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Old Sep 5, 11, 1:44 pm
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My vote goes to the Bangkok Dental Spa, of which I'm a very satisfied customer since many years. Service is always very professional and friendly and I trust them completely. I've had a crown and several ceramic inlays made and everything fits perfectly.

It's also on an excellent location, within about 5 minutes walking distance of the Sheraton Grande (Close to the corner of Sukhumvit / Asoke)
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Old Sep 5, 11, 2:33 pm
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You've got a bunch of good options here. Bumrumgrad is good, but pricey. Got a bridge and crowns re-done here (after dumping motorcycle). http://www.dentalhospitalbangkok.com/index.html Excellent service, technology, and prices. Plus they're open Sat & Sun (which came in handy in my case). My expat buddies said that St Louis Hospital's prices are the best though. LINK: http://www.thaimakeover.com/cosmetic...-thailand.html wj
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Old Sep 5, 11, 2:47 pm
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I have all my dental work done at Bumrungrad dental clinic. I have always been happy and have had simple things like fillings and cleanings to more complex like surgery. From conversations I have had with others all the choices mentioned above seemed solid. I just continue to go Bumrugrad as quality of service has been good enough for us.
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Old Sep 5, 11, 9:49 pm
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Thanks everyone for the information- I have been looking into BNH and think I am going to start there, however I will definitely look into Bumrungrad and all the others that have been recommended if I want a second opinion or to compare prices.

I really appreciate all of the suggestions!
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Old Sep 6, 11, 1:28 am
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For others, it may be good to start a price comparison.

In Chiang Mai, I pay 500THB for annual cleaning, and have paid 500THB for fillings.
A gold crown that I had done years ago was 10,000THB, but they say will be 13,500 now.

I would be interested in knowing what others are paying for their work. This could be an ongoing updated knowledge base, na?
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Old Sep 6, 11, 2:07 pm
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Most of the diplomats living in Bangkok go to this one:

Dental Hospital
88/88 Sukhumvit 49
Sukhumvit Road, Wattana
Bangkok 10110
Thailand

www.dentalhospitalbangkok.com

I've had all my dental work done there for the past 15 years and am highly satisfied.
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Old Sep 6, 11, 3:36 pm
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Originally Posted by tnmlyger View Post
Most of the diplomats living in Bangkok go to this one:

Dental Hospital
88/88 Sukhumvit 49
Sukhumvit Road, Wattana
Bangkok 10110
Thailand

www.dentalhospitalbangkok.com

I've had all my dental work done there for the past 15 years and am highly satisfied.
Yeah, I got all my teeth put back in there, as I mentioned earlier. Highly recommended. wj
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Old Oct 7, 11, 6:34 am
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I had a dental problem on my last visit, in early September. First, I went to Bumrungrad. They got me in without an appointment, and after a relatively short 20 minute wait, too. However, the dentist I saw seemed a bit out of it. He was significantly older, and there just seemed to be something missing. He couldn't find anything wrong, and suggested that I return in a few days to see if the situation had improved. While he may well have been completely competent, he did not inspire confidence.

On return to the hotel, I spoke with the Concierge about my situation. He suggested that I try The Dental Hospital on Suk Soi 49. Made an appointment and went in a couple of days later. This place is a five story dental hospital, with all specialties on staff and in house. Pediatric, orthodontist, endodontist, etc. At first I saw a general dentist for preliminary examination and diagnosis. She referred me to two specialists (in different specialties), both of whom saw me immediately. They eventually figured out and mapped out a solution for me which worked. I didn't really spend much time talking to the general dentist, but I did speak to the specialists. One was trained at Boston University Dental School, and the other at NYU Dental School. Both were completely fluent in English. (And, coincidentally, both were women.)

Both specialists gave me their cards and told me that if the pain didn't subside in a day or two to call and they would see me right away. Two days after I was seen, one of the senior dentists (that's how he identified himself) called me to see how I was feeling, and if the suggested solution had worked.

All in all, I was happier with the treatment I received at The Dental Hospital. Not to say that they are necessarily more competent than dentists at Bumrungrad, but I felt that the treatment I received on this occasion was better and more patient oriented. It was also easier to get in to see someone.
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Old Oct 8, 11, 6:27 am
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I get most of my medical care at Bumrungrad and have for years, traveling from China to do so for anything non-ermergency and for all checkups. However, I was not impressed by the Dental Center. It does seem a bit "old school" of an operation, and a bit of a red-headed stepchild to the "sexier" Medical-focused plant and equipment. I also think over the last 5 years, it's suffering from the same issues as many of the medical centers--way too much marketing and huge influx of patients (esp international), leading to a more "cattle drive" feeling of being processed rather than cared for. This is not to imply that Bumrungrad dentists are lacking, and certainly if you've got an established good thing going there, keep it that way.

I took a look at The Dental Hospital on Sukhumvit Soi 49 mentioned in the post above, and liked what I saw. Also liked Asavanant on Sukhumvit Soi 55. IMO, these specialty dental centers where this is 100% of what they do, are a better bet than a Comprehensive Medical Hospital, at least for all dental work that does not have a concurrent problem that requires coordination with other medical specialist such as orthopedic/bone, EENT, etc. I have not seen BIDC but have heard good things also.

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Old Nov 5, 11, 12:24 pm
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My crown work, and colleagues root canal were done at:

http://www.thantakit.com/

We used the All Seasons branch, in the same complex at the Conrad Hotel in Wireless Rd. The firm paid all the bills, so can't help you there. My sense is that the crown was about THB 20,000, or around USD 550. This was for visits (investigation, removal tooth bits and apply temp cap, and fitting porcelain crown)

PS Good guess - costs here http://www.thantakit.com/dental-trea...-thailand.html
I had two crowns plus some less-involved work done at Thantakit in 2010 and was impressed. Cost was around 13.5k THB per tooth (this included the 10% online booking discount they offer) for noble metal base with ceramic crowns, which is what the dentist there recommended given these were molars (the more expensive all-ceramic ones are more brittle and don't hold up as well on those back couple of teeth, IIRC).

They have three locations in BKK; I went to two of them on my trip. The HQ building is spacious and state of the art; the other location I visited--as an airline issue necessitated a last-minute schedule change on my part--wasn't as modern-looking or spacious, but the care was just as good. First visit included an exam and consultation plus prep and temporary crown.

If I had the time off this fall, I'd go back for more crowns. I only have 3 days I can spend in BKK, so a couple of fillings and cleaning is all I'll get. Their site claims they can do crowns in 2-3 days, but in speaking with them, they would prefer 4-5 days with the first visit for exam, prep, and temporary crowns and the second for fitting, and a day to come back in if you have any problems with the fitting.

My only reservation is they don't mill, mold, and fire crowns or onlays while you wait, which is a timesaver when available (one 3 hour visit vs. 2x 1.5 hour visits spread over several days).

Cost was about 40% of what I would have paid out-of-pocket in the US for the same procedure, and would have been even cheaper had I not already exhausted my dental insurance for the year.
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Old Sep 27, 14, 9:12 pm
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I agree with exerda, the services in Thantakit is impressive. Not to mention their sophisticated building and friendly staff. Been there like 3 times for an OP, filling and wisdom tooth extraction. But what I loved most about them is the fact that their dentists aren't pushy, unlike the others who kept on padding their pockets with several unnecessary treatments.
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Old Sep 27, 14, 9:15 pm
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Would appreciate any first or second-hand experiences. I need three dental implants. My oral surgeon in Beverly Hills tells me that the cost is close to 15K.
I have heard excellent reports about the treatment at Bumrungrad. However, the reports do not include accounts of dental work.
Please PM with personal experiences.
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I have had all my dental work there for years. I too needed implants. I started the process there then had them stop as their original estimate was "misleading" to say the least. They quoted a couple of hundred thousand baht then raised it to over 1 million baht for 4 implants. So it's in the neighborhood of $10k each.
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Old Sep 27, 14, 10:06 pm
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I used to go to Bum rung rad for dental, ~ 10 years but switched to the Dental Hospital on Sukhumvit Soi 49. I switched, ~ 3 years ago, because of some dissatisfaction at Bumrungrad, and dozens of positive recommendations for the Dental Hospital.

I've only ever had a single crown done - I think it was 20,000 THB ~ 3 years ago. I was quite satisfied. My 6-month cleaning is 1,500 baht; I went a few weeks ago. I take a motorbike taxi from Thong Lor BTS, 30 baht. A lot of visiting friends, colleagues and Thai neighbors go there. They are very responsive, have a lab on site and have done emergency work for friends same day.

http://www.dentalhospitalbangkok.com/
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Old Sep 28, 14, 8:39 pm
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I used to go to Bum rung rad for dental, ~ 10 years but switched to the Dental Hospital on Sukhumvit Soi 49. I switched, ~ 3 years ago, because of some dissatisfaction at Bumrungrad, and dozens of positive recommendations for the Dental Hospital.

I've only ever had a single crown done - I think it was 20,000 THB ~ 3 years ago. I was quite satisfied. My 6-month cleaning is 1,500 baht; I went a few weeks ago. I take a motorbike taxi from Thong Lor BTS, 30 baht. A lot of visiting friends, colleagues and Thai neighbors go there. They are very responsive, have a lab on site and have done emergency work for friends same day.

http://www.dentalhospitalbangkok.com/
I can recommend them as well. I haven't had anything major done though. My favorite hospital in town (Samitivej) is close by too.
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Old Oct 1, 14, 3:24 am
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I had a consult for dental work in Bumrungrad but got pretty put off by the McDonalds inside. How such a reputable establishment can serve junk food is beyond me but its still a great hospital for esoteric illnesses i guess. For my recent Implants and bridge i went to the dental center in Bkk. http://dentalimplantsthailand.org
The dentists there graduated from UCLA and speaks good english. Prices are also much better than ive found elsewhere.
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