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Tooth Filling in Turkey

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A tooth filling, also known as a dental filling is one of the most common types of dental restoration procedure in the world. The tooth filling aims to restore the function and integrity of an affected tooth while in the same time protecting it from further decay.

There are a few tooth filling types available for patients - dental fillings can be made from porcelain, gold, silver or composite resin and each type of material has several advantages and disadvantages.

● Gold tooth filling advantages:
Gold tooth fillings are very durable and most fillings last up to 15 years or more. Gold doesn’t corrode and is a very durable material, able to withstand high levels of pressure, making them well suited for restoration work on the molars for example.
● Disadvantages include:
A gold tooth filling is very expensive compared to other dental restoration materials. Patients may be required to visit the dentist at least 2 or 3 times before the filling is complete. Although it is a great material, some patients dislike the idea of having coloured fillings.

● Amalgam tooth filling advantages:
Amalgam tooth fillings are very durable and can last up to 15 years or more. The amalgam material itself is very strong and can withstand a lot of pressure. Patients prefer amalgam tooth fillings because they are relatively inexpensive and very durable.
● Silver/amalgam tooth filling disadvantages:
A silver tooth filling can create discolouration around the teeth after a couple of years and the material itself can expand or contract when subjected to changes in temperature – this can lead to the a tooth crack or fracture.

● Composite tooth filling advantages:
Composite tooth fillings are a popular choice because the material resembles the tooth’s natural colour. This material is often used for visible teeth which don’t need to withstand lots of pressure – such as the front teeth.
● Composite tooth filling disadvantages include:
A composite tooth filling cannot be used for particularly large cavities and their durability is shorter as well. They are also pretty expensive in comparison to amalgam fillings and may require multiple visits to the dentist.

● Porcelain tooth filling advantages:
Porcelain fillings are very resistant - these fillings usually last more than 15 years before experiencing any problems.
● Porcelain dental filling disadvantages:
Porcelain fillings can be quite expensive compared to other materials available.

Tooth Filling Candidates

A tooth filling is recommended for patients with a cavity.

Am I Suitable for Tooth Filling?

Some patients may require root canal treatment before having a dental filling.

Preparing for Tooth Filling

Dental X-rays are usually required before placing a dental filling. The x-rays are done in order to ensure that the tooth is not cracked and that the roots are healthy.

How is Tooth Filling Performed?

The area is first numbed with local anaesthesia before the dentist will begin removing all decayed parts of the tooth. The next step depends on the material used but usually once the filling is placed, minor touches are also done in order to ensure a proper fit and good functionality. The dentist will then polish the tooth, making it less visible.

Tooth Filling Summary

Duration of Operation

30 to 60 minutes

Number of Trips Abroad

1 trip

Minimum Stay

1 - 2 days

Tooth Filling Recovery

Patients will be required to avoid any food and drink for 4 to 6 hours after the filling has been placed. Increase in tooth sensitivity after a filling has been placed is common – it will pass in a few weeks.

Tooth Filling Risks and Complications

Dental fillings risks and complications can include:

● Allergic reaction to amalgam fillings
● Pain around the fillings for up to several weeks
● Fillings falling out

Tooth Filling Side Effects

Tooth filling procedure side effects can include:

● Discomfort
● Increase in sensitivity
● Pain

Tooth Filling Success Rates

The average dental filling success rate is close to 98%, with most fillings lasting between 5 and 15 years or more.

Before and After Tooth Filling

Patients need to maintain oral hygiene practices in order to maintain their fillings and their teeth healthy. Regular checkups with the dentist are also indicated in order to ensure that the fillings have not cracked and are not “leaking”.

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Dental Marmaris

Muğla, Turkey
TDB - Turkish Dental Association
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Alanya Dental Center

Antalya, Turkey
TDB - Turkish Dental Association ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
FROM€ 39
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Dentram Dental Clinic

Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TDB - Turkish Dental Association TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 55
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Tanfer Dental Clinic Flymedi Customer Service Award

Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TDB - Turkish Dental Association TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 55
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Acibadem Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 59
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Kirici Dental Clinic

Antalya, Turkey
1 review
TDB - Turkish Dental Association TTB - Turkish Medical Association TAOMS - Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
FROM€ 70
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Estethica Atasehir

Istanbul, Turkey
19 reviews
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 70
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Acibadem Bodrum Hospital

Muğla, Turkey
5 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
FROM€ 73
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Implant Clinic Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
TDB - Turkish Dental Association TTB - Turkish Medical Association TAOMS - Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
FROM€ 134
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Medical Park Goztepe Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Medical Park Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
10 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Tooth Filling Cost in Turkey

Cheapest Tooth Filling price in Turkey is € 35. Average Tooth Filling cost in Turkey is € 66 where prices can go as high as € 134.

With FlyMedi, you can connect with 11 Dentistry centers in Turkey that are offering Tooth Filling procedures. These Dentistry centers are accredited by international standard-setting bodies including TTB and TDB. Popular Tooth Filling destinations in Turkey include Istanbul, Antalya and Muğla.

Prices listed on this page are the average price for Tooth Filling. Clinics may require more details regarding your medical condition in order to provide you with a personalized Tooth Filling quote. For a more accurate Tooth Filling price quote, please click HERE.

Turkey

Turkey is a treasure trove of traditions, spices, street food delights and destinations for any intrepid tourist. It’s a mix between the familiar and the exotic, ranging from the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene and relaxed Roman ruins spread around Turkey’s Western and Southern coast. Turkey is a fairly large country with 75 million inhabitants. The country spreads between Europe and Asia, with 97% of the country on the Asian side – Asian Turkey. Turkey is encircled and enjoys access to three different seas: The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in Europe, regarding population – It has over 14 million people.

Healthcare

Turkey’s medical infrastructure has improved greatly beginning with the early 2000s and now is one of the biggest medical tourism hubs in Europe and Asia. Turkey has the largest number of JCI-accredited hospitals, second only to the USA and hospitals are more often than not part of international healthcare groups, following strict European protocols and regulations. Turkey has 28.000 medical institutions spread across the European and Asian side but some of the biggest private hospitals and medical centres are in Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum – these also happen to be some of the best tourist destinations in Turkey.

Sights to See

Bodrum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, with its sandy beaches and small streets littered with traditional shops and elegant restaurants. The town used to be called Halicarnassus, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is one of the World’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Bodrum also features a castle built by the crusaders in the 15th century.

Istanbul is the home of several architectural treasures, including the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed between 1609 and 1616 and the Sultan’s body still resides within the mosque. The high ceiling is lined with more than 20000 handmade ceramic tiles, hence the name – The Blue Mosque.

Pamukkale, meaning “The Cotton Castle” in Turkish is a surreal destination in the country’s western region of Denizli, world renowned for its white terraces with warm spring water. The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built over the springs and Pamukkale was a renowned destination in antiquity as well. Tourists can visit the ancient Roman and Greek ruins of the baths, temples and theatres dating to the second century BC.

Things to Know

● If you don’t feel like waiting in a queue, you can get a VISA for Turkey online. The VISA usually costs around $20 for US travellers.

● Turkey’s population is predominantly Islamic so it’s a good idea to wear a headscarf while visiting mosques. Shorts or any other garments that fit under the knee are not prohibited by law but it’s considered good etiquette not to wear shorts for men or short skirts for women.

● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira – the Turkish currency just about everywhere. Most supermarkets and shops also accept credit cards.

● Roaming fees in Turkey can be somewhat expensive, so it’s a good idea to simply buy a new Turkish SIM card and use it while staying in Turkey.

● Turkey’s international calling code is +90.

● Electrical installations usually operate on 220 volts, 50 Hz and use European style plugs and European style sockets. Four and Five star hotels usually provide North American - 120 volts, 60 Hz sockets as well.

● Driving in Turkey can be a hassle sometimes, but very pleasurable at other times. Roads are usually in good shape and some roads actually lack traffic, so it can be a relaxing experience. In Turkey, people drive on the right, so that’s a detail you will need to keep in mind. In some areas, villagers made cardboard and marker pen signs in order to help lost tourist on their way.

● Renting a car in Turkey is quite simple and cheap. If you have the budget for a full insurance, you should definitely take it – if anything happens, at least you won’t have to worry about money.

● The Turkish Airlines Company, THY offers destinations to just about anywhere in the world with a total of 261 destinations. The company was founded in 1933 and features 285 passenger and cargo planes.

● Turkey uses the metric system which is easy enough to understand – 1 Km = 1000 meters, 1 Kg = 1000 grams, and so on. One mile equals 1.60 Km.

● Turkish people are warm and very hospitable - It is customary for people to hug and kiss both cheeks regardless of their gender.

● Turkish street food is very diverse, from the simple bagel-type snack Simit to the familiar pizza-type Lahmacun, there are tons of variants to just about anything. 



● Turkish coffee is world renowned, but it’s also a bit different than say, its American counterpart -  It is usually a strong coffee with a rich aroma, served very hot from a small traditional cup. Be careful not to drink any of the coffee grounds still in the cup.

● Turkish delight, as the name suggests, can be a really sweet delight for tourists. It is made from sugar, starch and just about any fruit or aroma imaginable, including walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, dates, lemon, orange, rosewater and many others. Turkish delight is usually served with coffee and it became popular all around the world, including in the Balkans region and as far as Brazil and North America.

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Tooth Filling FAQ

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An amalgam tooth filling contains mercury. Is it safe?

Amalgam material is a combination of mercury, silver, copper and tin. The other metals make the mercury harmless. It is safe to use for a tooth filling and has been in use for more than 100 years.

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What if my tooth is too decayed for a tooth filling?

If the patient’s tooth is too decayed and a toot filling cannot be applied, a dental implant and crown may be used instead.

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How long does a tooth filling take?

The procedure usually lasts under an hour.