Dental Tourism


Dental Tourism In India

Dental tourism is growing rapidly throughout the world. Dental tourism can be defined as travelling to a foreign country to get dental treatment at an attractive low cost (which are usually priced high in one's own country). Thus, dental tourism offers an ideal solution for those looking for high-quality dental treatment at a reasonable price, especially for those dental treatments which are not covered by dental insurance.

India - The ideal destination for dental tourism

India is considered a great destination for dental tourism. Located in Southern Asia, India houses, beautiful historical buildings, beaches, temples, monuments and other places. Apart from the low cost of dental treatment, foreigners also find India a very attractive place. Foreigners also love to visit India to know about their rich heritage and culture. The healthcare quality in India has seen a tremendous growth in recent years. Thus, one can get quality dental treatments at much lower cost.

Why choose dental tourism in India?

 

Dental tourism has flourished in India due to various reasons like

 

Sittanavasal


It is a Jain monastery of the 7th century, excavated in the centre on the western slope of the hill. Many also believe that this name is derived from “Chir-ran-nal-vaa-yil” meaning in Tamil language “the abode of great saints”. It is not only known for its rock-cut architecture, but also for its gorgeous paintings. The fresco paintings here are done using black, white, yellow, orange, green and blue pigments. One of the beautiful paintings of the cave is a pond brimming with lotus flowers, fish, geese and swans. Another important fresco painting is the Samava Sarana scene, which is an important aspect of Jainism.

Pillayarpatti


This is an ancient rock-cut cave temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha, located at Thiruppathur, between Pudukkottai and Karaikudi. It is believed to be built by the Pallavas who were prolific builders of rock-cut temples and the inscriptions at this temple date back to the 4th century. The presiding deity here is Karpaka Vinayakar who is portrayed with two arms and folded legs not touching his stomach, unlike in other places. The other deities in the temple are Thiruveesar, Marudheesar and Senchadeswarar and the three Goddess Sivagami Amman, Vaadamalar Mangai Amman and Soundara Nayaga Amman. The sculpture of Pasupatheeswarar, where a cow worships Lord Siva by offering his milk, is the special feature of this temple.

Kundrakudi


Kundrakudi, which is also colloquially knows as Kunnakudi Temple, is located near Karaikudi, Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu. This temple is dedicated to the Hindu Lord Murugan and is situated on a small hill with a few hundred steps. It is believed that the Pandya Kings constructed the temple which dates back to more than 1200 years. Lord Muruga is portrayed with six faces and twelve arms sitting in a beautifully carved peacock. The interesting fact about this temple is that the hill resembles that of a peacock in certain angles. The other important deities in this temple are Valli, Deivanai, Kasi Viswanatha, Somaskandar and Sandeeswarar.