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Dental Work in Colombia lets you have the picture-perfect smile without digging a hole in your pocket.

The affordable cost [1]Adroit Market Research
Global Dental Tourism Market Size
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of dental treatment and the touristic delight offered here makes Colombia an enthralling dental tourism site.

Dental work in Colombia Cost Comparison
Cost of Dental Implants in Various Countries

Cost of Dental Work in Colombia, SA

Affordable procedures with quality work are the prime demands of anyone looking for dental care in Colombia. 

Colombia offers dental work at a cost that can save you nearly 70% money as compared to the treatment cost in the USA or Canada. Cost comparison between Colombia dental prices with the USA prices will make the picture clearer.

Dental Work Cost comparison: Colombia & USA
Procedure Colombia USA
Same-Day Implant with Crown $1,000 $4,000
Single Titanium Implant $795 $2,500
All-on-4 Dental Implants $7,000 $24,000
All-on-6/8 Dental Implants $9,000-$11,000 $29,500
Veneer $400-$500 $800-2,000
Root Canal treatment $110-$200 $1,000-2,000
Zoom Whitening $200 $900
Porcelain Crown for Implants $490 $1495
Full Porcelain crown $590 $3,000[2]Colgate
How Much Does A Porcelain Crown Cost?
“If you get a porcelain crown, cost can vary between $800 and $3,000 per tooth….”
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Porcelain Veneer per unit $400 $1,250

**Cost in USA clinics is based on online research. 

Dental Clinics and Dentists in Colombia

Centro de Implantes de la Costa, Cartagena

Dental Work in Colombia Clinic, Cartagena

Located on the north coast of Colombia, South America, Centro de Implantes de la Costa is a popular dental tourism clinic in Cartagena.

The clinic is known to use latest German CEREC technology which helps in providing quick and effective patient support.

Oliver Julio- Colombian Dentist Cartagena, Colombia

It is owned by Dr. Julio Oliver, one of the most visited Dentists in Colombia, who has more than 15 years of experience in the field.

He is specialized in Endodontics and is a Masters in Oral Rehabilitation. Also, he has completed his specialty in Implantology from Veracruz University of Mexico.

Dentica by Cristina Suaza, Bogota

Dental Clinic in Bogota, Colombia

A brand name for dental clinic in Bogota, Dentica is run by Cristina Suaza who is an active member of the Colombian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

The clinic uses state-of-the-art technology that provides quality treatment to the patients and the dental team is trained to deliver the best of results.

English Speaking Dentist in Bogota, Colombia

You will find English speaking dentists in Colombia in Dentica. The staff here is also well-versed in Spanish, French, German and Portuguese, so, you are free to discuss your problems comfortably.

Oralimagen, Medellin

Dental Clinic in Medellin, Colombia

Headed by Dr. Johana Ossa Gomez, Oralimagen is a dental clinic in Medellin with a history of successfully treating thousands of patients in Medellin.

Dentist in Medellin, Colombia

The colombian dentist, Dr. Johana Ossa Gomez, is certified by Dr. Christian Coachman in Digital Smile Design. She also specializes in Oral Rehabilitation and has 15+ experience in the industry.

Planning Dental Work in Colombia

According to a detailed report from Colombia Reports,[3]Colombia Reports
“Colombia’s tourism industry has grown more than 300% since 2006 when only 1 million foreigners visited the country…..”
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 Colombia is experiencing a massive inflow of tourists from all over the world. As of 2018, more than 3 million tourists had entered the Colombian borders.
Foreign visitors for Dental Work in Colombia

Things to do in Colombia

If you are looking forward to dental tourism Colombia, then here is a list of things which you should consider doing here apart from the treatment.

  • Download Apps: [4]Culture Trip
    The Essential Apps to Download Before Visiting Colombia
    “…there are some great apps out there to assist you in your travels, so here are the essential apps to download before visiting Colombia…”
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Mobile Apps needed in Colombia

Before entering Colombia (and not Columbia), it is better to download certain mobile apps so that you fully enjoy your journey.

  • Tappsi Taxi app– This app will connect you to the yellow taxis which can also be tracked using GPS.

You can also go for Uber; however, it is illegal because of non-compliance with the Colombian laws. Nonetheless, it is equally prevalent, but you should be cautious while using Uber.

  • Moovit Routes: Moovit can help you sort out the normal route and the TransMilenial system route separately.

While using the bus system, you will even receive notifications of when to get-off on your stop. The app not only gives you real-time information about the bus route, but the regular bike routes are equally accurate.

  • Google Maps and Waze: Both these apps provide proper road maps and directions, whether you are walking through Colombian cities or taking your own cars.
  • Duo Lingo and Google Translator: Spanish is widely spoken across Colombia. So, if you are not familiar with the language, these apps can help you in conversing with the locals.
  • UberEats: If you don’t want to hunt for food, just order it using this app. It connects you with the local restaurants which will deliver food at your doorstep.

Places to Visit in Colombia


Dental tourism Destination-Bogota

The capital city of Colombia, Bogota offers many things to the tourists.[5]The New York Times
36 Hours in Bogotá
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  • Museo del Oro: Has a spectacular range of all-glowing gold statues, jewelry, and mask that belong to the pre-historic times. The visits are free on Sundays and cost 4,000 pesos at other times.
  • Monserrate mountain: For trek-lovers, Monserrate mountain can you a nice adrenaline rush with its rough terrain and panoramic view on the top.
  • Barrio La Candelaria: A historically rich part of Bogota, Barrio La Candelaria is fully packed with interesting churches, museums, shops and eating points.


Dental Tourism Destination-Cartagena

Cartagena is a Caribbean city and tourists come here to enjoy the weather over here. [6]CNN Travels
The best things to do in Cartagena, Colombia
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  • Port, Fortresses, and Group of Monuments: This military fortification in Cartagena is included in the UNESCO world heritage site list. People often visit this place to experience the rich blend of 16th, 17th and the 18th-century military architecture.
  • Plaza de la Trinidad: A place that experiences a party-like atmosphere every Sunday. So if you are here in Cartagena on the weekend, then you simply can’t afford to miss out the fun. Look out for the free Zumba classes over here.


Dental Tourism Destination-Medellin

The City of Eternal Spring, Medellin is a hub of art and education. Try “Paisa” which is simple food cooked with wonderful flavors.

  • Plaza Botero: It is an open area with huge statues made by a famous Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.[7]CNN travel
    Medellín: From ‘most dangerous city’ to tourist hot spot
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  • Catedral Basílica Metropolitana: This church is a catholic cathedral whicH is solely dedicated to Virgin Mary. It is declared as the National Monument by the Colombian government as it is one of the major archtectural works in the country.

Dental Tourism Colombia Reviews

Kike is delighted with the quality she received with her teeth work in Cartagena, Colombia. She had 3 implants done with a crown from Dr. Julio Oliver and all of them went well. Quentarius and Lee had the same experience and they highly recommend dental work in Cartagena, Colombia to everyone.

David Smith also talks about his dental treatment in Medellin. He came to Dr. Johanna for Bridges and Crowns and found the ceramic ones work for him the best. Diseno and Billy are satisfied with the expertise of Dr. Johanna and are willing to come back in the future if they ever felt the need for any dental work.

Levi Daniel Pérez, from the US, is a happy client from Bogota. He is quite impressed with the Dental work in Colombia-Bogota. Levi has reviewed Dr. Suaza’s work and has surely recommended the services here. Roger and Ben are equally happy and they believe that their confidence has improved after they had their teeth done in Bogota.

Read more about dental options like implants, dental crowns, dentures, etc.

FAQ-Dental tourism in Colombia

  • How much is tooth work in Colombia?
  • Where can I get cheap dentistry in Colombia?
How much is tooth work in Colombia?

In Colombia, while an implant cost begins at $795, the average dental treatment cost ranges between $200 (for Zoom whitening procedure) till $11,000 (for full-mouth restoration process).

In any case, you will save approximately 70% of the cost back home.

Where can I get cheap dentistry in Colombia?

The different cities in Colombia offer cheap but quality dental treatment. Some hot-spots for dental works in Colombia are the Cartagena, Medellin, and Bogota. This is because the cost of living in Colombia is a fraction of the cost in the USA. [10]NY Post
Olivia Balsinger
“…the annual median income for a general dentist in Cartagena is $25,268 and $233,933 for a Manhattan-based general dentist….”
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On average, the cost of dental work in Cartagena begins at $200.

  • Is dental work in Colombia safe?
  • Does your dentist know English?
Is dental work in Colombia safe?

Dental work in Colombia is absolutely safe.

Our dentists have completed their degrees from accredited institutions[8]Jorge A. Jaramillo, Jairo H. Ternera Pulido, Jaime A. Castro Núñez, William F. Bird and Takashi Komabayashi
Dental education in Colombia
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in Colombia and follow procedures set by the Colombian Authority, Secretariat Regional Health and Social Protection which makes it quite safe in here.

The list of universities from where our team is trained is mentioned below:

  1. La Universidad De Cartagena
  2. Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia
  3. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota
  4. University of Antioquia
Does your dentist know English?

Yes, all our dentists are fluent in English.

It is very important that your doctor understands your problem. Language barrier sometimes makes it hard to interact.

For this reason, we make sure that we include only those doctors in our team who understand and can speak good English.

    • Is it safe to visit Colombia in 2019?
    • Is insurance accepted in Colombia for dental work?
    • Which implant brands are used in Colombia?
    • Do Colombian dentists accept USD ($)?
    Is it safe to visit Colombia in 2019?

    Colombia is a safe city as compared to the past. According to the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC),[9]OSAC
    Colombia 2019 Crime & Safety Report: Cartagena
    “ollowing the November 2016 peace accord with the FARC, attacks committed by this group as an organization stopped almost entirely…”
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    the nuisance creators have stopped their attacks completely. Although petty crimes are still reported in Colombia, but these can be avoided with a cautious approach.

    Is insurance accepted in Colombia for dental work?

    Dental treatment in Colombia accepts insurance plans and can assist you with the paperwork as well.

    You can ask for all the required documents and we will mail it to you at your registered e-mail ID.

    Which implant brands are used in Colombia?

    The Colombian Dentists prefer international brands for implants to keep uniformity and reliability. These include, Straumann, BioHorizon and Neodent.

    You can also ask for details about other equipment that will be used during your treatment.

    Do Colombian dentists accept USD ($)?

    Mostly all the dental clinics in Colombia accept payments in US dollars.

    Other forms of acceptable payment methods are Colombian Pesos, account transfers and credit or debit cards.

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