Located an hour from Bangkok by plane, Chiang Mai is called Thailand’s Rose of the North. Chiang Mai runs at a slower pace than Bangkok and provides its own Lanna (northern Thai) charm which extends to Chiang Mai dentists as well. Smile Planners knows Chiang Mai well and is familiar with the major clinics in the city. If looking for a qualified, overseas trained dentist in Chiang Mai, contact us by phone, email or our online form, please make sure to mention Chiang Mai, ps. we also work with dentists in Bangkok and Phuket. Chiang Mai is a great too and one of our favorite destinations in Thailand.

You can also visit chiangmaidentist.com directly for more information on dental and dentists in Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai has everything that the dental traveler could want, including 5 star hotels, international food and great Lanna cuisine.

There is also a lot of shopping to do at the Night Bazaar and the Sunday Night Walking Street. And don’t forget the temples, some of Thailand’s most noted temples are here, including Doi Suthep and Wat Chedi Luang, built in 1391.

Everything in Chiang Mai seems to center around the Moat, yes, Chiang Mai has it’s very own Moat. It creates a giant square encompassing the old city of Chiang Mai. At one corner of the Moat sits Chiang Mai Ram Hospital. Chiang Mai Ram recently received its JCI International Accreditation, JCI International is the international arm of JCI, the organization that accredits US hospitals. The hospital also has a full service dental center offering dental implants, smile makeovers, and smile reconstruction.

Chiang Mai is also a university town. Its Chiang Mai University, one of the most competitive in Thailand, has a dental school and many of its graduates stay on to practice in town. Others practice in Bangkok or Phuket.

If you are planning a longer treatment Chiang Mai is a good choice. It’s a comfortable city with a small town feel and it is one of the most affordable destinations in Asia. Even for those on budget dental travel, there are countless boutique hotels and guest houses in town.

Chiang Mai also has great nightlife with many bars and restaurants, like the Riverside, on the Ping River that plays live music and serves great Thai food. If you are looking for the trendy part of down, that would the Nimmanhaemin district, close to the University – there are a lot of good restaurants and cafes there as well.

Festivals in Chiang Mai to look out for are the Songkran water festival in mid-April 2011 and Loy Krathong light festival November 10, 2011.

Getting to Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai has an international airport that would be the envy of any city, at 5 minutes out of town, airports don’t get any more convenient. Perhaps international is too strong a word though, since anyone flying from the USA, Australia, the UK, Europe or elsewhere to a Chiang Mai dentist would need a few stops to get there, most likely through Bangkok. There is also an overnight train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. It departs Bangkok in the evening and gets into Chiang Mai early in the morning.

If you are interested in finding a dentist or dental holiday in Chiang Mai or elsewhere in Thailand, contact Smile Planners, smileplanners.com, we’d be happy to help.