Teeth treatment is a serious problem, which requires deliberation before choosing a certain clinic and an attending doctor. It is very important to know not only the qualification degree of the dentist, but also the service level of the chosen clinic, availability of modern equipment and materials.
Currently in Moscow there are more than one thousand and a half municipal, departmental and private dental clinics. Almost all dental establishments, private, public, as well as individual practicing dentists actively attract clients by means of advertizing in mass media and the Internet. Most of them have Internet-sites, providing their address (with description of access route), approximate service prices, current actions and discounts, working hours, telephone numbers and other information. A quality clinic will certainly provide information about its specialists qualification, as well as the technique and materials being used.
All Moscow dental clinics may be divided into three big groups, depending on their prices and services level.
Economy-class dental clinics provide only basic set of services in the conditions of minimum and medium comfort; these are municipal dental polyclinics, budget clinics. Free dental services, as well as benefits are available mainly for Muscovites, and additional dental services, in case of using materials of a better quality, are provided at extra charge in accordance with the rates established by the Moscow City Government. Subspecialists do not always form part of the municipal clinics staff so far, that is why some types of dental services may be unavailable there.
Business-class dental clinics provide a wider range of services in the conditions of enhanced comfort. This category includes many private and state-owned Moscow clinics, where price for a single visit does not exceed 25 thousand rubles. This is a medium price range. Hygienic conditions and design of such clinics are significantly improved. Services quality is quite high, especially if uncomplicated treatment is meant. However, such clinics may lack certain materials and some specific equipment, which in some cases may influence the choice of a treatment method and final result.
Safety of treatment is always important for a patient. To avoid accidental infection and to make sure that an economy or business class clinic observes strict sanitary norms, one should pay attention to the number of disposable materials used in a dental room, like napkins, masks, gloves of doctors and assistants. Thus, packs with instruments should be opened only in a patients presence.
As a rule, luxe-class (VIP-class) clinics use the latest technologies and most modern equipment. Qualification of its specialists corresponds to the world standards. The range of dental services is very wide, their quality is quite high, which, certainly, affects the price.
Apart from dental services, many such clinics may offer their clients take advantage of their room of individual rest, childrens room, as well as sunbed, bar, café, provide other services. Such clinics actively maintain relations with foreign specialists and dental laboratories. These are foreign specialists who attend patients of many VIP-class dental clinics. An interpreter or a doctor with foreign language skills will be found, if necessary. There one can get high-skilled help in all spheres, like preventive and operative dentistry, periodontology and implantology, as well as dental surgery, prosthetic and orthodontic dentistry.
Making of a 100% correct diagnosis and elaboration of an optimal treatment program depend on a clinics having specialists in all fields and a wide range of dental equipment. Patients of respectable establishments may take a look at the certificates, proving the qualification of the clinic and its dentists. Some types of services (e.g. treatment under general anesthesia) are permitted only if a clinic has a special certificate. Moreover, provision of some services, prosthesis in particular, should be preceded by signing of a contract in writing between a clinic and a patient with a document supported guarantee of the result.
Besides, all dental clinics may be divided basing on the number of dental chairs and devices. Individual dental offices have 12 chairs, medium-sized clinics 1520, and big ones about a hundred of dental chairs and devices.
Dental clinics of Moscow