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helpme12

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Has anyone used the implant dentist in Sofia (Bulgaria) called Smile Dental Services Clinic
I'm thinking of going, I'm in the uk
I've got a mega fear of dentists, but I've got to do something
And this seems to be all over in a week when you get there.
I am absolutely petrified. And it's 7.5k which is a lot of money
I'm going to have to get dentures until I've got the money as my teeth are so bad!
It's really bad what I'm going through at moment and I'm so low in mood, not quite suicidal yet but that's just a yet, I'm up and down.
I have a few moments thinking I can do this then I go back to I can't face it.
I'm so depressed I can't think straight and every time one of my failing loose teeth moves my heart starts to race.
 
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letsconnect

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Hi helpme12 :welcome:,

So sorry to hear that you're feeling so depressed over your teeth, and so petrified of seeing a dentist :(.

Generally speaking, there are many pitfalls when it comes to getting dental treatment abroad - please have a read of this thread: Dental Tourism - Good or Bad Idea?

It's not a good idea to rely on positive reviews on the Internet (or even from friends), as problems sometimes can take a while to surface. So someone may be delighted initially, but that doesn't mean that a few years down the road they'll still be happy.

Also, while implants are a brilliant invention, they're not the best solution for everyone and only a dentist who has seen you can help you decide what would be best for you. The most expensive solution isn't always the best solution - it really depends on your individual circumstances. So before jumping to conclusions as to what could or should be done, the first step really should be to get one or more opinions from someone who has seen you in person. We have some tips for finding the right dentist on this page: How to find the right dentist

Keeping my fingers crossed for you
:grouphug:

(PS I've removed the link to the clinic in Bulgaria you posted - hope you don't mind!)
 
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geos

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Also do remember that you would need to go back to Bulgaria for any follow up appointment or would need to find a local dentist that would accept to continue the care of the work of another dentist, which could be difficult.
As letsconnect mentioned, it might be better to work with a local dentist that you can trust and feel great working with to get you back to a stable and healthy dental situation.
 
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Crazbyc

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Sofia Bulgaria
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letsconnect

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Hi @Crazbyc, we received a request from the clinic manager to delete your review as in their opinion, it was defamatory.

For anyone considering dental tourism, again, please have a look at this thread which outlines some of the dangers and pitfalls of going abroad for dental treatment:

 
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Afraid of pain

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Sofia Bulgaria
I went to SMILE DENTAL SOFIA WITH DR. DIMITROV for a full mouth of implants. They were very nice , however, the outcome was not. I really found them to be friendly and I think they really tried but the outcome left me without teeth and money. They were unwilling to refund my money to get corrected surgery elsewhere. I guess you really have to do your homework before paying and trusting
 
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