Dental Treatment in HCMC: An Overview

Health - Saigon/HCMC: Feb. 23, 2016

Foreign dentists are attracted to practising in Vietnam due to its embrace of the latest dental technology in addition to the low-stress lifestyle and warm climate. This, of course, is good for expatriates because not only are you likely to find a dentist who speaks your native language, but the service will be much cheaper than you would ever pay in your native country.


Facility at Dental Arts of Saigon

These prices can range anywhere from 30-50% below those in Europe, Australia or North America. Services at clinics around city include filling cavities, implants, surgery and orthodontics (mostly well done by international standards) for both children and adults. Full-mouth reconstruction is possible. Due to the wide range of capabilities and state-of-the-art technologies already available, though in limited supply, dental tourism is on the rise in Vietnam.

What about dental treatment cost?

Below is a typical range of prices for dental treatments in HCMC:

Type of CareVietnamese Chain ClinicStarlight Dental ClinicSmile Dental ClinicDental Arts of Saigon
Teeth cleaning From VND250,000-600,000 From VND600,000-VND1.2M From VND884,000-VND2.2M From VND850,000-VND1.9M
Teeth whitening VND4M at clinic, VND1.5M-2M for home whitening products From VND4M-6M (home bleaching, office bleaching or combine) VND2.2M-3.3M Around VND6.5M at clinic
Filling From VND300,000-800,000 From VND700,000-VND2.5M From VND774,000-VND2M From VND2.1M-5.5M
Teeth whitening VND4M at clinic, VND1.5M-2M for home whitening products From VND4M-6M (home bleaching, office bleaching or combine) VND2.2M-3.3M Around VND6.5M at clinic
Ceramic crown (price depends on material) From VND4.5M-5M From VND6.5M-13.5M From VND7.7M-13.2M From VND13M-VND19M
Implant From VND20M-30M Over VND50M N/A From VND34M-43M
Braces From VND38M-VND65M From VND40M-65M From VND22M-77.3M From VND32M (Orthodontic treatment, painless without braces)

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