Denver, CO, April 21, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Pramod Goel, CEO and founder of PlacidWay, an international medical resource and provider based in Denver, Colorado, is an expert in the medical tourism industry. His company has become one of the most popular, and leading, medical tourism providers in the country. Despite border fears, consumers from North America as well as Canadian provinces continue to flock south of the border for a variety of medical and dental care options.
"Some of the most popular fields in medical and dental care, including cosmetic surgery, dental care, obesity programs, stem cell research, and fertility treatments, continue to provoke a high demand for affordable and accessible care in Mexico," states Goel.
Mexico as a Destination
Mexico continues to be one of the top destinations for dental care, with travelers visiting easily accessible cities just south of border crossings to meet their needs. No doubt about it, dental tourism is on the rise. According to the Toronto Sun, a growing number of inhabitants of Alberta, Canada head south every year, seeking affordable dental care. Prime south of the border destinations such as Cancun continue to attract not only vacationers, but vacationers with dental needs. States one Albertan, "I needed four implants and I was looking at $16,000-$20,000 for them, which just really turned me off."
In many provinces throughout Canada, cost of dental care is the third-highest, ranking behind British Columbia and Québec. A single porcelain crown may cost $1,500, while in Mexico, the same crown there costs $335. The costs for dental care in the US is also increasing, with millions of Americans without dental insurance struggling to obtain even minimal dental care and services.
Using smarts when traveling for dental care
"As in the United States and Canada, bad dentists abound. You'll find the same in Mexico, which is why it's so important to do careful research," states Goel. "That's why our company focuses on doing our best to engage in thorough background checks in regard to facility standards, training, certification and licensing of dental providers, and ensuring that customers receive the same high-quality care they expect in their native United States or Canada."
The key to finding a good provider in Mexico is to be diligent and cautious when researching. Reputable medical providers such as PlacidWay are diligent regarding screening processes. "We're building our reputation by providing good, trained and decent facilities and dentists in Mexico. Bad outcomes are bad for business, plain and simple," Goel says.
Bottom line? "Research the facts, research providers, and choose carefully. While dental care in Mexico is certainly cheaper than many American and Canadian offices, it pays to do your homework when seeking any professional care for your dental or medical health and wellness," concludes Goel. "I do, and so should consumers. Nevertheless, having options to accessible, affordable and quality dental care continues to drive Americans as well as Canadians south of the border to numerous destinations where they can combine their dental needs with vacation plans. It's often a match that is unequaled, and produces highly satisfactory results."
About PlacidWay Medical Tourism:
PlacidWay , a leader in the global medical tourism industry, has set as a main goal to offer up to date information and resources to global patients, regarding medical travel, international providers, treatments, procedures and destinations. PlacidWay has partnerships with more than 250 internationally accredited medical centers in 30 countries worldwide.