance are crucial to ensure the health and durability of the implant. Factors such as lifestyle, general health, and oral hygiene practices play significant roles in the lifespan of your dental implants.
Q. What is the timeframe for completing a dental implant procedure?
The dental implant process usually requires two visits to Turkey, spaced between 2 to 6 months apart. The initial visit, lasting about 5-7 days, involves implant placement and fitting of temporary veneers. The second visit, also around 5-7 days, is for fitting the permanent veneers or crowns once the implants have fully integrated with the jawbone. This staged approach allows for optimal healing and ensures the best aesthetic and functional results.
Q. What should I expect during the recovery preiod after receiving implants?
Recovery times post-implant surgery can vary, typically ranging from 2 to 6 months, as the implants need to osseointegrate or fuse with the jawbone. The healing process depends on several factors, including the initial health of your gum and bone, the number of implants placed, and individual healing responses. Proper care and following post-operative instructions are essential to ensure a smooth recovery.
Q. Can you explain the "All on 4, All on 5, All on 6 and All on 8" implant procedures?
The 'All-on' series refers to full-arch rehabilitation techniques using dental implants to support a full set of prosthetic teeth. The number (4, 5, 6, 8) indicates how many implants are used to anchor the prosthetic arch. More implants typically provide a stronger, more stable foundation, enhancing the durability and comfort of the prosthetic. The best option depends on the patient's dental health, bone density, and specific needs.
Q. What brands of dental implants do you see?
We prioritise quality and reliability in all our treatments, using only globally recognised implant brands such as Straumann, Hiossen, and Astra. These brands are synonymous with excellence in dental implantology, offering advanced technology and proven success rates. Choosing high-quality implants ensures the best outcomes and longevity for our patients.
Q. Are dental implants and their procedures guaranteed?
Yes, our dental implants come with guarantees ranging from 10 years to a lifetime, depending on the chosen brand. This guarantee covers the implant and associated workmanship, ensuring patients can trust in the quality and durability of their treatment. Specific terms, including care requirements and guarantee scope, will be detailed by your chosen clinic.
Q. What is the expected lifespan of dental veneers?
Dental veneers, particularly those made from high-quality materials like Emax and Zirconium, can last up to 20 years with proper care and maintenance. The longevity of your veneers depends on your oral hygiene practices, lifestyle choices, and regular dental check-ups to monitor the veneers' condition.
Q. How long does the veneer procedure take?
The complete veneer process is typically carried out in a single trip to Turkey, spanning 5 to 7 days. This timeframe allows for the preparation of the teeth, the creation of the veneers, and their final placement and adjustment, ensuring a perfect fit and a natural look.
Q. What can I expect during the recovery period after getting veneers?
Recovery from veneer placement is relatively quick, with most patients fully adapting to their new veneers within 2 weeks. Initial soreness and sensitivity are normal but should subside as your mouth and gums adjust to the veneers. Following post-procedure care instructions will aid in a smooth and comfortable transition.
Q. Which brands of veneers do your clinics use?
We utilise top-tier, globally recognised brands for our veneers, including Emax and Zirconium. These materials are chosen for their durability, aesthetic qualities, and compatibility with natural teeth, ensuring that patients receive the best possible results from their veneer treatments.
Q. What guarantees come with veneer dental treatments?
Our veneers are backed by a guarantee of at least 5 years, with the duration varying based on the chosen material and brand. This guarantee covers any defects in materials or craftsmanship, providing peace of mind and confidence in the quality of your new smile.
Q. Will getting veneers damage my natural teeth?
The process of placing veneers involves minimal alteration of the natural teeth, primarily focusing on the enamel to ensure a proper bonding surface. Our dentists strive to preserve as much of the natural tooth structure as possible, enhancing your smile while maintaining the integrity of your teeth. Veneers are designed to protect and improve the appearance of your teeth without causing harm.
Q. What are the dental crowns, and why are they used?
Dental crowns are custom-made restorations that fit over the entire visible portion of a tooth, providing strength, stability, and a natural appearance. Crowns are used to restore teeth that are significantly damaged, decayed, or have undergone root canal treatment. They can also be used for cosmetic enhancements, improving the shape, color, and alignment of teeth.
Q. How long do dental crowns last?
The longevity of a dental crown depends on the material used and how well you maintain your oral health. On average, crowns can last between 5 to 15 years, with some materials like porcelain and zirconia offering longer durability. Regular dental visits and good oral hygiene can extend the life of your crown.
Q. What materials are used for dental crowns?
Dental crowns can be made from various materials, including porcelain, ceramic, zirconia, and composite resin. Each material has its advantages in terms of aesthetics, strength, and wear resistance. Your dentist will recommend the best material based on the location of the crown, your bite, and your aesthetic preferences.
Q. What is the process for getting a dental crown?
The process typically requires two visits to the dentist. During the first visit, the tooth is prepared by removing any decay and shaping it to fit the crown. An impression is then taken to create a custom crown, and a temporary crown is placed. On the second visit, the temporary crown is removed, and the permanent crown is adjusted, if necessary, and cemented into place.
Q. Can a dental crown improve the appearance of my teeth?
Absolutely. While crowns are often used for restorative purposes, they can also provide significant cosmetic improvements. Crowns can correct the color, shape, and alignment of teeth, offering a durable and long-lasting solution to enhance your smile's aesthetics.
Q. What is composite bonding, and how does it work?
Composite bonding is a cosmetic dental procedure that involves applying a tooth-colored composite resin material to teeth. This method is used to improve the appearance of a tooth that may be discolored, chipped, cracked, or misshapen. The resin is carefully molded and sculpted onto the tooth surface, then hardened with a curing light. It's a minimally invasive, painless procedure that can significantly enhance your smile in just one visit.
Q. How long does composite bonding last?
With proper care and maintenance, composite bonding can last between 5 to 7 years, sometimes longer. The lifespan of bonded teeth depends on oral hygiene practices, eating habits, and avoiding habits that can damage the resin, such as biting nails, chewing hard foods, or using your teeth to open packaging.
Q. What are the advantages of choosing composite bonding?
Composite bonding offers several benefits, including minimal tooth enamel removal compared to other cosmetic procedures, no need for anesthesia (in most cases), and the ability to complete the treatment in just one visit. It's an affordable, effective solution for cosmetic improvements, making it an attractive option for patients looking to enhance their smile without invasive procedures.
Q. Can composite bonding be used to close gaps between teeth?
Yes, one of the common uses of composite bonding is to close spaces or gaps between teeth, offering a quick and effective solution to improve the aesthetics of your smile. Bonding can be precisely color-matched to your natural teeth, providing a seamless, natural-looking result.
Q. Is composite bonding easy to care for?
Caring for bonded teeth is as simple as maintaining good oral hygiene practices. This includes brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting your dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings. Avoiding staining foods and beverages, as well as not using your bonded teeth as tools, will help extend the life of the composite material.