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Dollars and Dentists, the PBS Frontline Report on the Dental Care Crisis in AmericaDental Tourism News

by Matt Kelleher on August 27, 2012 with 0 comments

The Australian News Program Sunday Night ran a recent report titled Sun, Sand and Surgery about why Australians are going overseas for medical and dental. Here is a recent report from Frontline and the Center for Public Integrity on the dental care crisis in the USA. While under the Affordable Care Act everyone in America will receive medical health care, …

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All on 4 Implants Dental Holiday Package Extended Until August 31, 2012All-on-4 Implants, Dental Implant News

by Matt Kelleher on February 27, 2012 with 0 comments

The All on 4™ Implants Dental Holiday Package in Thailand will be extended until August 31, 2012. The dental holiday package includes 10 day complementary hotel, complementary airport car service and car service to all the dental appointments and back to the hotel. For more information on the All-on-4 Implants package, please visit Smile Planners Dental Holidays. In addition, with the …

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Medical Tourism in Thailand, Top Internationally Accredited Hospitals, InfographicMedical Tourism News

by Matt Kelleher on August 15, 2011 with 2 comments

There are plenty of hospitals in Thailand, but which ones have JCI International Accreditation and Certification and where are they located? A quick look at the infographic below shows that most of the internationally certified hospitals are centered around the capital Bangkok. There is one in the Northern city of Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai Ram …

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Winners of Thailand Dental Tourism and Medical Tourism Blog Contest AnnouncedDental Tourism News

by Matt Kelleher on March 22, 2011 with Comments Off on Winners of Thailand Dental Tourism and Medical Tourism Blog Contest Announced comments

A while back I had mentioned that the Tourism Authority of Thailand was holding a contest for the best medical tourism and dental tourism blog. Well, the winners of the contest have been announced for the two categories, the most visited blog and the best blog content. The writer of the most visited medical travel …

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Dental Holiday Interview with Reporter Ben KeeneDental Tourism News

by Matt Kelleher on March 19, 2011 with Comments Off on Dental Holiday Interview with Reporter Ben Keene comments

Here are excerpts from a recent interview with reporter Ben Keene and Smile Planners Matt Kelleher about medical and dental tourism. How long have you been with Smile Planners and how would you describe the dental holiday niche in terms of its business maturity? I started Smile Planners in 2008. Dental holidays are as mature …

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Smile Planners Dental Holidays Featured in Tropical MagazineDental Tourism News

by Matt Kelleher on March 13, 2011 with Comments Off on Smile Planners Dental Holidays Featured in Tropical Magazine comments

A few month’s back I was contacted by reporter Ben Keene who was writing an article for Tropical Magazine entitled, Thailand’s Perennial Allure to Health Travelers. It was a pleasure to talk with him about the medical and dental tourism industry. The article discusses the different types of treatments, from elective to dental to rejuvenation …

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Australia Looking to Offer Hi-end Medical Tourism, and Las Vegas TooMedical Tourism News

by Matt Kelleher on January 18, 2011 with 0 comments

The Sydney Morning Herald and the Canberra Times are reporting that the Australian Government is looking to promote Australia as a medical tourism destination for wealthy Asian heath travelers. The Australian government wants to market Australian medical services to the rich from the developing world, like Thailand, the Philippines and India. Aren’t those are some …

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Taiwan Enters Medical Tourism MarketDental Tourism News

by Matt Kelleher on December 8, 2010 with 0 comments

Taiwan’s president leading the effort to promote Taiwan as a medical tourism destination. On December 5th, 2010, Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou announced the launch an international medical development fund to help jump start the country’s aspirations as a medical tourism and dental tourism destination in Asia. President Ma puts the current number of international patients …

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