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Old 02.05.2013, 18:55
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Does anyone knows the cost of a Dentist appointment in Bern Area

Hello

I would like to know if anyone knows the cost of an appointment with a Dentist in Bern. I got braces already and i just want to keep the maintenance and to see if everything is going good with the process with the braces.

Does someone knows the cost with health insurance included.

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Re: Does anyone knows the cost of a Dentist appointment in Bern Area

I only know about Geneva, where a basic dentist appointment of about 15 minutes can cost between 80 and 150 depending on the dentist. Same for the hygienist (but the appointment's longer).

It's doubtful that your insurance would cover you if the treatment had already started before your arrival here. Otherwise basic insurance refunds peanuts, dental insurance is avaliable (they'll often exclude certain teeth if they're already filled for example) and the cover varies so you'd need to check with your insurance company.
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Old 02.05.2013, 20:57
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Re: Does anyone knows the cost of a Dentist appointment in Bern Area

I don't think braces will be covered under normal dental insurance. You normally have to have orthodontic cover for that and you won't be able to get that if you already have braces.
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Re: Does anyone knows the cost of a Dentist appointment in Bern Area

I have a colleague who went to Bahnhofplatz 10A 3011 Bern - it is like a clinic where there are a group of dentists, called Zahnarztzentrum.

Assuming that you are going just for consultation, then it is around 90 CHF per 15 min., and possibly first visit it may take you 30 min at least.

My colleague told me as well that first few times you will need to pay in Cash until they trust you then they can send you the bill , not sure if he looked un-trustable or this is the common rule there.

Hope all will go well with your teath.
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Re: Does anyone knows the cost of a Dentist appointment in Bern Area

It may be worth checking the University hospital (Inselspital) in Bern as their dental clinic does take patients. See link below:

http://www.zmk.unibe.ch/content/pati...index_ger.html

I don't know price wise whether they are slightly cheaper than a private dentist but I am happy with the job they do (granted I only go and see a dental hygienist but still...)
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Re: Does anyone knows the cost of a Dentist appointment in Bern Area

Dentists can charge what they like. You need to phone them first.
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